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The WSU Symphony Orchestra's performance with classic rock band Kansas.

WSU College of Fine Arts kicks off season with strong September

Wednesday, September 08, 2010 | Share

The College of Fine Arts at Wichita State University has a great season ahead with the St. Petersburg String Quartet, quartet-in-residence, and continuing renovations to Duerksen Fine Arts Center. The Fine Arts Box Office has moved temporarily to Wilner Auditorium.

It promises to be a good year at Wichita State University as the College of Fine Arts welcomes the St. Petersburg String Quartet as quartet-in-residence in the School of Music, and the WSU Symphony Orchestra preps for a September gig with classic rock band Kansas and an even bigger performance in the spring at Carnegie Hall.

The School of Performing Arts starts off a strong season with Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” and the dance program working toward its annual dance festival later this fall.

Improvements continue at Duerksen Fine Arts Center, this year forcing a temporary move of the Fine Arts Box Office to Wilner Auditorium for the 2010-2011 season.

You can create your own subscription series for Wichita State's 2010-2011 performing arts and music events, or purchase individual tickets in person or by phone from noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday at the College of Fine Arts Box Office, temporarily housed in Wilner Auditorium, (316) 978-3233.

“Art on Speed,” through Friday, Dec. 17, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU campus. Free admission. Gallery hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. (316) 978-3664.

“Hindsight is always 20/20,” Saturday, Sept. 11-Sunday, Nov. 28, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU campus. Free admission. Gallery hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. (316) 978-3664.

Daniel Zaretsky, organist, Rie Bloomfield Organ Series, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, Wiedemann Recital Hall, WSU campus. Tickets $10 (discounts available), (316) 978-3233.

WSU Symphony with classic rock band Kansas, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at Hartman Arena in Park City. Tickets are $40, $29 and, for students, $20 through stage1tickets.com, the Hartman Arena Box Office or by calling (316) 927-3999.

“Twelfth Night,” Mainstage Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 23-25; 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26; Wilner Auditorium, WSU campus. Tickets $10 (discounts available), (316) 978-3233.

Final Friday Gallery Crawl, 6-9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU campus. Free admission. Gallery hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. (316) 978-3664.

School of Art and Design, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24 (Final Friday), WSU Shift Space gallery, 803 E. Third St. in Old Town; normal gallery hours 4-7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Free. Information, (316) 978-7705.

Julie Bees, pianist, WSU Faculty Artist Series, 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, Wiedemann Recital Hall. Tickets $7, discounts available. Box office, (316) 978-3233.

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Created on Wednesday, September 08, 2010; Last modified on Friday, October 01, 2010