Calendar

November 2019

Monday Nov 11

Friday Dec 13

Senior Life Drawing Exhibit, “Firebird”

Lipscomb Gallery, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The Senior Life Drawing students were invited by the Greenville Center for Creative Arts and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra (GSO) to create large-scale illustrations that visually tell the story of Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird, a ballet and orchestral concert work. The students’ work will be featured in a multi-media presentation at the Peace Center when the GSO performs the Firebird Suite on January 25 and 26. The Lipscomb Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All guests are asked to sign in at the Visitor Center upon arriving to campus.
Thursday Nov 21

Saturday Nov 23

Studio IV Performance: Talk to Me Like the Rain

07:30 pm

Sakas Theatre, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Tennessee Williams was an innovative and poetic playwright whose plays and characters forever changed American Theatre. As one critic stated, “We cannot imagine a time (his masterpieces) didn’t exist.” Drama seniors will interpret and present short works from this two-time Pulitzer Prize winner as they strive to extend their scholarship, creativity, and technique. This production will include pieces of the following one-acts: The Lady of Larkspur Lotion , 27 Wagons Full of Cotton , This Property is Condemned , Kingdom of Earth , Auto Da Fe , and Talk to Me Like the Rain...and Let Me Listen . Performances will
Thursday Nov 21

Brass Chamber Music

This event will be live streamed

07:30 pm

Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The Brass Chamber Ensembles will present a concert of brass music featuring Quintet No. 1 by Victor Ewald, Suite from the Monteregian Hills by Morley Calvert, Bankelsangerlieder by Daniel Speer, and other works from the standard brass chamber literature.
Sunday Nov 24

Studio IV Performance: Talk to Me Like the Rain

02:00 pm

Sakas Theatre, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Tennessee Williams was an innovative and poetic playwright whose plays and characters forever changed American Theatre. As one critic stated, “We cannot imagine a time (his masterpieces) didn’t exist.” Drama seniors will interpret and present short works from this two-time Pulitzer Prize winner as they strive to extend their scholarship, creativity, and technique. This production will include pieces of the following one-acts: The Lady of Larkspur Lotion , 27 Wagons Full of Cotton , This Property is Condemned , Kingdom of Earth , Auto Da Fe , and Talk to Me Like the Rain...and Let Me Listen . Performances will

December 2019

SCGSAH Foundation 20th Anniversary Statewide Tour, Spartanburg
Thursday Dec 05

20th Anniversary Cocktail Drop-in

06:00 pm 07:30 pm

AC Hotel by Marriott Spartanburg

225 West Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306

Spartanburg is the fourth stop on the Governor's School Foundation's 20th Anniversary Statewide Tour! Community members, alumni, and longtime supporters of the SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities are invited to join us at the AC Hotel by Marriott Spartanburg for a cocktail drop-in to celebrate 20 years of artistic and academic excellence. This special event is hosted by Creative Writing faculty Mamie Morgan, Governor's School supporter Alan Hester, and Governor's School Music alum (2005) Megan Murph. Thank you to our generous 20th-anniversary sponsors: BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Charter Communications, First Citizens Bank, Prisma Health-Upstate, Valerie &
Saturday Dec 07

Creative Writing Junior Class Reading

03:00 pm

John I. Smith Library, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The culminating events of the fall semester, these class readings feature original student work in short fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. In past years, selections from these readings have gone on to garner national acclaim in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and the YoungArts competition, as well as publication in journals such as Tin House and The Georgia Review.
Saturday Dec 07

Creative Writing Senior Class Reading

07:00 pm

John I. Smith Library, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The culminating events of the fall semester, these class readings feature original student work in short fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. In past years, selections from these readings have gone on to garner national acclaim in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and the YoungArts competition, as well as publication in journals such as Tin House and The Georgia Review.
Tuesday Dec 10

Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra

This event will be live streamed

07:30 pm

Hartness Performing Arts Center

245 Cavalier Drive, Greenville, SC 29607

The Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra will perform several works, including Schubert's beautiful Symphony No. 8 in B Minor , his "Unfinished" Symphony. Come hear what Schubert composed and imagine what he might have written if he had completed the work!
Friday Dec 13

Choral Concert

This event will be live streamed

07:30 pm

Grace Baptist Church

37 Pinckney Street, Greenville, SC 29601

This evening of choral music features the 84-voice Governor’s School Choir and the 20-voice Cantus Chamber Choir. The featured work on the program will be Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” performed with an instrumental ensemble of Governor’s School students. Other seasonal works will be presented by both ensembles.
Saturday Dec 14

Sunday Dec 15

Winter Dance Performances

07:30 pm

Gunter Theatre at the Peace Center

300 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601

A performance 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. Tickets are free and are available through the Peace Center Box Office at www.peacecenter.org. Dance performances are recorded and will be available for viewing on Livestream.com/SCGSAH within 5–10 busines days. December 14, 7:30 p.m. December 15, 2:00 p.m.
Reserve Tickets
Monday Dec 16

Jazz Orchestra

This event will be live streamed

07:30 pm

Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The SCGSAH Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Quartet perform music from the both the classics and contemporary American Popular Songbook. The concert will feature a diverse array of music, from Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Leonard Bernstein to the Beatles.
Tuesday Dec 17

Percussion Ensemble

This event will be live streamed

07:30 pm

Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The fall concert will include John Beck’s rousing Overture for Percussion Ensemble, reminiscent in style of romantic-era opera overtures; Phonetiks, by Ron Delp, with many different sounds of bells, triangles and cymbals all interacting using very complex rhythms; Aram Khatchaturian’s Sabre Dance with its usual high intensity; and closing with Vic Firth’s famous Encore in Jazz.