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Fall 2016 Press Releases 

November 21, 2016: Indulge in the Songs of the Season

November 21, 2016: First Annual Yule Feast Brings Holiday Joy to SUU

November 18, 2016: Embrace the Power of Impact: An Original Student-Choreographed Dance Concert

November 18, 2016: Piano Monster Dominates the Stage

November 17, 2016: Through the Eyes of Artists

November 17, 2016: Find Your Inspiration with Pixar's Dan Holland

November 14, 2016: Feel the Rhythm at the SUU Percussion Ensemble Concert

November 11, 2016: Soothe Your Soul with the Woodwind and Brass Ensembles

November 8, 2016: Life Through a Lens with Sam Davis

November 8, 2016: Legends in the Living Room Jazz Band Concert

November 8, 2016: Andersen Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

November 8, 2016: Swirl in the Musical Stylings of the String & Piano Ensemble

October 27, 2016: Warm Your Spirit Watching The Spitfire Grill

October 27, 2016: Devils, Demons, and Redemption: SUU Opera Scenes

October 25, 2016: Beethoven, Greig, and Badelt, Oh My!

October 25, 2016: ALCHEMY + ANGST @ 82 with Jerry Uelsmann at SUMA

October 24, 2016: The SUU Wind Symphony Concert Plays Its Way To The Heritage Center

October 19, 2016: Ron Coulter Performs Solo Percussion and Electronics Concert Xtensions at SUU - The Independent

October 19, 2016: Ron Coulter Performs Xtensions at SUU

October 16, 2016: The Great American Songbook Concert Series Features Music by George Gershwin

October 11, 2016: Korean Artist Young Sil Rho to Present at SUMA

October 11, 2016: Statera National Conference 2016

October 6, 2016: Nathan Florence: From Pre-Med to Artist

October 4, 2016: Handcrafted Chili Bowls in a Living Room Near You

September 27, 2016: Music Faculty Hosts Soirée Recital at SUMA

September 26, 2016: Shipwrecked Twins Take the Engelstad Stage in Twelfth Night

September 26, 2016: Musical Modern Masterpieces Sing Their Way to the Heritage Center

September 26, 2016: SUU Opens Its Art Studios to the Community for Open Studio Night

September 20, 2016: Evening for Educators Creates Museum-in-a-Box

September 16, 2016: Find Your Edge with Trey Hill

September 7, 2016: The Piano Monster Seeks Pianists of All Ages

September 6, 2016: SUU Music Hosts Rags to Riches: Golden Age of Xylophone

August 31, 2016: Geoffrey Johnson to Kick Off Fall Art Insights

August 17, 2016: Josh Groban, Sarah McLachlan invite SUU students to sing in concerts - The Spectrum

August 10, 2016: Destined for stardom: Hot New Faces of Chicago Theater 2016 - Chicago Tribune

June 13, 2016: Tony preview: Utah-trained actor finds the sass behind the apron of Broadway’s ‘Waitress’

Spring 2016 Press Releases 

May 26, 2016: Heartland Marimba Festival comes to Cedar City

April 18, 2016: Feel the Beat at SUU's Percussion Festival

April 13, 2016: Aspen Jubilee, SUU Wind Symphony Concert

April 11, 2016: SUU Ceramics Guild Sells Art and Provides Experience

April 11, 2016: Blues in the Closet, A Night of Jazz

April 6, 2016: CPVA Valedictorian, Danikka Johnson, Leaps for the Stars

April 6, 2016: Ballroom Dance Concert will “Let the Good Times Roll”

April 1, 2016: Tony Award-winning Musical to Rock the Stage

March 29, 2016: Percussion Students Bring Home State Championship

March 24, 2016: Photography Trendsetter, Chris McCaw, to present at SUU

March 21, 2016: Painting, Puppets, and Performance Art: Art Insight from Gretchen Reynolds

March 18, 2016: Songs of the Spirit, A Spring Concert

March 15, 2016: Four Southern Utah Musicians Recognized by American String Teachers Association

March 14, 2016: Dancing with the SUU Stars, March 23, 2016

March 1, 2016: SUU Opera Presents Little Women, March 23-26, 2016

February 29, 2016: SUU’s Art Insights Spotlights Vida Sacic, Visual Artist 

February 27, 2016: SUU's Department of Theatre Arts and Dance hosts 15th Annual UDEO State High School Dance Festival

February 11, 2016: SUU's Department of Music Presents "More Cowbell!"

