Oct. 14, 2013




Feb. 16, 2015                                                                            Issue: 116

State of the Arts

We've got everything from symphony to Samba coming up at the Caine College of the Arts!

If you've never seen the music faculty perform, mark your calendars for the "Three & One" recital this Wednesday. The first senior BFA show is also up in Gallery 102. Don't miss it!  

Please visit arts.usu.edu for up-to-date information about concerts, exhibitions, productions and performances from the Caine College of the Arts.  


Relational Expressions: The Art of Everett C. Thorpe



Sun Worshipers, 1945 

Everett C. Thorpe 

oil on canvas 1987.889 

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art Permanent Collection

Feb. 6 - 28 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Tippetts Exhibit Hall | Chase Fine Arts Center 

USU Campus

Free and open to the public

Everett C. Thorpe, known as "Ev" to his family and friends, was a prolific painter with an adaptive style. This selection of works and ephemera is commemorative of Ev's life and also highlights the personal and community connections deeply intertwined with Thorpe's career as both an artist and professor.



Three & One



Feb. 18 | 7:30 p.m.
Caine Performance Hall | USU Campus 

Tickets: $10 | $8 | $5 | Free

Enjoy the music of Thad Jones, Thelonious Monk and more at this faculty recital featuring Josh Skinner, Kate Skinner, Jason Nicholson, Jon Gudmundson and Corey Christiansen.     



Wassermann 2015:
Windscape with Pianist Adam Nielsen



Feb. 20 |7:30 p.m.
Caine Performance Hall | USU Campus   

Tickets: $24 | $20 | $8 


Celebrated for performances that are "knowledgeable, musically impeccable and breathtakingly beautiful," renowned wind quintet Windscape has garnered a premiere spot among chamber music ensembles.  The 2015 Wassermann Festival presents Windscape with pianist Adam Nielsen, performing a program that includes a critically acclaimed transcription of Dvorak's Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81 by Windscape's hornist David Jolley.



Playing Shortly: Short Plays on the Radio



Feb. 20 |7:30 p.m. 

Caine Lyric Theatre | 28 W. Center St. 

Logan, UT    

Free and open to the public 

The members of the Fusion Theatre Project will be performing staged readings of new American short plays at the Caine Lyric Theatre in Downtown Logan. Eight comic and dramatic playscripts have been selected from all over the United States and will be read by actors in front of a live audience and recorded for broadcast on the radio later this Spring. Traditional scenery and costumes have been replaced by microphones and recording equipment as this ensemble of radio actors bring to life the art of short-form theater, through the spoken word, sound effects, and the medium of radio.



Concerto Evening



Feb. 25 |7:30 p.m.
Kent Concert Hall | Chase Fine Arts Center   
USU Campus   

Tickets: $10 | $8 | $5 | Free

Under the direction of conductor Sergio Bernal, the USU Symphony Orchestra presents Concerto Evening. Celebrate the winners of the Annual Concerto Competition: Carly Ewell (harp), Karalyn Lewis (flute), Josiah Cordes (cello), Taylor Packer (piano) and Josh Musselman (piano). Music by Saint-Saëns, Chopin, Debussy and more will be performed.


Evening in Brazil



Feb. 27 | 7:30 p.m.
Caine Performance Hall 

USU Campus

Tickets: $17 | $10

Spend an evening with Northern Utah's premiere Bossa Nova and Brazilian Jazz group! The band includes  Mike Christiansen (guitar), Linda Marie Linford (vocals), Christopher Neale (guitar and vocals), Eric Nelson (saxophone) and Travis Taylor (drums).


Senior BFA Show


The first Senior BFA show will be Feb. 16 - 20 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Gallery 102 in the Chase Fine Arts Center. The opening reception will be in the gallery from 5 - 7 p.m.
on Feb. 19.


United States Air Force Band is Coming
to USU  


Hear the United States Air Force Band from Washington, D.C. for two free performances at the Caine College of the Arts. Small groups from the band will be presenting a special chamber performance at the Caine Performance Hall on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. and the Concert Band and Singing Sergeants will return to the Kent Concert Hall on March 1 at 3 p.m. Don't miss your opportunity to hear this world class ensemble!


Lyric Repertory 2015 Season Tickets


Call the CCA Box Office at 435-797-8022 or click here to purchase your 2015 season tickets.




The CCA Box Office is open in room L101 of the Chase Fine Arts Center on USU's Campus.

M-F | 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tickets are also available online by visiting arts.usu.edu or by calling 435.797.8022.