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Cultural Arts

With a rich history of educating artists, dancers, musicians, and actors, and an active performing and visual arts calendar, Meredith College serves as a valuable cultural resource for the greater Raleigh community. From award-winning dance performances to thought-provoking exhibits to world-renowned visiting artists, an array of cultural arts are available for members of our community to enjoy.



DATES:
Jan 12 - Jan 13
Faculty Dance Concert Evening Performance

Fri, Jan 12, 2018
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Jones Auditorium

SHOWS:
Jan 12 - Jan 13
7:30pm - 8:30pm


Faculty Dance Concert Matinee

Sun, Jan 14, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Jones Auditorium


David Pleasant, percussion, vocalist, performance artist

David Pleasant, percussion, vocalist, performance artist

Fri, Jan 19, 2018
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Carswell Concert Hall

David Pleasant is a multi-faceted percussion virtuoso, rhythm effects vocalist, avant-garde performance artist, Storyteller and lecturer who specializes in African-American traditions. Born in Savannah, GA and raised in MacIntosh County, Pleasant grew up immersed in the rich Gullah!Geechee (Georgia and South Carolina Sea Island) culture, which thrives in that area.


Concerto Aria Competition

Fri, Jan 26, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Carswell Concert Hall

Meredith Music students compete for an opportunity to perform with Raleigh Symphony Orchestra at the Concerto Aria Concert on February 23, 2018.


Ensemble Aubade

Fri, Feb 9, 2018
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh

Ensemble Aubade (Peter H. Bloom, flute; Francis Grimes, viola; and Mary Jane Rupert, harp and piano) performs vivid chamber music by European and American composers.  The esteemed trio, based in Boston, concertizes throughout the United States, winning praise for stellar musicianship, vibrant performances, and engaging residencies. 

Universalist Unitarian Fellowship of Raleigh
3313 Wade Avenue
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607


DATES:
Feb 13 - Feb 17
Meredith Ensemble Theatre Presents Xanadu

Tue, Feb 13, 2018
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Jones Auditorium

SHOWS:
Feb 13 - Feb 17
7:30pm - 9:30pm


Meredith Ensemble Theatre Presents Xanadu Sunday Matinee

Sun, Feb 18, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Jones Auditorium


Sinfonietta Concert

Thu, Feb 22, 2018
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Jones Auditorium

This event is free and open to the public. No reservation required.


Concerto Aria Concert

Fri, Feb 23, 2018
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Jones Auditorium

Concerto Aria Competition winners perform with Raleigh Symphony Orchestra. 


Meredith Choral Concert

Sat, Feb 24, 2018
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Jones Chapel

This event is free and open to the public. No reservation required.


Raleigh Symphony Orchestra Rising Stars Concert

Sun, Feb 25, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Jones Auditorium

For more information, including ticket sales, visit raleighsymphony.org.


DATES:
Feb 26 - Feb 28
Vagina Monologues presented by Extra Theatre Company

Mon, Feb 26, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Studio Theatre

SHOWS:
Feb 26 - Feb 28
3:00pm - 5:00pm


Songs of the Shadowland Faculty Recital

Tue, Feb 27, 2018
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Carswell Concert Hall

The program features a four movement work by Australian composer, Paul Stanhope, setting to music poetry by indigenous Australian poet Oodgeroo Noonuccal. Additional works feature poetry of Ammassalik, Thule, Navajo, and Athabascan peoples.

Part of the Music of Indigenous Peoples Series


DATES:
Apr 17 - Apr 21
Meredith Ensemble Theatre Presents Marie Antoinette

Tue, Apr 17, 2018
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Studio Theatre

SHOWS:
Apr 17 - Apr 21
7:30pm - 9:30pm


Meredith Ensemble Theatre Presents Marie Antoinette Sunday Matinee

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Studio Theatre


Octavia! Piano Concert

Fri, Apr 27, 2018
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Carswell Concert Hall

Octavia is Meredith’s piano ensemble. They perform piano works for four and eight hands. Members, usually piano majors, are selected by Dr. Kent Lyman, coordinator for the piano program in the Meredith College Music  Department. 

This event is free and open to the public. No reservation required. 


DATES:
Apr 27 - Apr 29
DanceWorks Concert Evening Performance

Fri, Apr 27, 2018
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Jones Auditorium

SHOWS:
Apr 27 - Apr 29
7:30pm - 9:00pm


DATES:
Apr 28 - Apr 29
DanceWorks Concert Afternoon Performance

Sat, Apr 28, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Jones Auditorium

SHOWS:
Apr 28 - Apr 29
3:00pm - 4:00pm


Spring Sinfonietta Pops Concert

Thu, May 3, 2018
8:00pm - 10:00pm

Meredith's orchestra, Sinfonietta, performs popular music from movie scores, musicals, and other well known titles. 

This event is free and open to the public. No reservation required. 


Raleigh Symphony Orchestra Jazz Influences Concert

Sun, May 6, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Jones Auditorium

Meredith's orchestra, Sinfonietta, performs popular music from movie scores, musicals, and other well known titles. 

This event is free and open to the public. No reservation required. 




