Fine Arts Calendar


September 10th, 2013

September 17th, 2013

  • Image preview Faculty Recital: Kiyoshi Tamagawa, piano
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm - 8:30pm
    The concert time has been changed to 7:30pm.

    The program includes works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Peter Schubert, John Adams, and Samuel Barber.

September 22nd, 2013

  • Image preview Guest Recital: Psophonia Dance Company and Chaski
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Infinite Shapes of Creatures, a multidisciplinary work by Chaski and Psophonia Dance Company weaves together dance and live music inspired by poet Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene.

September 24th, 2013

September 25th, 2013

  • Image preview “The Laramie Project”
    Jesse and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm - 9:00pm
    The chronicles of how the town of Laramie, Wyoming, comes to grips with the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming. (For mature audiences)

September 27th, 2013

September 29th, 2013

  • Image preview “The Laramie Project”
    Jesse and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    3:00pm - 4:30pm
    The chronicles of how the town of Laramie, Wyoming, comes to grips with the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming. (For mature audiences)

October 4th, 2013

  • Image preview Musicale
    Alma Thomas Theater
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Students performing varied repertoire.
  • Image preview Guest Recital: Texas Guitar Quartet
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The program will include works by Isaac Albéniz, Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Peter Lieuwen, and Joseph Williams II.

October 6th, 2013

October 10th, 2013

  • Image preview Art Exhibit: Art of the Pot +
    Fine Arts Gallery
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Art of the Pot is a collective of Austin based potters committed to expanding the reach and understanding of contemporary studio pottery through studio tours, public lectures and gallery exhibitions.
  • Image preview Opening Reception for Art of the Pot +
    Wood-Avant Foyer
    4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Art of the Pot is a collective of Austin based potters committed to expanding the reach and understanding of contemporary studio pottery through studio tours, public lectures and gallery exhibitions.

October 16th, 2013

  • Image preview Art Exhibit: Art of the Pot +
    Fine Arts Gallery
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Art of the Pot is a collective of Austin based potters committed to expanding the reach and understanding of contemporary studio pottery through studio tours, public lectures and gallery exhibitions.

October 25th, 2013

  • Image preview Musicale
    Alma Thomas Theater
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Image preview Guest Recital: Nicholas Phillips, piano
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The program will include works by Luke Gullickson, Ethan Wickman, Ben Hjertmann, David Maslanka, William Price, John Griffin, David Rakowsi, Joel Puckett, Mark Olvieri.

October 28th, 2013

October 29th, 2013

  • Image preview Guest Recital: Bonnie Miksch, composer with music collaborators
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Bonnie Miksch and faculty composer Jason Hoogerhyde will present a concert of new and recent chamber music. Works by Miksch will include Inklings on the loose, for flute and computer-realized recording, Man dreaming butterfly dreaming man, for violin and piano, and Surrender me endless, for amplified voice and live computer. Hoogerhyde’s featured works will include Songs from the River of Words Project, for baritone and guitar, and the premiere of the new string quartet, Circle Variations. Performances will be by faculty artists Adrienne Inglis, Eri Lee Lam, Vincent Lam, Bruce Cain, David Asbury, the Southwestern Student String Quartet, and composer Bonnie Miksch.

November 8th, 2013

  • Image preview Musicale
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Students performing varied repertoire.

November 9th, 2013

  • Student Recital
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    5:00pm
    Senior, Stinson Seuser, composer, student of Dr. Jason Hoogerhyde.
  • Image preview Southwestern University Opera Theatre
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
    The performance titled, Nuit d’amour will include scenes from four different operas.

November 10th, 2013

  • Image preview Southwestern University Opera Theatre
    Alma Thomas Theater
    3:00pm - 4:30pm
    The performance titled, Nuit d’amour will include scenes from four different operas.
  • Student Recital
    Alma Thomas Theater
    5:00pm
    Senior, Keeley Hooker, soprano, student of Dr. Dana Zenobi.

