Shorter University Faculty Gala to be held August 29
August 21, 2011 -
The spotlight will be focused on members of the Shorter University School of Fine and Performing Arts faculty on Monday, Aug. 29, as part of the university’s annual Faculty Gala event.
Thirteen faculty members will take the stage during the concert that features works from Mozart, Rachmaninov, Chopin and others. The gala will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Brookes Chapel on Shorter’s main campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Shorter’s next concert will be held in September. On Sept. 19, the works of composer Norman Mathews will be featured in the New Music Concert. That event will be held in Brookes Chapel and will begin at 7:30 p.m. The New Music Concert is free and open to the public. Faculty and students will perform Mathews’ musical works. The world premiere trio, Flights of the Heart, will be performed as well as a one-act musical, Lost Empires.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian university committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges, and the Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its lists of best value and best Southeastern colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas as well as undergraduate degree programs for working adults, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Education and the Master of Arts in Leadership. General education and calculus courses are offered in an online format, and Shorter recently launched online programs that lead toward the Associate of Science, the Bachelor of Business Administration, and the Master of Accountancy degrees. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.