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Vision: Inspire  ♦  Create  ♦  Perform            Changing Lives Through the Power of the Arts.


Anne Carncross (theatre) and her Stagecraft students volunteered for a combined 62 hours over 2 days on the build of a Habitat for Humanity home. Aside from helping with the creation of a home, the students were able to gain both tool and building experience they would not normally be provided due to space constraints.

Several piano students, including Pedro Che and Jason Gomez, have recently performed as part of Koreshan State Historic Site's Music Series, which is open to the public.

Members of the Wind Orchestra have been asked to play at Carnegie Hall on November 27.

Michael Rohrbacher (music) recently served as disciplinary mentor for a senior high school student in the Collier County Public School's Advanced Placement Laureate Program, and presented continuing education courses for music therapists at both regional and national music therapy conferences.

Anica Sturdivant (Gallery Coordinator) juried and gave a talk at BIG Arts for their DiscARTed exhibition this past October and November.

Gerritt VanderMeer (theatre) hosts a free monthly podcast entitled The State of Shakespeare, available on iTunes.

Mary Voytek (art) serves as a Board member to the Sydney and Berne Davis Art Center.

Judy Evans (music) has been working in the Collier County Public Schools as the Orchestra Director; in Pinellas County, setting up a pre-kindergarten violin program; and in Hillesborough County doing a teacher/student workshop.


September 17 through October 1  
  • Capturing 24 Hours 2015; ArtLab; 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday) and until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday (this exhibition is free and open to the public)

Tuesday, September 27 
  • 7:30 p.m. Music Education Lecture by Dr. Ryan Hourigan; U.Tobe Recital Hall, Music Building (this event is free and open to the public)

October 1-11  
  • Xanadu, a co-production with the Theatre Program and TheatreZone in Naples, with performances at various times Thursday-Sunday; TheatreLab, Arts Complex; Tickets are $40 & $45 and available on TheatreZone's website by clicking here

Sunday, October 4 
  • 3:00 p.m. Symphonic & Jazz Bands concert; Lamb of God Church, 19691 Cypress View Dr, Fort Myers (this event is free and open to the public)