November 14th, 2013

  • Image preview Southwestern University Jazz Band
    Bishop’s Lounge
    6:00pm - 7:00pm
    The concert will be conducted by Dr. David Guidi, and will include; Two Finger Punch and Force of Nature by John Mills, Jazz Goes to Siwash by Bill Holman, Summer Samba by Mark Taylor, The Easy Winners by Scott Joplin, Maiden Voyage by Herbie Hancock, When Sunny Gets Blue by Jack Segal and Marvin Fischer, and The Queen Bee by Sammy Nestico.

November 15th, 2013

  • Image preview “Tartuffe”
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater
    7:30pm - 9:00pm
    A hilarious and delightful masterpiece by Moliere.

November 16th, 2013

  • Image preview Southwestern University Wind Ensemble and Orchestra
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The program will include works by Daniel Bukvich, Johann Sebastian Bach, Claude Debussy, Eric Whitacre, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Reinhold Glière. During the concert, the Georgetown High School Strings will join the Orchestra and perform pieces conducted by Stacie Glowka ’13.

November 17th, 2013

  • Image preview “Tartuffe”
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater, Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    3:00pm - 4:30pm
    A hilarious and delightful masterpiece by Moliere.
  • Student Recital
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm
    Junior, Paul Glasheen, piano, student of Dr. Kiyoshi Tamagawa.

November 21st, 2013

  • Image preview Senior Art Exhibit
    Fine Arts Gallery
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    The painting exhibition consists of work by Southwestern seniors Jamie Gardner, Nikki Grona, and Candace Weigand, who are candidates for a Bachelor of Fine Arts and/or a Bachelor of Arts.
  • Image preview “Tartuffe”
    Jones Theater
    7:30pm - 9:00pm
    A hilarious and delightful masterpiece by Moliere.

November 22nd, 2013

  • Image preview Senior Art Exhibit
    Fine Arts Gallery
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    The painting exhibition consists of work by Southwestern seniors Jamie Gardner, Nikki Grona, and Candace Weigand, who are candidates for a Bachelor of Fine Arts and/or a Bachelor of Arts.
  • Image preview Musicale
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Students performing varied repertoire.

November 23rd, 2013

  • Image preview Southwestern University Chorale
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The Southwestern University Chorale, conducted by Kenny Sheppard, presents the profoundly moving Holocaust Cantata.

November 24th, 2013

  • Image preview “Tartuffe”
    Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater, Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    3:00pm - 4:30pm
    A hilarious and delightful masterpiece by Moliere.

December 2nd, 2013

  • Image preview SU Horn Quartet
    Fine Arts Courtyard*
    12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Part of the Courtyard Concerts series.
  • Image preview Senior Art Exhibit
    Fine Arts Gallery
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    The painting exhibition consists of work by Southwestern seniors Jamie Gardner, Nikki Grona, and Candace Weigand, who are candidates for a Bachelor of Fine Arts and/or a Bachelor of Arts.

December 3rd, 2013

  • Image preview Southwestern University Jazz Band
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The concert will be conducted by Dr. David Guidi, and will include; Two Finger Punch and Force of Nature by John Mills, Jazz Goes to Siwash by Bill Holman, Summer Samba by Mark Taylor, The Easy Winners by Scott Joplin, Maiden Voyage by Herbie Hancock, When Sunny Gets Blue by Jack Segal and Marvin Fischer, and The Queen Bee by Sammy Nestico.

December 4th, 2013

  • Image preview Southwestern University Singers
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Image preview Opening Reception for Senior Exhibit
    Wood-Avant Foyer
    4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Gallery opening reception for the Senior Art Exhibit. The painting exhibition consists of work by Southwestern seniors Jamie Gardner, Nikki Grona, and Candace Weigand.
  • Image preview Musicale
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Students performing varied repertoire.

January 18th, 2014

January 25th, 2014

  • Image preview SU Student Soloists
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    A concert featuring SU’s top music students for 2013-14.

February 1st, 2014

  • Image preview Guest Recital: Austin Civic Orchestra
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm - 9:00pm
    This performance is titled Out of This World! and will open with Mascagni’s glorious Intermezzo to Cavalleria Rusticana.

February 6th, 2014

February 8th, 2014

February 10th, 2014

  • Image preview Faculty and Guest Jazz Recital
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The program will include four pieces by David Guidi, Serene Deliberations, Detached, February Blessings, and Watch It!!!; Swinging at the Haven by Ellis Marsalis; The Shade of the Cedar Tree by Christian McBride; and The Big Push by Wayne Shorter.

