Music News Archives

Kara Johnson '13 wins a car on NBC’s 'The Tonight Show'
<p>The Elon University graduate was selected as the winner of the Lexus Vine Challenge, presented by the Jimmy Fallon-hosted program. Her Vine video was recognized during the late-night show&rsquo;s April 10 telecast.</p>
&#39;Fire of the Carolinas&#39; Marching Band announces 2015 Student Leadership Team
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Elon Electric Ensemble presents: The Music of Led Zeppelin - May 9
<p>7:30 p.m. in McCrary Theatre | No tickets required.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has two articles published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had two articles published and featured on the front cover of a professional saxophone journal.</p>
Polly Cornelius adjudicates competition at Wake Forest University
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Que Viva El Ritmo - April 24
<p>Senior, Nicole Payne, performs Lumen concert on Friday, April 24th at 7:30 pm in Yeager Recital Hall.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has article published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had an article published in a professional trumpet journal.</p>
Lianna Mills senior flute recital
<p>Senior Lianna Mills performs flute recital on Wednesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Elon Community Church&#39;s sanctuary.</p>
Elon&#39;s Lowell Oakley teams up with Pharrell Williams on premiere of NBC&#39;s &quot;The Voice&quot;
<p><span>The Elon freshman moves on to the next round of competition on the hit prime time series that showcases outstanding vocalists. Season eight of &quot;The Voice&quot; began&nbsp;Feb. 23.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Thomas Erdmann has an article published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had an article published in a professional women&#39;s arts journal.</p>
Polly Cornelius presented at an international conference in Hawaii
<p>Cornelius presented a lecture-recital entitled &quot;A Guide to Performance Practice of <em>Sonnets from the Portuguese </em>by prolific American composer, Libby Larsen (b. 1950).&quot;</p>
Annual Choral Masterworks Concert - May 4
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Linda Cykert, flute, and Richard Auvil, piano - April 26
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Phoenix Winds, &#39;A Little Song and Dance&#39; - May 12
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Elon Music Ambassadors present &#39;Beyond the Sky&#39; - May 6
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The President&#39;s Music Concert - May 2
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Elon University Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert - April 23
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Elon University Orchestra Concert - April 21
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Department of Music presents &#39;Bring On the Night&#39; - April 28
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Coach Charlotte Smith earns social media acclaim with new song
<p>A composition by the head Phoenix women&#39;s basketball coach, along with faculty member Todd Coleman and alumna Kennedy Caughell, has reached nearly 90,000 Facebook users.&nbsp;</p>
Thomas Erdmann has two articles published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had two articles published in a professional saxophone journal.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has article and CD review published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had an article and CD review published in a professional trumpet journal.</p>
&#39;Village Talk&#39; brings students &amp; researchers to Elon to share ideas
<p>The second annual event hosted by the university&#39;s &quot;It Takes a Village&quot; Project featured talks, a poster presentation, and musical selections by children involved in a program aimed at helping youth overcome reading difficulties.</p>
Two major estate gifts endow new scholarships
<p>Gifts totaling more than $1.3 million from two estates will provide new scholarship support for students with disabilities and for those pursuing studies in music.</p>
Clay Stevenson leads ABSS teacher professional development session
<p>The Elon University faculty member hosted teachers from the Alamance-Burlington School System for a professional development afternoon in the music department&#39;s Studio A.&nbsp;</p>
Omri Shimron invited as guest artist for statewide piano festival
<p>The associate professor of music performed, adjudicated and conducted a master class at the Music Academy of North Carolina.</p>
Elon University Chamber Orchestra praised in News &amp; Record review
<p>The largest daily newspaper in central North Carolina called the ensemble&#39;s fall concert a program &quot;<span>full of color and masterful playing&quot;</span> and lauded Professor Thomas Erdmann for his conducting.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has a CD review published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had a CD review published in a professional women&#39;s arts journal.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has two articles published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann has two articles published in a professional saxophone journal.</p>
Trustees approve building projects at Arts West and Danieley Neighborhood
<p>Construction will begin in December on two projects at Elon University&#39;s Danieley Center residential neighborhood and on an addition for the Department of Music at the Arts West building.</p>
Omri Shimron performs at Gettysburg College
<p>Presents solo piano recital at the Sunderman Conservatory of Music.</p>
Department of Music faculty participate in North Carolina Music Teachers Association conference
<p>Victoria Fischer Faw, Eden Esters Brown and Omri Shimron present, moderate and adjudicate at the annual meeting.</p>
Matthew Buckmaster presents &amp; adjudicates at APSU
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Join the Basketball Band!
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Debut piano album channels the power of &#39;people united&#39;
<p>Associate Professor Omri Shimron&rsquo;s recorded performance of &ldquo;The People United Will Never Be Defeated!&rdquo; by American composer Frederic Rzewski pays homage to his own ancestors&rsquo; Zionist aspirations.</p>
Clay Stevenson writes songs for youth facing medical, physical or emotional challenges
<p>The faculty member in the Department of Music rejoins the ranks of songwriters at the Songs of Love Foundation and composes music for the purpose of uplifting children and teens.&nbsp;</p>
Music Education graduate has students perform in international virtual choir
<p>Alexis Kagel &#39;08 and her students created the project to support UNICEF, the children&#39;s rights and emergency relief organization that has helped children all over the world.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has two articles published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann has two articles published in a professional saxophone journal.</p>
The Elon World Percussion Ensemble seeks new members
<p>Students are invited to sign up for MUS106G to participate in this unique ensemble that provides a rich multicultural experience. Open to all students.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Grant funds research into &#39;flipped&#39; classrooms
<p>Seven Elon professors are part of a larger effort funded by the Teagle Foundation to study new classroom approaches to the humanities with an emphasis on engaged learning.</p>
MUS 115 A: The Fundamentals of Music class to debut
<p>In Fall 2014, the Elon Music Department will offer an exciting new class!</p>
Thomas Erdmann has CD review published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann has a CD review published in a professional women&#39;s arts journal.</p>
Music faculty attend Vocal Pedagogy Institute
<p>The two faculty members received training in somatic voicework at the Shenandoah Conservatory.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has two articles published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann has two articles published in a professional saxophone journal.</p>
Omri Shimron performs, lectures at music symposium
<p>Shimron was invited to present a lecture-recital at Focus on Piano Literature, a biennial symposium held at the University of North Carolina Greensboro.&nbsp;</p>
Stephen A. Futrell presents professional development workshop
<p><span>The associate professor of music conducted a two-day professional workshop for public school elementary, middle and high school music teachers.</span></p>
Elon Music Ambassadors complete performance tour, generating &nbsp;excitement about Elon among high school students
<p>The Elon Music Ambassadors, directed by Virginia Novine Whittaker, recently completed a four-day performance tour of high schools in Northern Virginia and Maryland.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has an article and CD review published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had&nbsp;an article and&nbsp;CD review published in a professional trumpet journal.</p>
Lumen Scholar Wesley Rose &#39;14 Receives Graduate Award
<p>Senior Lumen Scholar Wesley Rose has been accepted into the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Bloomington, to pursue a doctorate degree in musicology.&nbsp;</p>
Music Department hosts Percussion Day Camp - June 16-20
<p>Music Department sponsors Percussion Day Camp, June 16-20.</p>