Tag Archives: Sam Dixon

Sam Dixon, Spivey Hall's executive & artistic director, with the newly arrived "Clara" Hamburg Steinway, February 10, 2012. (credit: Mark Gresham)

Spivey Hall executive & artistic director Sam Dixon to retire after 17 seasons

MARK GRESHAM | 07 JUN 2021 Samuel C. Dixon, executive & artistic director of Spivey Hall at Clayton State University, will retire from his position effective August 1, 2021. Like many in metro Atlanta, Dixon discovered Spivey Hall at […]

Pianist Stephen Hough (credit: Sim Canetty-Clarke)

Review: Spivey Hall presents pianist Stephen Hough in its first 2020-21 season streamed concert

Mark Gresham | 25 NOV 2020 Spivey Hall presented its first concert stream of the 2020-21 season on Sunday afternoon: a solo performance by pianist Stephen Hough that was decidedly rooted in the late 19th-century culture of the modern […]

Lonely room: interior of Spivey Hall. (courtesy of Spivey Hall)

Spivey Hall and other presenters re-imagine 2020-21 season

Jon Ross | 09 JUN 2020 In late May, one of the Atlanta area’s premier university performing arts presenters, Spivey Hall, officially announced the inevitable: its fall concert season would not proceed as planned. “We announced Spivey Hall’s 2020-21 […]