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College of the Arts Performances 

2022-2023 Performances

 

 


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
$15 general admission; $5 students with ID; PBA students free

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13th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival

Concert I: Piano Duo Gastesi-Bezerra

7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24

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.

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Concert II: Guest Artist Martin Camacho

3 p.m. Sunday, September 25

Pianist Martin Camacho will present a program of Mexican music, including some little-known jewels from the 20th Century.

Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free
Festival rate: $20 for both performances if purchased prior to Saturday evening’s concert


PBA Symphony Concert

From sawmills to fine string instruments, Finland to England: Come and hear the connection! Music of Sibelius, Haydn and more.

7:30 p.m. Friday, October 7

DeSantis Family Chapel
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free

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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 

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*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 PBA 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
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free 

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Night of Worship

7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 27
DeSantis Family Chapel
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free 

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Concert Choir: Our Songs of Hope

To all lovers of beautiful singing - We invite you to experience the gorgeous sounds of The PBA 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
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free 

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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 PBA students. Join us for this creative and innovative performance featuring aspiring dance artists from PBA, who represent the future of the arts.

3 p.m. Saturday, October 29
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free 

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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
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free 

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Kelly O’Briant: “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.


Jazz at PBA

Join PBA's Band and Jazz Ensemble for an evening of jazz standards with a Latin flair! From standards to salsa and bossa nova to boogie, this diverse program will have you tapping your toes, clapping your hands and maybe even make you want to dance a bit in your seat!

7:30 p.m. Friday, November 4
7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 5
Vera lea Rinker Hall
$15 general admission, PBA students and those 18 & under free

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

The PBA 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
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free 

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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. PBA 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


Brass and Percussion Ensembles Concert

Join the PBA Brass and Percussion Ensembles for a concert of varied repertoire from classical to popular.

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 16  
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free 

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A Night of Scenes 

A special PBA 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 

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PBA 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
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free 

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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 PBA 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
Vera Lea Rinker Hall
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free 

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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
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free 

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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
$15 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free 

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Newsies Jr.

Music by Alan Menken⋅Lyrics by Jack Feldman⋅Book by Harvey Fierstein⋅Based on Based on the Disney Film Written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White.

Presented by PBA Children’s Theatre. Disney’s rousing musical based on the true story of newsboys in turn-of-the-century New York City. The newsies learn that they are stronger united to fight for what's right. A timeless story perfect for the whole family.

7:30 p.m. December 15-17 and 2:00 p.m. Dec. 17, 2022 
Fern Street Theatre
$20 general admission; PBA students and those 18 & under free

*Recommended for ages 8 and up
*Tickets go on sale November 14, 2022