SAU Heritage Singers’ Spring Concert Thursday

April 10, 2015

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The Heritage Singers of Southern Arkansas University will present their Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, in the sanctuary of Central Baptist Church, Magnolia. Admission to the concert is free and open to the public. The singers will perform Mozart’s Mass in C Major (K317), the “Coronation Mass.” The mass was recently… Read More

Donors give $200,000 to honor ‘father’ of SAU Bands

April 2, 2015

Richard O Oliver Band Hall at SAU

Thanks to a successful fundraising campaign that garnered more than $200,000 in donations, Southern Arkansas University will be dedicating the band facility in honor of SAU’s first band director, Richard Owen Oliver, at noon on April 18, 2015. The dedication will take place at the 14,377 square-foot band rehearsal facility that opened in 2008, which… Read More

SAU Bands to perform first concert of the season

March 13, 2015

JP Wilson leads Symphonic Wind Ensemble Spring 2014

Southern Arkansas University’s Band Department will host its first performance of the season at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 16, at their band facility near the SAU tennis courts. The concert is free and open to the public. The community is encouraged to come enjoy standard and contemporary wind band literature, and to support the… Read More

SAU singers hosting Madrigal Feast

November 7, 2014

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Hear, ye! Hear, ye! Lords and ladies, one and all are invited to join the Heritage and Chamber Singers of Southern Arkansas University for a Madrigal Feast at 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 14, 2014, in the Grand Hall of the Reynolds Center. Reservations must be made by noon on Tuesday, November 11. Tickets and/or reservations… Read More

SAU Band gets $2,000 from Plum Creek Foundation Grant

May 9, 2014

Plum Creek gives $2000 to SAU Band

The Plum Creek Foundation recently gave the Southern Arkansas University Band reason to toot their horns with a $2,000 donation to help the program update its collection of instruments. SAU has invested over $2.1 million in its Department of Music through the construction of a state-of-the-art teaching facility which houses the Mulerider Marching Band, jazz… Read More

Free SAU Percussion concert offers something for everyone

April 28, 2014

SAU Percussion Concert 2011

The Southern Arkansas University Percussion Ensemble is offering a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in SAU’s Harton Theatre. “This concert will include a wonderful variety of styles and sounds. Featuring music and instruments from all across the world, there is truly something for every taste,” said Director of Percussion Michael Britt,… Read More

The Mulligan Brothers to play Thursday at SAU

November 6, 2013

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Country music band The Mulligan Brothers from Mobile, Ala. will playing their mix of folk, American and country music starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, November 7, 2013, at Southern Arkansas University. The concert will take place in the SAU mall area, and is open to the public. No seating is available, so guests are welcome… Read More

Bands will perform McBeth’s works

March 2, 2012

The Southern Arkansas University band department has announced its first combined performance of the season to take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, in Harton Theatre. The Concert Band, conducted by Sarah Mickey, and the Wind Ensemble, conducted by J.P. Wilson, will perform a concert of standard and contemporary wind band literature. The bands… Read More

Rockefeller String Quartet will perform at SAU

October 31, 2011

Southern Arkansas University’s Performing Arts Series will present the Rockefeller String Quartet, pianist Louis Menendez, violinist Geoffrey Robson, violist Tatiana Kotcherguina and cellist David Gerstein in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in Oliver Recital Hall in Dolph Camp Hall on the SAU campus. The string performers are all members of the Arkansas… Read More

Choral groups will present concert


The Heritage Singers and Chamber Singers of Southern Arkansas University will present their fall/winter concert titled, “Stori,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at First Baptist Church, 318 E. Main Street, Magnolia. The concert will feature wide variety of selections telling both sacred and secular accounts of the Christmas story. Among the pieces on… Read More