Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Centennial School District continues it's annual week-long celebration of music and arts.
Centennial kicked off its annual Fine Arts Festival Monday evening with Ensemble Night. The celebration continues through the week, and includes the following events: All events are free and open to the public.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Bucks County Community College’s Department of the Arts is hosting a free concert series, which continues this week with three performances.
The Bucks County Community College Department of the Arts is in the midst of a free concert series that culminates Thursday with a performance from a big-band style jazz orchestra. In addition to Thursday's finale, there will be free performances Monday and Wednesday. The Classical Ensembles perform Monday. Classical Ensembles consist of the Low Brass Ensemble under the direction of Brendan Hartz, and the Woodwind Ensemble and Saxophone Quartet, under the direction of Len Pierro. The 50-voice Concert Choir performs Wednesday under the direction of Rochelle Reed and faculty member Edward Ferdinand. The group will perform Mozart’s “Mass in C, K.259,” Eric Whitacre’s “Cloudburst” and a variety of American and English music. The concert …
Monday, April 29, 2013
The Music Area of Bucks County Community College’s Department of the Arts is presenting a six free concerts, which start tonight.
The Music Area of Bucks County Community College’s Department of the Arts is presenting a six free concerts, culminating in a performance by a big-band style Jazz Orchestra. The concerts, which start this week, are part of the school's Arts at Bucks celebrations. All concerts will be held in Presser Music Room in the Music & Multimedia Center beginning at 7:30 p.m. on the Newtown campus. The festivities kick off tonight, when the Chamber Jazz Ensemble presents a free concert. The concert will feature students performing selections from a repertoire specifically composed for small-group jazz ensembles. The Madrigal Singers take the stage on Wednesday. Under the direction of faculty member Rochelle Reed, this vocal ensemble will entertain …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Arts at Bucks festival at Bucks County Community College opens Wednesday and will feature various demonstrations and performances through May 14.
Bucks County Community College’s Arts at Bucks Celebration begins this week and will feature free concerts, demonstrations, exhibitions and more in a series of events that are open to the public. Many of the events are free. The month-long celebration begins Wednesday and goes through May 14. "The annual Arts at Bucks festival showcases the talent and academic excellence available at the public, two-year school," according to a BCCC press release. BCCC is one of the few community colleges in the nation that is an accredited institutional member of both the National Association of Schools of Music and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the press release said. Here's a look at some of the festival highlights: For complete…
Friday, April 12, 2013
Get a preview of William Tennent High School's spring musical production.
Tickets are available for all three of this weekend's performances: Friday evening at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Click here for more details.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Three performances will be held in the high school's auditorium this weekend.
The students of William Tennent High School will perform 'West Side Story' this weekend. Three performances will be held this weekend: Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. "We have an amazing amount of talent within this group," said Director Julie Flack. "We are excited about the performances." Tickets are available at the door. The box office will open one half-hour before each performance. Cost is $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. CSD Gold Card members are welcomed to attend at no charge. For information contact OnStageAtTennent@gmail.com.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Bucks County High School Art Exhibition, which will be held at Bucks County Community College's Newtown Campus, features more than 200 works of art in a variety of media.
The 18th Annual Bucks County High School Art Exhibition opens April 1 at Bucks County Community College’s Hicks Art Center Gallery. A Congressional Art Contest awards ceremony with Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on April 7. The exhibit will be on display through April 9. The show features more than 200 works of art in a variety of media such as painting, drawing, photography, graphic design, stained glass, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, and jewelry. The works were submitted by 48 art teachers from 17 high schools throughout the county. It is coordinated by faculty member Cris Martino. Several college faculty members have chosen one first-place and three honorable-mention winners for the annual Congressional Art …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Mike Vogel will appear as Deputy Zach Shelby in A&E Network's prequel to Hitchcock's 'Psycho.'
William Tennent Alum Mike Vogel will hold a reoccurring role in "Bates Motel," premiering Monday evening at 10 p.m. on A&E. The series is touted as a prequel to the 1960's Alfred Hitchcock horror classic "Psycho." Vogel will play Deputy Zach Shelby, a character described as “a completely engaging, attractive, intelligent sociopath,” on the actor's website. Vogel, 33, graduated from WTHS in 1998. He has a long list of film credits including roles in Poseidon, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and the remake of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Vogel was also a cast member in the television series Grounded for Life and more recently Pan Am, a series on ABC.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Eric Werner, a former member of the William Tennent High School Concert Band and Wind Ensemble, as well as the school's Chorus and Madrigal Singers, will return to perform with the Orchestra.
The Warminster Symphony Orchestra will present The Capital Singers in performance with the Orchestra on Saturday evening, March 16 at 8 p.m. in the William Tennent High School Auditorium. “The Warminster Symphony is thrilled to present The Capital Singers at our March concert,” said Joseph Lovecchio, the orchestra’s music director and conductor. “I believe that the audience will be captivated and lifted by the majesty of the music on this exceptional program," he said. "For lovers of choral music especially, this is a concert not to be missed.” The program will include 'Choral Fantasy' and “Hallelujah” from Christ on the Mount of Olives by Ludwig Van Beethoven and 'A Distant Land' by John Rutte Soloists for the Choral Fantasy include …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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