CFCC Music Faculty Concert, March 25, in the Wilson Center

This concert is free and open to the public.  See poster for details:

Philip Singleton and CFCC Music Graduates Play with Tallis Chamber Orchestra, March 24

See the poster for details:


Ashley Strand, CFCC Drama Instructor, Featured in Salt Magazine Article

Ashley Strand, actor and Drama Instructor in the Fine Arts Department at CFCC, was recently featured in this article in Salt magazine.


Brandon Guthrie Attended Signing of New AFA Articulation Agreement at William Peace University, Feb. 28

Brandon Guthrie, Dean of Arts and Humanities at CFCC, attended a signing ceremony at William Peace University for a new articulation agreement between the North Carolina Community College System and independent colleges in North Carolina.  Mr. Guthrie attended as an executive board member for the NC AFA Association.

From the Press Release: “Students pursuing Music, Theatre or Visual Arts at North Carolina’s community colleges can now seamlessly transfer to any of a number of private colleges in the state to complete a bachelor’s degree in one of those disciplines.  NC Community College System President Peter Hans and North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities President Hope Williams signed articulation agreements today at a ceremony held at William Peace University.”

Press Release:



New Program Chairs in the Fine Arts Department

The Fine Arts Department announces three new Program Chairs:

Jessica Gaffney, Program Chair of Theater

Philip Singleton, Program Chair of Music

Rick Conn, Program Chair of Visual Arts

Jessica Gaffney Presents at the Southeastern Theatre Conference

Jessica Gaffney, Program Chair of Theater at CFCC, will be attending the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) in Knoxville, TN this week and presenting on two topics:

Demonstration of Fabric Rendering Techniques for Costume Design

Presentation on Building a Two Piece Resin Mold and Casting a Silicone Prosthetic


Brandon Guthrie, Dean of Arts and Humanities, Interviewed by Arts Friendly

Follow the link for the audio from the interview:

Music Recital Hour, April 23 in U170

This event is free and open to the public.  See the poster for details:

Ben Billingsley is a Visiting Artist at ECU, Feb. 4-8

Mr. Billingsley, a CFCC Art Instructor, is a visiting artist at ECU.  He is shown here (foreground left) working on a woodcut for printmaking with some helpers.

Brandon Guthrie Receives Arts Friendly Award

Mr. Brandon Guthrie, the Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts at CFCC, has received the Arts Friendly award for ARTS IN EDUCATION: Higher Education Teaching & Arts Administration at Cape Fear Community College.