February 4, 2016: SUU's Department of Theatre Arts and Dance presents "Elevated Movements" Faculty Choreographed Dance Concert

January 16, 2016: SUU's Department of Theatre Arts and Dance presents "You Can't Take It With You"

January 8, 2016: SUU's Department of Music presents "In Flight: Hight School Honor Band Concert"

January 8, 2016: SUU's Department of Music's Satellite Salon presents "Power Play: An Electric Evening of Music"

January 8, 2016: SUU's Department of Theatre Arts & Dance presents "You Can't Take It With You"

January 8, 2016: SUU's Department of Theatre Arts & Dance presents "Elevated Movements" Faculty Choreographed Dance Concert

January 1, 2016: SUU's Music Department's Satellite Salon presents "Power Play: An Electric Evening of Music"

Fall 2015 Press Releases 

December 23, 2015: SUU's Art & Design Faculty Showcased in Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Exhibition

December 11, 2015: SUMA Board Displays Second Outdoor Sculpture for Grove

November 24, 2015: SUU Theatre Arts Students Create Holiday Fundraiser

November 24, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Spotlights JungYun Son, Graphic and Web Designer

November 20, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance Presents "Toyland: The Holiday Family Treat"

November 20, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Offers "A Christmas Festival" 

November 6, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents "Songs of the Season"

November 6, 2015: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Spotlights "Psychedelic Haze," Vintage Rock Posters

November 6, 2015: SUU Ballroom Dance Company Performs "Dance with Me"

November 5, 2015: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Hosts Senior BFA Show

November 4, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents "Ya Gotta Try" A Jazz Band Concert

November 4, 2015: SUU Ceramics Guild Annual Holiday Sale

October 30, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Features Ceramicist Lindsay Oesterritter

October 30, 2015: SUU Opera Presents Gian Carlo Menotti's "The Medium and Opera and Musical Theatre Scenes"

October 29, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Art & Design Hosts "Chemistry in Art" Workshops

October 28, 2015: SUU's Department of Music Presents Free Music Ensemble Recitals in November

October 28, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance Presents "Creative Variations: An Original Student-Choreographed Dance Concert"

October 27, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music's Piano Monster Series Takes "A Wild Ride"

October 22, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Welcomes Alum Frank Imler, Inner Active Designer

October 21, 2015: SUU Seeks Volunteers for SUMA/Southern Utah Museum of Art

October 16, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Two Masterworks Concerts

October 16, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance Presents Award-Winning Musical "Next to Normal"

October 15, 2015: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Continues Successful ABC Exhibition 

October 15, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Presents Earnest Ward, Zion National Park Artist-in-Residence

October 9, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Presents Sculptor Thaddeus Erdahl

October 6, 2015: SUU Ceramics Guild Annual Chili Bowl Sale 2015

October 5, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents "Solos, Duos & Combos: Music Faculty Showcase"

October 5, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Tang Bing, French Horn, in Recital

October 2, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Pianist Ian Moschenross in Recital

September 29, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Showcases Sang-Duck Seo, Graphic & Media Designer

September 28, 2015: New Advisory Board to Aid SUU's College of Performing & Visual Arts

September 22, 2015: SUU's Department of Theatre Arts & Dance Offers a Unique Spin on "Hamlet"

September 17, 2015: SUU's Art Insights to Feature Book Artist Sue Cotter

September 17, 2015: SUU Theatre Arts Alum Redge Daniel Palmer Joins Tuachan Center for the Arts 2015 Company

September 15, 2015: SUU's Department of Music Presents "Thunderer March: An Alumni Band Concert"

September 11, 2015: SUU's Art Insights to Host Figurative Artist Janet A. Cook 

September 9, 2015: SUU's Department of Theatre Arts & Dance Seeks Young Performers for "Toyland"

September 8, 2015: SUU's Art Insights to Host Jonathan Talbot, Collage Artist

September 8, 2015: SUU Alumna and Filmmaker Mitsuyo Miyazaki to Screen New Short Film During Homecoming Week

September 8, 2015: SUU's Departments of Music and Theatre Arts and Dance Announce 2015-2016 Season

September 2, 2015: SUU's Art Insights to Feature Panoramic Photographer, Benjamin Rusnak, A Zion National Park Artist-in-Residence

August 27, 2015: SUU Alum Rhett Guter Receives Chicago Theatre Award Nomination for Choreography

August 26, 2015: SUU's Art Insights to Feature, Arlyn Pillay, Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker

August 26, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Seeks Pianists of All Ages and Abilities for "Piano Monster Concert -- A Wild Ride"

August 17, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music to Offer Free Piano Lessons to School-Age Youngsters

Summer 2015 Press Releases

August 15, 2015: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Showcases ABC: Assemblage, Book Art, Collage

August 5, 2015: SUU Alumna Keala Settle in New Musical and New Film

July 29, 2015: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery to Host 2-Day Collage Workshop with Jonathan Talbot 

July 27, 2015: SUU Art Professor Showcased in 100 Edition of Journal "Ceramics: Art and Perception"

