The Winters School of Music and Ministry Studies will host Keyboards and Canapes, an opportunity to sample assorted refreshments while listening to familiar works set for multiple pianos, in Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus. Faculty members and students from the School of Music and Ministry Studies will play piano while guests enjoy the refreshments on stage in the auditorium. Seating is limited for the event. Tickets are $20 per person, $5 for college students, with valid identification, $5 for children 10 and under and $10 for military. A group discount of $10 per ticket will be offered for groups of 10 or more. Ticket sales will benefit the All-Steinway School project. For more information, call (601)318-6175.
Winters School of Music
The William Carey Winters School of Music/Indigo Productions will present Walk with Me: The 16th Street Bombing, a musical retelling the story of the September 1963 Birmingham, Alabama bombing, on February 5 at Smith Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus. The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham was bomb by members of a local Ku Klux Klan group on September 15, 1963. The bombing, which killed four school-age girls and injured an additional 20 people, marked an important turn in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement and solidified support for civil rights legislation passed the following year. Tickets for the musical are available online at www.wmcarey.edu/indigoproductions or can be purchased by visiting the School of Music, located in Thomas Fine Arts Center, from 8:00 until 5:00 pm Mondays thru Thursdays or from 8 am until 4:30 pm on Fridays. Tickets are $20 per person, $5 for college students with valid identification, $5 for children 10 and under and $10 for military. A group discount of $10 per ticket will be offered for groups of 10 or more. For more information, contact the School of Music at (601) 318-6175.