Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

March 16, 2015                                                                         Issue: 119

State of the Arts

Welcome back! We hope everyone had a relaxing spring break.

Please join us at the FAC Renovation and Expansion Workshops this week. Tuesday, March 17 includes the Kent Concert Hall Workshop from 7:45 - 9:45 a.m. in the Tippetts Balcony, the Tippetts Gallery Workshop from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the Tippetts Balcony, the Scene Shop Workshop from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. in the Caine Performance Hall and Learning Spaces (including classrooms, practice rooms, labs and studios) from 2:45 - 4:45 p.m. in the Caine Performance Hall.

Wednesday, March 18 includes the Courtyard, Plaza and Outdoor Spaces Workshop from 7:30 - 9:20 a.m. in the Tippetts Balcony, Advising, Informal and Administrative Workshop from 9:30 - 11:20 a.m. in the Tippetts Balcony, the Student Meeting from 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in the Kent Concert Hall and the NEHMA Workshop from 3 - 5 p.m. in the NEHMA study center.  


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

 

Russian Recital

 

 

March 17 | 7 p.m.
Caine Performance Hall
USU Campus

Free and open to the public   


Featuring Nikolai Choubine, piano, and Cindy Dewey, soprano, the Russian Recital includes works by Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin. The pieces performed will be "Pictures at an Exhibition," Romances," "Two Poems, op. 32" and "Three Etudes, op. 65."

 

 

Campbell Organ Festival

 

 

March 18 | 7:30 p.m.
Kent Concert Hall
USU Campus

Free and open to the public   

 

The Campbell Organ Festival features Stephen Cleobury, Director of Music for the Choir of King's College, Cambridge. His work at King's College has brought him fruitful relationships with many leading orchestras and soloists, including the Academy of Ancient Music and the Philharmonica. He complements and refreshes his work in Cambridge through the many other musical activities in which he engages.

Paulette Johnson Campbell donated generously to enable the restoration of the Campbell-Holtkamp Organ, and in the years since the first Campbell Organ Festival has created an endowment to provide ongoing maintenance for the instrument, as well as two endowed scholarships.   

 

 

Jazz Combos

 

 

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

Tickets: $10 | $8 | $5 | Free   


Join us for the annual spring Jazz Combos concert and see what the jazz students have been working on. The combos are coached by Drs. Max Matzen and Josh Skinner. the combos will perform a variety of pieces from artists like Irving Mills, Sam Jones, Ben Webster and Ronnel Bright.

 

 

ARTsySTEM:
The Changing Climates of the Arts and Sciences

 

 

Taiga Chiba 

Proterozoic - 1, 2003 

copperplate and etching 

Museum Permanent Collection 


March 19 - August 1
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Tues. - Sat.
Reception: March 19 | 7 - 9 p.m.
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art
USU Campus  

 

Lecture: Mark Dion
March 19
6 p.m. | Caine Performance Hall
USU Campus

Free and open to the public  

 

The Arts and STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) share a necessity for undertaking imaginative inquiry of what we perceive as truth and beauty. This exhibition highlights these endeavors in showcasing work that has both cursory and direct symbiotic relationships between the Arts and Sciences.

Artists featured in this exhibition range from being inspired by science, such as Mark Dion and printmaker Taiga Chiba, to those who engage in direct scientific analysis within a branch of STEM, as exampled by Allison Kudla.

 

 

The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection:
50 Works for 50 States

 

 

Pat Steir 

Dorothy's Seascape, 1996.

Gift of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection 


March 19 - August 1
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Tues. - Sat.
Reception: March 19 | 7 - 9 p.m.
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art
USU Campus  

 

Free and open to the public  

 

Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, a librarian and a postman of modest means, began acquiring works by contemporary artists in the 1960s. Over the next forty years the couple amassed a vast, diverse collection of contemporary art. The collection, which includes almost five thousand pieces by roughly two hundred artists, focuses on conceptual, minimalist, and post-minimalist art.

