Mar
08

FMU’s Coleman joins University’s Concert Band

The Francis Marion University Concert Band will be joined by Dr. Fran Coleman, the newest academic staff member in the university’s Music Industry program,  for a show at the FMU Performing Arts Center on March 13, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. 

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Oct
23

Black Violin’s ‘Classical Boom’ coming to the FMU PAC

The FMU Performing Arts Center will present an entertaining and stunning collision of musical worlds this spring when Black Violin brings its innovative mix of hip-hop and classic sound to the PAC’s main stage.

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Oct
17

Parris Island Marine Band to perform at FMU PAC

The Parris Island Marine Band, one of America’s oldest and most well known military concert bands, will bring its legendary performance to the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 27.

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Oct
10

Legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash to take center stage at FMU PAC

Grammy Award-winner Graham Nashwill bring his iconic songbook to the FMU PAC on Saturday, March 3 at 7:30 pm.

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Sep
14

Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers to take the stage at FMU PAC

The Grammy Award-winning group will turn the Pee Dee’s green grass blue on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center.

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Apr
26

FMU welcomes scholarship recipients

Francis Marion University welcomed new scholarship recipients at its annual Scholarship Awards Day last weekend. The event brought some of the state’s top high school students and future Patriots to FMU’s campus to meet with faculty, staff, register for Fall 2017 classes, and receive a certificate honoring their academic achievements. Students such as Kailey Eggert, [...]

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Apr
22

Summer of Southern Rock coming to the PAC

Summertime is almost here and the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center is ready to rock with a series of concerts featuring rock and country artists with a southern twist. The PAC’s “Summer of Southern Rock” will bring South Carolina’s own McCain, country rockers Shenandoah and the wild and wooly Kentucky Headhunters to the PAC’s [...]

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Mar
31

FMU Concert Band to perform Spring Concert

The Francis Marion University Concert Band will perform their annual Spring Concert on Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 in the FMU Performing Arts Center. Featuring a variety of works from Gabrieli, Hovhaness and John Philip Sousa, the band is guided by Francis Marion associate professor and coordinator of music, Dr. Terry Roberts. Tickets for the [...]

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Mar
28

FMU Artists Series brings international performers to PAC

Two world-renowned musicians are making their way to the Francis Marion University’s Performing Arts Center over the next week as a part of the FMU Artist Series. On Thursday at 7:30 p.m., violinist Francisco Cabán will take the stage in the Black Box Theater, blending his brilliant technique, masterful virtuosity into memorable interpretations of Vivaldi, [...]

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Mar
15

FMU’s Arts International set to showcase performers from across the globe

Francis Marion University’s Arts International Festival, the region’s long running annual celebration of arts and culture, returns on Saturday, April 8. Performers from throughout the world will descend into downtown Florence and FMU’s Performing Arts Center, providing a day filled with international entertainers from noon until 6 p.m. rain or shine. There is no admission [...]

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Feb
11

S.C. Chamber Music Festival returns for fifth season

The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival, produced by Francis Marion University’s Dr. Paolo Gualdi, will make its way to Florence and Lake City for its fifth season and a full week of classical chamber music beginning on Monday, Feb. 20. The festival will once again feature music by world-class musicians from Ukraine, Latvia, Brazil, Bulgaria, [...]

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Feb
02

Francis Marion to celebrate 2017 Homecoming Feb. 11

Francis Marion University’s 2017 Homecoming week will kick off on Monday, Feb. 6 with a series of daily activities leading up to the main Homecoming events on Saturday, Feb 11. FMU’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will face off against Peach Belt Conference foe Flagler College in the Smith University Center gym in the flagship [...]

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