Long Beach -- Each
Tuesday this fall semester Southern Miss Gulf Coast students and
faculty will enjoy a musical serenade at the Gulf Park campus in
"Tuesday Afternoon Musicales" will feature
artists from the university's College of Arts and Letters performing
in the lobby of the Advanced Education Center from 5:45 until 6:45
"The purpose of this informal series is to heighten
awareness of music on our campus and provide those leaving and arriving
(with) a musical diversion," said Ken Malone, chief operating
officer for the Gulf Park campus. "It creates an arts-enhanced
Admission is free and the event is informal. People
may stay for the entire performance, stand for a few moments or
simply pass by. Students may also choose to enjoy a quick salad
or sandwich from the Eagle's Roost, the campus' catering cart, while
enjoying the recital.
Scheduled performances for the fall semester are:
the Southern Vocal Ensemble, Oct. 26; the Romero String Quartet,
Nov. 2; the Southern Chamber Chorale, Nov. 9; pianist Gerardo Fernandez,
Nov. 16; the Romero String Quartet, Nov. 23; Southern Sea Breeze,
Nov. 30; and Gerardo Fernandez, Dec. 7.
Performances for the spring semester will be announced
in January. For more information, call (601) 266-4001.