The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection presents a full installation of the complete Vogel gift to the state of Utah for the first time. The exhibition will include work by Lynda Benglis, Richard Tuttle, Lucio Pozzi, Cheryl Laemmle, Richard Nonas and many others. The works are varied in style and medium, but presented as a whole they demonstrate the multitude of expressions within contemporary art.

 

 

Rabbit Hole

 

 


March 24 - 28
7:30 p.m.
Matinee March 28 | 2 p.m.
Black Box Theatre
Chase Fine Arts Center | USU Campus


Tickets: $13 | $10 | $8 | Free  

 

Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. "Rabbit Hole" charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day.

 

 

Herb and Dorothy 50x50

 

 


March 25
6 p.m.
Kent Concert Hall
Chase Fine Arts Center | USU Campus


Free and open to the public.
Post-film discussion with Dorothy Vogel and director Megumi Sasaki 

 

Herb & Dorothy: 50 x 50 is a documentary film about the lives of legendary art collectors, Herb and Dorothy Vogel, who built a world-class art collection in New York City with their humble, working-class salaries. Filmmaker Megumi Sasaki and Dorothy Vogel will be in attendance for a post-film discussion. 

 

 

 

Hip Hop & Technology Symposium

 

 


March 28
1:30 - 5 p.m.
FAV 150
Chase Fine Arts Center | USU Campus


Free and open to the public.  

 

The Hip Hop & Technology Symposium deals with aesthetic, cultural and legal issues surrounding technology in hip hop. The symposium features Drs. Mitchell Ohriner, Larisa Mann (aka DJ Ripley), Alexander Stewart and Aram Sinnreich. In conjunction with the symposium, there will be a performance by DJ Ripley in the NEHMA at 8 p.m.

 

 

Help, Help the Globolinks!

 

 


March 28
7:30 p.m.
Matinee | 2 p.m.
Kent Concert Hall
Chase Fine Arts Center | USU Campus


Tickets: $10 | $8 | $5 | Free 

 

A bus full of children returning to school from vacation stalls unexpectedly and is soon surrounded by Globolinks - powerful aliens that are invading Earth.  The children soon discover that music keeps the aliens away, so the only child that took her violin home to practice, Emily, bravely goes off alone to get help. Meanwhile the teachers worry over the students' delay and come to save them.  They reach the students and then set out to find Emily. Dr. Stone, the principal, is able to save her in a final gesture of kindness before he transforms into a Globolink himself and flies away.

 

 

Smiley Amano Distinguished Performers
 Concert Series: Mary Anne Huntsman

 

 


March 28
7:30 p.m.
Caine Performance Hall | USU Campus


Free admission, ticket required  

 

A new concert series has been established at Utah State University that honors the dedication of a respected and well-loved faculty member in the Caine College of the Arts. The Smiley Amano Distinguished Performers Concert Series was created to recognize and honor the lifetime commitment of professor Gary Amano, director of piano studies in the CCA, to the students of Utah State University. The concert series inaugural performance by concert pianist Mary Anne Huntsman, accompanied by Amano, will be March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Caine Performance Hall on the USU Campus.

 


 

Become a Caine Ambassador

 

We are accepting applications from students who would like to serve as college ambassadors. Request an application at the CCA Dean's Office to fill out by March 20. 

 

American Festival Chorus and Orchestra

 

Join the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra at the Ellen Eccles Theatre on Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. as they present an inspiring evening of choral masterpieces: Fauré's Messe de Requiem, Op. 48, and Poulenc's Gloria.

The American Festival Chorus was founded in the summer of 2008. Dr. Craig Jessop was appointed as Artistic Director and Conductor, with Dr. Cory Evans as Associate Director. The American Festival Chorus has brought together 270 talented singers from a 50-mile radius, including many students from the Music Department at Utah State University and several local high school choral conductors.

Click here to purchase your tickets.

 

Lyric Repertory 2015 Season Tickets

 

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

 

Info

 

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.

 

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