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Faculty recital rescheduled for May 4

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

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 chair of piano, on April 17. Morrow said, “I was to perform with Chris Vivio who is our low brass pr...

Wind ensemble performance, Fascinating Ribbons, wraps up Celebration of Scholarship

Gordon Hicken, assistant professor of music and associate director of bands, presents a performance of a new piece for saxophone and percussion at the Celebration of Scholarship Faculty and Graduate Student Poster and Podium Presentations on April 26. Photo by Timothy Jones

Robin Reid

May 3, 2017

The Department of Music University Wind Ensemble performed four pieces, closing out the Celebration of Scholarship, Thursday April 27. The 36-member band filled the stage in Akin Auditorium. The band members were dressed in all black, their brass and woodwind instruments making a stark contrast against...

Ensemble’s take on Star Wars

Jake Lanoux

November 5, 2015

Grab your lightsabers and your favorite Wookie for the upcoming wind ensemble’s Star Wars themed concert Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in Akin Auditorium. “This is probably the hardest thing they have ever played,” said Matthew Luttrell, director of bands. “It’s without a doubt the most difficult thing,...

40 years of holiday cheer kicks off with three concerts

The Fantasy of Lights in front of the Hardin Building on Tuesday night. Fantasy of LIghts is open November 24 through December 28 on Sunday through Thursday from dusk until 10 pm, and Friday through Saturday from dusk until 11 pm. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Courtney Gilder

December 2, 2014

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 east Hardin lawn....

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