College of the Arts Performances
2021-2022 Fall Performances
Two -Piano Concert with Joseph Kingma & Greg Ritchey
Pianists Joseph Kingma and Greg Ritchey collaborate in a concert of two-piano classics
by Mozart, Rachmaninoff and Ravel.
- 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 17
- Location: Vera Lea Rinker Hall
- Tickets: $10 general admission; $5 students with ID; PBA students free
12th Hispanic Heritage Festival
Concert I: Piano Duo Gastesi-Bezerra
A concert of Brazilian, Argentinian and Spanish duets, including a premiere by acclaimed
Brazilian composer Ricardo Tacuchian.
Concert II: Guest Harpsichordist Correa-Salas
Renowned harpsichordist Juvenal Correa-Salas will present a unique program of Iberian
music from the 1500s to the 1700s.
Joseph Kingma Faculty Recital
Join award-winning pianist and Keyboard Division Coordinator Joseph Kingma for an
evening of Schumann, Brahms and Chopin.
Kathleen Denis, Finding Joy Opening Reception
- 6 p.m. Friday, October 8
- Location: Tauni de Lesseps Art Gallery, Warren Library
- Gallery showing: August 18 – November 15
PBA Symphony Concert
The Palm Beach Atlantic Symphony opens its 2021-22 season with a concert of works
from the standard symphonic repertoire. This concert will feature the first symphony
of Ludwig van Beethoven, a figure widely considered one of the most important artistic
voices of western civilization.
Junior/Freshman Theatre Showcase
A selection of scenes and musical numbers presented by PBA’s own class of 2023 and
introducing the class of 2025! A Family Weekend Event. Recommended for ages 12 and up.
Jason Terry and Angela Yoon Masterclass & Recital
PBA welcomes pianist Jason Terry and soprano Angela Yoon, faculty at Samford University,
for a joint recital, focusing on diversity in classical music, and a masterclass.
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.
PBA Brass Ensemble Concert: A Salute to Veterans
The PBA Brass Ensemble presents A Salute to Veterans, with brilliant music for brass and percussion that honors the United States and those
who have served in uniform.
Keyboard Division Recital
Enjoy an evening of piano music performed by PBA’s Keyboard Division students.
- 7:30 p.m. Friday, November 5
- Location: Vera Lea Rinker Hall
- Tickets: Free
Peter and the Starcatcher
A Play by Rick Elice and Music by Wayne Barker. Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson.
Before there was a Neverland, there was a Starcatcher Apprentice named Molly and a
nameless orphan. A timeless, compelling and funny fantastical story employing the
essential tools of storytelling Peter and the Starcatcher is a story of hope, adventure and wonder. This whimsical family treat is sure to
delight audiences of all ages as their imaginations take flight. Recommended for ages 10 and up; Drama.
All Together Now! A Global Event Celebrating Local Theatre
A special MTI presentation
PBA Theatre joins thousands of theatres across the globe to celebrate the return of
“live” theatre for this weekend only. This exclusive musical revue will feature songs
from Music Theatre International's beloved shows. Recommended for ages 12 and up; Musical revue.
- 7:30 p.m. Sunday – Monday, November 14-15
- Fern Street Theatre
- Tickets go on sale October 11, 2021
- Tickets: $20 general, $15 seniors 55 & up, $10 students
Pop Rock Concert
We invite you to join us for a high-energy, exciting night of popular music. The PBA
Popular Music program will feature two premier ensembles in concert presenting well-known
Jazz standards, current pop hits, and contemporary Christian hits made famous by top
artists of the past and present. In addition, you’ll hear some of the fine work being
created by our songwriters—original music which may soon be the next streaming hit.
You won't want to miss this exciting program sure to move you through beautiful harmonies
and unique performances by our talented students.
Mosaic: Fall Dance Concert
PBA Dance Ensemble presents Mosaic, a full evening of collaborative dance performances
from ballet to hip-hop, choreographed by guest choreographers and our own PBA faculty.
The featured guest choreographer is Christopher Huggins, a 2021 John Simon Guggenheim
Fellow, and a multi-award winner, including a Critics Choice Awardee for the musical
The Wiz and the Alvin Ailey Award for Best Choreography. Please join us for this live community
performance featuring pre-professional dance students from the PBA Dance Ensemble.
- 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Friday, November 18-19
- Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Rinker Playhouse
- For tickets, contact Kravis Center Box Office at (561) 832-7469
Student Art Show Opening Reception
6 p.m. Friday, November 19
Tauni de Lesseps Art Gallery, Warren Library
PBA Symphony Concert
The Palm Beach Atlantic Symphony continues its 2021-22 season with a concert of selections
from the symphonic repertoire. This program will feature guest soloist, pianist Joseph
The Joy of Christmas
The Palm Beach Atlantic University band and choral ensembles presents their inaugural
Joy of Christmas concert. This program will feature several prominent holiday tunes to mark the official
start of the Christmas season.
The Smith Family Conservatory of the Arts at The King’s Academy and the Palm Beach
Atlantic University Preparatory Department bring you The Nutcracker.
The Bill Mays Ensemble: A Jazzy Christmas
Music by Charles Strouse. Lyrics by Martin Charnin. Book by Thomas Meehan. Based on
Little Orphan Annie by permission of The Media Tribune Services, Inc.
Celebrate the Christmas season as PBA Children’s Theatre presents one of the world’s
best-loved musicals about everyone’s favorite orphan, Annie Jr. This heart-warming musical will leave you and your family filled with Christmas joy,
with musical favorites that will leave you and your family singing and warm! Recommended for ages 6 and up; Musical.
- 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday, December 16-18; 2 p.m. Saturday, December 18
- Tickets go on sale November 15, 2021
- Tickets: $20 general admission