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Gala Honors “Legends of the Arts”

Emory & Henry College and the McGlothlin Center for the Arts paid tribute to the founders of the arts at the institution in April, recognizing the six former professors who launched successful programs in music, theatre and the visual arts.
Posted April 01, 2022

Emory & Henry College and the McGlothlin Center for the Arts paid tribute to the founders of the arts at the institution in April, recognizing the six former professors who launched successful programs in music, theatre and the visual arts.

During a “Legends of the Arts” gala on April 8, the College honored Marius Blesi, theatre; George Chavatel, visual art; Charles “Chick” Davis, vocal music; Alan Pickrell, theatre; Alys Sikorski, instrumental music; and Ludwik Sikorski, instrumental music.

The event, which was held in the McGlothlin Center for the Arts, and included a reception followed by a tribute program in the Kennedy-Reedy Theatre of the Center.

Approximately 250 people attended the event, which was the brainchild of Dirk Moore, executive director of the McGlothlin Center for the Arts. The event was directed and hosted by Erick Long, a 1991 graduate of the college. υ