DATES:
Jan 12 - Jan 13
Faculty Dance Concert Evening Performance

Fri, Jan 12, 2018
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Jones Auditorium

SHOWS:
Jan 12 - Jan 13
7:30pm - 8:30pm


Faculty Dance Concert Matinee

Sun, Jan 14, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Jones Auditorium


DATES:
Apr 27 - Apr 29
DanceWorks Concert Evening Performance

Fri, Apr 27, 2018
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Jones Auditorium

SHOWS:
Apr 27 - Apr 29
7:30pm - 9:00pm


DATES:
Apr 28 - Apr 29
DanceWorks Concert Afternoon Performance

Sat, Apr 28, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Jones Auditorium

SHOWS:
Apr 28 - Apr 29
3:00pm - 4:00pm



David Pleasant, percussion, vocalist, performance artist

David Pleasant, percussion, vocalist, performance artist

Fri, Jan 19, 2018
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Carswell Concert Hall

David Pleasant is a multi-faceted percussion virtuoso, rhythm effects vocalist, avant-garde performance artist, Storyteller and lecturer who specializes in African-American traditions. Born in Savannah, GA and raised in MacIntosh County, Pleasant grew up immersed in the rich Gullah!Geechee (Georgia and South Carolina Sea Island) culture, which thrives in that area.


Concerto Aria Competition

Fri, Jan 26, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Carswell Concert Hall

Meredith Music students compete for an opportunity to perform with Raleigh Symphony Orchestra at the Concerto Aria Concert on February 23, 2018.


Ensemble Aubade

Fri, Feb 9, 2018
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh

Ensemble Aubade (Peter H. Bloom, flute; Francis Grimes, viola; and Mary Jane Rupert, harp and piano) performs vivid chamber music by European and American composers.  The esteemed trio, based in Boston, concertizes throughout the United States, winning praise for stellar musicianship, vibrant performances, and engaging residencies. 

Universalist Unitarian Fellowship of Raleigh
3313 Wade Avenue
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607


Sinfonietta Concert

Thu, Feb 22, 2018
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Jones Auditorium

This event is free and open to the public. No reservation required.


Concerto Aria Concert

Fri, Feb 23, 2018
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Jones Auditorium

Concerto Aria Competition winners perform with Raleigh Symphony Orchestra. 


Meredith Choral Concert

Sat, Feb 24, 2018
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Jones Chapel

This event is free and open to the public. No reservation required.


Raleigh Symphony Orchestra Rising Stars Concert

Sun, Feb 25, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Jones Auditorium

For more information, including ticket sales, visit raleighsymphony.org.


Songs of the Shadowland Faculty Recital

Tue, Feb 27, 2018
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Carswell Concert Hall

The program features a four movement work by Australian composer, Paul Stanhope, setting to music poetry by indigenous Australian poet Oodgeroo Noonuccal. Additional works feature poetry of Ammassalik, Thule, Navajo, and Athabascan peoples.

Part of the Music of Indigenous Peoples Series


Octavia! Piano Concert

Fri, Apr 27, 2018
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Carswell Concert Hall

Octavia is Meredith’s piano ensemble. They perform piano works for four and eight hands. Members, usually piano majors, are selected by Dr. Kent Lyman, coordinator for the piano program in the Meredith College Music  Department. 

This event is free and open to the public. No reservation required. 


Spring Sinfonietta Pops Concert

Thu, May 3, 2018
8:00pm - 10:00pm

Meredith's orchestra, Sinfonietta, performs popular music from movie scores, musicals, and other well known titles. 

This event is free and open to the public. No reservation required. 


Raleigh Symphony Orchestra Jazz Influences Concert

Sun, May 6, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Jones Auditorium

Meredith's orchestra, Sinfonietta, performs popular music from movie scores, musicals, and other well known titles. 

This event is free and open to the public. No reservation required. 



DATES:
Feb 13 - Feb 17
Meredith Ensemble Theatre Presents Xanadu

Tue, Feb 13, 2018
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Jones Auditorium

SHOWS:
Feb 13 - Feb 17
7:30pm - 9:30pm


Meredith Ensemble Theatre Presents Xanadu Sunday Matinee

Sun, Feb 18, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Jones Auditorium


DATES:
Feb 26 - Feb 28
Vagina Monologues presented by Extra Theatre Company

Mon, Feb 26, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Studio Theatre

SHOWS:
Feb 26 - Feb 28
3:00pm - 5:00pm


DATES:
Apr 17 - Apr 21
Meredith Ensemble Theatre Presents Marie Antoinette

Tue, Apr 17, 2018
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Studio Theatre

SHOWS:
Apr 17 - Apr 21
7:30pm - 9:30pm


Meredith Ensemble Theatre Presents Marie Antoinette Sunday Matinee

Sun, Apr 22, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Studio Theatre



Contact Information
Kelly Tyson
Departmental Assistant for Music, Dance, & Theatre
ktyson@meredith.edu
Music Office
(919) 760-8536
Dance/Theatre Office
(919) 760-8716

Box office
Phone: (919) 760-2840
boxoffice@meredith.edu

Gallery Information
Lisa Pearce, Gallery Director
Phone: (919) 760-2252
gallery@meredith.edu


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