The Artist-Lecture Series was established in 1964 to bring noted lecturers and quality programs in the performing arts to the MSU campus and the Wichita Falls community. The student Artist-Lecture Series Committee is pleased to invite your participation in this season’s Artist-Lecture Series.


the 49th season



Dr. Drew Pinsky
7 p.m. September 26, 2013
Akin Auditorium

Dr. Drew Pinsky, known to many simply as "Dr. Drew," is a practicing physician, board certified in internal medicine and addiction medicine, and is a staff member at Huntington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Drew starred in the hit reality series Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, which chronicled the struggle for sobriety and the cycle of addictive disorders of a group of celebrities. Dr. Drew is also the host to his own night show on HLN, Dr. Drew on Call, and is the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Loveline.

Shaunette Hildabrand
7 p.m. October 16, 2013
Akin Auditorium

Shaunette Hildabrand graduated magna cum laude from Midwestern State University in 1985 and continued her vocal studies in New York City until 1991 when she moved to Europe. She is active as both a classical and jazz singer, but it is especially in the European jazz scene that she has established popularity among both musicians and audiences. Besides being the featured vocalist for Frank Roberscheuten’s Hiptett, Three’s A Crowd, The Swingcats, and the Echoes of Swing Orchestra, Shaunette has performed with such musicians as Franz Jackson, Truck Parham, Harry Allen, Eddie Locke, and Hazy Osterwald.

7 p.m. February 4, 2014
Akin Auditorium

Vocal sensations and winners of season 3 of NBC’s The Sing-Off, Pentatonix takes instrument-free music far beyond anyone’s wildest expectations. Named after the world’s most widely recognized five-note musical scale, this vocal quintet has transformed one of pop music’s purest and most soulful expressions into an exciting future, filled with limitless sonic possibility. Pairing their intricate arrangement with cleverly re-imagined pop songs, Pentatonix has quickly cultivated a sound and style that is entirely unique and undeniably infectious.

Ethan Zohn
7 p.m. April 3, 2014
Akin Auditorium

American soccer player and winner of the 2002 reality television show Survivor-Africa, Ethan Zohn used his $1 million prize to co-found Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization that trains professional soccer players to teach African children about HIV/AIDS prevention. In August 2008, Ethan officially launched Grassroot Soccer UNITED, an international, youth-led movement to raise money and build awareness for his foundation and mission to end HIV/AIDS in Africa, by embarking on a world-record-breaking 550-mile journey on foot from Boston to Washington, D.C. – dribbling a soccer ball the entire route.


Ticket Information:

Students: FREE (available for pick-up at the CSC Information Desk one month prior to a scheduled event; MSU ID required)

Faculty/Staff: FREE (available for pick-up at the CSC Information Desk two weeks prior to a scheduled event; MSU ID required)

Others: $20 per event (available for purchase at the CSC Information Desk two weeks prior a scheduled event)


Season Ticket Information:

General: $70

MSU Alumni, Senior Citizens, Active-Duty Military: $60


For more information contact the Office of Student Affairs in the Clark Student Center room 104 by phone (940)397-7500 or email

MSU Students: Apply to be an Artist-Lecture Series Committee Member