performing arts events at Davidson College. This year's Concert
Series, theatre productions, and C. Shaw and Nancy K. Smith Artist
Series will offer performances by outstanding national, international
and student performers at very affordable prices. Tickets for the full
schedule of performances of each series on Davidson's campus are less
expensive than single events in many big city theaters.
The Davidson College Concert Series will feature six outstanding North
Carolina musicians representing the diverse musical traditions that
surround Davidson. They include cellist Alan Black, trombonist Tom
Burge, the duo of harpsichordist Henry Lebedinsky and violinist
Michael Albert, fiddler Jon Singleton, The Rhodora Winds, and
clarinetist Allan Ware.
Season subscription packages for the entire Concert Series are $45, or
$35 for seniors. Individual performance tickets are $12 general
admission, $8 for seniors and $5 for youth 18 and under. For more
information on each performance, visit www3.davidson.edu/cms/x855.xml
or call 704-894-2135 from 10 to 4 weekdays.
The Theatre Department schedule of performances this year embraces the
college's globalization initiative for the year. Departments across
campus will come together to discuss the global cultural themes in
Velina Hasu Houston's play, Kokoro. Collaborations with the
departments of humanities, laboratory sciences, and social sciences
will inform the performances of Galileo and Pride and Prejudice.
Faculty from the departments of music and theatre are busy planning
the spring musical, Into the Woods. Complete information on the
schedule is available at www.davidson.edu/theatre.
The cost of a four-performance theatre season "Flex Pass" is just $37
general admission or $25 for seniors -- a 20 percent discount from
single performance tickets. Flex Passes for only the two mainstage
productions are $24 general admission and $18 for seniors. Flex Pass
holder have the freedom to choose a performance dates as the year
The C. Shaw and Nancy K Smith Artist Series brings entertainers the
whole family can enjoy to the Duke Family Performance Hall stage. The
lineup includes internationally prominent vocalists Rockapella, Canada-
based ScrapArtsMusic, the Peking Acrobats, "Celebrity Autobiography,"
Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience and a performance by the
Montana Repertory Theatre of Bus Stop. A full description of the
series is available at www3.davidson.edu/cms/x856.xml.
Artist Series season subscriptions are on sale until September 21, and
season ticket holders save 33 percent off the individual show ticket
price. Individual tickets for each performance are also on sale at $20
each. All seats are reserved. Tickets are available through the
Alvarez College Union ticket office, by phone 704-894-2135 option 2,
and online at www.davidson.edu/tickets.
Davidson is a highly selective independent liberal arts college for
1,800 students located 20 minutes north of Charlotte in Davidson, N.C.
Since its establishment in 1837 by Presbyterians, the college has
graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently regarded as one of
the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Through The Davidson
Trust, the college became the first liberal arts institution in the
nation to replace loans with grants in all financial aid packages,
giving all students the opportunity to graduate debt-free. Davidson
competes in NCAA athletics at the Division I level, and a longstanding
Honor Code is central to student life at the college.