1780 – The Official Blog of Transylvania University

1780 | The Official Blog of Transylvania University

Performances, graduation highlight the final day of the Governor’s School for the Arts, Saturday, July 7

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The 2007 session of the Governor’s School for the Arts comes to a close Saturday at Transylvania, highlighted by final performances and graduation ceremonies.

The GSA will wrap up its eighth year on the Transy campus on Saturday, with final performances in all disciplines preceding graduation ceremonies at 5:30 p.m. in Haggin Auditorium. Final performances, including those in instrumental and vocal music, musical theater, visual arts, drama and architecture, will begin at various campus locations at 12:30 p.m.

All final day events are open to GSA parents, friends and relatives as well as the public and media. Previous final day performances have attracted over 1,000 people to the Transy campus. Refreshments will be available at various campus locations near Old Morrison.

Final performances will be held at the Mitchell Fine Arts Center, the Little Theater, the Shearer Art Building, the Haupt Humanities Building, Old Morrison and the Cowgill Center.

A total of 226 high school students from 50 counties and about 86 high schools have been on the Transylvania campus since June 17, immersed in a rigorous schedule of daily seminars, master classes, lectures, hands-on workshops and field trips to local arts attractions.

Highlights of the 2007 GSA program