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AU Playhouse stages Ibsen classic "A Doll's House" this week

The final show in “The Power of Love” season at the AU Playhouse, A Doll's House, runs this weekend only, Wednesday through Saturday April 6-9 at 7:30 PM with an additional 2:00 PM matinee on Saturday, April 9 in Belk Th...

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...

South Carolina School of the Arts Theater Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry

Theatre Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry featured on prominent Greenville website

This month, Greenvilleonline.com featured a story announcing the one-woman show by the South Carolina School of the Arts Theatre Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry. It explained the premise behind YESNOMAYBE: The...

Dr. Deborah McEniry

AU Theatre Professor Chosen for NYC Festival

Upstate theatre-goers will have an opportunity to see YESNOMAYBE: The Doppelganger and the Professor before it goes to New York City for the prestigious United Solo Theater Festival next month. The performance is fr...

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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. ...

Summer Repertory Theatre Returns

The Anderson University Summer Repertory Theatre returns to the South Carolina School of the Arts on June 22nd as area high school actors join with Anderson University actors and alumni to stage two plays. This year, the...

Candace Weddle, AU Art History Professor

AU Art History Professor Chosen for European Art Seminar

Candace Weddle, faculty member in the South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to parti...

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 Theatre Presents Broadway Production of Mary Poppins

The South Carolina School of the Arts will present the wildly successful Disney and Cameron Mackintosh Broadway production of Mary Poppins October 22-25 in the Henderson Auditorium of the Rainey Fine Arts Center. All sho...

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...

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