2014-2015 Music, Theatre, and Arts Calendar

Fall  |  Spring  |  Summer

 Location Key

Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center: Sheridan Hall, FHSU Campus
Felten-Start Theatre: Malloy Hall, FHSU Campus
Palmer Hall: Malloy Hall, FHSU Campus
North Oak Community Church: 3000 Oak, Hays
Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art: Rarick Hall Room 102, FHSU Campus
     Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
St. Fidelis Church: 601 10th Street, Victoria
First Presbyterian Church: 2900 Hall Street, Hays    

Fall

August

22nd, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Gordan Sherman Sabbatical Exhibition Reception (Fall Gallery Walk), Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art

22nd - Sept. 12th
Gordon Sherman Sabbatical Exhibition, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art 

September

5th, 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist Recital: Judith Ofcarcik, Piano - Lecture Recital, First Presbyterian Church 
 
11th,  7:30 p.m.   
Faculty Artist Recital: Brad Dawson, Trumpet, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center
   
12th, 7:30 p.m.   
Faculty Artist Recital: Judith Ofcarcik, Piano, First Presbyterian Church

19th – Oct. 10th   
“The Contemporary Figure”, Ben Duke & Robert McCann of Michigan State University
Sponsored by Creative Art Society, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art

19th, 7:00-9:00 p.m. 
Ben Duke Reception, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art  
 
19th, 7:30 p.m.         
Faculty Artist Recital: Matt Means, Violin, Palmer Hall    
 
27th, 7:30 p.m.         
Hays Symphony Orchestra: Inaugural Concert, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center
   
30th, 7:30 p.m. 
Guest Artist Recital: Fuchs/Fittz Piano Trio, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center              

October

2nd - 4th, 7:30 p.m.
5th, 2:30 p.m.
FHSU Music Theatre: Hello Dolly, Felten-Start Theatre  

3rd, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Robert McCann Reception, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art  
 
16th
Encore Series: Julie Fowlis: Music of the Scottish Isles 


17th, 7:30 p.m.
FHSU Choirs and Wind Ensemble, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

17th – Nov. 8th   
Kansas Artist Craftsman Association Conference & Exhibition, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art   
 
18th, 2:30 p.m.    
Faculty Artist Recital: Joseph Perniciaro, Tenor, Palmer Hall   

November

1st, 7:30 p.m.    
Hays Symphony Orchestra: Fall Classics, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center     
    
6th, 7:30 p.m.   
FHSU Jazz Ensembles, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center    

8th, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Kansas Artist Craftsman Association Conference & Exhibition Closing Reception, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art 
 
10th, 7:30 p.m.              
FHSU Wind/Brass Ensembles - free admission, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center    
 
12th
Encore Series: The White City Ballet
 
13th - 15th, 7:30 p.m.
16th, 2:30 p.m.
FHSU Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Felten-Start Theatre   

14th – Dec. 5th   

Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art 
 
17th, 7:30 p.m.    
FHSU Choral/String Ensembles - free admission, Palmer Hall   

20th
Encore Series: Anything Goes 

December

3rd
Encore Series: Rockapella 
 
5th, 7:30 p.m.   
 
FHSU Bands, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center

5th, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Annual Art Faculty Exhibition Closing Reception (Winter Gallery Walk), Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art 
   
7th, 3:30 p.m.    
Cathedral Concert - free admission, St. Fidelis Church    

Spring

January

3rd – Jan. 23rd   
Katrina Florell MFA Thesis Exhibition, Ceramics, Moss Thorn Gallery of Art

23rd, 7:00-9:00 p.m. 
Katrina Florell Closing Reception, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art

28th  
Encore Series: Mamma Mia!

February

6th – Feb. 20th   
Interior Design IIDA Student Chapter Exhibition, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art

6th, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Interior Design IIDA Student Chapter Exhibition Reception, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art

8th, 7:30 p.m.    
Hays Symphony Orchestra: Young Artist Concerto Competition - Piano, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center    
 
12th, 7:30 p.m.    
Faculty Artist Recital: Benjamin Cline, Cello, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center  
   
18th
Encore Series: The Great Gatsby
 
25th, 7:30 p.m.              
FHSU Percussion Ensemble, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center    

27th – March 13th   
Graphic Design BFA Exhibition, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art  

27th, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Graphic Design BFA Exhibition Reception, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art 

March

3rd
Encore Series: The Hunts  
 
7th, 7:30 p.m 
8th, 2:30 p.m.

FHSU Opera, Felten-Start Theatre   
 
10th, 7:30 p.m.    
FHSU Concert Choir, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center    
 
12th,  7:30 p.m.    
FHSU Bands, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center   

31st
Encore Series: Intergalactic Nemesis

April

3rd – 17th
Annual Student Honors Exhibition, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art
 
3rd, 7:00-9:00 p.m
Annual Student Honors Exhibition Reception, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art

8th,  8:00-10:00 a.m.          
Annual High School Art Exhibition, Gross Memorial Coliseum

9th, 7:30 p.m.    
FHSU Jazz Ensembles, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center   
 
11th, 7:30 p.m.    
Cottonwood Artist Series: The Juliet Letters, Palmer Hall 
 
14th
Encore Series: Presidio Brass: Sounds of the Cinema 

 
16th,  7:30 p.m.         
Faculty Artist Recital: Lane Weaver, Trombone, Palmer Hall
  
20th, 7:30 p.m.    
FHSU Wind/Brass Ensembles - free admission, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center
   
21th, 7:30 p.m.    
Smoky Hill Chorale - free admission, First Presbyterian Church  
 
23rd - 25th, 7:30 p.m.
26th, 2:30 p.m.

FHSU Theatre: Figaro, Felten-Start Theater  

24th – May 17th  
Tricha Wiese  MFA Thesis Exhibition, Intermedia, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art
            
24th, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Tricha Wiese  MFA Thesis Exhibition Reception (Spring Gallery Walk), Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art   

May

2nd, 7:30 p.m.    
Hays Symphony Orchestra/FHSU Choirs: Masterworks (Brahms Requiem), Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center
   
8th, 7:30 p.m.    
FHSU Bands, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center  
  
8th - 9th, 7:30 p.m.    
FHSU Theatre: Director's Showcase, Felten-Start Theatre    

Summer

June

12th  –  July 3rd  
Debi Cox Thesis Exhibition, Ceramics, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art

12th, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Debi Cox Thesis Exhibition Reception (Summer Gallery Walk), Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art

July

10th –24th   
Josh Novak MFA Thesis Exhibition, Ceramics, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art
           
10th, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Josh Novak MFA Thesis Exhibition Reception, Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art

12th - 13th,  7 p.m.    
High Plains Music Camp Faculty/Guest Artist Recital, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center   
 
15th, 7:30 p.m.    
High Plains Music Camp Faculty Orchestra, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center  
  
16th, 6:30 p.m.    
High Plains Music Camp Faculty Chamber Music, Felten-Start Theatre
 
16th, 6:30 p.m.    
High Plains Music Camp Faculty Jazz Bands, Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center