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Student Spotlight: Kamryx Davis Continues Learning Artistically

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Kamryx Davis, an Interdisciplinary Studies student at Valdosta State University, has been exploring various artistic fields since childhood.

Davis has been a guitar student at the Turner Center for the Arts for nearly a year, taking classes through The Hal & Jill Project: Beginning Guitar Lessons. When asked why she decided to learn guitar, Davis said, “Guitar is my instrument of choice because I want to play an instrument that doesn’t require me to blow on it to produce sound – and I was inspired by the many cool guitar riffs I’ve heard.”

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Turner Center Announces 2nd Concert of the
2023-2024 SCORE Music Appreciation Concert Series 

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The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts continues the SCORE Music Appreciation Concert Series, featuring enchanting evenings with acclaimed musicians from around the world. The concerts take place within the Turner Center art galleries, located at 527 N. Patterson Street, in Valdosta. 

The season’s second concert features Hassan Anderson, oboe – a soloist, chamber musician, conductor, and educator – on December 12, 2023, 7pm. Noted for his clarity of tone, range of colors, and energetic stage presence, Anderson has toured Israel three times, performed on series throughout the US and Canada, including the Duplex, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Rose Studio at Lincoln Center, New York’s Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society Series, Los Angeles’s L’Ermitage Concert Series, Pennsylvania’s Lancaster Performing Arts Center, and Pepperdine University Center for the Arts in California, as well as at such distinguished summer festivals as Cooperstown Music Festival, Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival, and Canada’s Chamberfest Ottawa, to name a few. 

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Adult Pottery Workshop


Students learn about and explore clay through hand-building to make a functional or decorative ceramic piece. Instructors workshop and problem solve to help bring each student’s creative idea to the surface!

Instructor/Artist: Taylor Nalley
Assistant: McKenzie Simpson
Ages 12+
COST: $35 | $25 member/student/military
All supplies included.

Register HERE.

Turner Center Launches Levitt AMP Valdosta Music Series with $90K Matching Grant

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10 Weekly Outdoor Concerts, Free to the Community, Aug. 17-Oct. 26

The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts will launch the Levitt AMP Valdosta Music Series on Thursday, Aug. 17, from 7-9 p.m., in the Turner Center Art Park. The Aug. 17 concert will kick off several weeks of outdoor music events, free for the community, as a result of a $90,000 matching grant the Turner Center received from the Levitt Foundation in November 2022. The grant is matched by the Price-Campbell Foundation for the 2023 season.

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