25 Sep Art News September 25
Augusta Native Damien Sneed joins the staff of the Houston Grand Opera as Music Director, Composer in Residence
image courtesy of Houston Grand Opera
Via Broadwayworld.com – ” Multi-genre recording artist Damien Sneed, a Sphinx Medal of Excellence recipient, joins the acclaimed staff of the Houston Grand Opera.”
Sneed, a native of Augusta and graduate from Davidson Fine Arts High School, will act as the Opera’s new Music Director and Composer in Residence. He will compose new work for the Houston Grand Opera, work on new commission projects, and serve as the cover conductor under Patrick Summers, Artistic and Music Director.
Congratulations to Damien Sneed, a very talented and accomplished Augustan! Read More.
Reception at the City Gallery – Augusta City Employees Art Exhibition, Friday, September 28
Join us Friday, September 28th at 11:30 am to 1:00pm for a reception for the artists whose work is currently on display at the Municipal Building.
The show features artwork by current City of Augusta Employees in a variety of mediums and styles. Refreshments will be provided, the reception is open to the public.
Featured Artists: Aleigha Brigham, Project Manager with the Tax Commissioners Office, Thurnell EL, Records Retention Specialist with Planning and Development, Angela Rice, a Paralegal with the Augusta Fire Department, Lea Rigdon, Administrative Assistant with the Augusta Fire Department, and Sandra Walther, Financial Analyst with the Finance Department.
Friday, September 28
11:30 am – 1:00 pm,
Municipal Building, 535 Telfair St.
Best of Augusta Tickets on Sale Now – Arts Council Members receive 50% discount! October 9, 6-8pm
Featured entertainment – Dayz To Come, King Cat and The Elders, The Lady & The Gents and Bethany Davis