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April 2021

EVENTS

Please note: All College of Fine Arts events are virtual until further notice, as we are unable to welcome in-person audiences due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and TCU’s public health initiative to help protect the health and well-being of our community.

Frog Corps Concert
April 6 at 7 p.m.
The men’s’ ensemble Frog Corps performs a virtual concert under the direction of Christopher Aspaas.
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Children of Eden
April 15-18
Theatre TCU presents streaming performances of the Stephen Schwartz musical based on the Book of Genesis. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 9.
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TCU Wind Symphony Concert
April 18 at 2 p.m.
The TCU Wind Symphony presents a virtual concert under the direction of Bobby Francis, conductor.
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TCU Percussion Orchestra
April 20 & 26
TCU Percussion Orchestra performs two live concerts under the direction of Brian West.
April 20 at 7 p.m. | April 26 at 8:30 p.m.

TCU Symphony Orchestra
April 22 at 7 p.m.
TCU Symphony Orchestra presents a virtual concert under the direction of Germán Gutiérrez.
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For Bo: A Play Inspired by the Recent Murder of Botham Jean by Police Officer Amber Guyger
April 22-25; April 29-May 1
Theatre TCU presents streaming performances of For Bo, written by faculty member Ayvaunn Penn. Through a fictional narrative, For Bo explores the issues that lead to Botham Jean’s death in 2018 at the hands of Dallas police officer Amber Guyger. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 16.
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TCU String Orchestra Concert
April 27 at 7 p.m.
The TCU String Orchestra performs a virtual concert under the direction of Germán Gutiérrez.
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 “Let My Body Eat the Sun”
Open through May 1
Guest artist Christie Blizard’s new exhibition and film, which celebrates the 1920 performance of Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso at the Cowtown Coliseum, is on view online via Fort Worth Contemporary Arts.
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NEWS

Newly endowed award will support fine arts students in honor of the late Dr. Scott Sullivan
The Scott and Joan Sullivan Award Endowment in the Arts will be given annually to a talented upperclassman in the College of Fine Arts to recognize that student’s outstanding work, creativity and overall excellence in their field of study.
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Design students win 60 international awards via Graphis New Talent Annual
Twenty-nine students and recent graduates in the Department of Design have won a combined 60 medals, including senior Rose Hoover, who won a platinum award for her poster design, “Live in Wonder.”
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Theatre TCU students create virtual Senior Showcase to reach industry professionals
A cherished tradition since 2014, Theatre TCU’s annual Senior Showcase is an important part of the department’s professional preparation for acting and musical theatre students.
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SCCDance hosts disability arts company Kinetic Light
In courses ranging from choreography to dance lighting design, SCCDance students learned what it means to bring accessibility and equity to dance.
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SPOTLIGHT

Congratulations to TCU School of Music pianists Veniamin Blokh (Artist Diploma Piano Performance) and Yuan Sundman (MM-Piano Performance), who are the winners of the 2021 Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Stecher and Horowitz Two Piano Competition.
Watch them perform

VAN CLIBURN CONCERT HALL AT TCU

Name a seat and be a part of the Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU forever. By making a donation, we will engrave a name plate and embroider a purple seat drape to be placed in the seat of your choicewhether it’s your name or someone special you wish to honor.

Your donation will support TCU’s investment in world-class talent, and your name will forever be a part of TCU’s legacy.

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