Atlanta Metro / Morrow

Spivey Hall

2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Clayton State University
Morrow, GA 30260

678-466-4200
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Spivey Hall, on the campus of Clayton State University, is a 400-seat, acoustically superior performing arts venue that has presented the best in jazz and classical music to metro Atlanta since 1991. Its celebrated concert series receives regular national and international attention as one of America's finest, and the hall's acoustics and design are routinely lauded by patrons, pundits and performers. Thanks to frequent appearances on American Public Media's "Performance Today," as heard on public radio stations across the country, the hall has earned a national reputation while also reaching an international audience through exposure in such publications as BBC Music magazine and International Arts Manager. The hall also routinely receives superb accolades from the noted artists it annually presents.

Info & Amenities

  • Admission & Fees

    Tickets Varies by performance, please call

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Free Parking

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Reservations Required

    Group-friendly

    Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    285

    675

    75

    Suitable for Ages

    Adults (18+)

    Adults (21+)

    Seniors (55+)

    Teens (13-18)

Events

  • Atlanta Opera presents The Magic Flute

    Atlanta Opera presents The Magic Flute

    01/23/2018 - 01/24/2018

    Once upon a time, Mozart wrote an enchanting fairy tale with heroes, heroines, and a daring rescue. The Atlanta Opera Studio Tour re-imagines The Magic Flute in a new production for kids of all ages. This one hour abridged opera - sung in English - combines enchanting puppets with the talented artists of The Atlanta Opera Studio to take you on a magical mission, navigated by Mozart's timeless and energetic score. Performances will be held at Spivey Hall on January 23 and 24, 2018, at 9:30 a.m... read more

  • Scott Douglas presents Percussion Around the World

    Scott Douglas presents Percussion Around the World

    01/24/2018 - 01/25/2018

    Scott Douglas is a superb and highly talented musician that will bring the wonderful sounds of music to your event. He offers performances in piano, accordion, steel drums, Marimba, and General Percussion. As the founder and artistic director of the Atlanta Percussion Trio, Scott Douglas has performed for children for much of his career.

    Scott's program, Around the World in Music (also known as Global Beat and Shake, Rattle & Roll), demonstrates percussion instruments from the C... read more

  • Savannah Baroque

    Savannah Baroque

    01/30/2018 - 01/31/2018

    Savannah Baroque is an early music ensemble, performing on historical instruments. Their performances feature music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical periods.

    The Savannah Baroque's education performance will take students back in time through the old instrumental sounds that people like George Washington, King George III, Frederick the Great, and Napoleon would have heard. Harpsichord, viola da gamba (the cello's ancestor), the one-keyed Baroque flute, and, tha... read more

  • Forefront Barbershop Quartet

    Forefront Barbershop Quartet

    02/02/2018 - 02/02/2018

    Forefront Quartet is the 2016 International Barbershop Quartet Champions! Forefront formed in August of 2009,  and quickly made waves at the International Barbershop Quartet Competitions earning a 5th place bronze medal in 2013 and two 2nd place silver medals, in 2014 and 2015. They are one of Barbershop Harmony Society's most sought-after quartets, and pride themselves in providing their audiences with real emotional experiences through a musical journey!

    Barbershop is usually four m... read more

  • Atlanta Vocal Project and Forefront Barbershop Quartet

    Atlanta Vocal Project and Forefront Barbershop Quartet

    02/03/2018 - 02/03/2018

    Recognized as one of the 10 highest-scoring chapters in the Barbershop Harmony Society's Chapter Achievement program, Atlanta Vocal Project has enthralled audiences with its spirited, high-energy performances throughout Georgia as well as in Indianapolis, Denver, Nashville, Anaheim, Kansas City, Portland, and Las Vegas, plus in Toronto, competing in the Society's 2013 convention.

    Joining AVP in a special appearance are the outstanding singers of Forefront - Drew Wheaton, Brian O'Dell, ... read more

  • Full Radius Dance presents Dance Me a Story

    Full Radius Dance presents Dance Me a Story

    02/05/2018 - 02/05/2018

    Dance Me a Story: Three Moving Tales brings to life The Ugly Duckling, Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches, and a story created on the spot with the audience's help. The segments address diversity and acceptance.

