Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its 2017-18 Performing Arts Season

The Norton Center for the Arts is proud to welcome audiences to a new season of incredible performing arts at Centre College. With the belief that the arts have a powerful ability to galvanize and transform a community, the Norton Center is committed to serving as a catalyst that energizes the city and the region,

By |2018-05-23T17:07:04+00:00June 26th, 2017|News, Norton Center for the Arts, Performing Arts|

Governor’s School for the Arts nurtures potential of young artists in fourth year at Centre

A total of 256 student artists, representing 100 high schools in 47 counties, will arrive on Centre College’s campus on June 18 for the 2017 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA). This is the fourth year Centre has hosted GSA, a statewide education program managed by the Kentucky Center that brings talented rising

Stage and screen star Ben Vereen celebrates Black History month with performance, public events at Norton Center for the Arts

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts welcomes legendary stage and screen actor Ben Vereen to Newlin Hall for two days of free activities in celebration of Black History month that will culminate with a public performance of Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. Filled with song and dance, stories of

By |2018-06-19T17:41:49+00:00February 13th, 2017|News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Grammy-nominated jazz artist René Marie to perform at Centre on Jan. 14

Celebrated jazz artist René Marie will perform on Centre College’s campus this weekend—and in February, she’ll be up for one of the highest musical awards in the land: a Grammy. Nominated for Grammy Award in the category of Best Jazz Vocal Album of the Year for her most recent album, “Sound of Red,” René Marie

By |2018-07-03T15:25:12+00:00January 13th, 2017|News, Norton Center for the Arts, Performing Arts|

DiMartino, Foster take Weisiger stage in ‘Sound the Trumpets!’

World-renowned trumpeters from two sides of the globe will unite on Friday, Nov. 18, when Vince DiMartino, W. George Matton Professor of Music Emeritus at Centre College, joins Australian John Foster on the Weisiger Stage at Norton Center for the Arts for Sound the Trumpets! The master performers will use relics, ranging from found objects to

By |2018-07-26T15:56:36+00:00November 10th, 2016|News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Vocal Worlds Collide in The Summit, when the Manhattan Transfer meets Take 6 at the Norton Center

Audiences will experience an explosion of vocal artistry as two of the most awarded acapella groups in history, The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6, combine forces to create a remarkable evening of music at the Norton Center on Friday, Oct. 21 at 8:30 p.m. in Newlin Hall at the Norton Center for the Arts. With

By |2018-07-27T14:35:00+00:00October 19th, 2016|News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Dolly Parton to perform at Norton Center on Aug. 9

The Queen of Country Music is embarking on her first North American tour in 25 years, performing more than 60 shows throughout the U.S. and Canada. And if Kentuckians want to see Dolly Parton perform, their only opportunity is at the Norton Center for the Arts on the campus of Centre College. Parton is no

By |2016-08-04T11:31:23+00:00August 4th, 2016|News, Norton Center for the Arts|

International Conductors’ Festival comes to Centre July 18-30

Every year, conductors and musicians from around the world congregate in Kiev, Ukraine, for the International Conductors’ Festival (ICF). But in 2016, for the first time, the ICF will also come to Danville, with festival events taking place throughout the community July 18-30. Jaemi Loeb (above), assistant professor of music at Centre and director of

By |2018-08-02T15:53:36+00:00July 14th, 2016|Campus, Music, News, Norton Center for the Arts, Performing Arts|

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts announces its 2016-17 Performing Arts Season

The Norton Center for the Arts is proud to welcome audiences to a new season of incredible performing arts at Centre College. With the belief that the arts have a powerful ability to galvanize and transform a community, the Norton Center is committed to serving as a catalyst that energizes the city and the region,

By |2018-08-03T20:16:08+00:00June 27th, 2016|News, Norton Center for the Arts|

Dolly Parton to perform at Norton Center on Aug. 9

The Queen of Country Music is embarking on her first North American tour in 25 years, performing more than 60 shows throughout the U.S. and Canada. And if Kentuckians want to see Dolly Parton perform, their only opportunity is at the Norton Center for the Arts on the campus of Centre College. Tickets for the

By |2018-08-09T17:49:47+00:00May 22nd, 2016|News, Norton Center for the Arts|
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