WVU College of Creative Arts calendar of events for Feb. 15-21, 2016:

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information about ticketed events, call 304.293.SHOW. For information about any College of Creative Arts events, call the Publicity Office at 304.293.3397. Events on this calendar are subject to change. For the latest information, see our web calendar at http://ccarts.wvu.edu.

All College of Creative Arts programs, services, and activities are accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations, call 304.293.4171.

Monday, Feb. 15
Young saxophonists will take center stage at the third annual West Virginia University Saxophone Day set for Monday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in WVU’s College of Creative Arts. Highlights of the day include James Houlik’s recital at 11 a.m. in 424A Creative Arts Center, followed by his masterclass in 440 Creative Arts Center at 1:45 p.m. Jean-Michel Goury will host a masterclass in the same space at 2:45 p.m. Jack Wright will present a recital and discussion in Bloch Learning and Performance Hall, 200A Creative Arts Center, from 4 to 5 p.m. At 7:30 p.m. in Bloch, Duo Z�phyr will offer a concert. The event is free and open to saxophonists of all ages, but registration is encouraged.

Saturday, Feb. 20
FESTIVAL: WVU Choral Festival
WVU will host its first High School Choral Festival on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Creative Arts Center. More than 600 choristers will attend, and all of them will participate in a festival choir under the direction of Eric Whitacre. The festival will begin with registration at 9 a.m. The concert will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre in the Creative Arts Center. For tickets and information, call 304-293-SHOW.

Sunday, Feb. 21
Trombonist Weston Sprott will present a guest artist recital at 4 p.m. Feb. 21 in Bloch Learning and Performance Hall, 200A Creative Arts Center, followed by a masterclass from 6 to 8 p.m. in the same space. The recital and masterclass are free and open to the public.

Through Friday, Feb. 26
MESAROS GALLERIES: “Conjunction” Faculty Show
Fourteen WVU School of Art and Design faculty members spent the past two years working with printmakers at Artists Image Resource (AIR) in Pittsburgh to produce original art projects. Now they will display their interdisciplinary works at the Creative Arts Center’s Mesaros Galleries. Titled “Conjunction: Projects by WVU School of Art and Design Faculty,” the show opens Jan. 25 and continues through Feb. 26. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday, from noon to 9:30 p.m. The galleries are closed Sundays and University holidays. Special individual or group viewing times may be arranged upon request.

Mark your calendars:

• Lunchtime Look at the Art Museum Feb. 24
WVU Symphony Orchestra Concert Feb. 22
• “Courtship” and “Valentine’s Day” open March 4


ART MUSEUM OF WVU: Inaugural Exhibition: Visual Conversations: Looking and Listening
The Art Museum of WVU is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://artmuseum.wvu.edu.

This year, West Virginia University will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Visit http://artsandhumanities.wvu.edu for more information and a calendar of events.



CONTACT: David Welsh, College of Creative Arts
304-293-3397; David.Welsh@mail.wvu.edu

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