Sam Houston State University

James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center

Opened in fall 2010, the Gaertner Performing Arts Center is a showcase for artistic talent and creative works, serving the community and the region. It serves as a world-class academic facility for students in The College of Fine Arts & Mass Communication.

815 17th St., Huntsville, Texas, 77341


Upcoming Events

Guest Artist Recital: William McClure, piano

Guest Artist Recital *Free Admission

1/28/2019 7:30pm
Guest Artist Recital: JR Fralick, tenor, and Carla McElhaney, piano

Guest Artist Reital *Free Admission

1/31/2019 7:30pm
Guest Artist Recital: WindSync Wind Quintet

Guest Artist Recital *Free Admission

2/4/2019 7:30pm
Trumpet Studio Recital One

Students of Randy Adams. *Free Admission

2/7/2019 6:30pm
Trumpet Studio Recital Two

Students of Randy Adams *Free Admission

2/7/2019 7:30pm

Recent Events

Recent Activity

Ted Holland

Ted Holland left a positive review 11/5/2018

I have been the Fall choir concerts many times before. This one was by far the best.

Stephanie Knific

Stephanie Knific left a positive review 9/3/2018

I thoroughly enjoyed this presentation. Dr. Greene was very informative and engaging.

Christopher Gomez

Christopher Gomez left a positive review 1/31/2017

My wife and I really enjoyed Trent's work and his willingness to engage with the audience and gives us insight into the crafting of each piece. We are blessed to have access to such wonderful and personable artistic talent at SHSU!