College of Arts and Media News Archive

Virtual presentation to feature U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams
The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University will host a virtual presentation by U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4. The presentation is open to all and can be seen at https://tinyurl.com/y48dkmdo.
Voice major students win in the Tri-State NATS Chapter virtual student audition
This year, Marshall University and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania virtually hosted the Tri-State NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Student Audition Nov. 14.. Although there were many difficulties due to the pandemic situation, voice major students from Dr. Alexander Lee and Dr. Carline Waugh's studio prepared for this competition safely by having virtual voice lessons.
Online ‘Invisible Dances’ guitar recital to be held Nov. 18
The Marshall University School of Music will present “Invisible Dances,” an online guitar recital by faculty member Dr. Júlio Alves, planned for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18.
Marshall to offer virtual presentations on brain connections and learning music
The Marshall University School of Music is offering two virtual presentations featuring Dr. Kevin Vigil, a music educator and classical guitarist who underwent seven surgeries and had to relearn his art.
School of Art and Design to present exhibits Maximum Capacity and Forthcoming
The Marshall University School of Art and Design has two upcoming exhibits in October. Maximum Capacity will take place Oct. 5-23 in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery in the Visual Arts Center at 927 3rd Ave. in downtown Huntington. Forthcoming will be on view Oct. 5-30 in the Birke Art Gallery inside Smith Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
WMUL-FM honored in dotCOMM Awards 2019-2020 Competition
Students from Marshall University’s public radio station, WMUL-FM, received several awards in the dotCOMM Awards 2019-2020 Competition. The winners were named in a letter this month from Dallas, Texas.
‘In Hindsight’ and ‘Foundations Review Rewind’ art exhibits on display this month
The Marshall University School of Art and Design has two exhibits on display this month. “In Hindsight” is open now through Sept. 17 in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery in the Visual Arts Center in downtown Huntington. The exhibition “Foundations Review Rewind: Spring 2020,” will be displayed Sept. 9-18 in the Birke Art Gallery, inside Smith Hall on Marshall University’s Huntington campus.
Alumni Advisory Board postpones annual School of Journalism and Mass Communications Hall of Fame induction ceremony
The annual fall induction ceremony for the Marshall University’s W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SOJMC) Hall of Fame is being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. “In the interest of safety for everyone involved, we think this is the best decision,” said Chris Dickerson, president of the SOJMC Alumni Advisory Board, which handles the Hall
Musicians join celebrities, jazz greats in a recording to benefit Arts for Illinois Relief Fund
Marshall University School of Music faculty members and former students performed last month for a music video of “Sweet Home Chicago” to benefit the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund, a recording that featured 100 artists, including stars such as Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Belushi, Keegan-Michael Key and George Wendt, as well as jazz greats Ramsey Lewis and Kurt Elling.
New undergraduate degree in musical theatre available
Marshall University’s College of Arts and Media is offering a new Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree with a major in musical theatre.