July 15, 2015: New Foundation for Women in Theatre Holds Its First National Conference at SUU

June 8, 2015: SUU's Hunter Conference Hosts The Stories We Could Tell, Images and Stories by James Dalrymple 

June 1, 2015: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Hosts 2015 Southern Utah Art Invitational Exhibition & Sale 

May 11, 2015: The Southern Utah Museum of Art Builds Future Acquisitions with SUMA Charter Circle Memberships

Spring 2015 Press Releases

April 22, 2015: SUU's Kay Andersen to Perform in New York Celebration of Dance Legend Murray Louis

April 14, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Hosts Portraitist Leslie Nichols, Zion National Park Artist-in-Residence

April 11, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance Hosts Song-Filled Scholarship Fundraiser

April 9, 2015: Anthony Pearson, SUU Ceramics Student, Honored at National Art Conference

April 9, 2015: SUU's Ceramics Guild 2015 Spring Sale 

April 7, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Offers Where Ya Bin: An SUU Jazz Band Concert

April 6, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Crash: A Percussion Concert

April 3, 2015: SUU's Symphony Orchestra and Concert Choir Perform Gloria: A Spring Concert

April 2, 2015: SUU's Hunter Conference Center Features New Zealand Photographic Exhibition

April 1, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance Presents Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire

April 1, 2015: SUU's Art Insights to Feature Painter Gregory Istock

March 28, 2015: SUU's Wind Symphony Performs Spring Concert Angels in the Architecture

March 27, 2015: SUU Percussionists Score at Utah Day of Percussion

March 26, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Showcase Visual Artist and Performer Dr. Gale Jackson, An Eccles Visiting Scholar

March 17, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Hosts Presentation & Performance About Making It as an Independent Music Artist

March 16, 1015: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Hosts the Senior BFA Shows

March 16, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Cooks Up a Savory Choral Concert Chili Con Carne

March 11, 2015: SUU Wind Symphony Tours Provo and American Fork with Angels in the Architecture Concert

March 11, 2015: SUU's 23rd Braithwaite Art Auction Breaks Records

March 10, 2015: SUU Art Professor & Author Deborah K. Snider Wins NAEA Regional Award 

March 9, 2015: SUU's Vocal Students Score at N.A.T.S Regional Competition

March 9, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Offers Free Informal Percussion Performance

February 27, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Showcases Outstanding Scholars in Art

February 23, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Pianist Timothy Hoft in Recital

February 9, 2015: SUU's Friends of the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Host 2015 Art Auction

February 6, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Showcases the Work of Stacey Thalden, Illustrator and Environmental Educator

February 6, 2015: SUU's College of Performing & Visual Arts Presents Fiddler on the Roof

February 6, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Sound Sketch: An SUU Jazz Band Concert

February 5, 2015: SUU Dance Students Host Valentine's Day Babysitting Fundraiser

February 4, 2015: SUU's Art Insights to Spotlight Art Educator and Alumna Anna Davis

January 30, 2015: SUU's Friends of Braithwaite Gallery Honor Friend of Art

January 28, 2015: SUU's Ceramics Guild Holds Annual Valentine's Sale

January 28, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Showcase the Art of Mario Andres Robinson

January 27, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Flutist Catherine Winters in Recital

January 23, 2015: Children Explore their Creativity in SUU's ARTS*LAB 

January 22, 2015: SUU Art & Design Students Publish Spirit of the Forest

January 15, 2015: Utah Shakespeare Actress and SUU Theatre Arts Faculty Member Play the Leads in Fiddler on the Roof

January 13, 2015: SUU's Art Insights Presents "Chemistry, Art & Conservation" with Guest Dr. Patricia S. Hill

January 12, 2015: SUU's Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance Presents Committed Step: An Original Faculty-Choreographed Dance Concert

January 5, 2015: SUU's Braithwaite Gallery Showcase Art & Design Faculty Work

January 2, 2015: SUU's Southern Museum of Art Acquires Ceramics via Friends of the Gallery

Fall 2014 Press Releases

December 29, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Abracadabra: High School Honor Band Concert

December 11, 2014: SUU's Southern Utah Day of Dance a Success with High School Students

December 5, 2014: SUU Opera Scores in National Opera Association Competition

November 24, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Art & Design Presents 13th Annual Show Off

November 24, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance Presents Collected Objects: A Student-Choreographed Dance Concert 

November 17, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Do You Hear What I Hear? A Holiday Spectacular

November 17, 2014: SUU Ceramics Student Selected for Inclusion in National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts Exhibition 

November 11, 2014: SUU's Art Insights Hosts Mixed Media Artist Dave Richardson

November 10, 2014: SUU's Ceramics Guild Holds Annual Holiday Sale

November 6, 2014: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Hosts Senior BFA Portfolio Exhibition

