Music News Archives

Elon'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>
Hahn/Thomas recital - Feb. 16
<p>Department of Music alums Susan Fetch Hahn and Katherine Thomas perform in Whitley Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.</p>
21st Annual Jazz Festival Concert - Feb. 18
<p>The Department of Music hosts its annual festival concert in McCrary Theatre at 7:30 p.m.</p>
Phoenix Piano Trio - March 9
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Hail Britannia - March 13&nbsp;
<p>The Department of Music hosts two alumni artists in a concert celebration of early British composers in Whitley Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.</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>
Songs of Labor Lecture and Recital - May 1
<p>Commemorative program will be performed in Yeager Recital Hall 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>
Sharon Edwards, piano recital - March 2
<p>The Department of Music hosts popular classical pianist for an early March guest recital.&nbsp;</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>
Elon musicians bring all that jazz to Italy
<p>The Elon Jazz Ambassadors toured Italy with a series of 11 performances around the country from June 18 through July 4.&nbsp;</p>
Thomas Erdmann has two articles published
<p>The professor of music had two articles published in the professional saxophone journal.</p>
Virginia Novine Whittaker presents at International Jazz Festival
<p>&nbsp;</p> <p align="center">Virginia Novine Whittaker, lecturer in music, presented a master class entitled, &quot;Developing Your Unique Sound and Style: Targeted Concepts for Young Jazz Saxophonists&quot; to an audience of music students, performers and teachers at the Jazzit Festival in Italy.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Matthew Buckmaster a panelist at Jazzit Festival in Italy
<p>The assistant dean of global education and associate professor of music and education was an invited panelist for jazz education.</p>
Robin Attas presents at a &#39;triple crown&#39; of conferences
<p>Assistant Professor of Music Robin Attas gave conference presentations at conferences for the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (US and Canada branches), the Canadian University Music Society, and Analytical Approaches to World Music.</p>
Clay Stevenson presents at the Association for Popular Music Education Annual Conference
<p>The lecturer in music introduced, explained and demonstrated an original and innovative student-led listening exercise that helps students visualize sonic locations of the aural components of a commercial music production.</p>
Stephen Futrell Presents Professional Development Workshops
<p>The associate professor of music worked with K-12 general music teachers and band and choral directors in LaFourche Parish, Louisiana.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has an article published
<p>The professor of music had an article published in the professional trumpet journal.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has two articles published
<p>The professor of music had two articles published in the professional saxophone journal.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has review published
<p>The professor of music had a review published in&nbsp;the professional women arts journal.</p>