Acclaimed classical guitarist to perform, conduct workshop

Internationally acclaimed classical guitarist Dr. Daniel Bolshoy will visit Marshall University for a two-day residency. He will perform a classical guitar concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in the Jomie Jazz Center Forum, and he will conduct a workshop titled “The Intersection of Health, Artistic Expression and Technique” at 9 a.m. Friday, April 6, at Smith Recital Hall. Continue reading…


U.S. Army Music to host open auditions

Staff Sgt. Mike Principe will be on Marshall University’s Huntington campus Tuesday, April 17, to audition those who would like to play for the U.S. Army Band. Auditions will take place in Room 212 of Smith Hall. Continue reading…


Music fraternity to host recital of American composers

Marshall University’s School of Music, in partnership with the Zeta Eta chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, will present a concert featuring works from American composers, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in the Jomie Jazz Center Forum. Continue reading…


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…