News and Notes

A Newsletter for Faculty and Staff of Idaho State University

August 8, 2011 — Vol. 27 No. 31

Season of Note Lineup Announced

Roger Williams

Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment productions in the 2011-12 "A Season of Note" series, including a piano concert on Oct. 1 by celebrated ISU alum Roger Williams during homecoming.

"Once again, we are presenting a wide variety of programs for out patrons to enjoy," said George Casper, ISU director of events. "This is a strong series overall, but we're particularly excited about the Roger Williams concert. This is a 'must see' historic event."

All performances will be held in the Joseph C. and Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall of the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

There are nine shows in this year's series, including everything from a Kenya Safari Acrobats performance to a concert by Paul Revere and the Raiders.

Tickets range in price from $12 to $36, depending on the show and seat selection. Season tickets go on sale Aug. 12 and individual performance tickets go on sale Sept. 6. Tickets can be purchased at the Stephens Performing Arts Center Box Office, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through the summer and from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the school year. Tickets can also be purchased over the phone at (208) 282-3595 or online at They can also be purchased at Vickers Western Stores in Pocatello or Idaho Falls. The Box Office is open one hour prior to show times.

There are three season ticket packages available: Package A, the full season, for $210 main level or $178 balcony; the five-performance Package B, which includes Roger Williams, Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Celtic Nights-Journey of Hope, Jenny Oaks Baker - "A Tribute to the Music of Walt Disney," $128 main level, $110 balcony; and the five-performance Package C, which includes tickets for Roger Williams, Chanticleer, Mindy Gledhill Christmas, Kenya Safari Acrobats and Acoustic Eidolon, $115 main level and $97 balcony. These prices do not include the $4 postage and handling fee.

Ticket prices for the individual shows are noted below with prices for main and lower level in parenthesis. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. More information is available at

Upcoming series shows are: