Saturday, February 24, 2018
10 a.m.
A vocalist performing on stageThe Annual Vocal Competition showcases some of the most talented singers in the School of Music, with both undergraduate and graduate divisions. Outside adjudicators come to campus to evaluate student singers who compete for cash prizes. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
6:30 p.m.
Back to the Moon for GoodUPDATED 1/26/2018: Narrated by Tim Allen, this show chronicles teams around the world who were competing for the largest incentivized prize in history, to land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon. Launches for this project were scheduled for early 2018, but with challenges ranging from technical and logistical issues to raising money and securing launch contracts, the prize will go unclaimed. However, the contest did spur private companies that are developing space robotics technology for future planetary missions. Come learn about the history of the competition and what great things it inspired.
7:30 p.m.
Andrew is a voice student of Meryl Mantione, professor of music performance (voice). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Pericles: Price of TyreEnter Pirates! Set sail with Pericles, Prince of Tyre, on an action-packed, epic journey. In heroic fashion, Pericles woos a princess, fights a famine, weathers storms and a shipwreck, wins the hand of his wife, loses her at sea, and entrusts his only child to a king and queen. From a riddle to a heartrending reunion, Shakespeare’s tale charts one man’s sweeping voyage from a headstrong youth to a sage, world-weary man, with humor, pathos and passion.
8 p.m.
Back to the Moon for GoodUPDATED 1/26/2018: Narrated by Tim Allen, this show chronicles teams around the world who were competing for the largest incentivized prize in history, to land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon. Launches for this project were scheduled for early 2018, but with challenges ranging from technical and logistical issues to raising money and securing launch contracts, the prize will go unclaimed. However, the contest did spur private companies that are developing space robotics technology for future planetary missions. Come learn about the history of the competition and what great things it inspired.