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Gleason Performing Arts Center Joins #LightTheSky Movement to Honor Health Care Workers

Health care workers always deserve praise, but it’s particularly appropriate when National Doctors Day occurs in the midst of a global pandemic. To honor and thank health care workers in a special way this year, Florida Tech’s Gleason Performing Arts Center joined the #LightTheSky movement. Spearheaded by the entertainment industry, the #LightTheSky movement has people projecting lights into the sky…

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Gleason Upgrades Light System: LED In, Retro-Bulb Out

Among the first places new Florida Tech students visit for orientation and the last place they see before the commencement procession to the Clemente Center, Gleason Performing Arts Center has spent its nearly 52 years as an unobtrusive but essential facet of campus life. When it officially opened Oct. 14, 1967, Gleason was described in publicity materials as “one of…

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Seraph Brass: 2020 Guest Artist Concert

The Florida Tech Music Department proudly presents a performance by Seraph Brass on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 4:00 PM in the Gleason Performing Arts Center. The event is FREE and open to the public! For more information, please contact (321) 674-8082 or music@fit.edu.

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Florida Tech String Orchestra Concert (11/14/19)

Live stream available at https://youtu.be/xlBShHJZfiU. The Florida Tech String Orchestra presents “Mythological Journey” on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Gleason Performing Arts Center. The event is FREE and open to the public. The String Orchestra, directed by Prof. Eliza Dopira, will perform “Idylls of Pegasus”, “Odyssey”, “Faraway Place”, “Conquest”, “Bold Venture”, and “Gladiator’s Glory”. The Florida…

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Florida Tech Concert Choir Concert (11/21/19)

The Florida Tech Concert Choir presents “Let the Spirit Move You” on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Gleason Performing Arts Center. The event is FREE and open to the public. The Concert Choir, directed by Prof. Eliza Dopira, will perform “Until I Found the Lord”, “Deep River”, “Kumbaya”, “Down by the Riverside”, and “Yesterday”. The Florida…

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Florida Tech Wind Ensemble Concert (11/18/19)

The Florida Tech Wind Ensemble will present their fall concert on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Gleason Performing Arts Center. The event is FREE and open to the public. The Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Joe Montelione, Assistant Professor of Music at Florida Tech, will perform works by Eric Whitacre, Gustav Holst, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.…

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Florida Tech Panther Big Band Concert (11/25/19)

The Florida Tech Panther Big Band will present “Music of the Swing Era” on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Gleason Performing Arts Center. The event is FREE and open to the public. The Florida Tech Music Program offers students from all major fields with varied skill levels both academic and extracurricular opportunities to practice, refine, share,…

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‘Stranger Things’ Actress, Florida Tech Alumna to Speak Oct. 4 at Gleason Center Showcase

The free public event from 7-8:30 p.m. will highlight the $225,000 upgrade that saw the installation of cutting-edge LED lights from lobby to stage.

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Lights in the Spotlight: Florida Tech’s Gleason Goes All-In on LEDs

The new lighting system, far more efficient than the incandescent-like lights it replaced, is expected to cut the theater’s electrical use in half.

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Sir Robert Marx to Lecture On ‘Greatest’ 16th Century Sea Battles July 25 at Florida Tech

The famed undersea explorer will speak about the battle of Lepanto, which started in October 1571, and the battle of the Spanish armada, which began in July 1588.

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