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  •  In the Department of Visual and Performing Arts you will find many exciting opportunities to work, play, advance or discover your craft in Theatre, Music, Dance, and Art. Here at Le Moyne College we work together to form an exciting, challenging, and nurturing environment that is both encouraging and welcoming. We hope you will join us in our celebration of the arts, whether it be as a participant or an audience member.

    Vision Statement

    The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Le Moyne College believes that creative expression enhances awareness of the world around us and reflects the basic human search for meaning. We value the pursuit of artistic expression through its processes and forms as fundamental to the development of individuals and their communities.

    Mission Statement

    The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Le Moyne College provides all students opportunities for artistic engagement by offering instruction, participation in, and exposure to its component disciplines. The department inspires, challenges, and encourages students to combine creative and intellectual learning by communicating through the languages of art, music, theatre, and dance.

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    IN THE SUMMERTIME: COLLECTIVE WORK, May 10th thru Sept. 15th. 
    W. Carroll Coyne Center for the Performing Arts
    Work from students in the Visual Arts are displayed in the PAC over the summer. 

    Theatre

    The Boot and Buskin Theatre Club
    Founded in 1949, Boot and Buskin is the oldest theatre group on campus and is the primary vehicle for student theatrical activity. There are three mainstage faculty-directed productions each year with participation open to students in all majors. A student staff of 10-12 provide management and technical support to these shows as well as for other events.
    Major Arcana
    Major Arcana was organized in 1984 by students interested in producing their own theatrical season. All Major Arcana productions are directed and designed by students and often student-written. This group typically produces three shows per year as well as sponsoring an assortment of creative events and workshops.
    No Scripts Attached
    This student-run troupe is open to everyone with an interest in creating original improvised and devised works. 


    Music

    Le Moyne College Symphony Orchestra
    The LCSO boasts full instrumentation (featuring strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion) and performs multiple concerts both on and off campus each academic year. The orchestra performs music from all genres, including classical, film, pop, and everything in between.

    Le Moyne College Rock Ensemble
    The Le Moyne Rock Ensemble explores the world of rock music from 1955 to the present. Students listen to, discuss, and arrange songs, in addition to collaborating on original songwriting. Rehearsals culminate in a public performance. 

    Le Moyne College Jazz Ensemble
    Performing concerts at the end of each semester, the Le Moyne College Jazz Ensemble aims to replicate the classic big band sound (think Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, etc.). Instrumentation consists of saxophones, trumpets, and trombones (with an occasional flute or clarinet) and a rhythm section of piano, bass, guitar, and drums.

    Le Moyne College Jazzuits
    Specializing in vocal jazz repertoire and songs from the Great American Songbook, the Jazzuits are very active with performances on and off the Le Moyne campus as well as participating in jazz festivals and workshops.

    The Le Moyne College Singers
    The Le Moyne College Singers specializes in musical theatre and contemporary repertoire. It is open to singers from the entire Le Moyne community including students, faculty, and staff, and performs multiple concerts throughout the year. 

    The Le Moyne College Chamber Singers
    This group specializes in a mostly classical repertoire, including madrigals, operettas, and works by modern classical composers, and consists of 16 voices or less. The Chamber Singers perform concerts at the end of each semester. 

    Le Moyne College A Cappella: Fermata Nowhere
    Founded in 2009, Fermata Nowhere is the College’s student-run, co-ed a cappella group. Performing popular music hits, Fermata offers its audiences fun-filled performances packed with enthusiasm and showmanship. 


    Dance

    The Le Moyne Student Dance Company
    LSDC was organized in 1995 by students seeking on-campus opportunities in dance and performance. The group presents a concert at the end of each semester, representing styles from tap, to jazz, to ballet, to modern.  The Le Moyne Student Dancers also provide classes and dance workshops.

    Dolphin Steppers
    The Dolphin Steppers use various creative mediums, including step routines, to help bring about a greater understanding and appreciation for diversity on campus and the surrounding community. The theme of the Dolphin Steppers is Unity through Diversity.  They consider themselves educators as well as performers.

    Le Moyne Dance Team
    The Le Moyne Dance Team is a spirited group of students who typically perform at half-time during home athletic events


    Visual Art

    Art Club
    Students with an interest in visual art meet frequently during the semester to further their creative pursuits in various group activities. Participants from all majors are welcome to explore and gain greater understanding of the visual arts.



    Please Join Us!

    For more information about upcoming theatre events, concerts, performances, activities, and other opportunities, join us for our weekly Arts Assembly Meetings every Friday afternoon each semester at 4:00pm in the 219 classroom at the Performing Arts Center (PAC). For details, please call (315) 445-4523.

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    Contact Us
    Email: pac@lemoyne.edu
    Phone: (315) 445-4523