First Friday News

The Bower School of Music & the Arts produces a newsletter on the first Friday of each month with information about the work of our students, faculty, staff and alumni within the FGCU community and beyond.

Current Issue:

First Friday News, Edition 29, August 2019

For the first edition of the 2019-2020 Academic Year, the August issue includes a letter from Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, Director of the BSM&A; bits of news from our Faculty, Students and Alumni; the events for the month of August at the BSM&A; and a notice for children's piano classes to be held over the course of the year.


Past Issues:

First Friday News, Edition 28, June 2019

For the final edition of the 2018-2019 Academic Year, the June issue includes letters from both Dr. Michael Rohrbacher, Interim Director of the BSM&A and Provost James Llorens. The First Friday News will be taking its annual vacation next month, but will be back in August with all of the exciting news of our new season and from throughout the BSM&A.


First Friday News, Edition 27, May 2019

This month's issue includes the winners of the Southwest Florida Symphony's Prescott Competition, the final Storytelling Slam, information from Around the BSM&A and a new feature entitled "Focus On..." where you will get to know one of the members of the BSM&A community


First Friday News, Edition 26, April 2019

This month's issue includes the award winners from the 21st Annual Student Juried Exhibition, news from our Alumni and from Around the BSM&A and the list of events through the end of the 2019 Season