Performance Calendar


 

We invite the public to attend all of our faculty, student and guest artist performances! Download a Fall 2017 events calendar.


Live Streaming

Many of our performances are live-streamed for the convenience of those who can not attend. All of the events that will be live-streamed are noted below, but we highly encourage you to experience our performances in person. Archives of past live-streamed performances can be found here


Location Information

The Smith Recital Hall, Sakas Theater and Lipscomb Gallery are located on the SC Governor's School for Arts and Humanities campus at 15 University Street, Greenville, SC, 29601.

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NOVEMBER

  • November 2 - Artist Talk: Tom Dimond and Terry Jarrard-Dimond
    4:30 p.m., Lipscomb Gallery, SCGSAH Campus
    South Carolina natives Tom Dimond and Terry Jarrard-Dimond will give a talk about their work, on display in the Lipscomb Gallery until November 4. The gallery showcases a diverse range of two-dimensional work from both husband and wife.

  • November 2-4 - Fall Main Stage Production: The Winter's Tale
    7:30 p.m., Sakas Theatre, SCGSAH Campus    

    Drama seniors will perform one of Shakespeare's last plays, The Winter's Tale, which pits envy and hubris against grace and time. Stricken with jealousy, Leontes, the King of Sicilia, imprisons his queen and condemns his friend, the King of Bohemia. He defies the wisdom of the Oracle of Delphi, and his realm is frozen in a perpetual winter.  His insistence on absolute authority costs him his family, friends, reputation, self-respect, and bliss. Only chance, fortune, and human kindness can save him from his self-crafted abyss. Reservations are encouraged and may be made the week prior to the performances by calling the Drama Box Office at 864.282.3737.

  • November 5 - Fall Main Stage Production: The Winter's Tale
    2:00 p.m., Sakas Theatre, SCGSAH Campus
    Drama seniors will perform one of Shakespeare's last plays, The Winter's Tale, which pits envy and hubris against grace and time. Stricken with jealousy, Leontes, the King of Sicilia, imprisons his queen and condemns his friend, the King of Bohemia. He defies the wisdom of the Oracle of Delphi, and his realm is frozen in a perpetual winter.  His insistence on absolute authority costs him his family, friends, reputation, self-respect, and bliss. Only chance, fortune, and human kindness can save him from his self-crafted abyss. Reservations are encouraged and may be made the week prior to the performances by calling the Drama Box Office at 864.282.3737.

  • November 10 - Student Music Recital
    3:20 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus
    Livestream here.



  • November 13 - Guest Artist: Howard Kim, piano
    7:30 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus
    Dr. Howard Kim is a trained concert pianist with a B.A. from the University of California-Los Angeles and a Doctor of Musical Arts from Eastman School of Music. He currently teaches as an associate professor at Anderson University. Come hear Dr. Kim perform in the Smith Recital Hall on the Governor's School campus.


  • November 13 - December 8 - SCGSAH Visual Arts Student Show
    Lipscomb Gallery, SCGSAH Campus
    An exhibition showcasing work created by Governor's School Visual Art students in the Senior Life Drawing class.


  • November 14 - UNC Greensboro Faculty Recital
    1:30 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus
    The Governor's School welcomes Erika Boysen (flute), Mary Ashley Barret (oboe), Abigail Pack (horn), and James Douglass (piano) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The recital will include contemporary works, and is free and open to the public.

  • November 16 - Piano Ensembles Concert
    7:30 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus
    Governorís School pianists are featured in works for two performers at one or two pianos.  The selections are chosen from a vast library written originally for the medium by master composers.  The spring concert will feature pianists performing chamber music with student colleagues. Livestream here.

  • November 17 - Opera Scenes Concert
    7:30 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus

    The SCGSAH voice students will perform scenes selected from famous operas and operettas. Livestream here.

  • November 19 - Opera Scenes Concert
    3:00 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus

    The SCGSAH voice students will perform scenes selected from famous operas and operettas. Livestream here.

  • November 20 - Woodwind Chamber Music Recital
    7:30 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus
    Woodwind students culminate their semester-long study of chamber music repertoire with an evening of works for wind trios, quartets, and quintets. Livestream here.

  • November 28 - String Chamber Music Recital
    7:30 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus
    Livestream here.

