NFSO Stars of Tomorrow

Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra Announces 2019 Concerto Competition Winners

March 11, 2019

Parker Wolf (Piano, Junior Division) School: Home educated Home town: Pensacola, FL Performance Piece: Haydn Piano Concerto in D Major, Hob. XVIII/11, mvt. 1 Biography Parker Wolf is 8 years old and is in 3rd grade. He began taking piano lessons at the age of 4 and has been under the instruction of Mr. Daniel… View Article

The Division of Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts at Northwest Florida State College Announces Spring Production, Uptown 1.0

The Division of Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts at Northwest Florida State College Announces Spring Production

February 28, 2019

NICEVILLE, FL – Northwest Florida State College is proud to present James Clinton’s Uptown 1.0. Part psychological thriller and part revenge tragedy, the play is inspired by Shakespeare’s Hamlet and takes place sometime in the near future of New York City in the headquarters of the corporation, CyberCom, International. Uptown 1.0 runs in the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Sprint Theater March 13-16… View Article

Led Zeppelin - Hammer of the Gods

Mattie Kelly Arts Center Hosts Internationally Touring Act Hammer of the Gods: The Led Zeppelin Experience

February 27, 2019

NICEVILLE, FL – The internationally touring act of Hammer of the Gods: The Led Zeppelin Experience will be at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.  Considered to be “the ultimate Led Zeppelin experience,” Hammer of the Gods recreates the excitement of Led Zeppelin’s legendary live concerts of the early 1970s.Hammer of the Gods has entertained… View Article

2019 NFSO Symphony of Taste Advertisement

Symphony of Taste Food & Wine Festival to benefit Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra & Youth Programs

February 18, 2019

NICEVILLE, FL– The Northwest Florida Symphony Guild will host the 28th Annual Symphony of Taste Food & Wine Festival to benefit the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and its youth music education programs on Sunday, February 24, 2019. The event will take place in the Student Services Center, building 400, at Northwest Florida State College’s Niceville campus. The… View Article

NFSO Piano Recital Series Welcomes Dzmitry Ulasiuk

Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra to Host Piano Recital Series at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on February 16

February 11, 2019

NICEVILLE, FL – The Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra is hosting a piano recital series featuring internationally renowned musicians Dzmitry Ulasiuk and Yinuo Wang. Ulasiuk’s piano recital is February 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Tyler Recital Hall at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center. Ulasiuk is emerging on the American scene after winning over audiences in Europe… View Article

Len Davis' 'A Thousand Words' Series will display in the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Holzhauer Gallery January 22 through March 1, 2019

The Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries at NWF State College Announce New Exhibitions

January 16, 2019

NICEVILLE, FL – Northwest Florida State College and the Mattie Kelly Arts Center are pleased to announce two new exhibitions in the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries: Len Davis: A Thousand Words and Salvador Dalí: Surreal Visions of Eternity. The exhibitions will run from January 22 to March 1, 2019. Straight from the Galleries’ Permanent Collection and into the… View Article

NASA Engineer & Inventor Lonnie Johnson

Super Soaker Inventor Lonnie Johnson to Speak at Northwest Florida State College on Friday, January 18

January 11, 2019

NICEVILLE, FL –  The public is invited to the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on Friday, January 18 for a free program titled The Power of Perseverance, featuring Lonnie Johnson, U.S. Air Force veteran, NASA engineer and inventor of the Super Soaker squirt gun. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7:30 p.m. Limited… View Article

MKAC Mutts Gone Nuts

Mattie Kelly Arts Center Hosts Nationally Touring Show with Rescued Canines as the Stars

January 10, 2019

NICEVILLE, FL – The nationally touring production of Mutts Gone Nuts will be at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on Thursday, January 17 at 7 p.m. Audiences can expect the unexpected, as canines and comedy collide in a smash hit performance that will leave crowds everywhere howling for more. From shelters to showbiz, these amazing mutts… View Article

Dr. Devin Stephenson, NWF State College President, performs with the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Devin Patrick Hughes.

Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra Presents Annual Holiday Pops Concert to Sold Out Audience

December 10, 2018

NICEVILLE, FL – The sounds of the holiday season filled the air of the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on Friday, December 7, as the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra (NFSO) performed at their Annual Holiday Pops concert. The event kicked off with a special piano performance by NWF State College President Dr. Devin Stephenson. “This is always… View Article

Kinky Boots

Cast Announced for Kinky Boots at Mattie Kelly Arts Center

November 27, 2018

NICEVILLE, FL – The national tour of Kinky Boots is proud to share the cast that will be performing at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on January 8, 2019. Kinky Boots will be touring North America beginning December 29, 2018 after returning from an overseas tour in China and Singapore. Leading the tour will be Connor… View Article