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Fine Arts Events at SWU

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SWU Box Office Events

Upcoming Box Office Events

Be sure to check the bottom of this page for special ticket packages.

Temple Grandin

An Evening with Temple Grandin

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. (6:15 p.m. book signing)
Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center

Dr. Temple Grandin, a world-renowned autism spokesperson, scientist, and inventor, has served as an inspiration and role model to hundreds of thousands of families and persons with autism. In this unique presentation, Temple eloquently and candidly describes the challenges she has faced and offers glimpses into her own childhood, with ideas on how others dealing with autism can meet these obstacles and improve the quality of their lives. Backed by her personal experience and evidence-based research, Temple shares her valuable insights on all types of thinkers, why they are important, and ways in which young people can continue to think about and understand what it means to be innovative.

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SWU Presents Little Women

SWU Spring Musical: Little Women

March 28-30, 2019 (multiple showtimes)
Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center

Reserved Seating:

  • Adults: $15
  • Students (w/ID): $10
  • Children under 17: $10

Experience an "astonishing" performance of the literary classic, “Little Women.” This musical is based on Louisa May Alcott's 1869 semi-autobiographical novel with a book by Allan Knee, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and music by Jason Howland. Appropriate and engaging for all ages, this musical follows the adventurous Jo March as she realizes her dream of becoming a successful writer.

Tickets will be available to the public on February 25th .

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Calvin Jones

Calvin Jones

April 5, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center

Reserved Seating:

  • Adults: $10 per ticket
  • Children 5 and under: Free
  • Group Discount: Buy 20 adult tickets and get $2 discount per ticket (must purchase tickets in the same online order - adult tickets only)

Tamassee DAR School and Southern Wesleyan University proudly present composer, producer, and concert recording artist Calvin Jones. Fresh, original music with strong melodic content, Calvin’s unique style incorporates classical direction while delivering haunting, memorable melodies with spaciousness and tranquility. Calvin has created the music that has captivated millions whether they knew it or not. Passionate soundtracks for life are his world.

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Attica Quartet

Attacca Quartet

April 9, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.
Nicholson Mitchell Christian Ministry Center

Reserved Seating:

  • Adults: $15 per ticket
  • SWU Students and Children 12 and under: Free

Now in its 15th season, the internationally acclaimed Attacca Quartet has become one of America’s premier young performing ensembles. They were formed at the Julliard School in 2003 and made their debut in 2007 as part of the Artists International Winners Series in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall.

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The Talleys & Lauren Talley

April 13, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center

Reserved Seating:

  • Adults: $20 per ticket
  • SWU Students and Children under 12: $15
  • Group Discount: Buy 20 adult tickets and get $2 discount per ticket (must purchase tickets in the same online order - adult tickets only)
  • See bottom of this page for Gospel Events ticket packages

The Talleys are one of Christian music's most beloved and respected families. Their commitment to excellence and creativity in music have been their trademark since their illustrious career began, and their clear communication of the gospel is a defining characteristic of a Talley concert.

The Talleys began in 1984 and enjoyed many years of success, including a Dove Award and numerous Singing News Fan Awards. Following a three-year hiatus, the Talleys began performing together in 1996 with the current lineup of Roger, wife Debra and daughter Lauren, and today the Talleys remain a mainstay of Christian music.

This event will contain segments featuring both The Talleys as well as Lauren's solo performance.

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The Martins

May 18, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center

Reserved Seating:

  • Adults: $20 per ticket
  • SWU Students and Children under 12: $15
  • Group Discount: Buy 20 adult tickets and get $2 discount per ticket (must purchase tickets in the same online order - adult tickets only)
  • See bottom of this page for Gospel Events ticket packages

Siblings, Joyce, Jonathan and Judy, collectively known as The Martins, have enjoyed count-less radio hits and performances at concert halls, arenas, auditoriums and churches worldwide.During the 1990s, The Martins rose to national and international success, showcasing their stunning and distinctive harmonies before a vast array of audiences, from legendary singer/songwriter Bill Gaither’s multi-award winning Homecoming Video and Concert Series to the White House to Carnegie Hall. Over the years the Trio garnered eight Dove Awards from the Gospel Music Association, as well as a prestigious Grammy nomination.

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Triumphant Quartet

October 5, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center

Reserved Seating:

  • Adults: $20 per ticket
  • SWU Students and Children under 12: $15
  • Group Discount: Buy 20 adult tickets and get $2 discount per ticket (must purchase tickets in the same online order - adult tickets only)
  • See bottom of this page for Gospel Events ticket packages

Triumphant Quartet is the face of quality Gospel Music, Christian integrity, family values, friendship and dedication. Gospel music fans agree that the triumphant sound is distinctive, solid quartet singing, voting them fan favorite artist of the year for 2018. When Triumphant takes the stage, the audience is entertained by the musical variety, the engaging personalities and a bond that is brought together by years of friendship. Audiences will find themselves smiling, laughing, crying, encouraged and uplifted.

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The Ball Brothers

December 2, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center

Reserved Seating:

  • Adults: $20 per ticket
  • SWU Students and Children under 12: $15
  • Group Discount: Buy 20 adult tickets and get $2 discount per ticket (must purchase tickets in the same online order - adult tickets only)
  • See bottom of this page for Gospel Events ticket packages

Back for the second year are The Ball Brothers. The Ball Brothers travel world-wide singing their distinctive brand of Christian music. This up-beat Christmas concert is enhanced by special effects, holiday lighting, and world-class arrangements. The concert is both soul stirring and entertaining, sprinkled with humor and laughs, and guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit from amazing renditions of favorite Christmas carols and songs. Their hit song, “It’s About the Cross” hit #1 on the iTunes Christian Chart and has been seen over 40 million times online. Truly a family event, suitable for all ages from “one to ninety-two”.

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TICKET PACKAGES

2019 Gospel Events Tickets

Buy adult tickets to three events and get the fourth event for 1/2 price. If you are planning to attend four gospel concerts (The Talleys, The Martins, Triumphant Quartet, and The Ball Brothers) you save $10 off the regular pricing. Adult tickets only.

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2019 Gospel Events Tickets - Pick 3

Buy adult tickets to three events and save $5.00. If you are planning to attend three of the four gospel concerts (The Talleys, The Martins, Triumphant Quartet, and The Ball Brothers) you save $5 off the regular pricing. Adult tickets only.

Buy 2019 Gospel Events Pick 3 Package


VIP Lunch & Matinee of Little Women

Hosted by the Alumni office, this lunch will provide a place to eat before the matinee performance of Little Women. Attendees will enjoy a delicious meal as well as getting a little preview of the show. Also, included in this package is an adult ticket to the matinee (2:00pm) performance of Little Women. Cost of this Package is $20.00

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