David Engel

David Engel dove into the local community and empowered healthcare and social workers to care for those in need with a smile on their face. He also met the College of Social Work’s faculty and students for a workshop focused on the healing art of hospital clowning, its history and acting skills that will be […]

Cristina Pato

Cristina Pato shared her artistic journey through Transcending Disciplines: An Artist’s Journey to Cultural Sustainability at the Center for Global Engagement. Pato has forged a multifaceted career as an internationally acclaimed Galician bagpipe master, classical pianist, producer and educator. She showcased how her multiple identities have acted as a platform to probe social questions that […]

Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth held an open rehearsal for School of Theatre students, providing students an opportunity to see a master at the top of their field at work. Kristin was also getting over a cold, so students watched as she adjusted her scales, stressing the importance of taking care of one’s voice. Afterward, Kristin took the […]

Things to Do: Take in Unity Concert, Kristin Chenoweth, bagpipes and Children’s Day

Opening Nights presents Emmy and Tony award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth performing songs from her album “The Art of Elegance,” a collection of American Songbook classics, Broadway and well-known standards, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall.

December 2019

Director’s Column ON Director Michael Blachly Please accept my sincere best wishes for the new year as we enter a new decade. We will start the new decade with the legendary sounds of The Righteous Brothers who boast a string of #1 classics. The breadth of our offerings for the balance of January and February […]

Canadian Brass

Canadian Brass hosted a master class with students from the FSU College of Music’s brass studios in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall–just before their public performance that night. In this class, a graduate brass quintet performed several pieces perfectly and the touring company provided valuable, fun and sometimes silly feedback from their years of public performance experience. They […]

Best Bets: Catch a concert with Third Eye Blind or Sister Hazel

As part of Opening Nights at Florida State University, Sister Hazel will be bringing its energetic show featuring new music and chart-topping hits to Ruby Diamond Concert Hall Tuesday, Nov. 19. Hailing from Gainesville, Sister Hazel’s has been called “one of the Top 100 Most Influential Independent Performers of the last 15 years” by Performing […]

Kevin Spencer – Tallahassee Community College Student Services

Kevin Spencer presented a special lecture in partnership with TCC Student Services. During this lecture, Kevin was able to impact TCC students and faculty along with special guests from the TCC Emergency Management Team, ACE (Adult Community Education) students and teachers, Flagler College students, and professors from the Education Department. Even some students from ACE […]