Alfred University News

This Week in the Arts November 28 - December 3

Public events in the School of Art and Design/Performing Arts Division are scheduled throughout the weeks surrounding the Thanksgiving Holiday, beginning Monday, November 28. All events are free and open to the public.

Wednesday Speaker Series Arts auconnect novWednesday, November 30, 7 p.m., Nevins Theater:  Wednesday Arts Speaker Series: Visiting Assistant Professor of Ceramic Art Lindsay Montgomery

Visiting Assistant Professor of Ceramics Lindsay Montgomery will give an artist talk about her work. Lindsay works across a variety of media including ceramics, painting and puppetry to create objects, and performances. Her work is focused on creating mythologies that confront and re-imagine classical narratives to address a wide range of topics and issues including: death and mysticism, feminism, and evolving modes of power. She earned a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and received her MFA from the University of Minnesota.

Holiday Sing AlongThursday, December 1, 4-6 p.m., Powell Campus Center: AU Holiday Sing-a-long. Please join members of the Performing Arts Division Music Department for an afternoon of cocoa, and community togetherness, as we lead a holiday-sing-a-long. Raise your voice, your cocoa cup, and your spirits in preparation for the holiday season! 








dance showing decemberThursday and Friday, December 1and 2, CD Smith III Blackbox Theatre: Informal Dance Showing Come see what Alfred University students have been working on in the AU Dance Program this semester!
African Dance
New and Existing Repertory
Composition Studies by Alexia Blitz, Emily Cook, Eleanor Fanning, Brandy Owens, Shirite Westreich
Fundamentals of Dance
Modern 1





Popular Music EnsembleSaturday, December 3, 7:30 p.m., Miller Theater: Popular Music Ensemble Live Recording Sessions . Alfred University Music program presents - Popular Music Ensemble Live Recording Sessions. An intimate experience on the stage of Miller Theatre with the pop music ensemble playing original compositions and reinterpretations of modern pop songs. Each song will be recorded live in front of the audience, both for video and audio purposes. Seating is very limited, first come first serve. Audience will sit on the stage with the ensemble!


 Sunday, December 4, 3pm, Miller Theatre: Student Recitals Alfred University Music Department presents a Student Recital featuring students from the music program in addition to student ensembles and the Guzheng Ensemble. This event is free and open to the public!