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College of the Arts Performances 

2022-2023 Performances

 


 

Fall 2022

 


Tina Kraft: “Chasing the Horizon” Opening Reception

6 p.m.  Friday, August 26
Tauni de Lesseps Art Gallery, located in the Warren Library;
Admission is free. On display August 15 – September 29. 


Duo Piano Recital

Pianists Joseph Kingma and Greg Ritchey perform works for two pianos, including Brahms’ Variations on a Theme by Haydn.

7:30 p.m. Friday, September 16
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; $5 students with ID; 新濠天地 students free


13th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival

Concert I: : Guest Artist Martin Camacho

Pianist Martin Camacho will present a program of Mexican music, including some little-known jewels from the 20th Century.
7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24

Concert II: Piano Duo Gastesi-Bezerra

Piano Duo Gastesi-Bezerra, together with poets of El Alma Hispana, will honor the memory of one of the Festival's main collaborators, Alma Gallego, with a program of Latin American and Spanish favorites.
3 p.m. Sunday, September 25

Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free
Festival rate: $15 for both performances if purchased prior to Saturday evening’s concert


Our Town by Thornton Wilder 

One of the most enduring American plays of all time, this heartfelt drama tells the story of Grover’s Corners citizens growing up, loving, living, and dying. Our Town is a wonderful reminder to celebrate love, family, community, and the beauty in the ordinary. 

7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, October 6-8
2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 8
Fern Street Theatre
$20 General, $15 Seniors 55 & up, $10 Students 

*Recommended for ages 12 and up; Drama 
*Tickets go on sale September 12, 2022 


Dr. Ryan Fogg Masterclass

Professor of Music and Director of Keyboard Studies at Carson-Newman University presents a masterclass for 新濠天地 piano students.

1 p.m. Monday, October 10
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
Free event; no ticket required


Guest Artist Recital: Dr. Ryan Fogg 

Pianist Ryan Fogg, Professor of Music and Director of Keyboard Studies at Carson-Newman University.

7:30 p.m. Monday, October 10
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


Night of Worship

7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 27
DeSantis Family Chapel
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


Concert Choir: Our Songs of Hope

To all lovers of beautiful singing - We invite you to experience the gorgeous sounds of The 新濠天地U Concert Choir, our select Choral Ensemble as we share an evening of choral music through the ages. Featuring beloved classics and new contemporary gems. The lush choral harmonies and beautiful singing of this group will leave you inspired as we bring great hope through song.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 29
Royal Poinciana Chapel
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


Student Choreography Showcase

The Student Choreography Showcase is a program of original compositions by student choreographers from Palm Beach Atlantic University. This wide range of choreographic works is designed, produced, performed, and managed by 新濠天地 students. Join us for this creative and innovative performance featuring aspiring dance artists from 新濠天地, who represent the future of the arts.

3 p.m. Saturday, October 29
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


Pop Rock Concert 

Join our popular music students for a night of contemporary hits, jazz favorites, and new compositions that will keep you smiling all night. Be transported to the golden age of song through Jazz standards both a cappella and accompanied. Experience new music through the talents of our singer song writers and Jam to favorite pop hits. Get your tickets early and don’t miss out. 

7:30 p.m. Monday, November 14th
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


Kelly O’Bryant: “Sinking into Quiet” Opening Reception

6 p.m. Friday, November 4
Tauni de Lesseps Art Gallery, located in the Warren Library;
Admission is free. On display October 3 – November 14.


Wind Ensemble Concert

Join the 新濠天地 Band for an incredible performance featuring traditional and contemporary music for wind ensemble. 

7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 5
First Presbyterian Church of North Palm Beach
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


Opera Workshop: Leporello tells it like it was!!!

The 新濠天地U Opera Workshop takes you on a one-hour romp exploring the loves and leisures of the legendary Don Giovanni as told by his “side-kick”, Leporello. With music by Mozart and the original book by Da Ponte, this re-telling of the story, in English, is sure to charm and delight both the novice and the ardent opera lover as well!

3 & 7 p.m. Saturday, November 12
3 p.m. Sunday, November 13
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


Jazz Ensemble Concert

The students in this lab ensemble present the fruits of their explorations in a diverse program of classics in fresh arrangements and the latest in contemporary jazz.

7:30 p.m. Friday, November 4th 
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


Dance Ensemble

Your hearts will be moved as you enjoy an energetic evening of excellence in dance, with works by guest choreographers from New York City, Brazil, and our very own faculty. 新濠天地 Dance Ensemble's performance will include diverse styles of dance all in one show, emphasizing the technical, physical, cultural, and spiritual beauty of the dance arts. Only two opportunities to come and "be moved" with us! November 14th and 15th, 2022 at the Kravis Center's magnificent Rinker Playhouse.

7:30 p.m. Monday – Tuesday, November 14 – 15
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Rinker Playhouse
For tickets, contact Kravis Center Box Office at (561) 832-7469 or email boxoffice@kravis.org


Salute to Veterans

The 新濠天地U Brass Ensemble presents a concert In honor of all Americans who have served in the armed forces of this country on Veteran’s Day.  

