Category: Arts and Performance

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. […]

Annual Christmas at Chowan Event Announced

A decorated Columns building at night, with Christmas at Chowan Event in front

The Chowan University Department of Music will present its annual Christmas at Chowan concert on Sunday, December 4 at 3:00 pm in Turner Auditorium of the historic McDowell Columns Hall.  The seasonal event is a community favorite as it celebrates the birth of Christ and rings in the holidays with the Chowan Winds and the […]

Theatre@Chowan Presents Two short Plays about Life & Death

MURFREESBORO—Theatre@Chowan will present two short, moving dramas about life and death on Nov 18, 19, and 20 at Chowan University. Thistle Blossoms by Rosanna Beth Whitlow tells the story of Lisa, a troubled college student, and Jo, her English professor. When Lisa submits an essay describing her own planned suicide, Jo unexpectedly intervenes, and both […]

Chowan University Community Chorus To Begin Rehearsals

Chowan Singers and Community Chorus spring 2022

The Chowan Community Chorus, part of the Chowan University Department of Music, will begin rehearsals for the 2022-2023 year on Monday, August 29. Singers of high school through adult age are welcome to join us for rehearsals every Monday from 6:30-8:00 pm in Daniel Hall as we prepare for the Christmas at Chowan concert to […]

Spring into Song at Suffolk Center April 24th!

Coastal, VA – The Chowan University Singers, the premier touring choral ensemble of Chowan University, will present a Spring Concert at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts on Sunday, April 24 at 3:30 PM. This year, we are pleased to announce that the talented Boys Choir of Hampton Roads will also be singing in this very special choral concert.  Chowan University Singers will perform […]

Chowan University Singers Perform at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

Months of rehearsal and anticipation finally paid off for members of the Chowan University Singers who traveled to New York City in March to perform at Carnegie Hall.  Designed by architect William Burnet Tuthill and built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, Carnegie Hall is one of the most prestigious concert venues in the world. […]

Theatre@Chowan presents Furry Tails with a Twist!

Furry Tales Promo

Theatre@Chowan will present three performances of Jennifer Hickok DeFratis’s fast-moving funny play for kids Furry Tails with a Twist on April 8, 9, 10, 2022. Follow the improvised adventures of a trio of actors as they stumble and bumble their way through the telling of three classic fairy tales. When a sudden mishap causes the […]

17th Annual Symposium Keynote Speaker Announced

William Sturkey

Dr. William Sturkey will serve as the John H. Davis Keynote Lecturer for the Seventeenth Annual Faculty Interdisciplinary Symposium, which will be held on Monday, April 11. This year’s theme is “Echoes of Memory.” The keynote lecture is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. in Vaughan Auditorium, Robert Marks Hall. Chowan faculty presentations are scheduled from 9:00 […]