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.
Classical guitarist Erisvaldo Borges will present a free recital and master class Thursday, Sept. 8, and Friday, Sept. 9, respectively, on Marshall University’s Huntington campus as a guest artist for Marshall’s School of Music.
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.
Dr. Joseph Touma of Touma Hearing Centers has made a contribution to help provide hearing protection for music students and faculty through Marshall University’s Center for Wellness in the Arts.
Dr. Vicki Stroeher, a musicologist at Marshall University, presented her first book, “My Beloved Man,” to Marshall’s president, Dr. Jerome Gilbert, Wednesday, July 6.
Four Marshall University faculty members have been named directors of the university’s Center for Wellness in the Arts.
The Marshall University Music program and the Department of Jazz Studies will present two concerts next week as part of the university’s 17th annual Jazz-MU-Tazz summer camp.
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.
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.
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.