CSU Happenings April 20-28

APRIL 20-21 – NCAA BASEBALL: CSU TO HOST WEST FLORIDA
The CSU baseball squad will face West Florida at 6 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday at Ragsdale Field. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free with CSU or Cougar Club member ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

APRIL 20 – D’ARCY GRAY TO PERFORM WITH PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
CSU Percussion Ensemble will present its annual spring concert, featuring guest Yamaha concert artist D’Arcy Gray, at 7:30 p.m. Friday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. The concert will include CSU flutist Kaelah Williams in a performance of Jolivet’s Suite en concert for solo flute and four percussionists. Admission is $5 and free with a CSU ID. For tickets, call the RiverCenter Box Office at 706- 256-3612.

APRIL 21 – STUDENT, FACULTY RECITALS
CSU’s Schwob School of Music on Saturday will present a student recital by clarinetist Chantell Scriven at 2 p.m. in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Meanwhile, faculty member Kimberly Cone will perform a voice recital at 4 p.m., also in Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287.

APRIL 21 – ASTRONOMY NIGHT AT CALLAWAY GARDENS
CSU’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center will present Astronomy Night starting 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Callaway Gardens. The event, featuring a presentation plus planet viewing and stargazing, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 706-649-1470.

APRIL 22 – ‘PRISM’ CONCERT TO SHOWCASE VARIOUS ENSEMBLES
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will premiere a “PRISM” concert, billed as “a showcase of the school’s outstanding student ensembles in a fast-paced program of musical favorites,” at 4 p.m. Sunday in RiverCenter’s Bill Heard Theatre. Performing ensembles will be the University Singers, Jazz Band, Wind Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Student String Quartet, Guitar Ensemble, “Piano 4-Hands” and the school’s opera-musical theatre performers. Admission is $5 and free with a CSU ID. For tickets, call the RiverCenter Box Office at 706-256-3612.

APRIL 22 – STUDENT RECITALS TO FEATURE TROMBONE, PIANO, VOICE
In addition to the PRISM concert, CSU’s Schwob School of Music on Sunday will present student recitals by trombonists William Buechner and Andrew Stubbs (both 6:30 p.m.) in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall, and pianist Kelly Horton (2 p.m.) and soprano Jacquelyn Klarenbeek (7:30 p.m.) in RiverCenter Studio Theatre. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287.

APRIL 23-25 – ONE-ACT PLAY FESTIVAL
CSU’s Department of Theatre will stage a “One-Act Play Festival” Monday through Wednesday in the CSU Theatre on the Park’s 200-seat studio theatre, part of the new CSU RiverPark art and theatre complex at the corner of 10th Street and Bay Avenue in downtown Columbus. The festival will feature one-act plays, all produced and performed by students, starting 7:30 p.m. each evening. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-507-8400.

APRIL 23 – RECITALS BY ‘BASSOON AND FRIENDS,’ FACULTY TROMBONIST
CSU’s Schwob School of Music on Monday will present a “Bassoon and Friends” student-group recital at 6 p.m. in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre, and a faculty recital by trombonist Bradley Palmer at 7:30 p.m. in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287.

APRIL 24 – NCAA BASEBALL: CSU TO HOST MONTEVALLO
The CSU baseball squad will host Montevallo at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Ragsdale Field. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free with CSU or Cougar Club member ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

APRIL 24 – STUDENT PERCUSSION RECITAL
CSU Schwob School of Music percussionists Justin Baker and Jonathan Spangler will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday in RiverCenter’s Studio Theatre. General admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287. APRIL 25 – NCAA SOFTBALL: CSU TO HOST ALBANY STATE
The CSU women’s softball squad will face Albany State at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lady Cougar Field. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free with CSU or Cougar Club member ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or go to http://www.csucougars.com.

APRIL 26 – CSU PHILHARMONIC CONCERT, STUDENT RECITAL
CSU’s Schwob School of Music on Thursday, April 26 will present a CSU Philharmonic Orchestra concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. General admission is $5. For tickets, call the RiverCenter Box Office at 706-256-3612. Before this event, student bassoonist Catherine Crittenden will perform a free recital at 6 p.m. in Studio Theatre. For more information, call 706-649-7287.

APRIL 27 – PIANO STUDIO RECITAL
CSU’s Schwob School of Music on Friday, April 27 will present a piano studio recital at 7:30 p.m. in Legacy Hall. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287.

APRIL 27-28 – NCAA BASEBALL: CSU TO HOST USC UPSTATE
The CSU baseball squad will face USC Upstate at 6 p.m. Friday, April 27 and 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Ragsdale Field. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students (age 5 through college) and free with CSU or Cougar Club member ID. For more information, call 706-568-2204 or visit http://www.csucougars.com.

APRIL 28 – COLLOQUIUM TO SHOWCASE BEST OF RESEARCH, CREATIVE PROJECTS
Columbus State University will stage its annual CSU Student Colloquium from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28 on the second and third floors of the Center for Commerce and Technology. Presentations, throughout the day will feature the best of CSU-student research and creative projects over the past year. The event is free and open to the public and sponsored by the CSU Honors Program. For more information, call 706-565-3677.

APRIL 28 – RECITAL BY AWARD WINNNING VOCALIST MICHAEL SUMUEL
CSU’s Schwob School of Music will present a student recital by baritone Michael Sumuel at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28 in RiverCenter’s Legacy Hall. Sumuel won the Music Teachers National Association Young Artists Collegiate Voice Competition on March 25 in Toronto. He is the first CSU student to capture first place in any category of this national-level competition. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-649-7287.