The Wichitan

Award-winning performers celebrated at honor recital

Mia Heck, Reporter

May 2, 2018

To celebrate award-winning performers, the Didzun Honors Recital was hosted in Akin Auditorium on May 1. “This is just a little representation of the success they’ve been having and I couldn’t be prouder,” Martin Camacho, dean of the college of fine arts, said. “I just could just go on about...

Percussion rings throughout Akin

Percussion rings throughout Akin

Denush Vidanapathirana

December 5, 2017

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 pe...

Music students prepare for regional competition with recital at Akin

Music students prepare for regional competition with recital at Akin

Denush Vidanapathirana

November 7, 2017

Akin Auditorium was silent, save for the voices of the five sopranos. All 23 pairs of eyes and ears trained on the performers at the National Association of Teachers of Singing student recital Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. To prepare for the 67th Texoma NATS Regional Conference and Student Auditions to b...

Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner perform for Music Series

Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner perform for Music Series

Emily Simmons

October 12, 2016

Jennifer Koh, violinist, and Shai Wosner, pianist, will perform as part of the Music Series this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Akin Auditorium.“This concert gives both the community and students an opportunity to hear artists of a higher caliber,” Andrew Allen, assistant professor of music, said.The artist...

Youth Symphony concert Nov.15

Youth Symphony concert Nov.15

Melissa Laussmann

November 12, 2015

The Wichita Falls Youth Symphony Orchestra will play in Akin Auditorium on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 3 p.m., under the direction of Susan Harvey, music department chair, and Gina Menden, director for the string orchestra. The Youth Symphony Orchestra will play music by Coldplay, Tchaikovsky, Puccini, Ver...

The show must go on: Vocal performance students put on review despite setbacks

Ethan Metcalf

March 26, 2015

The show must go on: Vocal performance students put on review despite setbacks from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Twelve vocal performance majors performed "Some Enchanted Evening," a review of Rogers and Hammerstein songs from musicals such as "The Sound of Music" and "Oklahoma," on March 6 - 7 in Akin Audito...

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