Ben Pila

Five Questions With Music, Humanities Professor Ben Pila

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Ben Pila

Julliard-trained guitarist Ben Pila joined Polk State in 2014 as a Music instructor, but this is his first semester as a full-time professor teaching Humanities. This new responsibility isn’t slowing Pila down, though. He has…

Arts Schedule Spring 2018

Polk State Announces Spring Arts Schedule

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Arts Schedule Spring 2018

Polk State College is excited to present its Spring 2018 Arts Schedule, which is filled with an extensive array of entertainment from music and theater, to visual and digital-art offerings. Arts programming at Polk State…

The Last Partials: A Jazz Experience

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Voices of the People presented The Last Partials: A Jazz Experience featuring Shawn Edmonds and the Polk State Jazz Ensemble Dec. 9 at the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Theater. A trumpeter, Edmonds made…

Winter Gala Concert

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Polk State Music presented a Winter Gala Concert of Holiday Favorites Dec. 2 and 3 at the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre. The event featured student performances by vocal and instrumental groups  

The Arts

Events Celebrate Art, Music, and Students

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The Arts

October is filled with art and music events at Polk State College, from this weekend’s “Music from Around the World,” to upcoming Arts Day at Polk State. On Sunday, Oct. 15, the Music Department’s choirs…

Spring Concert

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Polk State Music presented a spring concert, “It’s All About Love” with a surprise engagement Feb. 26 at the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre. Congratulations to our Polk State music students Nathan Babington and…

Polk State College Announces Spring Arts Schedule

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Polk State College is excited to present the 2017 Spring Arts Schedule, a collaborative effort of the College’s Fine Arts Department, Office of Equity and Diversity, Student Activities and Leadership Organization (SALO), and the Lake…

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