The Wichitan

Piano concert provides the opportunity to give thanks to donators

Jake Clancy, Reporter October 2, 2018

The Perkins-Prothro Foundation gifted the music department $1.1 million which was used to buy 40 new pianos. To show its gratitude and to show off the new pianos, the music department put on a piano concert...

Johnson playing piano

Music department to show off new pianos Sept. 28

Samuel Mitchell, Reporter September 27, 2018

To thank the Perkins-Prothro Foundation for their $1.1 million grant which allowed the music department to buy all new pianos, the faculty and students will hold a ceremony and demonstration of the new...

Christopher Vivio performs a tuba solo as part of the University Wind Ensemble concert April 27. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Faculty recital rescheduled for May 4

Andrea Pedon, Reporter April 17, 2018

Christopher Vivio, assistant professor of music, had to be taken to the emergency department before he was supposed to perform at a music faculty recital accompanied by Ruth Morrow, Bolin distinguished...

Tyler Lasseter plays Premiere Rhapsody by Claude Debussy at the Burns Chapel Opening Concert, Oct. 20, 2017. Photo by Brendan Wynne

Music students perform at Burns Chapel Opening

Brendan Wynne October 20, 2017

The crisp, sweet notes of the tickled ivory cascaded throughout the hall, bouncing off of redone carpet, onto freshly painted walls and back into the ears of those seated in brand new pews. One thing...

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in La La Land (2016). Photo courtesy of IMDB

‘La La Land’ sings and dances its way into hearts

Tyler Manning May 2, 2017

In honor of it finally coming out on Blu-Ray, I feel like it is finally time to express my thoughts on La La Land in writing. I have seen this movie three times in theaters and vehemently recommend...

Ruth Morrow: the piano woman and marathon racer

Ruth Morrow: the piano woman and marathon racer

Sarah Graves March 29, 2017

Papers, books and folders piled 15 inches high all across the office with a only a small path to the desk and computer. At first glance, it's hard to even notice the two pianos in the office. Ruth...

Shai Wosner, pianist, will be performing in Akin Auditorium on Oct. 13.

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...

dean plays piano

Fine Arts dean, guest to present concert Thursday

Emily Simmons September 13, 2016

Martin Camacho, dean of the Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts, and Mexican tenor Edgar Villalva will present a free concert in Akin Auditorium: Latin American Evening – Songs to Remember, at 7 p.m.“This...

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