Music

Concerts and Performances

Dalton State College Presents: Dalton State Singers November 27th at 7:30 pm

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Dalton State College will present the Dalton State Singers for a concert at the Creative Arts Guild. The group will give their first concert with Dr. Andy Baker on the podium. Dr. Baker is the longtime choral director at Dalton High School, and join

ed the faculty of Dalton State College in August. The choir will perform a wide range of repertoire, including music by Handel, an Irish air by Stanford, and Smetana’s opening chorus from his opera The Bartered Bride, sung in Czech. The concert will also feature Dr. Rosella Ewing-Terry as soloist in “Dove Sei?” from Handel’s opera Rodelinda. Dr. Ewing-Terry also joined the DSC faculty this fall, after serving on the faculty of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Paula Pasqua accompanies the

choir. 

The concert will be held Tuesday, November 27th at 7:30pm in Jonas Hall of the Creative Arts Guild, located at 520 West Waugh Street in Dalton. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors over 65 and non-Dalton State College students. Admission is free for Dalton State staff, faculty and students with a valid i.d. 

This concert is supported by the Dalton State Foundation and the School of Liberal Arts. 

For more information, contact Dr. Ellie Jenkins at Dalton State at ejenkins@daltonstate.edu.

 

Dalton State College Presents:  Campus Community Concert December 3rd at 7:30pm

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Dalton State College will present their Campus Community Concert at the Creative Arts Guild. This is an every-semester event at Dalton State, and features any and all students, faculty and staff who want to perform. There are no auditions, and no restrictions, except that ensembles must fit into the available space. Previous concerts have featured everything from solo gospel singers, to covers of Lynard Skynard, and even a rope-tension drum solo. It’s a casual performance, and a good time is had by all! 

This concert will be held Monday, December 3rd at 7:30pm, in the Jonas Hall of the Creative Arts Guild located at 520 West Waugh Street in Dalton. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors over 65 and non-Dalton State College students. Admission is free for Dalton State staff, faculty and students with a valid i.d. 

This concert is supported by the Dalton State Foundation and the School of Liberal Arts.

For more information, contact Dr. Ellie Jenkins at Dalton State at ejenkins@daltonstate.edu.

 

L'Abri Annual Christmas Concert December 1st! - Free Admission

The L’Abri String Ensemble will present a concert titled “Carols & Country by Candlelight” at the Creative Arts Guild. The ensemble is comprised mostly of members of the L’Abri Symphony Orchestra. This group shares the same goals as the symphony: developing musicianship through ensemble playing, and sharing great music with the public. The group has performed at the NW GA Trade and Convention Center, Dalton State College, First Baptist Church, nursing homes and small churches, and many times at the Guild. 

Featured composers for the concert will be John Rutter and Jay Unger. All compositions are arranged for the ensemble by their leader and Guild music instructor Jim Burdick. Other members of the group are Lane Moore, Sahar Walters and Luke Cochran on violin, Abigail Cochran on viola, and Jason Cochran and Dara Cochran on cello. 

The concert will be held Saturday, December 1st at 7:30pm in the Jonas Hall of the Creative Arts Guild, located at 520 West Waugh Street in Dalton. Admission is FREE. Donations will be accepted. For more information, contact Guild Music Director Lisa Elders at 706-259-1822 or lisae@creativeartsguild.org.

 

Dalton Chamber Choir December 15th

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The Dalton Chamber Choir will present a concert on Saturday, December 15th at 7:30 in Jonas Hall of the Creative Arts Guild. The program will feature holiday pieces and is under the direction of Adam Burnette. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors over 65 and students.
For more information, contact Guild Music Director Lisa Elders at 706-259-1822 or email lisae@creativeartsguild.org.