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…


MUsic Mondays returns to Cellar Door Jan. 22

The Marshall University School of Music will kick off the spring semester of its MUsic Mondays series at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at the Cellar Door, 903 Third Ave. Music History Professor Dr. Vicki Stroeher will explore music from Finland with a lecture titled “Finlandia: Jean Sibelius and the Search for a Finnish National Identity.” Continue reading…


Violauta Duo to perform ‘Rossiniana 2’ Jan. 18

The Violauta Duo of Wendell Dobbs on the flute and Júlio Ribeiro Alves on the guitar will perform a joint faculty recital, “Rossiniana 2,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in Studio 143 of the Smith Music Building at Marshall University. Continue reading…