Sweet Briar College’s Division of Performing Arts will present “ASIA: An Evening of Performance” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in Pannell Gallery. The event takes place in conjunction with the art exhibition “ASIA,” which opened Sept. 14 and runs until Dec. 14.
At Sweet Briar College, the month of April promises to end on a musical note, with the Spring Choir Concert taking place at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Memorial Chapel, followed by the Spring Chamber Orchestra performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, also in the chapel. Both events are free and open to [...]
The 26th annual Arts Day will be held at Sweet Briar College on the morning of Friday, April 20. Shelbie Filson, who is organizing this year’s event, says the College is expecting 314 Amherst County fifth-grade students. Before attending workshops across campus, the students will eat breakfast in Prothro Dining Hall beginning at 9:15 a.m. [...]
Before his show Wednesday night at Sweet Briar, German cabaret artist André Hartmann greets each attendee individually. Having performed in front of 200 people in Washington, D.C., the day before, the 35-year-old Bavarian clearly appreciates the College’s intimacy. “The sense of community here is wonderful,” he says, and he’s not just talking about Sweet Briar. [...]
Stacy Ludington will perform a senior voice recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in Sweet Briar College’s Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Ludington, a coloratura soprano, has prepared a program featuring several operatic arias as well as some folk tunes. One of her favorites arias, “Písen Rusalky o [...]
André Hartmann, a cabaret artist and musician from Starnberg, Germany, will present a musical cabaret program at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College. Hartmann was born in 1976 in Starnberg and studied at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich. A high school music teacher in Bavaria, he [...]
Once a year, Sweet Briar bestows upon a senior its highest honor, the Presidential Medal. Alexandra St. Pierre accepted this year’s medal from President Jo Ellen Parker on Wednesday, March 21, during the Academic Recognition Dinner. The annual event also celebrates first-year honors and dean’s list students. Speculation is typically rampant as the ritual ceremony [...]