Music News Archives

Stephen A. Futrell performs in Chicago
<p>Director of Choral Activities and Associate Professor of Music Stephen A. Futrell performed with musicians from Atlanta and Chicago. Futrell was invited as a featured vocalist but also played trumpet with the instrumental ensemble.</p>
Vote now: Help get Elon on the big screen
<p>As part of the 2018 Coca-Cola and Regal Films&nbsp;student film competition, Elon students traveled to Atlanta in late January to produce a 35-second film, which is now available to watch online. And don&rsquo;t forget to vote for Elon&rsquo;s commercial in the Fan Favorite Award contest.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has an article published in the International Trumpet Guild Journal
<p>The professor of music had an article published in the professional trumpet journal.</p>
From the archives:&nbsp;Setting the tone
<p>More than 55 years ago, the &ldquo;Emanons&rdquo; laid the foundation for a successful jazz program at Elon.&nbsp;</p>
World Percussion Ensemble offers open class on Feb. 1
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Join Chorale
<p>Elon&#39;s large choral ensemble is open to all Elon students.</p>
Camerata announces open auditions for basses and tenors
<p>Camerata is open to all Elon students</p>
Joshua Carswell &#39;11 to perform in Carnegie Hall&#39;s Isaac Stern Auditorium&nbsp;
<p>Carswell, a Presser Music Scholar, will perform on Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. during the &quot;Rhapsody in Bluegrass: The Art of American Music&quot; concert.</p>
Futrell joins with CS Music for online voice coaching
<p>Director of Choral Activities and Associate Professor of Music Stephen A. Futrell&#39;s online site will offer written and video feedback for singers.</p>
Erdmann has an article published in International Trumpet Guild Journal
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had an article published about Etienne Charles in the professional trumpet journal.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Deck the halls with Elon jolly
<p>Elon&#39;s 2017 holiday video includes 27 vocalists, one Phoenix, two presidents and lots of fun.&nbsp;Enjoy!</p>
World Percussion Ensemble seeks new members
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Elon students, faculty attend audio engineering convention in NYC
<p>Members of Elon&#39;s Audio Engineering Society and faculty members participated in the society&#39;s convention held Oct. 18-21.&nbsp;</p>
Erdmann&#39;s new book glowingly reviewed
<p>The professor of music had his latest book, &quot;<span>How Jazz Trumpeters Play Music Today: Twelve Interviews on Technique, Style, and Aesthetic,&quot;</span> reviewed in the professional trumpet journal International Trumpet Guild Journal.</p>
Campus drum circle for students
<p>Free event - fun for everyone!</p>
Winston-Salem Symphony premieres music commissioned by Lynn Beck, with Elon students joining in performance
<p><strong>During three concerts, the symphony featured the spirited opening fanfare commissioned by Beck and her husband, with trumpet students performing in the&nbsp;finale of a symphony program that artistically supports the</strong><strong>&nbsp;lives of those touched by cancer.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Fischer directs state conference
<p>Music professor Victoria Fischer Faw&nbsp;serves as President-Elect and Conference Chair of&nbsp;the 59th Annual conference of the North Carolina Music Teachers Association October 5-7, 2017.&nbsp;</p>
Erdmann has an article published in International Trumpet Guild Journal
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had an article published about John Daversa in the professional trumpet journal.</p>
Elon&#39;s Rusty Smith to perform with N.C. Brass Band for &#39;Latin Brass&#39; concert
<p>The North Carolina Brass Band will present a program of Latin Music on Sept.&nbsp;22 and 23.</p>
Elon Music alumna to perform with the Fire of the Carolinas Nov. 4
<p>Jessika Brust &#39;08&nbsp;will perform with Elon&#39;s marching band during&nbsp;Homecoming Weekend.</p>
World Percussion Ensemble seeks new members
<p>The class meets on Thursday from 5:30 to 7:10 p.m. in Arts West and is taught by Adjunct Instructor in Music Jim Roberts.&nbsp;</p>
Be a part of something big (band)! &nbsp;Join the Elon University Jazz Ensemble
<p>The Elon University Jazz Ensemble needs you!</p>
Stevenson presents at 2017 Association of Popular Music Education national conference
<p>Clay Stevenson, a lecturer in music at Elon, presented on topics relative to a cappella vocal production and crowd-sourcing for the independent musician.</p>
Elon alumni endow music scholarship with generous estate gift
<p>A $400,000 gift from the estate of the late Mattie Pickett Edwards &rsquo;39 and John Lee Edwards &rsquo;41 creates a meaningful legacy at Elon.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has an article published
<p>The professor of music had an article published in the professional trumpet journal.</p>
Professional saxophone journal publishes two articles by Erdmann
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had two articles published in the professional saxophone journal Saxophone Today.</p>
