MU Choral Festival – 2016

The Marshall University Choral Festival will take place October 28-29, 2016 on the campus of Marshall University.  Activities will begin Friday, October 28th, at 9 a.m. and conclude at noon on Saturday, October 29th, following the Festival Finale Concert.  The festival will feature rehearsals and a performance by your students, singing alongside students from Marshall University choral ensembles, as well as performances by the MU Chamber Choir and University Chorus and master classes and presentations by members of the School of Music faculty.


World-traveled clarinetist, alum to perform Sept. 1

The School of Music at Marshall University will host a free recital presented by clarinetist Robert Heath at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

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MUsic Monday will explore Britten’s ‘Spring Symphony’

The Marshall University School of Music and Theatre will present the fourth and final lecture of the spring series for MUsic Mondays on May 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave., Huntington.

The lecture, “May Day: Benjamin Britten’s Spring Symphony,” will explore post-World War II England and its national musical identity. Lead presenter Dr. Vicki Stroeher, professor of music history at Marshall, said that Britten’s 1949 work embodies the iconic English countryside, but with an eye on the changes in the post-World War II era.

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Belle and Lynum Jackson winner to perform final recital

Saxophonist Jordan Carinelli and pianist Dr. Henning Vauth will present the Belle and Lynum Jackson Competition Winner’s Recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 17, in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

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Music lecture series returns with ‘Cheerful Feelings in the Country’

The Marshall University School of Music and Theatre’s “MUsic Mondays” will present the third lecture of the spring series at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 11, at the Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave., Huntington.

The lecture, “Cheerful Feelings in the Country: Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony,” will explore Beethoven’s musical means of expressing the pastoral or countryside. Lead presenter Dr. Vicki Stroeher, professor of music history at Marshall, said that Beethoven’s symphony is one of the most representative examples of pictorial music.

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