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Popular Festival of Keys returns Feb. 12

The South Carolina School of the Arts is pleased bring back a community favorite in musical performance, The Festival of Keys, on February 12th at 7:30pm in the Henderson Auditorium of the Rainey Fine Arts Center. A mus...

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AU Musical Theatre student Craig Smith wins second place in national competition

Craig Smith, an AU musical theatre major and Anderson, South Carolina, native, won second place in his category at the 2015 National Student Auditions hosted by the National Association of Teachers of Singing. ...

Famous jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval stressed determination at master class

The South Carolina School of the Arts welcomed the world-famous jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval on campus March 20 for a master class and seminar.  Sandoval grew up in poverty in Cuba and defected to the United Stat...

Popular "President's Gala" Coming April 17th

Popular "President's Gala" Coming April 17

President and Mrs. Evans Whitaker cordially invite the Anderson community to the annual President’s Gala. A host of talented singers, dancers and instrumentalists will present the free concert on Friday, April 17, 2015,...

AU Choirs Present Spring Concert with Brass, Woodwind Ensembles

AU Choirs Present Spring Concert with Brass, Woodwind Ensembles

The choirs of Anderson University will present their annual spring concert at First Baptist Church of Anderson 7:30 Tuesday, March 3. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend this inspirational event and to bri...

Festival of Keys to Highlight Piano at the South Carolina School of the Arts

The South Carolina School of the Arts presents an annual crowd favorite, The Festival of Keys the evening before Valentine’s Day.  The multi-piano festival features AU faculty members Howard Kim and Lisa Kiser playi...

AU to Host Statewide Choral Conference

The Music Department of the South Carolina School of the Arts will host the annual conference of the South Carolina American Choral Directors beginning Friday on the Campus of Anderson University. The conference brings...

Acclaimed Jazz Musician/Historian to Visit AU

Jamey Aebersold, internationally known saxophonist and authority on JAZZ education and improvisation … and 2014 recipient of the National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Masters Award (the Nation’s highest honor) for his life...

 Johnny Mann

Anderson Names New Commercial Music Program for Johnny Mann

Dr. Evans Whitaker, president of Anderson University (SC) announced the creation of the Johnny Mann Center for Commercial Music at Anderson University in memory of the two-time Grammy Award-Winning composer, arranger, en...

Public invited to concert dedicating new grand piano at the South Carolina School of the Arts

Music lovers and friends of Anderson University’s South Carolina School of the Arts are invited to a special concert commemorating a rare occasion: the dedication of a new seven-foot Steinway & Sons grand piano. The...

Festival of Keys to feature radio host, musicians playing keyboards simultaneously

The South Carolina School of the Arts is pleased to bring back a community favorite in musical performance, The Festival of Keys, on February 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Henderson Auditorium of the Rainey Fine Arts Center. A...

Festival of Keys

Anderson’s Popular “Festival of Keys” Returns

The South Carolina School of the Arts is pleased bring back a community favorite in musical performance, The Festival of Keys, on February 8th at 7:30pm in the Henderson Auditorium of the Rainey Fine Arts Center. A must...

Christmas First Night

The community invited to Christmas First Night performances

Christmas First Night, an Anderson University tradition, features the best instrumental and vocal music, dance, and theatre from the South Carolina School of the Arts, all with an emphasis on the joy of the Christmas sea...

Mike Roylance

Boston Symphony Orchestra tuba player to perform at the South Carolina School of the Arts

Boston Symphony Orchestra tuba player Mike Roylance will perform at the South Carolina School of the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 11, in Daniel Recital Hall of the Rainey Fine Arts Building. Tickets are $5 for the...

Wind Ensemble

Wind Ensemble to perform music, host costume contest on Halloween

The Anderson University Wind Ensemble will present its annual Costume Concert on Thursday, October 31, at 7:00 p.m. on campus in the Rainey Fine Arts Center. This year's theme, "Children's Music," will include performanc...

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