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4th Annual ‘Briefs’ LGBT Plays Festival Features Work of Webster Alumni, Faculty, Students

4th Annual ‘Briefs’ LGBT Plays Festival Features Work of Webster Alumni, Faculty, Students

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The work of Webster University alumni, students and professors will be on display at the 2015 Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBT Plays on March 27-29 at the Rialto Ballroom in Grand Center. Co-produced by That Uppity Theatre Company and Vital Voice Media, the festival is in its fourth year and has attracted national attention. […]

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French Poetry and Dance Discussion, ‘French Connections’ Preview March 27

French Poetry and Dance Discussion, ‘French Connections’ Preview March 27

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Experience French dance and poetry as Karlovsky & Company Dance offers a preview of their upcoming “French Connections” concert at COCA. Dawn Karlovsky, director of Karlovsky & Company Dance, will be joined by Lionel Cuille, the Jane and Bruce Robert Chair in French and Francophone Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, for a […]

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CMS: Experience Middle Eastern Music, Culture March 28

CMS: Experience Middle Eastern Music, Culture March 28

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) presents “Explore Music! MIDDLE EAST” on Saturday, March 28. Participants will explore the music and culture of the Middle East through ancient stories, song, crafts and traditional cuisine. Students, teachers and those with a general interest in music and exposure to diverse cultural music practices are invited […]

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Chamber Singers to Perform at The Sheldon March 4, Tickets Available

Chamber Singers to Perform at The Sheldon March 4, Tickets Available

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster community are invited to the Webster University Chamber Singers home concert on Wednesday, March 4, at 7.30 p.m. inside the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis. The concert will feature music the 20-voice choir will take on tour to various stops in Missouri (Springfield, Columbia, Kansas City); Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Wichita, […]

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Friday Lecture Series: Carmon Colangelo, Feb. 27

Friday Lecture Series: Carmon Colangelo, Feb. 27

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The next guest in the Department of Art, Design and Art History‘s Friday Lecture Series is Carmon Colangelo, who will speak in Sverdrup 123 at noon on Friday, Feb. 27. Colangelo is one of the preeminent artists of his generation. A pioneering printmaker, Colangelo’s work combines surrealism and abstraction with the exploration of art history, […]

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Snapshot: Soprano Christine Brewer Concludes Weeklong Department of Music Residency

Snapshot: Soprano Christine Brewer Concludes Weeklong Department of Music Residency

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Grammy-award winning soprano Christine Brewer‘s week of lessons, master classes, and a final concert with vocal students as visiting professor in the Department of Music in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts concluded on Feb. 20. During her residency at Webster University, Brewer met with more than 25 students, ranging from freshman through graduate, conducting […]

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May Gallery Opening and Artist’s Talk: ‘Vincent Cianni: Gays in the Military’ Feb. 27

May Gallery Opening and Artist’s Talk: ‘Vincent Cianni: Gays in the Military’ Feb. 27

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The May Gallery’s next exhibition, “Vincent Cianni: Gays in the Military,” opens Friday, Feb. 27, with an artist’s talk and opening reception. Vincent Cianni will speak about his work at 3 p.m. in Sverdrup 123. The reception is in the May Gallery from 5-7 p.m. Using images and narrative, Cianni describes how his work documenting […]

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Upcoming Department of Music Performances: Jazz, faculty recitals, Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble

Upcoming Department of Music Performances: Jazz, faculty recitals, Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music invites you to experience upcoming musical offerings in late February and early March: The Webster University Jazz Collective celebrates Black History Month, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m., Winifred Moore Auditorium Faculty Recital: Martha J. Hart, mezzo-soprano and friends “Music for Voice and Violin”, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m., Winifred Moore Auditorium […]

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Annual Young Composers Competition Winners, Events March 20-21

Annual Young Composers Competition Winners, Events March 20-21

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Six young composers, ranging in age from 15 to 20, were named the winners of the 11th Annual Young Composers Competition. They were among the dozens of young composers from 13 states who submitted compelling works for consideration in this competition. The event is hosted by Webster University’s Community Music School (CMS) and sponsored by […]

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Soprano Christine Brewer in Weeklong Residence, Public Performance Feb. 20

Soprano Christine Brewer in Weeklong Residence, Public Performance Feb. 20

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Department of Music welcomes renowned soprano Christine Brewer, visiting professor of Music, for a weeklong residency this month. Brewer will engage music students and faculty with a focus on American art song. “Christine pitched us this idea, and of course we jumped right in,” said Jeffrey Carter, chair of the Department of Music. […]

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