Music News Archives

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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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>
Graduating senior selected for music festival
<p>Senior Jessica Zelenack has been selected to participate in the Atlantic Music Festival from July 7-Aug. 3.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has two articles published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had two articles published in a professional saxophone journal.</p>
College of Arts &amp; Sciences recognizes outstanding alumni
<p>Lawrence &quot;Larry&quot; T. Sondhaus &rsquo;80, Chris Miller &rsquo;99 and John Tumbleston &rsquo;06 received the 2014 Elon College Distinguished Alumni Awards during a special May 1 ceremony.</p>
Pianist and Lumen Scholar Nicole Payne featured in ELN
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Piano major Sarah Gilliard places in piano competition
<p>Senior piano performance major Sarah Gilliard competed in the Dr. Sharyn Edwards Piano Competition, taking third place, March 14, 2014.</p>
Futrell adjudicates vocal competition
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Thomas Erdmann has review published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had a CD review published in a professional women&#39;s arts journal.</p>
Frank Hurd &#39;12 writes lead track for BOSTON STRONG charitable campaign
<p>The music production &amp; recording arts alumnus composed and recorded &quot;Light,&quot; the first song of a new album produced by Musicians for a Cause in support of the nonprofit One Fund Boston.</p>
Students advance in vocal competition
<p>Five Elon students competed at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Mid-Atlantic Region competition and conference&nbsp;on Saturday, April 5.</p>
New verse of Elon&rsquo;s alma mater performed at Convocation
<p>Composed by Associate Professor Stephen A. Futrell in the Department of Music, a &ldquo;celebratory verse&rdquo; that originally debuted as part of the university&rsquo;s Ever Elon fundraising campaign was formally recognized this spring as a permanent addition to the institution&rsquo;s alma mater.</p>
Omri Shimron Performs in Florida
<p>Shimron joins three pianists for two-piano, eight-hand recital.</p>
Elon Choral Activities Releases New CD
<p>The live recording features the Elon University Camerata and Chorale with the auditioned choral ensembles from Williams High and Cedar Ridge High School.</p>
Music department alum reviewed in New York Times
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&eacute;lan ensemble wows Florida audience with vocal jazz performance
<p>Under the direction of Stephen A. Futrell,&nbsp;&eacute;lan performs for a packed house at Jacksonville&#39;s historic Florida Theatre.</p>
National music group names Elon a &#39;chapter of excellence&#39;
<p>The National Association for Music Education recognized its Elon University members for their contributions to the &quot;It Takes a Village&quot; Project reading program.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has article published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann has an article published in the professional trumpet journal.</p>
Music Alum Joshua Carswell Releases Debut Album
<p>Carswell&nbsp;just finished his debut album &quot;Debonair,&quot; which is available for purchase.</p>
American classical composer to visit Elon for three public events
<p>Daniel Asia, a renowned professor of composition at the University of Arizona, comes to campus March 3-4 for programs sponsored by the Department of Music, the&nbsp;Fund for Excellence in the Arts and Sciences and the Lori and Eric&nbsp;Sklut Emerging Scholar in Jewish Studies Fund.</p>
Elon Choral Activities releases album
<p>The long-anticipated release of the combined choirs&#39; performance of the Mozart&#39;s &quot;Requiem&quot; now on sale.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has two articles published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann has two articles published in a professional saxophone journal.</p>
Robin Attas presents at UNCG
<p>Robin Attas, assistant professor of music, gave an hour-long presentation at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.</p>