The faculty and staff of Western Carolina University’s College of Fine and Performing Arts got revved up for the start of fall semester by banding together and providing service in the form of physical labor for a variety of local community organizations.
An acclaimed pianist who has performed around the world and who teaches that musical artists must be entrepreneurs and good communicators as well as skilled technicians is the new director of Western Carolina University’s School of Music.
Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts Gala, held Saturday, April 8, raised nearly $150,000 to benefit scholarships and programming for students in WCU’s College of Fine and Performing Arts.
The multi-Grammy nominated chamber music ensemble Eroica Trio will perform Wednesday, July 13, at Western Carolina University as part of the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the recital hall of WCU’s Coulter Building.
Western Carolina University’s new outreach program that presents free theatrical, music, film and visual arts events to organizations and communities is being well-received. The Road Works program of the College of Fine and Performing Arts has 22 performances scheduled throughout the region this month featuring its first effort, a production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged and Revised.”
Western Carolina University’s Friends of the Arts is celebrating a successful fundraising event that raised more than $113,000, with over $60,000 going directly to the organization’s endowed scholarship fund.