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Calendar of events at Daytona State announced for August 2017

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (July 13, 2017) - Daytona State College presents the following calendar of events for August 2017.

Events are open to the public and free of charge, unless otherwise noted.

The ArtsThe Arts at Daytona State

Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Jazz Concert
Free to Daytona State College students as well as Volusia and Flagler county elementary, middle and high school students, all others $8 per person or $15 for two; online ticketing available at
DSC News-Journal Center, Gillespy Theater
221 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach
For more information, visit

Aug. 28, 7 p.m.
Open Rehearsal: Daytona State College Community Symphonic Band
Developed in the spirit of the old John Philip Sousa Bands, the DSC Community Symphonic Band performs traditional and modern classics as well as marches, Broadway hits and movie selections. The band welcomes community members who can read music and play a woodwind, brass or percussion instrument to join as members of an outstanding 65-piece concert ensemble. The 30th season of the band is under the direction of Dr. Douglas Peterson and will commence with an open rehearsal, including new and returning members, on Monday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m., rehearsals are held every Monday from 7 to 9:50 p.m. No fees are required for participation unless college credit is desired.
Daytona Beach Campus, Goddard Center for Music and Dance, room 103
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach 
For more information, call Douglas Peterson, senior professor and chair of the Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art, (386) 506-3276 or

Aug. 29, 7 p.m.
Open Rehearsal: Symphony Orchestra
Under the baton of Peter Waidelich, associate professor, the Daytona State College Symphony Orchestra comprises students, amateurs and professionals who perform a wide variety of classical and lighter music. All string, wind and percussion players in the area are invited to join. The DSC Symphony Orchestra functions as the only full-sized community symphony orchestra in the area and presents three major concerts per season. The orchestra will hold its first rehearsal of the season on Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 7 p.m., regular Tuesday night rehearsals continue in preparation for the fall concert. No fees are required for participation unless college credit is desired.
Daytona Beach Campus, Goddard Center for Music and Dance, room 103
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, contact Waidelich, (386) 506-4690 or

Aug. 30 & Sept. 6, 3-4:30 p.m.
Auditions for Resident Modern Dance Company
The audition will consist of ballet barre and center, modern movement across the floor and learning excerpts from recent repertory. Interested students should come prepared in proper dance attire or comfortable movement-oriented clothing, dance shoes (ballet and jazz) and/or bare feet.
Daytona Beach Campus, Goddard Center for Music and Dance (Bldg. 230), Dance Studio (Rm. 104)
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
For more information, contact Kevin Veiga, (386) 506-3183 or

Aug. 30, 7 p.m.
Open Rehearsal: Jazz Ensemble
The Daytona State College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Abe Alam, is open to community members who play saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, guitar, drums or assorted percussion instruments. Rehearsals begin for another season on Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 7 to 9:50 p.m. in Goddard Center for Music and Dance, room 103, on the Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. The jazz ensemble focuses on contemporary compositions and arrangements for the big band format and provides a challenging and enriching experience for the student, amateur and professional alike. The group is open to all who can read music. There are typically two to three performances per semester and some may be off campus at various local venues. Regular weekly rehearsals are scheduled throughout the year on Wednesday evenings. No fees are required for participation unless college credit is desired.
Daytona Beach Campus, Goddard Center for Music and Dance, room 103
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
For more information, contact Alam, (386) 506-4620 or

Fine Arts GalleryThrough Sept. 4
Call for Artists: Fine Arts Gallery Exhibitions
The Daytona State College Fine Art Gallery is seeking art in all mediums for the upcoming fall semester (September 2017 – December 2017). The Gallery is looking for interesting work that uses the unique space in refreshing ways and offers innovative interpretations from individual artists or small artist teams. 
Email one PDF saved as LastName_FirstName which contains: resume or CV, 15-20 labeled images of your personal work specifying date, medium and size, and artist statement. Application materials will be accepted digitally via email to Review of applications will begin on Monday, September 4, 2017.



MORE: Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College has responded to the education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond for more than 50 years. The college enrolls nearly 28,000 students a year at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology and more. 

Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times, consistently by U.S. News & World Report, which ranked the college among the Top Tier Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation in 2017, for the fifth year running. The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, annually continues to feature the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers. And for three years in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans.

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