Music faculty to perform recital Sept. 16

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 none of the pieces was written for trombone, Stroeher said. Continue reading…


Music professor to host festival of electronic music

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. Continue reading…


School of Music adds two new faculty members

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. Continue reading…


Wind Symphony announces upcoming concert season

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.”

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Singers wanted for Choral Union

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. Continue reading…


Top jazz pianists chosen for Ellis Marsalis International Piano Competition

Seven of the world’s best jazz piano players have been selected as finalists in the Ellis Marsalis International Piano Competition and will compete for top prize Friday and Saturday, June 22-23, in downtown Huntington. The competition will take place at Missio Dei Church on the upper level of Pullman Square and is free and open to the public. Continue reading…


Guitar ensemble to perform in Brazil

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. Continue reading…