Dr. Howard Keever, WCU Professor of Music, will be the speaker for the William Carey University Lecture series on the Hattiesburg campus on March 19, 2015. His lecture is entitled, "Music in the 1960s." The lecture will be held in the Thomas Business Building, Kresge Room, at 3:00 pm.
The William Carey University Office of Admissions will host its annual SUPER SATURDAY, on Saturday, March 21, 2014. Super Saturday is an early registration event for new students, both freshman and transfer students, for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at 601-318-6103.
Auditions for cast and interview for crew positions for the 40th season of William Carey University's Carey Dinner Theatre (CDT) will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 21 in the Joe and Virginia Tatum Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus. Those auditioning as performers will present a one-minute monologue from a modern prose play (no dialect), a one-minute vocal selection from a Broadway musical and will participate in a dance audition. An accompanist will be available, but will not transpose. Taped accompaniment may be used. Each person who auditions should bring comfortable clothes for the dance audition. Audition requirements for pianists include a prepared two-minute selection from a Broadway musical. Sight reading will be required. Interviews will be held for technicians, costume assistants, box office managers and office assistants. Each person will complete an application and an interview with CDT staff. Portfolios are invited. Performers may also apply for staff positions. Each applicant should bring a head shot to the audition/interview. Contracts are offered only to those who have graduated from high school by May 25, 2015. The company commitment is May 25 through July 20. For more information, call 601-318-6218 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Carey Dinner Theatre, founded in 1975, has a long tradition of excellence. In its history, more than 60 colleges and universities in addition to Carey have been represented by students in the company.
The William Carey University School of Music and Ministry is hosting the third annual "My First String Camp at Carey" from June 15 - 19 at the Hattiesburg campus. The camp, a part of the FestivalSouth activities conducted in the Pine Belt area, offers Suzuki and elementary string classes for children from first to sixth grades in instruments including the violin, viola, cello and bass. No prior experience is necessary. Students can bring their own instruments of rent one for $10. The registration deadline for the camp is June 5. The cost is $150. A $75 scholarship is available for students in the Hattiesburg Public School District. For more information or to register, call the School of Music and Ministry at 601-318-6175 or email Daniela Pardo at email@example.com.