Art Song Festival

SHSU Art Song Festival 2022

DATE: February 4-6, 2022

The SHSU College of Arts and Media along with the SHSU School of Music proudly announces the second annual SHSU Art Song Festival, scheduled February 4-6, 2022.  Presented as a hybrid event, we invite you to register for this acclaimed festival featuring art song performances, scholarly presentations, and a much-anticipated student competition.  Registration for the festival is free of charge, and all live performances take place in the beautiful facilities of the SHSU James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center in Huntsville, Texas.

This year’s guest artist recital will feature renowned soprano, Twyla Robinson, joined by collaborative pianist Edward Newman on Friday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. Festival participants may attend this performance in-person or view via livestream.

Activities planned for Saturday, February 5th will include the ninth annual Art Song Competition featuring SHSU students, in which selected SHSU voice students will compete for over $3000 in scholarship awards. This unique event is also open to festival attendees either in-person or via livestream.

In addition to dynamic live performances, this festival will offer the opportunity for art song scholars vetted from across the country to present their research in a virtual format, with opportunities for participant discussion and questions through the online festival portal.

Registration, Schedule, & Attendance

To register, find the updated schedule, and attend the virtual festival, visit: