Fine, Performing Arts Events Showcase Students' Talents

Dozens of cultural events spotlighting the talents of Eastern Kentucky University students are scheduled during the spring semester. They include concerts, plays, dance performances and art exhibits.

Dates and times are subject to change. Patrons are urged to watch or listen for further announcements or call ahead to be certain that events have not been rescheduled. The respective telephone numbers are: Music, 859-622-3266; Art, 859-622-1629; Theatre, 859-622-1315, and Dance, 859-622-1901.

All events are open to the public at no charge unless otherwise indicated.

For a list of events scheduled at the EKU Center for the Arts, visit EKUCenter.com.

Music

Jan. 31, Horn Quartet Recital, 8 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Feb. 15, Opera Performance, 8 p.m., Student Success Building

Feb. 16, Opera Performance, 2 p.m., Student Success Building

Feb. 17, Concert Band/Brass Choir Concert, 3 p.m., Brock Auditorium

Feb. 22-23, High School Honors Band Performance, TBA

Feb. 25, Percussion Recital, 6 p.m., Brock Auditorium

March 5, Jazz Ensemble Concert, 8 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

March 6, Orchestra Concert, 8 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts

March 7, Choral Concert, 8 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

March 23, Clarinet Festival, Foster 100

March 25, Guitar Ensemble Concert, 8 p.m., O'Donnell Hall, Student Success Building

April 15, String Orchestra Concert, 8 p.m., Brock Auditorium

April 16, Concert Band/Brass Choir Concert, 8 p.m., Brock Auditorium

April 23, Horn Ensemble Concert, 8 p.m., Brock Auditorium

April 24, Symphonic Band Concert, 8 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts

April 25, Steel Band Concert, 8 p.m., Brock Auditorium

April 27, Piano Festival, EKU Center for the Arts

April 28, Choral Concert, 6 p.m., Brock Auditorium

April 28, Jazz Ensemble Concert, 8 p.m., Brock Auditorium

April 29, Saxophone Ensemble, 6 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

April 29, Madison Winds, 8 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

May 3, Orchestra Concerto Concert, 8 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Theatre

Wednesday, Feb. 27-Saturday, March 2, 8 p.m. nightly, and Sunday, March 3, 2 p.m., “Man of La Mancha” by Dale Wasserman, Mitch Leigh and Joe Darion, Gifford Theatre, $6 for students and senior citizens, $8 for other adults, call 859-622-1323 (noon-4 p.m. weekdays) for ticket information.

Wednesday, April 24-Saturday, April 27, 8 p.m. nightly, and Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m., “Vanities” by Jack Heifner, Gifford Theatre, $5 for students and senior citizens, $6 for other adults, call 859-622-1323 (noon-4 p.m. weekdays) for ticket information.

For more information, visit www.theatre.eku.edu or call 859-622-1315.

Art

All exhibits in Giles Gallery. Call 859-622-8135 or visit www.art.eku.edu/fred-parker-giles-gallery for Gallery hours.

Jan. 22-Feb. 22, Chautauqua National Juried Exhibition, “Crossroads,” jointly sponsored art exhibition (Upper Gallery), and Deward Eades, Kentucky Painter (Lower Gallery). Reception on Thursday, Jan. 31, 5-7 p.m.

March 3-29, Bluegrass Regional High School Exhibition, hosted by EKU’s Department of Art & Design and the Kentucky Art Education and featuring high school artists from schools in Anderson, Bell, Bourbon, Boyle, Casey, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Garrard, Jackson, Jessamine, Knox, Laurel, Lee, Lincoln, Madison, McCreary, Mercer, Owsley, Powell, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, Scott, Wayne, Whitley and Woodford Counties. Reception to be announced.

April 7-14, Art Student Association Juried Exhibition, mixed media exhibit by students enrolled in EKU’s Department of Art & Design. Opening reception on April 7; time to be announced.

April 28-May 10, Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, mixed media exhibit by graduating BFA students in EKU’s Department of Art and Design. Reception, May 10, 2-4 p.m.

Dance

April 10-12, EKU Dance Theatre Spring Concert, 8 p.m. nightly; Saturday, April 13, 2 and 8 p.m., O’Donnell Hall (Student Success Building Auditorium), $5 for students, $10 non-students. For tickets, call 859-622-2171, beginning March 27. For more information, call 859-622-1901 or visit www.dance.eku.edu

Published on January 17, 2013