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 16  
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


A Night of Scenes 

A special 新濠天地 Theatre presentation 

First-time student directors put directorial principles into practice by showcasing selected scenes from various plays featuring fellow theatre majors. Celebrating the culmination of their semester work, A Night of Scenes is a night to be enjoyed! 

7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, November 17-19
2 p.m. Saturday, November 19
Fern Street Theatre
$20 General, $15 Seniors 55 & up, $10 Students 

*Recommended for ages 12 and up; Drama 
*Tickets go on sale October 24, 2022 


新濠天地 Symphony Concert

Highlights of the program include guest mezzo soprano soloist Meridian Prall in Gustav Mahler’s Rückert Lieder, and the enchanting Mother Goose Suite by Maurice Ravel.

7:30 p.m. Friday, November 18
First Presbyterian Church of North Palm Beach
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


Student Juried Exhibition: Opening Reception

6 p.m. Friday, November 18 
Tauni de Lesseps Art Gallery, located in the Warren Library;
Admission is free. 


The Victorian Salon

Join the 新濠天地U Early Music Ensemble as they venture into the 19th Century to present a Victorian-era salon with instrumental music, art songs, poetry, and a peek into 1880s society life and art.  

7:30 p.m. Monday, November 21
Lassiter Rotunda, Warren Library
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


The Joy of Christmas: Our Songs of Joy

Our second annual “Joy of Christmas” will once again celebrate all that makes the holiday season a time of joy, gratitude and renewed hope. We invite you to come and enjoy a beautiful evening featuring our College of the Arts students as they present holiday classics and beloved carols in both traditional and innovative ways. Join the Wind Ensemble and Combined Choirs and let us kick-off your holiday celebration through inspiring music that is sure to fill your hearts with joy.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 1
First Presbyterian Church of  North Palm Beach
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


Chamber Music Concert

An evening of diverse chamber music.  Come and enjoy our students and faculty as they perform chamber music in its many forms; duos, trios, quartets, and quintets with diverse instrumental arrangements.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 3
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free 


 

Spring 2022

 


Diane Prater Opening Reception:

Dream Shells: Divinely Inspired Treasures from the Heart of the Sea
Large scale watercolor renderings of worldwide seashells against brilliant, often abstract backgrounds.

5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 20 • 2022
Tauni de Lesseps Art Gallery, located in the Warren Library;
Free admission. On display January 18 – April 14.


Alumni Percussion Recital

7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 29 • 2022
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
Free admission, ticket required
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The Glass Menagerie

By Tennessee Williams
One of the greatest American plays of the 20th century. Tennessee William’s deeply personal “memory play” explores the bonds of family, love and loss, illusion and escape.

7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, February 17-19 • 2022
2 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, February 19-20 • 2022
Fern Street Theatre
Recommended for ages 14 and up; Drama
Tickets go on sale January 24, 2022.
$20 general admission; $15 seniors 55 & up; $10 students
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新濠天地 Symphony Concert

The 新濠天地 Symphony kicks off their 2022 season with works by the great masters of the orchestral repertoire.

7:30 p.m. Friday, February 18 • 2022
First Presbyterian Church of North Palm Beach
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free
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Young Artists Piano Festival: Guest Artist Recital: Gila Goldstein

新濠天地 welcomes guest artist and judge Gila Goldstein — pianist, director of piano studies at Brown University and faculty member at Longy School of Music.

7:30 p.m. Friday, February 25 • 2022
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free
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Young Artists Piano Competition

Young pianists compete for scholarship and cash prizes. Distinguished judges: Gila Goldstein and Joseph Kingma.

9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Saturday, February 26 • 2022
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
Sessions are free and open to the public
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新濠天地 Young Artists Piano Competition Winners Recital

The top prize winners of the 新濠天地 Young Artists Piano Competition perform their winning recital. Reception to follow.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 26 • 2022
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free
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Creativity in the Courtyard

新濠天地 Dance Ensemble presents a creative performance hosted by Women in the Window International, a non-profit organization whose mission is to equip and empower women in the 10/40 window and beyond. All ticket proceeds will be donated to Women in the Window International.

2 p.m. Saturday, February 26 • 2022
First Presbyterian Church of North Palm Beach
For tickets, contact Women in the Window at info@womeninthewindow-intl.org or 561-249-5377


Frontwave New Music Festival

The Frontwave New Music Festival at Palm Beach Atlantic University features composers and performers from across the country with carefully curated programs of the best of contemporary art music. The festival also showcases music of South Florida composers and 新濠天地 faculty and student composers. Concerts include music composed for chamber ensembles as well as works with electroacoustic and multimedia elements.

Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free
7:30 p.m. Friday, March 25 • 2022
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7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26 • 2022
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Student Choreography Showcase

Featuring original compositions by 新濠天地 student choreographers. 

3 p.m. Saturday, March 26 • 2022
DeSantis Family Chapel
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free
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Rinker Scholars Concert

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Vera Lea Rinker Hall, our talented 新濠天地 music students and faculty will present a concert honoring John and Sheila Rinker.