February 16th, 2014

February 18th, 2014

February 21st, 2014

  • Image preview Musicale
    Alma Thomas Theater
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Students performing varied repertoire.

February 22nd, 2014

  • Student Recital
    Alma Thomas Theater
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Senior, Brittney Nixon, soprano, student of Dr. Dana Zenobi.
  • Student Recital
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Senior, Julius Young, baritone, student of Dr. Bruce Cain.

February 27th, 2014

  • Image preview Burlesque Lecture & Performance
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Lecture and performance by burlesque artist Coco Lectric. This lecture and performance is a glimpse into the world of burlesque, which leads up to our production of “Gypsy.”

March 2nd, 2014

March 6th, 2014

  • Image preview Guest Recital: Elliot Frank, guitar
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The program will include works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Central American composer Agustín Barrios, and South American composers; Antonio Lauro, Radamés Gnattali, Dilermando Reis, and Heitor Villa-Lobos.

March 21st, 2014

  • Image preview Musicale
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Students performing varied repertoire.

March 22nd, 2014

  • Student Recital
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Junior, Abigail Jackson, soprano, student of Dr. Dana Zenobi.
  • Student Recital
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Senior, Andrew Smith, guitar, student of Dr. Steve Kostelnik.

March 24th, 2014

  • Image preview Senior Art Exhibit
    Fine Arts Gallery
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    The exhibition consists of work by Southwestern seniors Anne Bannister and Orlando Tijerina, who are candidates for a Bachelor of Fine Arts and/or a Bachelor of Arts.
  • Image preview Art Gallery Opening Reception
    Fine Arts Gallery
    4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Gallery opening reception for the Senior Art Exhibit.

March 26th, 2014

  • Image preview “Gypsy”
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm - 10:30pm
    Recognized as the greatest American musical of all time. The original production received 8 Tony Award nominations.

March 27th, 2014

  • Image preview “Gypsy”
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm - 10:30pm
    Recognized as the greatest American musical of all time. The original production received 8 Tony Award nominations.

March 28th, 2014

  • Image preview “Gypsy”
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm - 10:30pm
    Recognized as the greatest American musical of all time. The original production received 8 Tony Award nominations.

March 29th, 2014

  • Image preview “Gypsy”
    Alma Thomas Theater
    2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Recognized as the greatest American musical of all time. The original production received 8 Tony Award nominations.
  • Image preview “Gypsy”
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:30pm - 10:30pm
    Recognized as the greatest American musical of all time. The original production received 8 Tony Award nominations.

March 30th, 2014

  • Image preview “Gypsy”
    Alma Thomas Theater
    2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Recognized as the greatest American musical of all time. The original production received 8 Tony Award nominations.

April 4th, 2014

  • Image preview Musicale
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Students performing varied repertoire.

April 5th, 2014

  • Student Recital
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Junior, Nick Erck, tenor, student of Dr. Bruce Cain.
  • Student Recital
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Senior, Lai Na Wong, piano, student of Mr. David Utterback.
  • Student Recital
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Senior, Sean Stone-Ashe, guitar, student of Dr. Steve Kostelnik.
  • Image preview Southwestern University Wind Ensemble
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    This concert will be dedicated to the memory of George Nelson, he was the Band Director and Professor of Music at Southwestern University for 32 years.

April 6th, 2014

  • Student Recital
    Alma Thomas Theater
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Senior, John Lind, guitar, student of Dr. David Asbury
  • Student Recital
    Alma Thomas Theater
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Junior, Melissa Krueger, mezzo-soprano, student of Dr. Dana Zenobi.
  • Student Recital
    Alma Thomas Theater
    5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Senior, Andrew Fields, baritone, student of Dr. Bruce Cain.
  • Student Recital
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Senior, Ashley Kraft, composer, student of Dr. Jason Hoogerhyde.

April 7th, 2014

  • Image preview Senior Art Exhibit
    Fine Arts Gallery
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    The exhibition consists of work by Southwestern seniors Sarah Kinney, Erika Clugston, and Carmen Gadt, who are candidates for a Bachelor of Fine Arts and/or a Bachelor of Arts.
  • Image preview King Creativity Symposium
    Bishop’s Lounge
    5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Students from various disciplines present their projects funded by the King Creativity Fund.

