The Converse Opera Theatre will present Milton Granger’s “Talk Opera” and Giacomo Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi” on March 12th at 8:00 p.m. and on March 14th at 3:00 p.m. in Twichell Auditorium. General admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students. Tickets can be reserved by call the Twichell box office at (864) 596-9725. “Both works…
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A new partnership between the Greater Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra (GSP) and Converse College will allow exceptional Petrie School of Music students to win a professional orchestral contract while pursuing their Converse degree. “This apprenticeship will allow Converse students to earn a bachelor’s degree in music while earning professional résumé credits and gaining experience in a…
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The Converse Opera Theatre will present Wolfgang Mozart’s The Magic Flute, on Jan. 31 at 8 p.m., and Feb. 2 at 2:30 p.m. in Twichell Auditorium. First performed in 1791, The Magic Flute has been both popular and esteemed. And for more than two centuries, its unique combination of the sublime and the ridiculous has…
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Caroline Avery ’03 of Spartanburg, S.C., and Amanda Cartwright ’04 of Cowpens, S.C., have been nominated to compete for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship during the 2003 regional Kennedy center American College Theatre Festival. Both students were nominated for their work in Theatre/Converse’s recent production of Noel Coward’s Present Laughter. The Irene Ryan Scholarships provide…
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An art collection donated to the Converse College Department of Art and Design will enable art aficionados in Spartanburg to see the works of some of the most famous artists of the twentieth-century without leaving town. The collection of 52 prints, given by Spartanburg resident Frank Toms, includes works by Joan Miro, Salvador Dali, Alexander…
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Beginning February 18, Dr. Madelyn V. Young will begin her duties as Chair of the Economics and Business Department at Converse College. Dr. Young has been a member of the Converse economics faculty since 1991. Her research interests are in the areas of labor and urban economics. “We are pleased to have Dr. Young assume…
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