Local singers sought for Choral Union

The Marshall University Choral Union, a community-collaborative choral ensemble, begins a new semester of music Monday, Jan 8.

The ensemble is open to singers of all ages from within the university and the surrounding communities. Auditions are not required, but prior choral experience is expected. Continue reading…


Choral Union to perform holiday concert

Marshall University’s Choral Union will present a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church at 1124 Fifth Avenue in Huntington. Continue reading…


School of Music to welcome 400 middle school band members to campus

Hundreds of teenagers from 35 area schools will work with top clinicians from around the country and faculty from Marshall University’s School of Music during the annual Honor Band Festival. It will take place on Marshall’s Huntington campus Friday, Dec. 1. Continue reading…


Next MUsic Mondays lecture to take place Nov. 27

The Marshall University School of Music’s MUsic Mondays series will continue with the third lecture of the fall series at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 905 3rd Ave., Huntington. This offering from the fall series, titled “Prelude to What?” explores the prelude as a piece of music and the various stylistic ideas it has taken on throughout the course of 400 years. Continue reading…


Puerto Rican guitarist to host guest recital, master class

Marshall University’s School of Music will welcome Puerto Rican guitarist Dr. José Maldonado for a recital and master class this month.

An active performer and professor in New York City since 2012, Maldonado will perform on historical and modern instruments at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Marshall’s Jomie Jazz Forum on the Huntington campus. Continue reading…


“The Nutcracker Suite” to be presented free

Students in Marshall University’s Jazz Ensemble I will perform the holiday favorite, “The Nutcracker Suite,” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8, in Smith Recital Hall. Continue reading…


School of Music to present WV Symphony flutist, Leviathan Trio in concert

Marshall University’s School of Music will present West Virginia Symphony principal flutist Lindsey Goodman with the Leviathan Trio in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, in Smith Music Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. The program will feature George Crumb’s “Vox Balaenae.” Continue reading…


Marshall to host second MUsic Monday lecture at the Cellar Door

The Marshall University School of Music’s MUsic Mondays will present the second lecture of the fall series at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at the Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave., Huntington. This portion of the fall series, titled “Music and National Identity,” explores the reasons why composers express a national identity in their music and the musical means they use to do so. Continue reading…