Student Showcase

School of the Arts Inaugural Student Showcase: A Three-day Festival of the Arts

Binghamton University’s School of the Arts will hold its inaugural Student Showcase this spring on the University campus – a three-day Festival of the Arts.
Events from May 1 to 3 will shine a spotlight on student creations, research, and performance.
Enjoy creative work and research from Art and Design, Art History, Binghamton University Art Museum, Cinema, Creative Writing, Music, and Theatre. Offerings will include performances, talks, screenings and hands-on demonstrations.

May 1, 2024

Hub New Music  and the Binghamton University Chamber Singers
World premiere of Unasked-for Ode by graduate students Hannah Carr-Murphy (Creative Writing) and Wen Wen Van Der Wende (Music). Featuring new works by Binghamton composers.
(Ensemble-in-Residence, sponsored by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation)

7:30–9 p.m. | Casadesus Recital Hall

May 2, 2024

The New Lyric: Featuring opera arias performed by student vocalists and new songs from the collaboration between the Department of Music and Creative Writing Program

1:20–2:30 p.m. | Casadesus Recital Hall — or outdoors if weather permits

BU Steel Drum Band

        4:30-5:30 p.m. | Peace Quad near Fine Arts Building moved to The Spine, near John Arthur Cafe

BUAM Intern Showcase

5-7 p.m. | Outside of the BU Art Museum Main Gallery

Harpur Studio Jazz Band

7:30–9 p.m. | Casadesus Recital Hall

Film Truck - Cinema Students Showcase

        7:30-9 p.m. | Parked in front of the Library Tower

Cinema Student Projection

8:30–9:30 p.m.  | Bartle Library Tower — outdoor event if weather permits

May 3, 2024

Art History Student Presentations

Noon–1 p.m. | BU Art Museum: Lower Galleries, Kenneth C. Lindsay Room (light refreshments)

Film Truck - Cinema Students Showcase

        Noon–3 p.m. | Parked in front of the Library Tower

Student Film Show

3 p.m. | LH-6

Hub New Music: Performances with students from the Department of Music (Ensemble-in-Residence, sponsored by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation)

4 p.m. | Casadesus Recital Hall

Pedal Powered Theater: A collaboration between Engineering and Theatre with Nate Wheatley and Tommy Iafrate

4–5:30 p.m. | Studio A

Music & Theatre Reception

       4:30-7p.m. | Outside of Watters Theater (light refreshments)

Theater Pit Orchestra class recital

       4:30-5:30 p.m. | FA 111

BUAM Artist-in-Residence Presentations

5–5:30 p.m. | BU Art Museum: Lower Galleries, Kenneth C. Lindsay Room

Student Showcase Reception: Light refreshments*

5–7 p.m. | Memorial Courtyard & Grand Corridor
*Co-sponsored by the Advancing Binghamton Team

Hands-on Silkscreen Demo: Print some new School of the Arts Graphics created by student Ellie Borzilleri onto your own T-shirt or Hoodie

        5–7 p.m. | Memorial Courtyard 

Art+Design BA Exhibition

5–7 p.m. | Rosefsky Gallery

Art+Design Departmental Awards Ceremony

6 p.m. | Rosefsky Gallery

Art+Design Open Studios

5–7 p.m. | Throughout 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Floors

Film Truck - Cinema Students Showcase

        5–7 p.m. | Parked in front of the Library Tower

Cinema Screening

5–6 p.m. | John Arthur Café

Poet’s Cafe: A Creative Writing Poetry Reading, hosted by Director of Creative Writing, Tina Chang & Professor Joe Weil

6–8 p.m. | John Arthur Café

Dance Highlights from Spring 2024: Great dance highlights of the season from both students and faculty and across genres
       6 - 6:45 p.m. | Watters Theater

Musical Theatre Voice Recital: Students from the BFA in Musical Theatre will be performing their final projects

6 p.m. onwards | Studio B

Note: All events are tentative, subject to changes due to final exam scheduling. Attendees are encouraged to check for updates closer to the event date. All events at the School of the Arts building (FA- Fine Arts in the map) unless otherwise noted.

Parking Information

  • Parking Information

    Guest parking on May 3rd is located in Lot D and the parking garage adjacent to the Couper Administration Building and the Anderson Center for Performing Arts.  Enter the main entrance of campus and go around the traffic circle to the left (follow sign pointing EAST). Turn at 1st right into parking garage or Lot D.

    After parking, follow signs to the entrance of the Fine Arts building. A parking pass will be provided to exit the garage, while Lot D is free of charge. Please see a staff member in the School of the Arts main office to receive a pass.