Music News News Archive

Marshall University’s School of Music will present a faculty recital featuring trombonist Dr. Michael Stroeher and pianist Dr. Johan Botes at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, in Smith Recital Hall. The two faculty members will perform the music of J.S. Bach, Vincenzo Bellini and Antonin Dvorak.  The concert will be a unique experience in that

Dr. Mark Zanter, recipient of the 2018 John Marshall University Scholars Award and professor of music at Marshall, will host Electrifest, a festival of new electronic music, from 9-11 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews, located in Pullman Square in downtown Huntington.

The Marshall University School of Music will present three concerts Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 5-6, celebrating music from Baroque composers.

Two new faculty members, Assistant Professor Dr. Carline Waugh and Assistant Band Director Jesse Stevens, have joined the Marshall University School of Music. Waugh is a Jamaican-born soprano and singing actor who has entertained audiences around the world. She has given recent performances in Russia, Finland, Italy, Austria, the United States and the Caribbean.

Interested in auditioning for MU’s a cappella ensemble, 3rd Avenue? Click on the here for information and audition materials!  

Marshall University’s School of Music has announced the upcoming concert season of its Wind Symphony, which will revolve around the theme, “Music for Social Change.”

Marshall University’s Choral Union, an ensemble of singers from Marshall and the surrounding Tri-State community, will begin rehearsals for the fall semester at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, in Room 150 of Smith Music Hall.

The Marshall University Guitar Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Júlio Ribeiro Alves, will visit Brazil June 4-15 and perform three concerts in the capital city of Brasília.

A book written by Dr. Vicki Stroeher, a professor of music history at Marshall University, was awarded the 2018 C. B. Oldman Prize. Stroeher’s book, My Beloved Man, earned the recognition as “an outstanding work of music bibliography, music reference or music librarianship.” The prize was awarded by the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and

Marshall University’s Opera Workshop will present Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, 1135 5th Avenue, Huntington.