Arts Week -- Grand Gala
Honoring the Caine College of the Arts' outstanding students, founders and accomplishments, the Grand Gala is the highlight of Arts Week. This year's program features multi-Grammy award-winning violinist and fiddler Mark O'Connor. O'Connor was voted musician of the year for six years in a row by the Country Music Association, has composed nine concertos and two symphonies, and authored a new violin method used by thousands of children. This year's Outstanding Seniors will be honored, featuring three students from each department in the college. This year's Outstanding Seniors from the Department of Theatre Arts are Timothy Roghaar, Liz Gabbitas and Julienne Bailey. The Department of Art & Design's students are Erin Buynak, Jonathan Christensen and Sarah King. Students honored in the Department of Music are Bridger Burt, Shaundra Cragun and Daniel Tate.