Students of the Digital Arts and MIRA programs, as well as high school students in Pinellas County, submitted personal projects in categories such as photography, digital arts, and videography, at 13th Annual SEmmy Awards, held at the SPC Seminole Campus in April.
St. Petersburg College’s Music Industry Recording Arts program welcomed The Sessions to The Palladium on Tuesday, Feb. 27 to speak to students, staff and the community about what it takes –besides musical talent – to make it in the music business.
St. Petersburg College Music Industry and Recording Arts and The Sessions are co-hosting a music industry panel discussion with special guest Chick Corea on Feb. 27 from 5 – 10 p.m. at The Palladium at St. Petersburg College. This event is FREE for SPC students. A $5 donation from the public is requested, with proceeds benefiting the college’s MIRA program.
St. Petersburg College’s Music Industry Recording Arts student Vincent Demor recently won the distinguished 2018 National Association of Music Merchants President’s Innovation Award.
Anyone can donate gently used musical instruments at several SPC campus locations from Nov. 27 – Dec. 1. The instruments will be refurbished by Recycled Tunes and then donated to Pinellas County Schools’ music programs. All donors will receive a ticket to the 2018 Gasparilla Music Festival.
Helios Jazz Orchestra to perform Nov. 21 at the Palladium Side Door Theater.
SPC’s first Creative Career Summit brought successful artists like Al Pitrelli, Esteban Valdez, and Josh Sullivan to the St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus to speak to creatives among students and the community.
The Helios Jazz Orchestra performs at the Clearwater Jazz Holiday on Oct. 20 at 4:15 p.m. The 18-member big band jazz group is a St. Petersburg College ensemble-in-residence and course formed by SPC Music Industry and Recording Arts program faculty member David Manson.
Tampa Bay-area band Miroux, led by St. Petersburg College Music Industry and Recording Arts student Jonathan Hollander, played at the sixth annual Gasparilla Music Festival. The band joined local favorites and national acts at the two-day festival in Tampa on Saturday, March 11.
Jorge Brea and Director of Marketing Janette Berrios, the CEO and Director of Marketing for Symphonic Distribution, return to educate St. Petersburg College’s music students and community members about How to Make Money off Your Music, the second of this term’s three-part Speaker Series.