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Recital by Patrizio Scarponi, violin, and Giuseppe Pelli, piano - Oct. 7
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Omri Shimron, faculty piano recital - Sept. 30
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<strong>Department of Music Faculty Concert - Sept. 19</strong>
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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>
Matthew Buckmaster, faculty trombone recital - Oct. 2
<p>Associate Professor Matthew Buckmaster&nbsp;performs a trombone recital on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Yeager Recital Hall.</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>
Winter Term class helps with community concert audio production
<p>Led by Clay Stevenson in the Department of Music and Rick Earl, technical director of Cultural and Special Programs at Elon University, recording arts students traveled to western North Carolina in late January for real-world training in sound engineering.</p>
The Elon World Percussion Ensemble seeks new members
<p>Students are invited to sign up for MUS106G to participate in this unique ensemble - open to anyone willing to learn!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
No longer a pipe dream, Elon&#39;s organ plays across campus
<p>The organ featured at Commencement ceremonies can now be performed using a portable console that allows music from Whitley Auditorium to be carried online for broadcast at special events in Alumni Gym and McCrary Theatre.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has article published in professional journal
<p>Professor Thomas Erdmann in the Department of Music had an article appear in the January 2014 issue of WomenArts Quarterly Journal.</p>
Raul G. Barcenes Conducts, Leads Music Clinics in Las Vegas
<p>Raul G. Barcenes, visiting director of bands at Elon University, led music clinics and conducted the Desert Winds in Las Vegas.</p>
Erdmann published in professional journal
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann had an article and CD review published.</p>
Elon Music Ambassadors complete successful performance tour
<p>Elon Music Ambassadors perform their fall program, &quot;American Road Trip,&quot; for high school audiences in Maryland and New Jersey</p>
Thomas Erdmann performs at Duke Hospital
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann performs his yearly solo piano Christmas concert.</p>
Jon Metzger Presents at PASIC
<p>Jon Metzger presents a keyboard improvisation lab and performs at PASIC.</p>
Omri Shimron Performs with Three Pianists at the Eastman School of Music
<p>The two-piano, eight-hand recital was part of Eastman&#39;s Faculty Artists Series.</p>
Thomas Erdmann has two articles published
<p>Professor of Music Thomas Erdmann has two articles published in a professional saxophone journal.</p>
When death and the devil changed the history of music
<p>Wesley Rose is using the Lumen Prize, Elon University&rsquo;s top award for undergraduate research and creative achievement, to explain how a famous 19th century composer used mortality and superstition to shape the evolution of classical piano performances.</p>
Elon wins&nbsp;Music Education Chapter of Excellence Award
<p>Its contributions to a program that helps children learning to read has earned a special award for the university&#39;s chapter of the National Association for Music Education.</p>
Four faculty members named CATL Scholars
<p>The four professors will work on projects that explore the way students learn in music, creative writing and English education.</p>
Victoria Fischer Faw presents at NCMTA conference
<p>Victoria Fischer Faw, a professor in the Department of Music at Elon, presented a lecture recital at the annual North Carolina Music Teachers Association conference Oct. 25, 2013 at Mars Hill University.</p>
Elon students advance in vocal competition
<p>Several Elon Music Theatre&nbsp;majors participated with more than 200 other students from across the state at the National Association of Teachers of Singing&nbsp;NC Music Theatre competition.</p>