Fine Arts Events At Chattanooga State Community College

Monday, February 11, 2013

Here is the Chattanooga State Community College Fine Arts Calendar for the spring. 

Jan. 1-Feb. 28
Art: Mid-Year Chattanooga State Community College Student Art Exhibition 
Location: ChSCC / Humanities Lobby
Student Art work on display (Painting, Drawing and Photography) from fall semester 2012. 

Feb. 1, 8, and 15 at 7:30 p.m. (Friday Evenings)
Theater: “Friday Night Improv”
Location: Humanities Theatre 
Chattanooga State presents improv comedy with second-year students from the Professional Actor Training Program ($5 donation, free admission for CSCC students and faculty with college identification). 

Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. (Saturday)
Music: Recital
Location: Humanities Theatre
The Atlanta Jazz Trio presents a concert of great jazz standards. The concert features Ken Cowan (piano), Dave Back (bass), and Paul Vogler (drums). 

March 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)
March 3 at 2:30 p.m. (Sunday)
Music and Theatre: “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”
Location: Humanities Theatre
The Chattanooga State Music and Theatre Departments present the Broadway Musical, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” - music and lyrics written by Clark Gesner (based on the loveable Peanuts characters created by Charles Schulz). The production is directed by Jeff Parker with musical direction by Jennifer Arbogast and choreography by Lindsay Fussell ($10 donation, free admission for CSCC students and faculty with college identification). 

March 1-29
Art: Chattanooga State Community College Student Art Exhibition 
Location: The Association for Visual Arts (30 Frazier Avenue, Chattanooga)
Graduating ChSCC sophomore art students will display photography, drawing and painting at the AVA Gallery in Chattanooga.

March 25 at 7:30 p.m. (Monday)
Music: Recital
Location: Humanities Theatre
Jennifer Arbogast, mezzo-soprano, and Alan Nichols, piano, present a recital with music from the classical repertory as well as some favorite show tunes. Also featured will be Jeffrey Parker, tenor, Keisha Cook, soprano, and Chattanooga State students Paige Salter and Robert Burkich. 


March 28 at 7:30 p.m. (Thursday)
Music: Student Recital
Location: Humanities Theatre
Voice students of Dr. Jennifer Arbogast present an evening of vocal solos, duets, and chamber music. 

April 1 at 7:30 p.m. (Monday)
Music: Jazz
Location: Humanities Theatre
The Chattanooga State Jazz Band will present an evening of great Jazz music.  The Jazz Band is directed by David Schwab. 

April 1-May 10 
Art: End-of-the-Year Student Exhibition and Awards Presentation
Location: Humanities Lobby
The Art Department presents an end of the year juried exhibition for students in the Visual Arts Department. The student exhibition is open to the public from April 1-May 10. 

April 11, 12, and 13 at 7:30 p.m. (Thursday, Friday and Saturday)
April 14 at 2:30 p.m. (Sunday)
Theatre: Drama
Location: Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga (East Gate Town Center)
The Graduates of the Professional Actor Training Program present Ishmael Reed’s play, “Savage Wilds.” The production is directed by Sherry Landrum ($5 donation, free admission for CSCC students and faculty with college identification). 

April 12 at 7:30 p.m. (Friday)
Music: Student Voice Recital
Location: Humanities Theatre
Samantha Nixon, soprano, and Janelle McDonald, piano, present a sophomore-student recital. Come for an evening of art songs by Brahms, Hahn and Schubert, as well as American composers Griffes and Heggie. 

April 18 at 7:30 p.m. (Thursday)
Music and Opera: “Dido and Aeneas”
Location: Humanities Theatre
The Chattanooga State Opera Theatre and Concert Choir presents Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.  The evening will feature performances by members of the Chattanooga State Music Department and Chattanooga State music students. This semi-staged production, directed by Brett Hyberger and conducted by Darrin Hassevoort, will also feature members of the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra. 

April 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)
April 21 at 2:30 p.m. (Sunday)
Theatre: Some Girl(s)
Location: Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga (East Gate Town Center)
Graduates of the Professional Actor Training Program present Some Girl(s), directed by Garry Posey and created by the graduating class of the Professional Actor Training Program. Adult themes and language. ($5 donation, free admission for CSCC students and faculty with college identification). 

April 25 at 7:30 p.m. (Thursday)
Music and Opera: Trial by Jury
Location: Humanities Theatre
The Chattanooga State Opera Theatre presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s opera, Trial by Jury, directed by Brett Hyberger. 

April 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)
April 28 at 2:30 p.m. (Sunday)
Theatre: The Clothesline Project
Location: Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga (East Gate Town Center)
Graduates of the Professional Actor Training Program present The Clothesline Project, written by the graduating class and directed by Garry Posey.  Adult themes and language. ($5 donation, free admission for CSCC students and faculty with college identification). 

April 30 at 7:30 p.m. (Tuesday)
Music: Student Applied Recital
Location: Humanities Theatre
The Music Department of Chattanooga State presents a recital featuring students of voice, piano, violin, percussion, and guitar.  

May 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. (Monday and Tuesday)
Theatre: An Evening of Ten Minute Plays
Location: Location: Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga (East Gate Town Center)
The Theatre Department presents “An Evening of Ten Minute Plays” performed by the first year students of the Professional Actor Training Program. Adult themes and language. ($5 donation, free admission for CSCC students and faculty with college identification). 

For further information call:
Music: 697-3383
Theatre: 697-3246



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