Salisbury University’s Cultural Calendar Highlights for March, 2021

Mar 3, 2021

Welcome to Salisbury University’s Cultural Calendar Highlights for March.

SU’s virtual spring Creative Writing Reading Series continues Wednesday, March 10, as SU creative writing faculty read from their works. Authors include Drs. Ryan Habermeyer, John Nieves and Christine Spillson. They also provide information about the creative writing track in SU’s English major.

Award-winning voice students pay tribute to songs from the 18th century to the Great White Way during the Music, Theatre and Dance Department’s annual spring Singers’ Showcase concert, “From Baroque to Broadway” March 19-21. Dr. John Wesley Wright directs.

The University’s Bobbi Biron Theatre Program continues its 2020-21 season with a virtual production of Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information March 25-28. The play is comprised of more than 100 characters in vignettes that examine the ways in which people acquire, process and reject knowledge. Matt Saltzberg directs.

The Salisbury Symphony Orchestra performs the virtual chamber concert “Into the Forest” on Saturday, March 27. Directed by Dr. Jeffrey Schoyen, the performance includes works by Strauss, MacDowell, Handel and Mozart, with guest soloists Ernest Barretta on piano, Rita Porfiris on viola and Anton Miller on violin.

SU celebrates Women’s History Month with the second installment of this semester’s “Celebrating Women’s Voices: Readings by Afro-Colombian Poets” series on Wednesday, March 31. This event explores a broader Black identity in the Americas through readings by SU and Roanoke College students in Spanish while wearing traditional Colombian dress, accompanied by traditional music.

For more information, including registration links for this semester’s upcoming online events, visit the SU website at salisbury.edu/events