Music News News Archive

Marshall University alumna Amy McGlothlin, now a faculty member at Salem University, and her ensemble of professional saxophonists from the Boston area will perform a classical saxophone quartet recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in Smith Recital Hall.

Dr. Michael Stroeher, professor of low brass in the Marshall University School of Music, will present a trombone recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. Assisted by faculty colleagues Dr. Alexander Lee, tenor, and Dr. Johan Botes, piano, Stroeher will perform works by American composers Richard Peaslee,

Marshall University’s 49th annual Winter Jazz Festival will take place beginning Thursday, Feb. 22, and continue through Saturday, Feb. 24, in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. Special guest artists will include pianist Bob Thompson and jazz bassist Tom Hildreth.

Marshall University’s Japanese Program in the Department of Modern Languages has organized a musical celebration of Japanese culture. It will present “Masayo Ishigure and Koto 360º Recital” Friday, March 9, at Smith Recital Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the performance begins at 7 p.m.

The Marshall University School of Music continues its Spring 2018 series of MUsic Mondays lectures at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, with a presentation titled “Musical Responses to War: Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem.” MUsic Mondays lectures take place at Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave., in downtown Huntington.

Marshall University Music Professor Dr. Vicki P. Stroeher will be featured in a video sponsored by the Britten-Pears Foundation Archives in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, United Kingdom.

Marshall University’s College of Arts and Media kicks off the 2018 Birke Fine Arts Symposium Saturday, Feb. 3, and continues with a celebration of the arts through Thursday, March 1. Artists from a variety of disciplines will present work as part of the symposium. This year’s theme is “What’s Next: the Arts in Times of

Marshall University’s School of Music will host a solo recital and master class with guest tenor Paul Han. Han, a professor at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, will offer a master class for voice students at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, and perform at 7:30 p.m. that evening at Smith Recital Hall.

The Jazz Department in Marshall University’s School of Music will continue its Jazz Night at The Press Club concert/performance series beginning the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Press Club, 1212 Fourth Ave.

Marshall University’s 2018 Edwards Distinguished Professor guest scholar Dr. Christopher Hainsworth, organist and harpsichordist, will perform two upcoming concerts in Huntington.