Now in its 35th year, the Annual Service of Lessons and Carols is one of the region's most beloved events celebrating Christmas. The Piedmont Chorale, Brass Choir, Sewell Organ, and the Chestatee High School Choir are featured in this special program of readings, carols, and choir anthems to begin the Christmas season.
Experience the Regional African American Museum of Northeast Georgia at the MSMA. Founded in 2010 by curator and designer Audrey Davenport, the museum features 20 panels devoted to the cultural heritage of African American people living in Banks, White, Rabun, and Habersham counties. The exhibition celebrates the addition of RAAM to the Digital Library of Georgia and a new scholarship in Daveport's honor.
Austin Wieland is a ceramic sculptor whose work investigates clay's intersections with industry, functionality, and technology. He serves as the Lovick P. Corn Associate Professor of Art and Design and Department Chair of Fine and Performing Arts at LaGrange College (LaGrange, Ga.). A native of Bryan, Ohio, Wieland holds an MFA from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (Edinboro, Pa.) and a BFA from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio). He has participated in numerous residencies and exhibitions throughout the region.
Dr. Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi, Piedmont University Senior Artist-in-Residence and internationally acclaimed pianist, presents a concert of important piano works.
This is a powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam: five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. The play portrays each young woman before, during, and after her tour in the war-torn nation and ends as each leaves a personal token at the memorial wall in Washington.
Dr. Andrea M. Price, Professor of Music, Director of the Conservatory of Music and Coordinator of Applied Music at Piedmont University, and Dr. Karen Sigers, Associate Professor of Music, perform lieder, art song, and operatic arias.
Organist and Piedmont Artist-in-Residence Louise Bass performs a concert of works from the 19th and 20th centuries for the “king of instruments.”