    The organization founded in 1990 by Douglas Scott began as a "traditional" dance company with all professional dancers without disabilities. In 1993, through a partnership with VSA arts of GA, Shepherd Center and Special Audiences, Douglas began teaching dance classes for p... read more

  • US Army Band

    US Army Band

    02/06/2018 - 02/06/2018

    The 116th Army Band is the oldest Military National Guard or Reserve Band with service in the War Between the States, Confederate Service 1861-1862, assisted with border service during the Mexican Campaign or the Mexican Expedition, WWI with the 121st Infantry Division Band, WWII with the 170th Field Artillery Band and the 48th Armor Division. The band is now stationed in Marietta.

    Army Bands are most known for their rousing renditions of fanfares, marches, and tunes recognized for cou... read more

  • Mr. Greg's Musical Madness Teamwork

    Mr. Greg's Musical Madness Teamwork

    02/09/2018 - 02/09/2018

    In the world of children's education, music, and entertainment, Greg Roth, aka "Mr. Greg's Musical Madness," has quickly landed on the national stage! Mr. Greg's fun-filled educational music videos are aired daily in millions of homes on "PBA-30, Atlanta's PBS TV Station," as well as several other PBS affiliates throughout the country. His videos are also featured alongside Emmy-winning shows, such as Curious George and Dinosaur Train, on the GA PBS KIDS, website.

    Teamwork, who needs i... read more

  • Atlanta Celli

    Atlanta Celli

    02/14/2018 - 02/14/2018

    Celli is a group of four classically-trained female cellists who push the boundaries of traditional cello music. While they enjoy performing the intricacies of classical music, they are just as likely to be found playing eclectic arrangements of rock and pop songs as well as their own original works, sometimes lending their voices to the sonorous mix. Whether on stage in a traditional concert hall or in a late-night rock club, Celli shatters any preconceived notions of what it means to be a c... read more

  • Gil Shaham & Akira Eguchi

    Gil Shaham & Akira Eguchi

    02/17/2018 - 02/17/2018

    Spivey Hall proudly welcomes the return of Gil Shaham, "a virtuoso and a player of deeply intense sincerity" (The New York Times), and his "superlative partner" Akira Eguchi, "unfailingly responsive in gesture and tone, and impressive in his own right during solo passages."

    "The Israeli-American violinist is always a pleasure to listen to, and also, thanks to his charming stage manner, to watch" (The Seattle Times). "Go-for-broke passion is a hallmark of his playing as ar... read more

  • Emmanuel Pahud & Alessio Bax

    Emmanuel Pahud & Alessio Bax

    02/18/2018 - 02/18/2018

    "One doesn't know what to admire most in this flautist: the musical intelligence, the finesse, the sumptuous sound or the multitude of colors. Not to mention his superior technique and the fullness of sound in every range" (The Diapason). Principal flute of the Berlin Philharmonic, Emmanuel Pahud enthralls "with an astonishing array of subtly molded sounds, superb breath control, flawless articulation and, above all, consistently eloquent phrasing" (The Baltimore Sun).

    "A... read more

  • Alan Morrison

    Alan Morrison

    02/24/2018 - 02/24/2018

    An extraordinarily gifted performer of exceptional finesse, Spivey Hall organist-in-residence Alan Morrison explores the vast wealth of organ repertoire in recitals of music familiar and new, through his lively interpretations of uncommon intelligence and clarity. "His performances were expansive, never rushed, and he revealed an excellent sense of timing and vocality" (The Diapason).

    Recognized as one of America's premier concert organists, Morrison is head of the Organ Departm... read more

  • Elias String Quartet

    Elias String Quartet

    02/25/2018 - 02/25/2018

    "Magic moments abound" in performances by the Elias String Quartet; its "ability to live and breathe each phrase with an enraptured sensitivity proves revelatory" (The Strad). In addition to "imaginative, full-blooded playing and impeccable ensemble" (Classic FM Magazine), "this immensely talented string quartet has the rare quality of unforced spontaneity" (The Sunday Telegraph).

