If you have questions about the application process, please contact the Instructor of the area where your student is applying. Contact information is available on the website.
For technical support or general audition questions, please call our Main Office - (864) 355-2550.
Please consider donating new and unused art and craft supplies to the Fine Arts Center. Help us make the holidays special for the over 600 children who are in the Greenville County foster care system. Items can be dropped off at a collection box in our main entryway.
Congratulations to Fine Arts Center 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year: Mr. Steve Watson! Steve was chosen by a panel of his peers to represent the FAC, and we cannot think of a more deserving educator to receive this honor.
Steve has been the Director of Jazz Studies at The Fine Arts Center since 1990. He graduated from Newberry College with a BA in 1974 and The University of Miami (Coral Gables) with a MM in 1977. Steve has performed all over the world. He was a member of The University of Miami Concert Jazz Band that toured Switzerland, Cyprus, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia. From 1978 through 1984, Steve was a member of The Bruce Hornsby Band. After moving to Los Angeles, he became a studio guitarist for television, movies, and records. His credits include Hill Street Blues, Magnum PI, The A-Team, Hunter, Hardcastle and McCormick, Riptide, Murder She Wrote, LA Law, Big Business, Simon and Simon, Quantum Leap, The Young Riders, Sonny Spoon, The Greatest American Hero, Young Guns, Trains, Planes and Autos, Sixteen Candles, Rhinestone, Dragnet, Dr. Detroit, River Rats, Into the Night and The Dolly Parton variety television show. He has also recorded commercials for Coors, Budweiser, 7-11, Acura, Honda and Toyota. Steve was an adjunct professor at The University of Southern California from 1981-1990 and lecturer at The University of Miami from 1977-1978.