Learn more about the happenings and updates from the SPC Music faculty – from performances both past and present to ongoing collaborations.
SPC students and alumni will have a chance to learn from some of the best – Dave Cook and Amos Heller – members of Taylor Swift’s band, The Agency, on Aug. 13 at the Palladium at SPC.
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.
Five St. Petersburg College music students won awards at the 2018 Florida College System Activities Association’s Winter Music Symposium.
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.
St. Petersburg College music transfer students, Giana Gagliardotto and Kodey Beard, are winners of the National Society of Arts and Letters Classical Voice Competition. Beard, an Associate in Arts music student and tenor performer, and Gagliardotto, an Early College student and soprano performer, both won in the Florida Region semifinals.