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Sphinx Virtuosi to return to UNCSA with concert that challenges the classical canon, Oct. 5

WINSTON-SALEM – Sphinx Virtuosi, a chamber orchestra composed of some of the nation’s top Black and Latinx classical soloists, will return to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) to perform Tracing Visions, a program that sets out to challenge and evolve the classical canon by illuminating a new pathway for listening, sharing and expression.
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Cortaca Jug game to be held at Yankee Stadium in 2022

In a joint press conference between Ithaca College, SUNY Cortland and the New York Yankees organization, it was announced that the 2022 Cortaca Jug Game would be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 12, 2022 at Yankee Stadium. Mark Holtzman, vice president of non-baseball sports events at Yankee Stadium and New...
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Opera House plans first live event this Saturday

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center presents its first in-theatre live performance event on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with the incredible Ekstasis Duo presenting a new program of the music of underrepresented composers. Opera House Executive Director Rick Davis notes that “due to the increase in COVID cases...
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From Finland, Culiacan Alan Guerra presents a Mexican concert at the invitation of the Embassy of Mexico

A festive music program titled “Viva México” transmitted through Facebook by the Embassy of Mexico in Finland, starring young guitarist Alan Noé Avendanio Guerra, originally from Culiacan. The musician has been living in Finland since 2020 studying at Sibelius Academy, Helsinki University of the Arts, Finland, pursuing a master’s degree...

UNI School of Music to host 40th annual Scholarship Benefit Concert

"Better Together" will be the theme of the 40th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert, hosted by the UNI School of Music. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24 at the Great Hall in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The...

UK's James Campbell Named to Percussive Arts Society's Hall of Fame

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2021) — University of Kentucky School of Music's Director of Percussion Studies James Campbell has been named to the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) Hall of Fame. The 2021 PAS Hall of Fame class will be recognized at the upcoming Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) scheduled for Nov. 10-13. The Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame was established in 1972 to recognize the contributions of the most highly regarded leaders in percussion performance, education, research, scholarship, administration, composition and the industry. Inductees demonstrate the highest ideals and professional integrity to their profession to bring about significant events, substantive improvements in the world of percussion and the betterment of the profession through exemplary services or acts. Campbell's class also includes marimbist, percussionist, vocalist and composer Valerie Naranjo; composer, drummer, author, filmmaker and educator Layne Redmond; and conductor, composer and educator Garwood Whaley.

Ithaca College School of Music Announces Endowed Concert Series

The Ithaca College School of Music will host a selection of world-renowned artists as its endowed concert series return for the 2021-22 season. All of the performances are free and open to the public and will take place in Ford Hall in the James J. Whalen Center for Music. Masks are required at all times indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

Dawgs through the Decades: UGA in the 1990s

As the birthplace of higher education, UGA is guided by a respect for history and tradition. We’re taking a trip down nostalgia lane to learn about college life through the decades. So dust off your flannels and grunge band T-shirts as we go back to the 1990s. The 1990s were...

Farny to give 2021 Kasling lecture; Reese, Weiser to receive Hagan award

Three members of the School of Music faculty – Professor Natasha Farny, who will give the 2021 Robert W. Kasling Memorial Lecture, and Associate Professor of Music Education Jill Reese and Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Jazz Nick Weiser, recipients of the 2021 William T. and Charlotte N. Hagan Young Scholar/Artist Award, will be honored on Tuesday, Oct. 5, in Rosch Recital Hall.

Symphonic Winds to honor first responders with concert

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – The Symphonic Winds will perform a concert honoring first responders and a belated celebration of the band program’s centennial on Sunday, October 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Mannoni Performing Arts Center Auditorium at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) in Hattiesburg. The concert features a...

Preliminary Courses For Students: Do International Students Feel Included?

EVERFI’s courses are mandatory for all DePauw students to participate in. The required courses for first-year students are AlcoholEdu for College, Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Although the courses are intended to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus, international students have reported mixed reviews on the effectiveness of the courses.

WNYCO going ‘Bach to Basics’ for Sept. 26 concert

The Western New York Chamber Orchestra will open its 2021-22 Classics Series on Sunday, Sept. 26 at 4 p.m. in King Concert Hall with the program “Bach to Basics.”. Les by Conductor Glen Cortese, the orchestra will perform the Baroque classics of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach including the Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 and Cantata No. 160, featuring vocal soloist Brent Weber, tenor, of the School of Music.
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A Million Dollar feeling: University of Alabama marching band returns to the field

The band’s getting back together. The Million Dollar Band, that is. During the 2020 pandemic season when attendance in Bryant-Denny Stadium was held to 20 percent of capacity, that extended to the University of Alabama’s loudest collective of fans, and its largest performing organization: the woodwinds, horns and pounding percussion of the marching band, nicknamed the Million Dollar Band back in 1922 for its rich sound, which at the time was outplaying UA’s football teams.

From the classroom to the stage, WVU Music Industry students finish second year running concert series at Palatine Park

FAIRMONT — An idea that started as a way to take advantage of Palatine Park’s beauty has become a multi-faceted boon for several parties. It started when Marion County Administrator Kris Cinalli began looking into ways to provide entertainment at the park so residents could enjoy the riverfront setting while listening to live music or attending a festival.