Alumna returns to perform with Pharos Saxophone Quartet

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. Continue reading…


Free trombone recital offered Sunday

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, Eric Ewazen and James Kazik. Continue reading…


Marshall to host Ninth Annual Festival of New Music March 1-2

The Marshall University School of Music will host its Ninth Annual Festival of New Music on Thursday, March 1, and Friday, March 2, featuring the music of festival guest composer, Dr. Elainie Lillios, professor of music at Bowling Green State University. Continue reading…


49th annual Winter Jazz Festival to take place next week

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. Continue reading…


Recital to celebrate Japanese musical traditions and trends

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. Continue reading…


Marshall to present ‘Music from Theresienstadt’ at B’Nai Sholom Synagogue

The Marshall University School of Music will present “Music from Theresienstadt” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at B’nai Sholom Synagogue, 949 10th Ave. The concert will feature music composed by Holocaust victims at Theresienstadt ghetto, a Nazi concentration camp. Along with the musical performance, Professor Dr. Elizabeth Reed Smith will speak about the historic circumstances surrounding the musical compositions, and art works will be displayed as well. Continue reading…


Next MUsic Mondays event to explore ‘Musical Responses to War’

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. Continue reading…


Birke Fine Arts Symposium to be celebrated in February

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 Adversity.” The symposium will feature theatre and musical performances, lectures, film screenings, poetry and literary readings, and a variety of other presentations. Continue reading…


Tenor Paul Han to perform solo recital and offer master class

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. Continue reading…