    Join us for a pre-concert talk at 2 p.m. with Dr. Kurt-Alexander Zeller.

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  • Didgeridoo Down Under presents A Musical Tour of Australia

    Didgeridoo Down Under presents A Musical Tour of Australia

    03/02/2018 - 03/02/2018

    Didgeridoo Down Under offers the most exciting Australia-themed shows, concerts and workshops in the U.S. Our highly-acclaimed DDU show is a unique fusion of music, culture, art, science, comedy, literacy, character building, anti-bullying, environmentalism and audience participation. The didgeridoo, usually a hollow tree trunk, has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years, and is known for its otherworldly sound. But DDU is much more than music. It's interactive, educat... read more

  • Billy Jonas

    Billy Jonas

    03/07/2018 - 03/07/2018

    Billy Jonas has toured around the world since 1987. He performs with the Billy Jonas Band as well as solo. "Billy Jonas is a multi-layered, percussion-driven, tribal rhythm, urban harmony and folk music maestro." - Ear Candy

    This program is all about participation. Concerts include sing-a-longs, bang-a-longs, and an improvised song with audience suggestions. Instruments include voices, guitar and homemade, recyclable, object instruments. Themes include ecological awareness, comm... read more

  • Imogen Cooper

    Imogen Cooper

    03/10/2018 - 03/10/2018

    Proclaiming Imogen Cooper a "British piano goddess," The Philadelphia Inquirer also cites her charisma: she is "the sort of pianist who contextualizes, elevates, and transforms music you thought you knew. Her tone took on radiance, precision, and cognitive depth that telegraphed worlds of emotion with only a few notes."

    As well, "she finds a rare poignancy" that is "most affecting - and indeed it is this element that is a constant feature of Cooper's playing" (Gramophone)... read more

  • David Russell

    David Russell

    03/11/2018 - 03/11/2018

    Grammy Award-winning guitarist David Russell is hailed as "an artist of formidable technical accomplishment and wonderfully sophisticated musicianship. He drew forth spellbindingly evocative playing and a luscious singing tone" (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution).

    "His luminous sound; the elegant simplicity and speaking quality of his playing; the grace of his ornamentation; his precise and supple rhythmic sense; all these made for wonderful listening" (The Ann Arbor News)... read more

  • Capitol City Opera Seussome Twosome

    Capitol City Opera Seussome Twosome

    03/13/2018 - 03/13/2018

    Don't let the word "opera" scare you - with bright costumes, zany characters, and well-loved stories, this is extremely kid-friendly classical music. Using the exact prose written by Theodor Geisel, this is an excellent and easy to understand introduction into the world of fine arts. Extensive audience interaction and the use of five students on stage during the show keeps everyone engaged and interested. Let Gertrude McFuzz and Sam-I-Am show your students the importance of loving yourself ju... read more

  • Terell Stafford Quintet

    Terell Stafford Quintet

    03/17/2018 - 03/17/2018

    Terell Stafford has been hailed as "one of the greatest players of our time, a fabulous trumpet player" by piano legend McCoy Tyner. Known for being a gifted and versatile player with a voice all his own, Stafford combines lyricism and a deep love of melody with a spirited, adventerous edge.

    "A bright and assertive trumpeter with a solid hard-bop footing" and a style "combustible but controlled," leading jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford "has alchemized his influences in a way that feels ... read more

  • Clayton State University Orchestra presents Music and Magic

    Clayton State University Orchestra presents Music and Magic

    03/22/2018 - 03/22/2018

    String players at Clayton State participate in two orchestras - a string orchestra and a symphony orchestra - performing one concert with each semester. Wind, brass and percussion players participate in the symphony orchestra playing two concerts each semester. For symphony orchestra concerts, Clayton State music students join with the Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Richard Bell leads the program.

