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"American Horizons" Wind Ensemble Concert Scheduled For December 4 At Limestone

The Limestone College Wind Ensemble will perform an “American Horizons” concert on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium.

Admission to the concert is free, and the public is invited to attend.

Conducted by Dr. Patrick Carney, Limestone Director of Instrumental Music, the Wind Ensemble will feature the works of prominent American composers who have defined the wind band profession throughout the 20th Century. Among them is “Illuminate the Horizon,” an original composition written and conducted by Joseph Earp, Limestone’s Director of Athletic Bands.

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Handel’s “Messiah” Coming To Limestone College On December 2

Celebrate the beginning of Advent by attending the performance of the Christmas portion of Handel’s “Messiah” by the Limestone College & Community Chorus.  The concert, accompanied by chamber orchestra, will be held in Fullerton Auditorium at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 2. 

There is no admission charge for this event sponsored by the Limestone College Department of Music.

Limestone To Present Percussion Concert On November 13

Limestone To Present Percussion Concert On November 13

Limestone College's two Percussion Ensembles and the iPan Steel Drum Band will be featured in a concert held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium.

Admission to the concert is free, and the public is invited to attend.

The ensembles will explore music for percussion that is historically significant, as well as music from the modern day. The iPan band will be presenting popular music arrangements along with traditional steel drum band music.

Leso, Cudd To Be Featured At Tuba Recital on November 6

Leso, Cudd To Be Featured At Tuba Recital on November 6

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, senior Thomas Leso and junior Colby Cudd will present a joint tuba recital at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium.

Leso, who has studied the tuba for over a decade, is a second-year member of the 208th Army Band. For his final recital at Limestone College, the music education major will perform “Vocalise,” “Sonata No. 1 in F,” and the “Gregson Tuba Concerto.”

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Flutist Angela Massey in Concert On October 30

The Limestone College Department of Music will present flutist Angela Massey in concert on Tuesday, October 30, at 7:30 PM in Carroll Recital Hall.


Jarred Morehead To Present Guest Artist Piano Concert On October 9

The Limestone College Department of Music will host a piano concert by Jarred Morehead at Fullerton Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 9, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

A graduate of Burns High School and a Shelby, NC native, Morehead is a pianist and teacher in New York City.

Professors Emily Tuttle and Carolyn Ford Lead Trip to Spain & Portugal

Countdown to Saturday when Professors Emily Tuttle and Carolyn Ford will lead a group of ten to Spain and Portugal.

"High impact practices such as taking students abroad is so important to us," states Ford. "Emily and I are already planning next summer's trip to the British Isles."

Senior Shows for Taylor Sheppard and Raymond Williams

This semester we celebrated many firsts including the first solo exhibit by a freshman (Morgan Faucett), the first exhibit by a minor (Taylor Sheppard), and the first exhibit by a legally blind student (Raymond Williams). 

2018 Academic Awards Night Recipients

Limestone College hosted its annual Academic Awards night. Each year the faculty vote on those that have set high standards and are proving their worth in the LC Art Department. Students received Fine Arts Scholarship or Activity Grant offers as part of the department's gratitude. 

Here is a list of this year's awards: 

Spring Academic Awards: 

Senior Awards:Presented by Carolyn Ford and Jennie Sweo

            Christine Wicht and Windy Addington

Rising Artist Awards:Presented by Carolyn Ford             

Carolyn Ford and Brett Schenning Receive Awards

During the 2018 Academic Awards not only were the Art students recognized for their hard work, but also, Professors Brett Schenning and Carolyn Ford. 

British Isles Trip Abroad Slated for Summer 2019

Professors Emily Tuttle and Carolyn Ford are proud to announce our next trip abroad: British Isles! This 11 day trip is tentatively slated for May 2019 and will include  Killarney, Blarney, Dublin, Holyhead, North Wales, Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford, London.

"In the British Isles, the bindings of culture and history are as strong as King Arthur’s sword.

Celebration by Morgan Faucett

The Art Department proudly announces Celebration: Solo Show by Morgan Faucett in the A.J. Eastwood Library conference room. The show will be on display from April 4-May 12 with a birthday party reception April 9 from 6-7pm.  "Morgan Faucett worked so hard during her first semester, the faculty voted to offer her a solo show. We are so happy that she has agreed to curate new and old works of art to show to the campus."--Carolyn Ford.  Morgan is a second-semester freshman from Union, SC. This event is free and open to the public. Vegan treats will be served. 

Brett Schenning Published in Oxford American

Brett Schenning, Limestone College Art Department professor, has been published in the latest feature on Oxford American’s “Eyes on the South.” His series ‘Small Towns, Big Dreams’ is a documentary photographic project that explores the hardships in post-Great Recession rural America.

Carolyn Ford Presents Teacher Workshop at Waterworks

Professor Carolyn Ford presented back to back workshops at Waterworks Visual Arts Center for professional development for the Art Specialists of the Rowan Salisbury schools. Demonstrations included concepts in positive/negative reversals and the reductive processes in clay and printmaking. "The opportunity to teach other teachers reinforces the idea of community. I hope to connect with the local schools and show them all Limestone has to offer."

With Pen & Mouse: Drawings By Dr. Jennie Sweo in the Granberry Gallery

We welcome Dr. Jennie Sweo to the department by featuring a solo exhibition of her works With Pen & Mouse in the Granberry Gallery February 15-March 29, 2018. Dr. Sweo will give an artist talk and lecture on her works during the reception February 20 at 6pm. Dr. Sweo is serving her first year at Limestone after finishing her PhD in New Zealand. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact or