New music lecture series starts Monday, Sept. 28; first topic is Beethoven

Marshall University’s School of Music and Theatre will launch a new music lecture series, MUsic Mondays, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at the Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave., Huntington. The fall series, titled “The Path to the New Music,” will investigate the influence of philosophical thought, art and literature, and scientific theory on music from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Internationally recognized saxophonist to perform free concert

Internationally renowned performer and teacher of the saxophone, Dr. Douglas Masek, will conclude a residency at Marshall University this month with a free recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Jomie Jazz Center on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

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Choral Union rehearsals to begin Aug. 31; open to all

The Marshall University Choral Union will resume Monday rehearsals at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 in Room 150 of Smith Music Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

The Choral Union, open to students and community members alike, will be led by the new Director of Bands Brian Walden, who joined Marshall’s music faculty following his retirement as Commanding Officer of the United States Navy Band.

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