Williams' Senior Art Exhibition Artist Talk & Reception is April 26
Limestone College’s Department of Art is currently hosting the senior exhibition “Journey” by Raymond Williams, Jr., in Granberry Gallery. The exhibit started on April 23 and will run through May 6, with a reception and artist talk scheduled for Thursday, April 26, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The exhibit and the reception are both free and open to the public.
Limestone College Theatre To Present "Learned Ladies" February 22-24
Limestone College’s Department of Theatre will present “The Learned Ladies” during a three-night run February 22-24. Showtime will be at 7:30 each night at Limestone Center Theatre, located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney. Starting at 6:45 p.m., there will be a dramaturgical presentation before the show on February 23.
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.
Musical "Anything Goes" Coming To Limestone Theatre April 26-29
Limestone College’s Department of Theatre and Music will present the Tony Award-winning musical “Anything Goes” during a four-show run April 26-29. The start time for each show April 26-28 will be at 7:30 p.m., and a 3 p.m. performance will take place on April 29. Limestone Center Theatre is located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney.
"The Altruists" Coming To Limestone Theatre November 16-18
A production of “The Altruists” will have a three-night run at Limestone College Theatre on November 16-18. Show-time each day is at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $10 each, while those 65-over and non-Limestone students (with ID) are $8 each. Limestone students, faculty and staff are admitted free. Tickets will be available at the door starting one hour before each performance. Tickets can be ordered in advance at limestone-college.ticketleap.com. Limestone College Theatre is located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney.
Marching Saints Now Welcoming Students From Spartanburg Community College
The Limestone College Athletic Bands will now be providing opportunities for students from Spartanburg Community College to join the Marching Saints. The new partnership will give Spartanburg Community College students a chance to take the field with the band at Limestone football games, local marching competitions, and more. Spartanburg Community College students who are interested must attend the Marching Saints Band Camp that runs August 10-17. Following the completion of camp, students will practice each Monday and Thursday from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. during football season.
Senior Percussion Recital Scheduled For Tuesday, February 19, at Fullerton Auditorium
On Tuesday, February 19, seniors Will Tomkins and Quandarius Neal will present a joint percussion recital at 7:30 p.m. in Fullerton Auditorium. Tomkins first discovered his love for percussion 13 years ago. Known for always sitting in the back of the classroom, it was no surprise when the then-clarinetist found his way to the back of the band room… and right to the percussion instruments. That same year, Neal, a Union, SC native, found himself drawn to them for a different reason. “Seeing my big sister do band made me join,” he said. “I joined percussion because it looked cool.”
REMINDER: "Ghost Sonata" To Be Performed At Limestone Theatre March 14-16
Limestone College’s Department of Theatre will present “The Ghost Sonata” during a three-night run March 14-16. Show time each day at Limestone Theatre, located at 130 Leadmine Street in Gaffney, is 7:30 p.m.
Limestone Chorus To Once Again Deliver "Singing Valentines" On February 14
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the Limestone College Chorus is once again making plans to help you surprise your special someone. For the fifth straight year, the Limestone College Chorus is prepared to deliver an out of the ordinary gift later this month, a Singing Valentine. The Chorus members will deliver Singing Valentines throughout the Cherokee County area on Thursday, Feb. 14, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Wind Collision Concert Scheduled April 9
The Limestone College Department of Music presents Wind Collision in concert on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in Carroll Recital Hall. Comprised of Jonathan Kierspe on saxophone and Samuel Anderson on bass trombone, Wind Collision was formed in 2017. The duo initially met during their senior year of high school at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities, and they have since performed at a NASA Regional conference in Indiana, commissioned six works, and set up a multi-state tour where they will give masterclasses and perform their original works.
Piano Concert By Ryan F. Smith At Limestone On March 19
Pianist Ryan F. Smith will perform in concert at Limestone College on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. inside Fullerton Auditorium. Smith is a native of Union, and his 95-year-old grandmother graduated from Limestone in the Class of 1924. He is a Fellow of Music at New Saint Andrews College and Conservatory of Music in Moscow, Idaho, where he teaches a full piano studio. Smith has performed across the United States in both solo and collaborative recitals. Prior to his move to Idaho, he was on the Music faculty at Coker College.
12th Annual Honor Band Concert At Limestone College On January 31 & February 1
The Limestone College Department of Music will conduct its 12th annual High School Honor Band Clinic Thursday, Jan. 31, through Friday, Feb.1. Each year, students from grades 9-12 are nominated by their band directors to participate in the clinic. Those selected are then asked to submit audition videos to determine chair placement. But regardless of where they sit, participants will receive top-notch instruction and the opportunity to perform with their highly-talented peers, completely free of charge.
Saints Percussion Continues To Improve Competition Scores
Limestone College’s indoor drumline, known as Saints Percussion, competed at the Winter Guard International Spartanburg Regional at Dorman High School on March 2 and performed its show “Behind Blue Eyes.” The show featured music by The Who and was the first public performance of the program in its entirety. Saints Percussion finished in third place with a score of 72.65, an 11-point increase of a prior score from the ensemble’s charter season in 2014.
Saints Percussion Back In Action For 2019 Competition Season
Limestone College’s indoor drumline, Saints Percussion, made its 2019 debut on January 26 at the Carolina Winter Ensemble Association (CWEA) Premiere West held at Dorman High School. Presenting approximately half of its program, "Behind Blue Eyes," the ensemble posted a score of 71.70, a 10-point increase of a prior score from its charter season in 2014.
Dr. Randy Nichols' "Agency And New Media" On Display In Granberry Hall Art Gallery
The Smartphone Museum presents "Agency and New Media," an interactive installation in Limestone College’s Granberry Hall Art Gallery now through February 24. There was a reception and curator's talk from Associate Professor Dr. Randy D. Nichols on January 23 at 5 p.m. The exhibit explores how digital technology has enabled a paradigm shift in media by allowing users to print, publish, produce, edit, and share across various platforms in areas such as music, photography, movies, and more.