Performing Arts students receive Student Excellence Awards at PSC

The annual Student Excellence Awards recognizes and honors some of Pensacola State College’s many outstanding students. Over 200 students are recognized this year for their achievements and reflect the theme of a Tradition of Excellence. This year’s theme of “A Tradition of Excellence” is exemplified by the achievements of these students including academic excellence, leadership,…

Michael Coleman was recently named a semi-finalist for the 2020 American Prize in the Instrumental Chamber Music category for his “String Quartet No. 1”.

Michael Coleman was recently named a semi-finalist for the 2020 American Prize in the Instrumental Chamber Music category for his “String Quartet No. 1”.  The American Prize is an annual national competition which features several composition and performance categories.   Administered by Hat City Music Theater, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Danbury, Connecticut, The American Prize was…

Maggie Koerner, Langston Hughes tribute and another ‘Trucker’ are a few Lyceum offerings

Published: 10-07-2019 By Troy Moon, Pensacola State College Last year, Pensacola State alumnus Eric “Elvis” Jones went to one of his first Lyceum events in years ─ the September 2018 performance by neo-country outlaw Lydia Loveless. He’s tempted to go see Drive-By Truckers frontman – one of the band’s two singer/songwriters – Mike Cooley when…

Dr. Michael Coleman was awarded First Diploma in the 2019 Golden Key International Piano Composition Competition

Dr. Michael Coleman was awarded First Diploma in the 2019 Golden Key International Piano Composition Competition in January and has been invited to perform two of his piano compositions in Vienna, Austria at Ehrbar Hall and at Bӧsendorfer Hall at Mozarthaus on the Golden Key Music Festival at Vienna in August 2019.  The competition was…