Please join us! The Fine Arts Division will be hosting a master class on Wednesday, September 24 at noon in the Lambert Recital Hall. The event is open to the public and to the college community. Alumnus Jesse Neace, 03, is a member of the US Army Chorus and has been a featured vocalist during Major League Baseball's World Series games performing "God Bless America". He has performed the national anthem at professional sporting events in and around the DC area, as well as across the country for MLB, NHL and NFL games. In the fall of 20011, he was selected to sing for the opening episode of "Extreme Make-Over, Home Edition". Also a member of the Army Chorus, Stephen Cramer made his Broadway debut in 2000 in the New York production of "Les Miserables", performing the role of Jean Valjean. In 2007, Stephen sang the role of Tony in the 50th Anniversary salute to "West Side Story" by the Signature Theatre. Mr. Cramer is a six-time Helen Hayes Award nominee. In 1994, he was honored with the Helen Hayes Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Frederic in "The Pirates of Penzance". He has also been a featured soloist on "The Today Show". Ssgt.'s Neace and Cramer will both perform and then discuss the pathways and development of their respective professional careers.
In today's Daily Times, arts and entertainment editor Steve Wildsmith promotes the College's 2014-2015 fine arts calendar and expertly explains why the College is a 'treasure trove of fine arts offerings.' Read it!