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October 26th, 2021

Sarofim Music Series: Maria Lyapkova, Piano

Sarofim Music Series: Maria Lyapkova, Piano

The Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is proud to present pianist Maria Lyapkova as part of the Sarofim Music Series.


Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center

Date & Time

October 26 - 7:30pm

October 29th, 2021



The Sarofim School of Fine Arts is pleased to present a recital featuring our talented vocal and instrumental music students.


Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center

Date & Time

October 29 - 3:00pm


Fine Arts News

  • Jake Pawelek, SREWOLF TSOHG, Mixed media on industrial wrap, 115” x 180”, 2019
    Seeking Form: Alumni Art Exhibit

    September 21 – October 31, 2021

  • James Venhaus '91 faces the camera in front of outdoor scenery. He is wearing a striped shirt and glasses.
    The Tale of a Playwright

    James Venhaus ’91 details his story as a published playwright and fine arts educator, sharing wisdom based on his real-world experiences with the theatre industry for the benefit of current and future Southwestern theatre students.

  • Jasmine Thomas '12 is depicted teaching. She is wearing a black shirt with a name tag, golden earrings, and glasses. Behind her is a yellow shelf with a globe sitting on top of it.
    Theatre in the Classroom

    Jasmine Renee Thomas ’12 shares her past experiences as a Southwestern theatre student and how they set the stage for her personal and professional development as an educator.

  • Mauro Garcia ’18, in a white lab coat, injects a series of test tubes in a laboratory.
    Singer, Scientist, and Exceptional Scholar

    Chemist and countertenor Mauro Garcia ’18 will be pursuing a doctorate in pharmacology and molecular sciences at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine on a full-ride scholarship.

  • A socially distanced outdoor theatre performance.
    That Fine Arts Finesse

    Making art in unprecedented times requires creative adaptation.

  • Brielle Read ’20 in Desierto De Atacama, Chile
    A World Traveler

    Fulbright Scholar Brielle Read ’20 has been traveling the world and making a difference since the tender age of 14.

  • Sarah Friday ’20 and Lord Chair and Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Fumiko Futamura in SCOPE 2019
    Generating Art

    Sarah Friday ’20 has published original research on art generated by artificial intelligence while double majoring in the seemingly disparate fields of art and computer science.

  • Art and the pandemic
    Scholarly Perspectives on COVID-19, Part 9: The Solace of Art

    We’ve relied on the arts to help us cope with the pandemic, but will the arts survive COVID-19? Assistant Professor of Art Ron Geibel shares his insights.

  • Associate Professor of Music Steve Kostelnik
    An Award-Winning Guitarist’s Approach to Teaching

    Associate Professor of Music Steve Kostelnik shares how he helps SU students become better musicians.

  • During fall 2020, SU Singers was limited to students only and converted to a handbell choir to assure the health and safety of the performers, director, and audiences.
    A Choir That Strikes Accord

    Members of the Southwestern University Singers share why finding community in the stress-free and accessible choir is a highlight of their Southwestern experience.