Arts and Culture
By Marguerite Richardson, D.Mus.
Associate Professor of Strings & Director of Orchestral Activities, Jacksonville University
The Jacksonville University Orchestra will present a program of contemporary compositions on Tuesday, March 6, in Terry Concert Hall at 7:30 PM. The music, which …Read More »
“Mrs. Warren’s Profession” puts acclaimed instructor Deborah Jordan center stage in JU theater debut Feb. 16-24
One of the most formidable female characters ever crafted will be portrayed by one of the most passionate instructors in the College of Fine Arts, as Associate Professor of Theater Arts Deborah Jordan makes her JU debut in the title …Read More »
Elton John’s epic ‘Aida’ casts a soaring refrain of love without borders in Music Division production Feb. 15-25
Warring nations come together and forbidden love faces its ultimate challenge in Elton John and Tim Rice’s “Aida,” the Tony and Grammy award-winning musical that comes to JU’s Swisher Theater Feb. 15-25.
The tale of a bond between an Egyptian …Read More »
Electroacoustic Barn Dance to bring hundreds of composers and performers to campus for free festival
The Seventh Annual Electroacoustic Barn Dance is coming Feb. 8-10 to Jacksonville University, a free three-day national festival of electronic music and art drawing acclaimed composers and artists from as far away as Estonia.
On stage performing with top student …Read More »
Worldwide bestselling author Steve Berry, a preservation advocate whose historical thrillers have been translated into 40 languages with more than 22 million copies in 51 countries, will speak Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Jacksonville University in a free event as part …Read More »
The annual Winter Music Symposium of the Florida College System Activities Association (@TheFCSAA) brings more than 350 student musicians and faculty from the state’s two-year colleges to the Jacksonville University campus Jan. 25-27 for masterclasses, ensemble rehearsals and free public …Read More »
More than 50 undergraduate and graduate students were recently inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, joining an elite national group whose members have served in the White House, Congress and the Supreme Court; won Nobel and Pulitzer …Read More »
Sheet music giant Carl Fischer publishes long-lost Howard Hanson piano treasure unearthed and edited by JU’s Dr. Scott Watkins
Worldwide sheet music publisher Carl Fischer Music now has a long-lost composition in its cache by award-winning American classical composer and music educator Howard Hanson, thanks to the “Indiana Jones”-type discovery and scholarly research of Dr. Scott Watkins, JU Associate …Read More »