LSC-Tomball Fine and Performing Arts

LSC-Tomball celebrates the Fine and Performing Arts!

LSC-Tomball offers a variety of fine arts programming, from theater productions to music, and art. Community members are welcome to attend the theatre productions we produce each year and the many music concerts and recitals. The LSC-Tomball Art Gallery, located near the Beckendorf Conference Center, allows visitors to view the work of LSC-Tomball faculty, students, as well as visiting artists.

Image Description: A group of student singers dressed in festive holiday colors (red & green) strike a pose on the PAC stage.

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Music Program

The music program at Lone Star College-Tomball is committed to excellence in performance. The program offers opportunities for both music majors and non-music majors. Also, it offers a calendar of concerts each year by student and faculty choirs and instrumentalists as well as guest artists.

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Art Department

The mission of the LSC-Tomball Department of Art is to provide high-quality courses in the area of art foundation curriculum transfer courses in studio art, art appreciation, and art history. The LSC-Tomball Art Gallery, located near the Beckendorf Conference Center, allows visitors to view the work of LSC-Tomball faculty, students, and visiting artists.

Image Description: A still from "Picnic," Spring 2022. A young girl looks on as her mother hems the party dress of her older sister.

Drama Department

In addition to offering three A.A. in Drama pathways (in Performance, Tech/Design, and General Theatre Studies), the LSC-Tomball Drama Department offers several stage productions each year ranging from dramas to comedies, including comedy improv. The public is always welcome to enjoy these performances, produced by current LSC Tomball students.

Meet Our Faculty

A headshot of Prof. Jill Brumer, M.F.A.

 Prof. Jill Brumer, M.F.A. jill.brumer@lonestar.edu

Jill serves as Program Coordinator for the Drama Department at LSC Tomball. She attended Queens College in Charlotte, NC, where she graduated as valedictorian with a B.A. in English/Drama. She continued her education at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA, where she received her Master's in Media & Performing Arts. Her emphasis is in Acting, Directing, and Costuming. She firmly believes there is a spot for all students to learn and grow within the performing arts, whether it be onstage or backstage. Students do not need to be Drama majors to take a class and learn the fundamentals of bringing a story to life for the stage. All Lone Star College students are encouraged to take part in one of the four shows produced yearly on campus.

Prof. Steffani Frideres, M.F.A. Steffani.A.Frideres@lonestar.edu

A headshot of Prof. Steffani Frideres, M.F.A. SteffaniFrideres.com

Steffani earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and Art History at The University of Calgary, Canada, and her Master of Fine Art in Photography and printmaking/drawing, at Washington State University. Presently she oversees the Fine Art area at LSC-Tomball College, teaching a variety of studio art classes and Art Appreciation classes. Her studio artwork combines drawing and photography, utilizing historical photographic processes, such as encaustic photographs, and printing photographs on cloth. Steffani is active in the local and larger art community being an adjudicator for the Houston Arts Grant Alliance, Society of Photographic Educators and the National Women’s Art organization. She has exhibited internationally and locally: New York, California, and Texas to name a few USA locations-- and internationally: Mexico, Italy, Scotland, New Zealand and Canada. Her work has been published in numerous art publications, such as Diffusion X. She has presented her research at the National College Art Association and The Society of Photographic Educators national and regional conferences.

In every studio class I teach, I want the students to be able to achieve the highest of their abilities. Tomball’s small classes allow me to make this happen! We have fantastic facilities and space for students to make and develop their ideas through a variety of artistic processes. Whether it is digital art, in our updated computer lab, with an Epson 20x24 color printer, or photography in our 15 black and white enlarger wet darkroom. Whatever your studio focuses we have drawing, design, painting, photography or digital art, we have a space for you to develop and create your portfolio in our new Fine Arts AA-focused degree program. Yearly, we hold a student art exhibition.

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