College of Arts &amp; Sciences recognizes distinguished alumni
<p><span>Ralph Mueller &rsquo;83, Michael Capps &rsquo;99 and Carly Ledbetter &rsquo;13 were honored with the 2017 Elon College Distinguished Alumni Awards during an April 27 ceremony.</span></p>
Erdmann featured in article that asks &#39;where did all the saxophones go?&#39;
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann is a featured expert quoted extensively in an article on the history of saxophone use in pop music just published in &quot;The Outline.&quot;</p>
Elon World Percussion Ensemble concert TONIGHT
<p>The hour-long concert will begin at 7 p.m. in Yeager Auditorium in the Center for the Arts.&nbsp;</p>
Futrell serves as clinician for Hunt Choral Festival
<p>The Associate Professor of Music adjudicated and served as clinican for the Hunt Choral Festival</p>
Futrell conducts all-county honor choir
<p>Stephen A. Futrell, an&nbsp;associate professor of music, conducted the ABSS Elementary All County Choir. Around 140 students representing 17 schools were in attendance.</p>
Futrell invited to teach at University of Colorado Boulder
<p>The associate professor of music, who directs choral activities at Elon,&nbsp;also performed in concert.</p>
Playing from the heart
<p><span>Al Thomas &rsquo;81&nbsp;has had a love affair with the piano that has continued over the decades. &nbsp;</span></p>
Scratching and singing: Elon students offer Girls Scouts inside look at music production
<p>A group of music students led local Girl Scouts in an a music recording and technology orientation, helping the girls earn a music merit badge.&nbsp;</p>
Retrospective exhibits enduring legacies of the music of the 60s and 70s&nbsp;
<p>&quot;Woodstock, Hippies and other Enduring Legacies: The Music of the 60s and 70s,&quot; (Mus274) features timeline projects that outlines the music and the social movements of an era</p>
Twisted Measure releases latest music video: Cover of Hozier&#39;s &#39;Work Song&#39;
<p>Elon&rsquo;s oldest a cappella group, known for their popular rendition of Sia&rsquo;s &ldquo;Chandelier,&rdquo; shares the story behind their latest video.&nbsp;</p>
Thomas Erdmann has two articles published in&nbsp;<em>Saxophone Today</em>
<p>The professor of music had two articles published in the professional saxophone journal.</p>
Celebrating Jack O. White&rsquo;s legacy at Elon
<p><span>We look at the legacy of the beloved band director who helped build&nbsp;Elon&rsquo;s modest music program into an internationally acclaimed cohort of musicians.</span></p>
Erdmann reviews Norwegian folksinger&#39;s new album in WomenArts Quarterly Journal
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann&nbsp;had a review published in the professional women arts journal.</p>
Elon students shine in statewide classical singing competition
<p>In a state competition for classical singers, three Elon students were recognized for their talents and will qualify for the regional competition in March.</p>
Erdmann publishes article on Tiger Okoshi in international trumpet journal
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann&nbsp;had an article published in The International Trumpet Guild Journal.</p>
Kehl presents at Maryland Music Educators Association State Convention
<p>Adam Kehl, director of bands&nbsp;and assistant professor of music, presented&nbsp;a session on developing conducting gestures&nbsp;for high school and middle band educators.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
Retired Elon music professor dies
<p>A longtime member of Elon<span>&rsquo;</span>s music faculty, Malvin Newton Artley taught music to hundreds of young students in the community and was instrumental in developing the university&rsquo;s string instruction program.</p>
Elon&#39;s music department featured by Steinway
<p>Elon&#39;s Piano Extravaganza Concert was featured on the cover of Steinway Piano&#39;s magazine</p>
Timeline project offers visual guide to music, social movements of the 1960s and 1970s
<p>The project, now on display, is from a Winter Term class that examined&nbsp;the music of the two decades, fromThe Beatles to the Bee Gees, and hippies to Nixon.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Elon&#39;s music production and recording arts program named among 10 best in the country
<p>The #8 ranking for the program comes from College Magazine, which surveyed music recording technology and audio design programs around the country.&nbsp;</p>
&#39;Porgy and Bess&#39; Screening Jan. 10 and 17
<p>Screening of George Gershwin&#39;s opera,&nbsp;<em>Porgy and Bess,&nbsp;</em>from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on each day in Room 013 of McEwen Hall.</p>
Erdmann has two articles on jazz legends published
<p>The professor of music had two articles published in the professional saxophone journal.</p>
Holiday greetings from Elon!
<p>Members of our community took to our sound studios to record an Elon-themed holiday medley that is sure to get you in a festive spirit. Read this note for a link to the video.</p>
Music professor has an article published in professional trumpet journal
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had an article published in the International Trumpet Guild Journal.</p>