FAC Alumna to Perform at Piccolo Spoleto on Friday

Headed to Charleston this weekend for a bit of Piccolo Spoleto? Then don't miss  Fine Arts Center alumna violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins performing in the Spotlight Concert Series on Friday, June 24, 2013, as part of the Orlando Chamber Soloists. The group will delight the senses with Scottish Airs and Fantasies, a collection of "lush interpretations of romantic favorites."

A Greenville native, Kelly graduated from FAC in 1990 and now resides in NYC and is a professional violinist.   




FAC Dance Student Wins National Honor

The National Dance Education Organization has announced that Mireille Fehler, a junior at Eastside High School and student at The Fine Arts Center, has been selected by the National Honor Society for Dance Arts as a winner of the 2013 NDEO Artistic Merit, Leadership, and Academic Achievement Award.
Mireille received the recognition based on the following criteria:
Artistic Merit: The candidate demonstrates technical and artistic excellence in dance as evidenced by performing original choreography and a choreography essay.
Leadership: The candidate demonstrates outstanding leadership in and outside the field of dance at the school, community, state, and/or national level as evidenced by a strong resume, recommendation letter and leadership essay.
Academic Achievement: The candidate demonstrates academic excellence with a high cumulative grade point average and two essays detailing future plans and the impact of dance.

In addition, NDEO recognized Jan Woodward, Dance Instructor at The Fine Arts Center, for outstanding teaching, leadership, and guidance. A list of the 2013 Winners, Finalists, and Honorable Mentions, along with selected videos, is posted on the NDEO websiteYou may view Mireille's winning piece below. Congratulations, Mireille and Jan! You deserve it!