Category: Arts and Performance

Reception Honoring Graduating Graphic Design Showcases Exceptional Talent

Senior Showcase

Chowan University proudly presents the 2024 Annual Senior Visual Art Exhibition, featuring the remarkable works of its graduating art & design students. A reception was held on April 18th in the Juanita Kelly Pond Gallery, serving as a celebration of the exhibition that will run until May 3rd. The exhibition highlights the culmination of artistic […]

Noel Engebretson Performs Concert at Chowan University Chapel

Noel Engbretson

On Sunday afternoon, renowned pianist Noel Engebretson graced the stage of Chowan University Chapel, captivating the audience with his exceptional musical talent. The concert, organized by the Friends of Music and the Music Department, showcased Engebretson’s extraordinary skills on the Steinway piano generously donated by Linda Briley Weaver. As a Steinway artist since 2014, Engebretson’s […]

Chowan University’s Department of Music Showcases Faculty Talent in Spectacular Performance

Department of Music

On Sunday, March 17th, Chowan University’s Department of Music captivated audiences with remarkable faculty performances, highlighting their extraordinary range of talent. The event, held at the Chowan Chapel, left attendees in awe of the exceptional musical prowess displayed by the faculty members. The showcase commenced with an enchanting vocal performance by Jordan Cartrette, the Director […]

Annual Christmas at Chowan Concert Announced for Sunday, December 3rd

Christmas at Chowan

The Chowan Singers, Chamber Chorus, Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and Community Chorus will present the annual Christmas at Chowan concert Sunday, December 3, 2023 at 3:00 PM. The Music Department, working with Smart Start, is collecting toys for the children of Hertford County. A huge, wrapped Christmas box will be at the entrance of Turner […]

Briley-Weaver Piano Dedication Service led by Maja Rajković and Dennis Krasnokutsy

Maja Rajkovió and Dennis Krasnokutsy perform for a crowd

On Sunday, November 6th, 2023, the Chowan University community gathered in the Chowan Chapel to witness the dedication of the Briley-Weaver Steinway piano. The grand event featured a captivating concert by renowned pianist Maja Rajkoviċ, accompanied by the talented Dennis Krasnokutsy on the viola. The Briley-Weaver Steinway piano, a magnificent instrument of unparalleled beauty and […]

Chowan University Hosts Senior Art Exhibition and Reception

Senior Art Exhibit

On Friday, April 21st, in the Green Hall Galleries on the Chowan University campus, this year’s graduating class of Graphic Design and Studio Art majors showcased their Senior Art Exhibition and were honored with a reception. This exhibition featured culminating bodies of artwork produced by the 14 graduates: Jaylen Baucom, B.S. Graphic Design, David Clark, […]

Three Women and an Onion at Chowan University

Publicity Photo 2--Deborah Stanley-Lori Harders-Erin Messer--Three Women and an Onion--Chowan University

Chowan University Theatre will present Ryan Bultrowicz’s short comedy, Three Women and an Onion on March 31, April 1, and April 2 at Chowan University. A mysterious onion keeps reappearing in the kitchen of three middle-aged roommates. Sammie wants to throw it out, Kelli wants to chop it in half, and Erica kinda likes it. […]

The Chowan Graphic Design Club FAITH Poster Show

The Chowan Graphic Design Club FAITH Poster Show

On Thursday, November 28th, the Department of Communication Arts hosted “The FAITH Poster Show” opening reception in the Juanita Kelly Pond Gallery and Charles and Frances Hinannt Gallery in Green Hall.  A display of student work, the poster show is an exploration of what faith looks like from different perspectives. Whether through poster design or […]

Dr. Thorburn Receives Choral Impact and Artistry Award

Dr Benjamin Thorburn

Dr. Benjamin Thorburn was awarded the Choral Impact and Artistry Award at the North Carolina Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association fall luncheon during the North Carolina Music Educators Association Conference in Winston-Salem. This award honors the work of educators in the state that are making an impact on their community through choral arts. […]