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Community School of the Arts presents spring recitals, exhibitions and performances

April 17, 2015

Indiana State University's Community School of the Arts will wrap up its spring semester with seven end-of-the-semester events.

The CSA will host a music recital at 2 p.m. April 26 in the recital hall of the Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts. Children and teens under the age of 18 will be playing a variety of instruments, including guitar, voice, piano, violin, clarinet and cello.

A second music recital will be held at 6 p.m. May 13 in the Bayh College of Education's University Hall. The Terre Haute Children's Choir will perform, followed by a recital at 7:45 p.m. by children and adults enrolled in private music lessons.

Students from Sarah Scott Middle School, participating in CSA's after-school theater and African drumming programs, will be performing at Indiana State's New Theater at 4 p.m. April 28 and at 4 p.m. May 6 in the Sarah Scott auditorium. These events are in conjunction with the Indiana State College of Arts and Sciences' Community Semester.

CSA's Rock Band!, a group of high-school rock 'n' rollers, will be part of Downtown Terre Haute's corner jam session, starting at 6 p.m. May 1 during First Friday. Rock Band! provides a fun and educational opportunity for teens at any experience level to explore ensemble playing with an emphasis placed on rock music.

A CSA open house and art reception will take place 5-6:30 p.m. May 4 in the Student Gallery Lounge, located on the first floor in the Hulman Memorial Student Union. On display at the Gallery will be 2-D and 3-D artwork created by adult students participating in current spring classes. Exhibition runs May 4-15.

At the open house, guests will have the opportunity to find out more about CSA's exciting summer classes and register. To view the summer schedule, go to, or call the office at 812-237-2528 if you would like a hard-copy schedule to be mailed to you or for information about scholarships.

Admission to events is free, and refreshments will be served. For additional information, contact Petra Nyendick at 812-237-2575 or


Photos: -- Sarah Scott Middle School African drumming students -- Sarah Scott Middle School theater students

Media Contact: Petra Nyendick, Director, Community School of the Arts, Indiana State University, 812-237-2575,