The First Tuesday Concert Series, which debuted in 2022, begins its 20th season and features regional professional artists on the first Tuesday of every month. Each event is free and open to the public with no ticket required. Events are held in Howard Auditorium on the Tifton Campus.
The ABAC Music Begins featuring The ABAC Music Program Faculty
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Join us for our first, First Tuesday performance of the season to experience a gorgeous classical piano solo, an unbelievable trombonist, and vocal solos. It promises to bring smiles and charm your hearts!
A Night of Jazz featuring The Thomas Heflin Quintet
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Back by popular demand to the First Tuesday Concert Series is ABAC’s own former Jazz Ensemble Director, Dr. Thomas Heflin, trumpeter. Thomas, who has been hailed as “a fluent trumpeter with a bright tone and a forward-looking style” by Jazz writer, Scott Yanow will thrill an audience with his Quintet of Jazz on this night.
A Night of Choral Singing featuring Fredrick Shorter and the Blakely Mass Choir
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
You will be thrilled to hear this award-winning choir perform in Howard Auditorium. You more than likely will be “on your feet” as they have won many awards each year at the Annual Rhythm of Gospel Awards in Memphis, TN such as the Best Traditional Choir of the Year, Best Recording Artist with Feature Soloist, and Best Performance by a Choir and Director.
A Night of Chamber Music featuring Quartet Giocoso
Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Quartet Giocoso is based out of Valdosta, Georgia, comprised of faculty at Valdosta State University and principal players of the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra. This program will feature an array of music from award winning American female composer Caroline Shaw, a classic string quartet staple of Beethoven’s infamous second “Razumovsky” quartet, and selections from the Danish String Quartet’s “Last Leaf” album. You will not want to miss these four extraordinary musicians.
A Night of Broadway Music
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Come and thrill to the delightful sounds of Broadway. This annual review of the music of Broadway has been performed for a “packed” house for the last 19 years! The Featured artists along with ABAC Music Majors past and present are sure to make you think you “not in Kansas anymore!”