Bower School of Music & the Arts
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
Phone: (239) 590-7292
Fax: (239) 590-7581
Thank you for your interest in the Bower School of Music & the Arts at Florida Gulf Coast University. We are pleased to offer tickets to our Faculty & Guest Artist Series in our state-of-the-art U. Tobe Recital Hall located inside the Music Building. Many of our student ensemble concerts are free, some cost $10 for the general public and $7 for students, and some require complementary tickets. Most, but not all, of the student ensemble concerts will be in the U. Tobe Recital Hall. Please be sure to double check ticket information, concert times and locations for each event. We have no ability to refund or exchange tickets. The U. Tobe Recital Hall seats 210. There is no reserved seating. The doors will open one half hour prior to the scheduled concert time.
Directions: From Ben Hill Griffin Parkway enter FGCU’s main entrance. Drive to the first stop sign and turn right. Follow the curve around to the next stop sign and turn left. There will be a parking lot directly on your right as soon as you turn, and the Music Building is at the end of this lot. Please park here. Once you enter the sliding glass doors, the U. Tobe Recital Hall is on the right.
January 2015: If you are a member of HUM 2510, please check back for more information on the concerts that will count toward your music appreciation grade.
Bower School of Music & the Arts is pleased to announce a new subscription series for the 2014-2015 Season. Get your tickets all at once, and save up to 20%! If you were one of the people who missed out on seats at one of last season's sold out concerts or theatre performances, you will be guaranteed a seat this season, as long as you get your subscriptions in soon! Simply pick your package; choose your concerts and/or theatre performances; the tickets will be waiting for you at the door! For more information on our various packages, please click here
Thursday, March 12 – 7:30 p.m.
For six decades Rebecca Penneys has been hailed as a pianist of prodigious talent. She has played throughout the United States, East Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South America, Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Canada. Combining a busy concert schedule with seminars and master classes worldwide, Ms. Penneys teaches at the Eastman School of Music and at the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival.
Tuesday, March 17 – 7:30 p.m.
A Night at the Opera will be a spectacular evening to include arias, duets, and staged scenes from the repertory of beloved opera composers such as Carlisle Floyd, Mascagni, Menotti, Puccini, R. Strauss, Verdi, von Weber, and Wagner. For this concert the marvelous soprano, Jeanie Darnell will be joined by pianist Michael Baron. Bring your opera glasses and imagination!
Thursday, March 26 – 7:30 p.m.
The distinguished pianist Daehyun Kim from Seoul, South Korea will present a program featuring the music of Mozart and Schubert in the acoustically perfect U. Tobe Recital Hall. Mr. Kim's international performances and recordings are noted for their sensitivity and emotional content. He has taught at Indiana University, Seoul National University and several other important institutions of higher education. He is currently a Vice Professor at Myungii College of Music. An important recital not to be missed.
Please note that this concert has changed from the original program. From the Chopin Univeristy of Warsaw will no longer be offered.
**Please check this website often for ticket information and to confirm time, date and location.**
**If there is a cost or if complementary tickets are needed, they will be available two weeks prior to the event.**