  • November 30 - Brass Chamber Music Recital
    7:30 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus

    The Brass Chamber Ensemble will present a concert of brass music featuring two quintets and a trio. The groups will perform literature from the brass repertoire. The brass chamber ensembles are coached by Dr. Gary Malvern and Dr. David Hamilton. Livestream here.

 

DECEMBER

    • November 13 - December 8 - SCGSAH Visual Arts Student Show
      Lipscomb Gallery, SCGSAH Campus
      An exhibition showcasing work created by Governor's School Visual Art students in the Senior Life Drawing class.

    • December 1 - Student Music Recital
      3:20 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus
      Livestream here.

    • December 3 - Vocal Diction Recital
      3:00 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus

      Come experience an evening of beautiful music as the SCGSAH voice students perform a recital of German art songs. Livestream here.


    • December 5 - Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra Concert
      7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church

      The Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra and the Wind Ensemble will combine for their last concert of the semester. The program will include the Overture to Egmont by Beethoven, EspaŮa by Chabrier, and Three Dance Episodes from Rodeo by Copland. The Wind Ensemble will share the program, performing works by Percy Grainger, William Schuman, and others. Livestream here.


    • December 8 - Choral Concert: Cantus Chamber Choir and the Governor's School Choir
      7:30 p.m., Buncombe Street United Methodist

      The S.C. Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities Music Department presents the Cantus Chamber Choir and the Governor's School Choir, featuring talented young vocalists from across the state. Musical works to be performed include "Gloria" by John Rutter with organ, brass, and percussion, "Lux aurumque" by Eric Whitacre's, and movements from Randall Thompson's Frostiana. The Chamber Choir, comprised of 21 vocal students, will perform a cappella motets for the Christmas Season by Victoria, Elgar, Mendelssohn and Clarke. The Governor's School Choir includes all 94 musicians in the SCGSAH Music Department. This concert is free and open to the public. Livestream here.

    • December 9 - Creative Writing Junior Class Reading
      2:00 p.m., Sakas Theatre, SCGSAH Campus

      Creative Writing students will read from original works created during the semester. Readings will take place in the Sakas Theatre on the Governorís School campus. A reception will be held in the Sakas Theatre lobby following the readings. Livestream here.


    • December 9 - Creative Writing Senior Class Reading
      7:00 p.m., Sakas Theatre, SCGSAH Campus

      Creative Writing students will read from original works created during the semester. Readings will take place in the Sakas Theatre on the Governorís School campus. A reception will be held in the Sakas Theatre lobby following the readings. Livestream here.


    • December 11 - Jazz Orchestra Concert
      7:30 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus

      The SCGSAH Jazz Orchestra will present a program of music that typically features music from both the American song book and modern jazz repertoire. The concert will feature both the big band and a smaller ensemble. Livestream here.

    • December 12 - Percussion Ensemble Concert
      7:30 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus

      The Governorís School percussionists will perform arrangements that highlight the musical range, intricate rhythms, and dynamic sounds of popular and lesser known instruments. Works to be performed include Pulse by Henry Cowell, Chamber Piece for Percussion Quintet by Michael Colgrass, and American Patrol for Percussion Quintet by F. Meacham.The Wind Ensemble will share the program performing works by Percy Grainger, William Schuman, and others. Livestream here.

    • December 16 - Winter Student Dance Performance
      7:30 p.m., Gunter Theatre, Peace Center

      Join us for an evening of classical ballet, modern and contemporary dance showcasing the grace and elegance, as well as the passion and versatility, of the Governor's School dancers. Reservations may be made at www.peacecenter.org beginning three weeks prior to the performance date. As a courtesy to the family and community members that wish to attend, please limit reservations to no more than four seats, and please contact the Peace Center Box Office if any tickets will not be needed. Thank you for your cooperation and support. Livestream here.

    • December 17 - Winter Student Dance Performance
      2:00 p.m., Gunter Theatre, Peace Center

      Join us for an afternoon of classical ballet, modern and contemporary dance showcasing the grace and elegance, as well as the passion and versatility, of the Governor's School dancers. Reservations may be made at www.peacecenter.org beginning three weeks prior to the performance date. As a courtesy to the family and community members that wish to attend, please limit reservations to no more than four seats, and please contact the Peace Center Box Office if any tickets will not be needed. Thank you for your cooperation and support. Livestream here.

    • December 19 - Student Music Recital
      1:30 p.m., Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus
      Livestream here.