November 4, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance Hosts Southern Utah Day of Dance

November 3, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Too Darn Hot: A Sizzling SUU Jazz Band Concert

October 31, 2014: SUU Opera Presents Dido and Aeneas and Opera and Musical Theatre Scenes 

October 31, 2014: SUU's Art Insights Showcases the Art of Sculptor Annette Everett

October 29, 2014: SUU's Dr. Kevin Baker Wins The American Prize for Conducting

October 28, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Offers Free Ensemble Recitals in November

October 24, 2014: SUU's Hunter Conference Center Exhibits "Wild Perspectives"

October 24, 2014: SUU's Art Insights Features Sara Tabbert, Printmaker & Zion Artist-in-Residence

October 23, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents "Sing Out & Shout!," An Opus Chamber Choir Concert

October 22, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Fang Shen, Cellist, in Recital

October 22, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance Presents "Dancing at Lughnasa"

October 21, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Offers Free SUU Symphony Orchestra Concert

October 21, 2014: SUU's Art Insights to Feature Illustrator Chris Bodily

October 16, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Offers "Desert Holiday," A Wind  Symphony Concert

October 16, 2014: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Hosts Two Lectures for Ceramics Exhibition

October 15, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents "Piano Monster Concert -- Halloween Edition"

October 10, 2014: SUU's Art Insights Hosts Chelsea Aspen Edwards, Graphic Designer

October 7, 2014: SUU To Host "Getting to the Heart of Art: Why Foundations Matter?"

October 7, 2014: SUU's Ceramics Guild Holds Chili Bowl Fundraiser in Two Locations

October 3, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents "Soiree: A Faculty Recital"

October 3, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Pance Zaev, Clarinetist, in Recital

October 3, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents "Autumn Collage, A Choral Concert"

October 2, 2014: SUU's Art Insights Features Dan Christofferson, Painter & Illustrator

September 25, 2014: SUU's College of Performing & Visual Arts Celebrates Chinese Music & Art

September 24, 2014: SUU's Art Insights to Host Valentine Lehnerd, Visual Communicator & Graphic Designer

September 24, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Presents Pianist Christian Bohnenstengel Performing Schubert & Liszt

September 22, 2014: Deborah K. Snider, SUU Assistant Professor of Art and Author, Selected as Utah's Higher Education Art Educator of the Year

September 18, 2014: SUU's Southern Utah Museum of Art's Autumn Art Hike Combines Geology and Ceramics

September 17, 2014: SUU's Art Insights to Feature Ceramic Artist Aurore Chabot 

September 16, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Theatre Arts Presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Set in Pioneer Utah

September 11, 2014: SUU's Art Insights to Feature Jay Merryweather, Painter & Graphic Designer

September 4, 2014: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Showcases Contemporary Ceramic Art in  "50 from 6"

September 3, 2014: SUU's Dept. of Music Seeks Pianists of All Ages and Abilities for "Piano Monster Concert -- Halloween Edition"

September 3, 2014: SUU's Art Insights to Present Tapestry Artist, Lyn Hart, a Zion National Park Artist-in-Residence 

Summer 2014 Press Releases

August 28, 2014: SUU's Art Insights to Host Alumna Mitsuyo Miyazaki, Visual & Performing Artist / Filmmaker

August 14, 2014: SUU Dept. of Music Presents Pianist Robert Nakea Performing "Chopin 24 Etudes"

August 14, 2014: SUU's Hunter Conference Center Exhibits "Breaking Imagination" for Final Cedar City Art Walk

August 12, 2014: SUU Ballroom Dance Company Auditions for 2014-2015 Season

August 8, 2014: SUU Professor of Art Andrew Marvick Has Work Featured in Local Gallery

July 18, 2014: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery to Participate in July Cedar City Art Walk 

July 15, 2014: SUU's Southern Utah Museum of Art's Final 2014 Art Camp for Teens

June 17, 2014: SUU Music Faculty and Students Impress Audiences on China Tour

June 17, 2014: SUU's Braithwaite Gallery Call for Artists for Wilderness Exhibition

June 7, 2014: SUU's Braithwaite Gallery to Feature Local Artist's Commemorative Art Celebrating Groundbreaking

June 2, 2014: SUU's Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery Showcases Regional Artists 

May 29, 2014: SUU Art Professor Ron Spears Designs U.S. Postal Stamp

May 29, 2014: SUU Ballroom Company Dazzles Audiences in Puerto Rico

May 20, 2014: SUU's Summer Art Camp for Teenagers to Create Mural

May 14, 2014: SUU's SUMA Summer Art Hike to Yant Flat