The cultural flame lit by Elvis Presley has never been extinguished, even 45 years after his death. Still, that flame hasn’t burned this bright for years. A new generation has discovered the music of the heralded “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll” largely due to the new acclaimed Baz Luhrmann film, “Elvis.” Some talented members of…
Offering a comprehensive education in music and theatre, the Pensacola State College Performing Arts Department boasts outstanding faculty and a solid academic and artistic reputation
Whether your focus is music, theatre, or dance, you will find the quality of education and support you receive at Pensacola State are top notch. Smaller class sizes allow for more personal instruction, and students receive many opportunities to perform on stage in front of both intimate and large audiences.
Doug Holsworth received his BA in Music Education in 1985 from the University of Alabama, where he was the Drum Major for the Million Dollar Band. After graduation, he served in the Army as a Signals Intelligence Pilot, holding dual branches as a Captain in Aviation and Military Intelligence.
Michael Coleman was recently awarded First Degree Diploma in the Golden Key International Composition Competition for 2021. Other composers receiving diplomas and honorable mentions in his division hailed from China, Italy, and Poland. Dr. Coleman is invited to perform his “Four Bagatelles” for solo piano on the World Composers Recital at the Golden Key Music…
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