Calendar

January 2020

Firebird Suite illustration
Friday Jan 10

Wednesday Feb 26

Visual Arts Student Exhibition: Firebird Suite

09:00 am 05:00 pm

Greenville Center for Creative Arts

101 Abney Street, Greenville, SC 29611

In collaboration with the Greenville Center for the Creative Arts (GCCA) and Greenville Symphony Orchestra (GSO), Governor’s School Visual Arts students in the Senior Figure Drawing class created large-scale illustrations to accompany the GSO’s performance of Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite.

February 2020

Student Artwork
Tuesday Feb 18

Friday Feb 21

Mid-Year Visual Arts Student Exhibition

09:00 pm 02:00 pm

Lipscomb Gallery, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The Governor’s School’s Visual Arts Department presents an exhibition featuring a variety of student work from the Fall 2019 jury selection. This exhibition runs from January 27 to February 22, 2020.

March 2020

Youth Art Month
Monday Mar 02

Friday Mar 06

SC Art Education Association Youth Art Month Exhibition

09:00 am 02:00 pm

Lipscomb Gallery, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The Lipscomb Gallery hosts the South Carolina Arts Education Association’s Youth Art Month Western Region Exhibit featuring artwork from Upstate students and arts educators. A reception will be held on Sunday, March 8, from 1:30 – 3 p.m. in the Lipscomb Gallery. Guests to the Lipscomb Gallery are asked to sign in at the Visitor Center upon arrival to campus.
student singers onstage
Monday Mar 02

Cantus Choir Concert

07:30 pm 09:00 pm

Smith Recital Hall, SCGAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The Cantus Chamber Choir will present a program of music from the 1600's to the 21st century, including seven compositions by Randall Thompson based on the poetry of Robert Frost. This event is free and open to the public. Join us in the Smith Recital Hall or watch online at http://bit.ly/2HHMkG4.
Wednesday Mar 04

20th Anniversary Celebration- Columbia

06:00 pm 07:30 pm

701 Whaley

701 Whaley Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Join us for 20th anniversary cocktail reception in Columbia! Experience our students work and learn more about the impact of the Governor's School. March 4, 2020 701 Whaley Way Columbia, SC RSVP for your complimentary tickets Sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact Amanda.herlihy@gsafoundation.net or 864-282-4104.
Students singing
Thursday Mar 05

French Vocal Diction Recital

This event will be live streamed

07:30 pm 08:30 pm

Smith Recital Hall

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Join Governor's School's talented vocalists as they present a recital of beautiful French art songs. This is the third concert in our series of diction concerts, each of which present art songs in a different language. Join us in Smith Recital Hall or watch online at http://bit.ly/2RbcSnE.
Youth Art Month
Sunday Mar 08

SCAEA Youth Art Month Exhibition Reception

01:30 pm 03:00 pm

Lipscomb Gallery, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The Lipscomb Gallery hosts the South Carolina Arts Education Association’s Youth Art Month Western Region Exhibit featuring artwork from Upstate students and arts educators. A reception will be held on Sunday, March 8, from 1:30 – 3 p.m. in the Lipscomb Gallery.
student wind musicians on stage
Tuesday Mar 10

Wind Ensemble Concert

07:30 pm 09:00 pm

Gunter Theater, Peace Center

300 S. Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The Wind Ensemble presents a concert featuring clarinetists Dr. Kyra Zhang, SCGSAH faculty, and Dr. Cecilia Kang, of Furman University.
students playing stringed instruments
Thursday Mar 19

Concertato String Orchestra

This event will be live streamed

07:30 pm 09:00 pm

Smith Recital Hall

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The Concertato String Orchestra presents an exciting Baroque symphony by Johann Stamitz; an elegant dance suite from Respighi’s "Ancient Aires and Dances"; and Gerald Finzi’s hauntingly beautiful "Eclogue for Piano and String Orchestra, Op. 10", with faculty artist Stephen Taylor as pianist. The concert will close with Peter Warlock’s well-loved "Capriol Suite". This performance is free and open to the public.
Grand Jeté
Saturday Mar 21

Sunday Mar 22

Grand Jeté

SC Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Ballet students, ages 10-19, are invited to participate in South Carolina’s premier student ballet competition, Grand Jeté, on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Students will compete for cash prizes, attend master classes led by Governor's School faculty, and receive feedback from internationally recognized dance professionals—Jeffery Bullock, Helen Pickett, and Melissa Toogood.
Monday Mar 23

Friday Apr 24

20th Anniversary Juried Alumni Exhibition

09:00 am 02:00 pm

Lipscomb Gallery, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

In honor of the SC Governor's School 20th anniversary, the Visual arts Department is hosting a juried exhibition featuring work from alumni who attended the residential high school and summer Honors Program. The gallery is free and open to the public. Visitors are asked to sign in at the Visitor Center upon arrival.
students singing
Sunday Mar 29

Voice Senior Recital

This event will be live streamed

03:00 pm 04:30 pm

Smith Recital Hall, SCGAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Voice seniors present their senior recitals. These concerts represent the culmination of the students' private lessons during their time at the Governor's School. Recitals are grouped by instrumental area and feature approximately twenty minutes of music by each performer. This event is free and open to the public. Join us in th Smith Recital hall or watch online at http://bit.ly/2V7Ek9f.
students singing
Sunday Mar 29

Voice Senior Recitals

This event will be live streamed

07:00 pm 09:00 pm

Smith Recital Hall, SCGAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

SC Governor's School voice seniors present their senior recitals. These concerts represent the culmination of the students’ private lessons during their time at the Governor’s School. Recitals are grouped by instrumental area and feature approximately twenty minutes of music by each performer. This event is free and open to the public. Join us in the Smith Recital Hall or watch online at http://bit.ly/2vMbnFw.
Joseph Rackers playing piano.
Tuesday Mar 31

Guest Artist: Joseph Rackers

07:30 pm 09:00 pm

Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The Governor's School Music Department is proud to present Guest Artist, pianist Dr. Joseph Rackers. Hailed as an “American Virtuoso” by Audiophile Audition, Rackers formerly served on the faculty of the University of South Carolina School of Music and has recently become a professor at the prestigious Eastman School of Music. Rackers's program will include works of late Beethoven in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth. This event is free and open to the public.

April 2020

a bare stage with a single microphone
Thursday Apr 02

Drama Studio IV Chekhov Rehearsal Project

07:30 pm 09:00 pm

Sakas Theatre, SCGSAH Campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Often during the career journeys of theatre artists, there is a moment of realization that our audiences often miss out on the best part of the process of preparing a play: the rehearsal. More specifically, the supported rehearsal. Many times the most creative and rewarding work happens during this phase of the rehearsal process; the time just before all the “real” production elements are added and the time before the work is presented to an audience In this situation, the actor works in an environment with minimal lights, no unnecessary scenery or furniture, and just the essential sound, props, and
Tuesday Apr 07

Dreamville

06:30 pm 08:30 pm

Gunter Theatre, Peace Center

300 S. Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities presents "Dreamville," a showcase of the extraordinary talent of the Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Music, and Visual Arts students and alumni.
Four students playing woodwind instruments
Thursday Apr 09

Woodwind Chamber Concert

This event will be live streamed

02:30 pm 04:00 pm

Smith Recital Hall, SCGSAH campus

15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

The Governor's School's Music Department presents an evening of trios, quartets, and quintets, as our woodwind students share their talents in this culmination of their semester-long study of chamber music. This performance is free and open to the public. Join us in Smith Recital Hall or watch online at http://bit.ly/39NLqnA.