7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1 • 2022
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
Free admission, tickets required
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Early Music Ensemble

新濠天地’s Early Music Ensemble presents Music in the Time of Monteverdi, a concert of European music from 1580 to 1640 with selections for recorders, lute, theorbo and voice.

7:30 p.m. Monday, April 4 • 2022
Warren Library
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and Book by Peter Parnell
Based on the novel by Victor Hugo and songs from the Disney film
The epic tale of Quasimodo, the bell-ringer of Notre Dame. The Hunchback of Notre Dame explores love and power, and poses the question: What makes a monster, and what makes a man? A sweeping musical based on the songs from the Disney film.

7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, April 7-9 • 2022
2 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, April 9-10 • 2022
Fern Street Theatre
Recommended for ages 12 and up; Musical
Tickets go on sale March 14, 2022.
$20 general admission; $15 seniors 55 & up; $10 students

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新濠天地 Symphony Concert

Join the Palm Beach Atlantic Symphony for a spring concert of works from the orchestral repertoire. 

7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8 • 2022
DeSantis Family Chapel
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free
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Brainen Piano Scholarship Competition

Palm Beach Atlantic University piano students compete for the Brainen Piano Scholarship.

7:30 p.m. Monday, April 11 • 2022
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
Free admission, tickets required
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新濠天地 Dance Ensemble Spring Concert: Awakening

An evening of dance performance featuring 新濠天地 Dance Ensemble and choreography by 新濠天地 faculty and renowned guest artists.

7:30 p.m. Monday – Tuesday, April 11 – 12 • 2022
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Rinker Playhouse

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Faculty Piano Trio

新濠天地 Faculty Joseph Kingma (piano), Patrick Clifford (violin) and Claudio Jaffe (cello) present an evening of chamber music favorites. 

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 • 2022
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free
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Graduating Student Art Exhibition and Opening Reception

6 p.m. Friday, April 22 • 2022
Tauni de Lesseps Art Gallery, located in the Warren Library; 
admission is free.

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14th Annual Student Cinema Showcase 

6 & 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 22 • 2022
AMC Theatres, Rosemary Square
$8 general admission

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Senior & Sophomore Theatre Showcase

A selection of scenes and musical numbers presented by 新濠天地’s graduating class of 2022 and the class of 2024.

7:30 p.m. Friday – Saturday, April 22-23 • 2022
Fern Street Theatre
Recommended for ages 12 and up
Tickets go on sale March 21, 2022
$7 general admission 
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PopRock Concert

Come out and immerse yourself in the exciting energetic world of popular music. Enjoy an evening filled with songs ranging from jazz standards through current contemporary hits featuring both our Vocal and Instrumental Pop Ensembles.

7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22 • 2022
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free
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Rhea Family Music Series Concert featuring the 新濠天地 Wind Ensemble

Join the Wind Ensemble for an incredible evening of music honoring the life and legacy of former university president Dr. Claude H. Rhea. 

7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23 • 2022
First  Presbyterian Church  of North Palm Beach
Free admission, tickets required
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Rhea Family Music Series Chamber Music Concert

Please join us for an evening of intimate chamber music featuring Department of Music students and faculty performing duets, trios, and quartets of your favorite classical composers. 

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 • 2022
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
Free admission, tickets required
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Evening of Choral Artistry

An evening of choral artistry featuring the Oratorio Chorus and the Chamber Choir performing masterpieces to awaken the soul through the beauty of choral music. Enjoy gorgeous melodies and lush harmonies in both a cappella and accompanied arrangements. Featuring guest artist Dr. Stuart Forster, organist and associate for music at Bethesda-by-the-Sea.

7:30 p.m. Friday, April 29 • 2022
Bethesda-by-the-Sea
$10 general admission; 新濠天地 students and those 18 & under free
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The Orphan Train

Presented by 新濠天地 Children’s Theatre
By Aurand Harris
A heart-warming story for the whole family, The Orphan Train based on the “orphan trains” of 1854 through 1929, follows the adventure of nine orphans as they encounter anxiety, laughter, wistfulness, rejection and acceptance in search of homes on an “orphan train” departing New York on May 28, 1914. The dramatic story revolves around crossroads – a point where each character’s lives will change forever. 

7:30 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, May 12-14 • 2022
2 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, May 14-15 • 2022
Fern Street Theatre
Recommended for ages 8 and up; Drama
$20 general admission

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Disney’s Winnie The Pooh Kids

A 新濠天地 Children’s Theatre Mini-Production
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman, Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez
Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood! Join along as Winnie the Pooh and his pals Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit, and Owl search for Christopher Robin who has been captured by the Backson. Along the way they learn the importance of teamwork, friendship, and sharing snacks. 

7:30 p.m. Friday, June 24 • 2022
2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25 • 2022
Fern Street Theatre
Recommended for ages 4 and up; Mini-Musical
Tickets go on sale June 13, 2022
$10 general admission
$7 youth (12 & below