Marshall to host second MUsic Monday lecture at the Cellar Door

The Marshall University School of Music’s MUsic Mondays will present the second lecture of the fall series at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at the Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave., Huntington. This portion of the fall series, titled “Music and National Identity,” explores the reasons why composers express a national identity in their music and the musical means they use to do so. Continue reading…


Local Restaurant hosts live Marshall jazz

Beginning this month, visitors to The Press Club can enjoy the sounds of jazz from Marshall University’s School of Music every other Wednesday at 8 p.m. This month, the performances will take place Oct. 4 and 18. Continue reading…


Faculty recital to feature all-American program

The Marshall University School of Music will present Dr. Michael Stroeher, trombone, and Dr. Johan Botes, piano, in a faculty recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, in Smith Recital Hall, located at the corner of 3rd Avenue and Hal Greer Boulevard, Huntington. Continue reading…


Music lecture series returns to downtown

The Marshall University School of Music’s lecture series, MUsic Mondays, returns to The Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave., Huntington, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18. This year’s series features two interlocking themes: “Music Faculty Favorites” and “Music and National Identity.” Continue reading…


A new process to apply for graduation has been announced

A new online application for students who are ready to graduate has been created.  The link is active in myMU and can be used to apply for December graduation now.

This new online process will expedite graduation application processing and eliminate any misunderstandings that might delay graduation.

Click Here for a downloadable PDF document that gives step-by-step instructions.


Faculty duo to perform ‘Rossiniana’ in restored performance space

Dr. Wendell Dobbs and Dr. Júlio Ribeiro Alves are back for another year of performances as the Violauta Duo, but their performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, is slated to be particularly special as it will mark the first in Smith Music Hall since the building was renovated over the summer. Continue reading…


New School of Music director arrives

Dr. Susan Tusing, director of the School of Music, said she is acclimating to her role at Marshall University since joining the family in July.

Tusing, who performs as a solo and collaborative pianist, came to Marshall from Clayton State University in Atlanta, Georgia, where she served as chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. Continue reading…


Alves to give solo guitar recital Thursday

Dr. Júlio Ribeiro Alves, a faculty member of Marshall University’s School of Music, will perform a solo guitar recital at 7.30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Jomie Jazz Forum on Marshall’s Huntington campus. Continue reading…


Choral Union rehearsals open to all

The Marshall University Choral Union begins open rehearsals at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, in room 150 of Smith Music Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. Continue reading…