Opening Reception for Tri-States Sculptors Exhibition in the Art Gallery


Please join us for the opening reception of the Tri-States Sculptors Exhibition at the Wilma W. Daniels Gallery this evening, Friday, August 28, from 6-9pm. The reception is free and open to the public. Please see the attached flier for more information.


Music Instructor Ernesto Ferreri has Original Composition Peformed


CFCC Music Instructor Ernesto Ferreri had one of his original compositions performed at the Museo de Arte de El Salvador, (MARTE) in the nation’s capitol, San Salvador, on the evening of May 18, 2015. The work given was a string quartet composed in 1975 and performed by AMOSES, a subsidiary chamber music group of the El Salvador Symphony Orchestra. The concert was in honor of 40 years of Radio Clasica, El Salvador’s first classical music station.




ADAGIO Y FUGA EN LA MENOR* para cuarteto de cuerdas


QUINTETO EN DO MENOR, AV 24* para arpa y cuarteto de cuerdas

  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Adagio
  • Allegro


SERENATA EN DO MENOR, OP. 3 NO. 3§ para cuarteto de cuerdas y arpa

con intervención de soprano

[Obra comisionada para la celebración

del 40° Aniversario de Radio Clásica]

  1. Allegro marcato
  2. Delicado – Con movimiento
  • Furioso
  1. Doloroso – Presto – Maestoso

Priscila Steller, Arpa      Gracia González, Soprano

René Hernández, Violín 1Fernando Cerón, Viola

Camila Sermeño, Violín 2Edwin Torres, Violoncello

* Estreno en El Salvador



Welcome and Congratulations to Our New Full-Time Faculty


The CFCC Humanities and Fine Arts Department welcomes four full-time faculty this fall:

Michael Epting, Technical Director and Technical Theatre Instructor

Caroline Hudson, French Instructor

Abigail Perry, Art Instructor

Yuna Shin, German Instructor

Moving Soon to Humanities and Fine Arts Center!


The CFCC Humanities and Fine Arts Department will soon be moving into the new Humanities and Fine Arts Center.  The first faculty offices and student classes to move will be those located in the infamous “E Building.”  This move will happen in mid-September, and the rest of the department should be moved by the end of December.

Benny Hill, a CFCC Music Instructor, to play at Bellamy Mansion Thursday, Aug. 13



Thursday, Aug. 13 at 6:30PM


Join Us!

Cool down on a warm evening with local favoriteBenny Hill and friends.

Benny Hill

Benny has a talented roster of musicians in his quartet and their brand of jazz is smooth and classic.

Check it out here.

With twenty years on the music scene and a history of playing with great musicians Benny’s alto sax is distinctive and sure to please.


Bring your blankets or chairs and relax on the lawn to the sounds of America’s classic songs played by outstanding artists from Wilmington and beyond.

All concerts start at 6:30pm. Beer and wine sold.

$12 Admission • $10 Members*

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Specially brewed craft beer is available from our friends at Good Hops Brewing. Made just for us and only sold at Bellamy Museum events this small batch summer special is aPreservation Porter!


*Current members of the Bellamy Mansion Museum
or Cape Fear Jazz Society.

Jazz at the Mansion is a community partnership betweenBellamy Mansion Museum, Cape Fear Jazz Society and our media sponsor WHQR.

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Humanities and Fine Arts Center Opening this Fall

The Cape Fear Community College Humanities and Fine Arts Center opens this fall.  The Opening Night Gala featuring Liza Minnelli is October 3.  Many other shows and activities are planned for that week and the entire year.  For details visit:

Art Exhibit by Brandon Guthrie

The exhibit entitled Reactions features the works of Brandon Guthrie, the department chair of the Humanities and Fine Arts Department at Cape Fear Community College. Guthrie’s artwork is featured at UNCW’s Culture Arts Building until August 20th.  Summer hours for the CAB Art Gallery are MondayThursday from 12 noon – 4 pm.

The department will host a closing reception on Thursday, August 20th from 5:30-7 p.m.

CFCC Student Scholarship Winners Performing Sunday, July 19


CFCC Student Scholarship Winners from 2014 and 2015 will perform for the annual Ogden Baptist Music Scholarship Concert this Sunday, July 19, 4:00 pm at Ogden Baptist Church.  They will be joined by UNCW and CFCC Faculty and Staff.

See concert poster for more information.

Faculty Activity in Summer 2015


Breta Carnes, Art Instructor, will be attending a two week workshop in mold making for sculpture this summer at Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft. The workshop is with TJ Erdahl in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

George Adams, Spanish Instructor, won a scholarship for a one-week perfection course for teachers of Spanish in Salamanca (Spain), imparted by the Tía Tula faculty, all of whom are specialized in teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language and Spanish teacher training.  Ten U.S. and Canadian Spanish educators were selected.

Marc Siegel, Music Instructor and guitarist, will be playing music here and there as usual this summer.

Dr. Philip Jacobs, Religion and Communications Instructor, will deliver a paper, “The Transformative Power of Medieval and Renaissance Art in the Understanding of the Role of Joseph in the Holy Family,” at the World  History Association 2015 conference in Savannah, Georgia.  The conference will meet from June 30 – July 2.

Ben Billingsley, Art Instructor, will be visiting Sabile, Latvia for his second international artist’s residency at the Pedvale Open-Air Art Museum from May 28 to June 26.  He will be organizing a large scale woodblock printing event with four other artists (two from Latvia, and one each from Lithuania and Estonia).

CFCC Rock Ensemble Impromptu Concert May 6 at Noon

The Rock Ensemble will play an impromptu set in Tabitha’s Courtyard at  noon today on May 6al fresco or open-air so to speak.

Come relax and enjoy!

Tabitha’s Courtyard is located between the L and the G buildings on the Downtown Campus.  Click here for a map of the Downtown Campus: