The Lawson Academy, founded by Dr. Alia Ross Lawson, has served the Converse, Spartanburg, and surrounding upstate community since 1944. Rich in history and known for its tradition in educational excellence in music and dance, the Lawson Academy is in a strong position to build on its past while looking forward to meeting the creative needs of our 21st-century world. We encourage students of all ages to peruse our classes and private study opportunities. We’re sure you’ll find something to fit your schedule and your budget. Join us on a creative journey that will bring joy to all of our lives.
Lawson Spring 2021 Calendar
January 19: Spring semester begins
April 5-9: Spring Break
April 24: Shining Stars Concert
May 21: Spring semester ends
Each year, Lawson Academy faculty and students present a variety of performances open to the public showcasing the talent within our program. From studio recitals and ensemble performances to faculty duos and trios, ranging from classical to Broadway to crossover pop styles, our hope is to bring unique offerings to the Spartanburg community.
The Lawson Series is currently postponed. Please check back for details about the 2021-2022 Lawson Series season.