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Around Webster: Teeter ‘Lucky to be Me’; Cosic wins RAC fellowship; Alumni Emerson teaching awards; Howes’ business book

Around Webster: Teeter ‘Lucky to be Me’; Cosic wins RAC fellowship; Alumni Emerson teaching awards; Howes’ business book

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Teeter Brings ‘Lucky To Be Me’ Back Nov. 22 Conservatory of Theater Arts faculty member and renowned musical theatre performer Lara Teeter reprises his cabaret performance of Lucky To Be Me at the Gaslight Theatre Saturday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. After taking it to […]

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Theatre Studies & Dramaturgy Presentation: ‘A Soup of Bias’ Nov. 14

Theatre Studies & Dramaturgy Presentation: ‘A Soup of Bias’ Nov. 14

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Theatre Studies & Dramaturgy Program in Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts presents “A Soup of Bias” on Friday, Nov. 14 from 7-8 p.m. in Sverdrup 123. The presentation will feature excerpts from Anna Deavere Smith’s Fires in the Mirror and Twilight Los Angeles. Before Ferguson, there were the Rodney King riots […]

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Check Out Department of Music November 2014 Events

Check Out Department of Music November 2014 Events

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music invites you to experience its musical offerings for Nov. 10-23. This next two weeks feature a variety of concerts and recitals, including: Student Jazz Combos, Nov. 10. Webster University Chamber Orchestra, Nov. 16. Webster University Jazz Collective, Nov. 17. Choral Concert featuring Webster University choirs, Nov. 21. Faculty Recital: Daniel Schene, […]

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Conservatory Presents ‘Spring Awakening’ with Special Interactive Engagements

Conservatory Presents ‘Spring Awakening’ with Special Interactive Engagements

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University will present the Tony Award–winning musical Spring Awakening Nov. 19-23 in the Browning Mainstage Theatre. Spring Awakening is based on the play by Frank Wedekind, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik. Spring Awakening tells the story of 19th-century German teenagers attempting […]

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Webster Music Students in Strong Voice at NATS Competition

Webster Music Students in Strong Voice at NATS Competition

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University voice students had a good weekend at the state competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), held on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Truman State University in Kirksville. At this annual event, four Webster faculty served as adjudicators: Jeffrey Carter, Carole Gaspar, Martha Hart and Amanda Taylor.  The teachers […]

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Once in a Lifetime: CMS Suzuki Ensemble perform with The Piano Guys at the Fox

Once in a Lifetime: CMS Suzuki Ensemble perform with The Piano Guys at the Fox

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Violin students from the Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University’s Suzuki Ensemble joined featured act The Piano Guys onstage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre, to perform Beethoven’s 5 Secrets to a sold out crowd on Oct. 18. The students who played were Lian Anderson, Kate Bowermaster, Clare Bolesta, Grace Bolesta, Fiona Carton, Trevor Scott, […]

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Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Award: Argentine Theatre, Teaching Experience

Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Award: Argentine Theatre, Teaching Experience

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Since 1977, the Wilma and Roswell Messing Jr. Faculty Award has been presented to a full-time faculty member for a summer activity that strengthens his or her curriculum and that improves the teaching/learning experience. As a 2014 Messing Award recipient, Gad Guterman, assistant professor in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts, spent this time in Argentina. […]

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Master Class: Dance Theatre of Harlem Nov. 8

Master Class: Dance Theatre of Harlem Nov. 8

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dance St. Louis and the Webster University Department of Dance will co-present a master class taught by Virginia Johnson, artistic director for Dance Theatre of Harlem. The class will be held from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, in the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance in the Loretto-Hilton Center. “We are thankful […]

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Department of Dance: BFA Concerts, Hip Hop Master Class

Department of Dance: BFA Concerts, Hip Hop Master Class

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Department of Dance in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts has had an eventful Fall season, with many different events, classes and performances including a hip hop master class and a choreographic concert. Additionally, another choreographic performance, Inchoation, is scheduled for November. Inchoation: BFA Dance Choreographic Concert Nov. 6-8 Webster University’s Leigh […]

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Student Composers Invited to Enter Young Composers Competition; Deadline Oct. 24

Student Composers Invited to Enter Young Composers Competition; Deadline Oct. 24

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Since 2004, the Young Composers Competition has recognized and encouraged the efforts of those between the ages of 12 and 21 who are involved in the creative process of composing music. This program, unique to the St. Louis region, is an open competition which has received submissions from the St. Louis area and throughout the […]

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