Bobby McFerrin performs
at Festival of Fine Arts
LAKELAND, Fla. (Feb. 10,
2003) - Florida Southern College and the Festival of Fine Arts welcomes
Bobby McFerrin, world-renowned vocal-instrumental artist and classical
conductor, on Feb. 24. The concert takes place in Branscomb Auditorium
at 7:30 p.m.
McFerrin is a 10-time Grammy Award winner and one of the world's
best-known vocal innovators and improvisers. Creator of the popular
song, "Don't Worry, Be Happy," McFerrin's recordings have sold over
20 million copies. He has collaborated with both classical and jazz
artists, including Yo-Yo Ma, Chick Corea, the Vienna Philharmonic
and Herbie Hancock, and has worked with actor Jack Nicholson, comedians
Robin Williams and Billy Crystal, and the Muppets.
Tickets are $25. FSC students are admitted free of charge; non-FSC
students pay half price. For ticket information, please contact
the Branscomb Auditorium box office at (863) 680-4296.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.