Percussion rings throughout Akin

Captivating music from the drums, xylophones and timpani on stage filled the decorated halls of Akin Auditorium. Directed by Gordon Hicken, assistant professor of music-percussion, the performance also featured two numbers by the combined choirs, and 147 people attended the performance by the … [Read more...]

Echoes of Gospel hosts concert in Burns Chapel

Student organization, Echoes of Gospel, is hosting its first choir concert on Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. in the Burns Chapel. Echoes of Gospel is a new organization that was founded in the spring semester of 2017 by Preston Busby, president of Echoes of Gospel and criminal justice junior. Busby said, … [Read more...]

Elementary school choirs sing at Fantasy of Lights

Lights are on, get them ready. On the steps, at Hardin. It's a cute little sight, the children singing tonight. Jack Frost nipping at their nose. The children of Fain, Wichita Falls Independent School District, Ben Milam Elementary School choirs warmed up the chilly night at 6 p.m. with Christmas … [Read more...]

Oratorio Chorus presents The Peaceable Kingdom

Young and old voices alike came together to create a message of hope through song during the Oratorio Chorus’ concert Nov. 13. The Oratorio Chorus, directed by Dale Heidebrecht, assistant professor of music, performed for a crowd of more than 100 in Akin Auditorium.“There were moments during the … [Read more...]

Choir to hold concert Dec. 6

There is a beat and sound coming from inside the walls of Akin Auditorium. Singers of all ages and all walks of life, including students from this school with a future plans of musical careers will fill the place with the sound of music. Three choirs. One concert. "Literally hundreds of hours of … [Read more...]

40 years of holiday cheer kicks off with three concerts

Setting up Fantasy of Lights from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Toys from the Toy Story movies came to life and danced to the series' classic “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” as hundreds of onlookers walked through the opening reception of the 40th anniversary Fantasy of Lights display Nov. 24, on the … [Read more...]

Choral groups perform spring concert

Two university choral groups, 34 singers, performed Tuesday night, singing sacred music, lighter music and secular music. James Schuppener, music professor, said, "If you did a full program with very slow heavy music they might lose interest." After joining the University Singers, a group that … [Read more...]