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Note: All performances subject to change. Check website periodically for updated information.

For tickets or information call the phone number listed by each event. Roane State provides the venue for each event but is not necessarily the sponsoring entity.

Humanities Division Events

Music Department Events 2017-2018

Music Department Faculty Recital

Sunday, September 24, 2017
3:00 pm
Princess Theatre
Free to the public

RSCC Music Department faculty performs solo and small ensemble works from Classical and Jazz to original compositions.

Solo Class Midterm Recital

Thursday, October 12, 2017
5:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre Lobby
Free to the public

Roane State student soloists perform a variety of vocal and instrumental works.

Kindred Spirits

Saturday, October 28, 2017
1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
$5 per person at the door

The Music Department joins Arts In Motion Dance Studios and Cumberland County High School’s Jet Theatrix Drama Club in what has become a seasonal favorite! This family-oriented show combines music, dancing, and drama with Halloween favorites like costume contests and trick-or-treating!

Music Department Instrumental Showcase

Sunday, November 5, 2017
3:00 pm
Princess Theatre
Donations accepted at the door

The Roane State instrumental ensembles perform a variety of arrangements and styles.

Solo Class Final Recital

Thursday, December 7, 2017
5:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Free to the public

RSCC music students from multiple campuses combine to perform a program of solo and small ensemble selections.

Winter Concert

Saturday, December 9, 2017
7:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Donations accepted at the door

The RSCC Music Department offers a traditional concert of Christmas favorites and winter-inspired arrangements, featuring Celebration Singers, Concert Choir, Jazz Band, Bluegrass Band, Stage Band, faculty, and lots of guest performers!

Music Department Faculty Recital

Sunday, January 28, 2018
3:00 pm
Princess Theatre
Free to the public

RSCC Music Department faculty performs solo and small ensemble works from Classical and Jazz to original compositions.

Mardi Gras Masquerade

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
5:00-7:00 pm
Princess Theatre
$15 per person / $25 per couple

Join the festivities as the RSCC Music Department celebrates New Orleans style! Local restaurants and community members compete in a gumbo cook-off with winners decided by the tasting of the crowd, RSCC musicians provide entertainment, and a costume contest and games round out an evening of fun!

Solo Class Midterm Recital

Thursday, March 1, 2018
5:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre Lobby
Free to the public

Roane State student soloists perform a variety of vocal and instrumental works.

Music Department Alumni Concert

Saturday, March 24, 2018
7:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Donations accepted at the door

What began with a celebration of RSCC’s 40th anniversary has turned into an annual showcase of RSCC Music Department alumni talent and achievement! Alumni Celebration Singers, Concert Choir, Jazz Band, and soloists perform, the 2018 Virtual project debuts, and Outstanding Music Department Alumni are awarded!

Sophomore Recital

Sunday, April 15, 2018
3:00 pm
Princess Theatre
Free to the public

Sophomore music students present a solo program of music studied while at Roane State.

Solo Class Final Recital

Thursday, April 26, 2018
5:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Free to the public

RSCC music students from multiple campuses combine to perform a program of solo and small ensemble selections.

Music Department Vocal Showcase

Friday, April 27, 2018
7:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Donations accepted at the door

RSCC Celebration Singers and Concert Choir join with Harriman and Rockwood High School choir students and director Justin Jenkins to present a concert of eclectic vocal music!

Music Department Instrumental Showcase

Saturday, April 28, 2018
7:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre
Donations accepted at the door

RSCC Jazz Band, Bluegrass Band, Stage Band, and guests present a program of varied instrumental music.

RSCC Music Department Scholarship Auditions

Saturday, May 5, 2018
Session 1 - 1:00-4:00 pm
Session 2 - 5:00-8:00 pm
Roane County Campus, Room O-128

All prospective, incoming, and current RSCC students are invited to audition! Awards apply to Music Department ensembles and vary in size and commitment. Check out www.roanestate.edu/musicdept for links to more details!

Theatre Department Events 2017-2018

Check back for 2017-2018 events coming soon!

 

Community Events

 

Singing in the City: Featuring the Dixie Echoes

Friday, September 22, 2017
7:30 pm
Princess Theatre

Sponsored by VICTORIOUS MINISTRIES, the DIXIE ECHOES are performing live in concert at the Princess. For over 50 years, The Dixie Echoes have been delivering the gospel message in song across America through their spiritually uplifting music ministry. Considered to be one of the pioneer gospel groups, the Dixie Echoes have returned to their roots singing around two microphones with just a piano. Respected among their peers and industry leaders alike, the Dixie Echoes are recognized as one of the premiere groups in gospel music. Don’t miss out! Family friendly, fun, and inspiring! Also on hand will be CALVARY’S BLEND and SANDY SHELDON! A full night of old time, traditional gospel music!


$12: Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at ROANE STREET GRILL!

Nightmare on Elm Street

Friday, October 20, 2017
7:00 pm
Princess Theatre

RSCC Arts and Lectures invites you to MOVIE NIGHT on Friday, October 27 at 7 PM. In honor of Halloween, the movie is NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. This classic horror movie follows the mystery of several teens targeted by a supernatural killer whenever they fall asleep. Listed as one of Wes Craven’s best works, Elm Street had blockbuster success in the 80’s and spawned a franchise of “Freddie” movies, merchandise, and pop culture references.


Free admission/general admission
Donations gratefully accepted.
Concessions available (cash only): popcorn, candy, various sodas, bottled water.

IMDB Parents’ Guide: sexual references, sexual situations, brief nudity, extreme violence, blood/gore, profanity, portrayal of alcohol, portrayal of smoking. Generally regarded as not suitable for children under the age of 13-15.

Hocus Pocus

Saturday, October 21, 2017
2:00 pm, Matinee
Princess Theatre

The RSCC Arts and Lectures Committee welcomes you to a family friendly viewing of HOCUS POCUS! This farcical comedy has an all-star cast and a giggle per minute script. Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Omri Katz star in this Halloween comedy in which innocent teens must stop the diabolical plans of ditzy, hapless evil witches in Salem, Massachusetts.


General admission/free
Donations gratefully accepted.

Concessions available (cash only): popcorn, candy, various sodas, bottled water.

IMDB Parents’ Guide: mild sexual references, cleavage, mild violence, a few instances of mild profanity (“virgin” and “hell”), portrayal of alcohol and smoking, mild frightening scenes. Regarded as unsuitable in most nations as unsuitable for children under 5-6.

 

O'Brien Art Gallery Schedule

For specific dates and updates to exhibits please visit www.roanestate.edu/art/gallery

Or contact:
Bryan Wilkerson
Associate Professor of Art and Design and gallery director
(865) 882-4649
wilkersonbs@roanestate.edu

Contact: Malinda Yager • (865) 354-3000 ext. 4710 • YagerMR@roanestate.edu

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