    This concert is a don't miss! Each section of the orchestra demonstrates how ... read more

  • Spelman Glee Club

    Spelman Glee Club

    03/27/2018 - 03/27/2018

    The Glee Club is the premier performance organization for the College and sings for most campus events. The Spelman College Glee Club has maintained a reputation for choral excellence since 1925. It has had the unique opportunity to perform with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, world- renowned singer Jessye Norman, and as part of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. With each performance, audiences are left in awe.

    The Glee Club's Repertoire consists of sacred and secular ... read more

  • Julia Bullock, soprano and John Arida, piano

    Julia Bullock, soprano and John Arida, piano

    04/07/2018 - 04/07/2018

    "It is rare to find a classical singer who can truly project an aura onstage. Julia Bullock . . . definitely has it, and she is off to a fine career" (The New Yorker). Opera News extols, "Bullock's radiant soprano shines brightly and unfailingly . . . Most compellingly, however, she communicates intense, authentic feeling, as if she were singing right from her soul."

    "Bullock is the complete package, with a lovely rich voice that's well-trained and intelligently used; commanding... read more

  • Alcee Chriss III

    Alcee Chriss III

    04/14/2018 - 04/14/2018

    A 2014 American Guild of Organists (AGO) "Rising Star," Alcee Chriss III has performed in North America and Europe as an outstanding young concert artist of virtuosity and versatility. This Texas native, a top-prize winner of prestigious international competitions and an Oberlin Conservatory of Music alumnus, is currently earning his doctorate at McGill University.

    "His technique, masterful interpretations, and creative registrations were surpassed only by his warmth and rapport with t... read more

  • Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

    Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

    04/15/2018 - 04/15/2018

    They're back. Yes, again. (They sold out last time.) Like no other ensemble, and using instruments bought with loose change, the all-singing, all-strumming Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain believes that all genres of music are available for reinterpretation, as long as they are played on the ukulele.

    A concert by the Ukulele Orchestra is a funny, virtuosic, twanging, awesome, foot-stomping obituary of rock 'n' roll and melodious light entertainment, revealing unexpected musical insig... read more

  • Gerald Finley & Julius Drake

    Gerald Finley & Julius Drake

    04/28/2018 - 04/28/2018

    "One of the supreme singer-actors of our day" (The New Yorker), Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley "has long been recognized as a recitalist of rare versatility" (The New York Times). With "the formidable pianist Julius Drake" (The New Yorker), the two outstanding artists are renowned by Gramophone as "a great partnership." "Vocal recitals don't get better than this" (The Globe and Mail).

    With "his dream voice, a wonderfully full, seamless baritone, which ... read more

  • Truls Mork & Behzod Abduraimov

    Truls Mork & Behzod Abduraimov

    05/05/2018 - 05/05/2018

    Celebrated Norwegian cellist Truls Mørk "has tremendous stature as a recitalist," praises The Strad: "By turns tender, introverted, fiery and passionate, he constantly propelled us forward on this compelling epic journey."

    With the gift of making his cello "sing with unforced splendor" (The New Yorker), "Truls Mørk shows an infinite amount of musicianship . . . A great artist at work" (Le Temps). He collaborates with the dynamic Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov, a... read more

  • Paul Lewis

    Paul Lewis

    05/06/2018 - 05/06/2018

    Paul Lewis is hailed by The Guardian as "the most illustrious and talented British-born pianist for generations . . . His timbre and sonority are crystalline, direct, intense and deeply emotional but free from theatricality and impetuosity."

    "How great is his affinity for the Viennese Classical style," admires the Chicago Tribune; "but we also know him to be a full-blooded Beethoven interpreter whose virtuoso brilliance and deft touch illuminate every familiar phrase." read more

  • Atlanta Symphony Orchestra features The Four Seasons

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra features The Four Seasons

    05/12/2018 - 05/12/2018

    The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra makes a special Spivey Hall appearance featuring one of classical music's most popular works, The Four Seasons by Italian Baroque composer Antonio Vivaldi, showcasing ASO Associate Concertmaster Justin Bruns as violin soloist. A lively opera overture by Gioacchino Rossini opens the program conducted by ASO Assistant Conductor Stephen Mulligan, concluding with Mendelssohn's brilliant Symphony No. 4, inspired by the composer's travels in Italy.

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