April 8th, 2014

April 10th, 2014

April 11th, 2014

  • Image preview “Bent”
    Heather Hall
    7:30pm - 9:00pm
    “Bent” is the directorial debut of Stetson Gilchrest ‘14.
  • Image preview “Bent”
    Heather Hall
    11:00pm
    ADDITIONAL SHOW ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND

April 12th, 2014

April 13th, 2014

  • Image preview “Bent”
    Heather Hall
    3:00pm - 4:30pm
    “Bent” is the directorial debut of Stetson Gilchrest ‘14.
  • Image preview Southwestern University Opera Theatre
    Alma Thomas Theater
    3:00pm - 5:30pm
    Mozart’s comedic masterpiece, Così fan tutte, (“Thus Do All Women” or “Women Are Like that”) is set in Naples in the 18th century.
  • Student Recital
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Senior, Laura Brackney, composer, student of Dr. Jason Hoogerhyde.

April 14th, 2014

  • Image preview Guest Recital: Central Texas Civic Trombone Choir
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The program will include Suite by Flor Peeters, Scherzo by John Cheetham, Laudi alla Vergine Maria by Guiseppe Verdi, My, What A Wonderful Day and Goin’ To The City by David Wilborn, and Points West by Michael Davis.

April 15th, 2014

  • Image preview Southwestern University Jazz Band
    Bishop’s Lounge
    6:00pm - 7:00pm
    The concert will be conducted by Dr. David Guidi, and will include; Stompin’ at the Savoy by Edgar Sampson, Choo-choo Loco by Dan Cavanagh, Not Another Three Putt by Jim Martin, Shiny Stockings by Frank Foster,
 Discombopulated by Dan Silva, In Time’s Shadow by Jim Martin, Don’t Take the B Train by Jim Martin,
 Stolen Moments by Oliver Nelson, and Afro Blue by Mongo Santamaria.

April 21st, 2014

April 22nd, 2014

  • Image preview Chamber Ensemble
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
    A performance from student chamber groups.

April 24th, 2014

April 25th, 2014

April 26th, 2014

  • Student Recital
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Junior, William Danheim, cello, student of Assistant Professor, Hai Zheng.
  • Student Recital
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Senior, Nicki Jacks, French horn, student of Dr. Patrick Creel.

April 27th, 2014

  • Image preview Southwestern University Chorale
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The SU Chorale will perform with special guest soloists, Mohammad Firoozi. They will be performing Singet den Herrn win neues Lied (Sing a new song to the Lord) by Johann Sebastian Bach and The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins.

April 28th, 2014

  • Image preview Student Outdoor Art Exhibit
    All Day
    Twelve students from Mary Visser’s abstract sculpture class will showcase their work around campus. The students range from freshman to seniors and will showcase their works in a variety of mediums.
  • Image preview SU Harp Ensemble
    Fine Arts Courtyard*
    11:30am - 12:00pm
    Part of the Courtyard Concerts series.

April 29th, 2014

  • “Bright Ideas”
    Jones Theater
    9:00pm - 11:00pm
    A satirical play by Eric Coble based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Directed by Abby Birkett ’14.

April 30th, 2014

  • Image preview Southwestern University Singers
    Caldwell-Carvey Foyer
    12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Image preview Musicale
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Student performing varied repertoire.
  • “Bright Ideas”
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    9:00pm - 11:00pm
    A satirical play by Eric Coble based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Directed by Abby Birkett ’14.

May 1st, 2014

  • Image preview Southwestern University Jazz Band
    Alma Thomas Theater
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    The SU Jazz Band will perform with special guest saxophonist, Daniel Silva.
  • “Bright Ideas”
    Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center
    9:00pm - 11:00pm
    A satirical play by Eric Coble based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Directed by Abby Birkett ’14.

May 2nd, 2014

  • “Bright Ideas”
    Jones Theater
    9:00pm - 11:00pm
    A satirical play by Eric Coble based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Directed by Abby Birkett ’14.