Music News Archives

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>
Rachel Clevenger&#39;s Junior Recital
<p>Rachel Clevenger, junior, will be performing her junior saxophone recital on April 21&nbsp;at 7:30pm in Yeager Auditorium.&nbsp;</p>
Chris Greene Senior Recital
<p>Senior Chris Greene will be performing his Senior Saxophone Recital on April 6&nbsp;at 7:30 p.m. in Yeager Auditorium.</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>
Songs of Labor Lecture and Recital - May 1
<p>Commemorative program will be performed in Yeager Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.</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>
Elon Percussion Ensemble - April 13
<p>Elon Percussion Ensemble performs its spring concert in Yeager Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.</p>
Elon Orchestra - April 11
<p>Elon Orchestra performs its spring concert in McCrary Theatre at 7:30 p.m.</p>
Jazz Ensemble Concert - April 20
<p>Elon University Jazz Ensemble performs its spring concert in McCrary Theatre at 7:30 p.m.</p>
World Percussion Ensemble - Apr. 18
<p>The World Percussion Ensemble performs its spring concert &quot;The Roots of the African Diaspora&quot; in Yeager Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.</p>
&eacute;lan Gospel Jubilee - April 27
<p>Elon&#39;s vocal jazz ensemble performs its spring concert in McCrary Theatre at 7:30 p.m.</p>
Spring Choral Showcase - April 29
<p>The combined choirs of Elon&#39;s Department of Music perform in McCrary Theatre at 7:30 p.m.</p>
Elon Music Ambassadors - May 7
<p>The Elon Music Ambassadors perform their spring concert in Yeager Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.</p>
Elon Phoenix Winds - May 9
<p>The university&#39;s wind ensemble performs its spring concert in McCrary Theatre at 7:30 p.m.</p>
Elon Electric Ensemble - May 3
<p>The electric ensemble performs its spring concert in McCrary Theatre at 7:30 p.m.</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>
The Elon Jazz Ensemble Needs You!
<p>Auditions/Interviews for the Spring 2017 Edition of the Elon Jazz Ensemble</p>
Elon professor featured in Fox 8 report on iPod&#39;s impact on the music industry
<p>Music Production &amp; Recording Arts faculty member Todd Coleman was interviewed for a news report by Fox 8 WGHP&nbsp;<span>reporter Bob Buckley&nbsp;</span>about the 15th anniversary of the iPod and its impact on local radio stations.</p>
&#39;Phoenix Winds&#39; Wind Ensemble to feature world-class timpanist David Constantine
<p><span>Constantine is currently a member of the United States &ldquo;President&rsquo;s Own&rdquo; Marine Band, one of the world&#39;s elite musical ensembles.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Elon music professor wins award
<p><span>Robin Attas, assistant professor of music, was awarded the 2016 Adam Krims Award by the Popular Music Interest Group of the Society for Music Theory.</span></p>
Music professor has two articles published in Saxophone Today
<p>Thomas Erdmann, professor of music at Elon, had the articles published in the November/December edition of the professional saxophone magazine.</p>
Elon music lecturer performs concert of American music in Italy
<p>Polly Cornelius, senior lecturer of music,&nbsp;was invited to perform&nbsp;a recital of American music and musical theatre repertoire in Florence, Italy on Oct. 6.</p>
Elon represented at Audio Engineering Society convention
<p>The 141st International Convention of the Audio Engineering Society was attended by Fred Johnson, lecturer in music production &amp; recording arts.</p>
Arts journal offers glowing review of Julie Celona-VanGorden recital
<p>The Sept. 23 recital featured Celona-VanGorden, a soprano and adjunct assistant professor of music, accompanied by pianist Christy Wisuthseriwong.&nbsp;</p>
Former university organist, music instructor passes away
<p>Robert Burns King served as an adjunct instructor of music at Elon from 1981 through 2007 and performed as the university&#39;s organist during that period.&nbsp;</p>
Elon professor named president-elect of N.C. Music Teachers Association
<p>Victoria Fischer Faw, professor of music at Elon, has been named president-elect of the N.C.&nbsp;Music Teachers Association. &nbsp;</p>
Elon faculty member performs, teaches masterclasses at the University of Alabama-Birmingham
<p>Polly Butler Cornelius, senior lecturer of music,&nbsp;was a guest clinician at the University of Alabama-Birmingham this past weekend.&nbsp;</p>
Elon faculty contribute to Teagle-funded grant for improving teaching in the humanities
<p>As part of the &ldquo;Collaborative Humanities Redesign Project&rdquo; (CHRP), a three-year interdisciplinary, cross-campus initiative funded by Teagle Foundation, faculty from Elon, Park and&nbsp;Rockhurst universities and the University of Kansas came together for the third time this September to collaborate on instructional design with the goal to enhance teaching in the humanities.</p>
Elon music professor served as lecturer at Austrian institute this summer<br /> <br /> &nbsp;
<p><span>Gerald Knight was a guest lecturer at the Salzburg Institute for Religion, Culture, and the Arts in&nbsp;Salzburg, Austria.</span></p>
Music professor has two articles published in professional journal
<p>The two articles have been published in &quot;Saxophone Today,&quot; a&nbsp;professional saxophone journal.</p>
Elon marks Labor Day with new celebration
<p>The event Monday in Whitley Auditorium offered a broad look at the history and accomplishments of the labor movement.</p>
Trip to Cuba sparks creativity for Elon professor
<p>&nbsp;</p> <h2>Jim Roberts of the Music Department&nbsp;studied Afro-Cuban rhythms and music in the heart of Havana.&nbsp;</h2> <p>&nbsp;</p>
The Elon Jazz Ensemble needs you!
<p>Musicians still needed to play&nbsp;with the internationally renowned Elon University Jazz Ensemble this semester.</p>
Trumpet lessons available for course credit
<p>Elon is offering trumpet lessons for both <strong>music majors</strong> and <strong>nonmajors</strong>.</p>
The Elon Jazz Ensemble Needs You!
<p>Auditions to be held Aug. 30&nbsp;for the internationally renowned Elon University Jazz Ensemble.</p>
Polly Cornelius performed role at the MUNY in St. Louis
<p>The senior lecturer of music and coordinator of vocal studies&nbsp;performed in <em>Fiddler on the Roof </em>at the MUNY in Saint Louis, Missouri, this summer.</p>