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In Bulgaria, Davis Conducts Pleven Philharmonic

In Bulgaria, Davis Conducts Pleven Philharmonic

| July 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Paul Davis, associate professor of Music in Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, is completing a two-week residency working with the Pleven Philharmonic Orchestra of Bulgaria.  The government-sponsored orchestra presents weekly concerts with guest conductors. Davis is part of a diverse group of international conductors presenting two concerts at the end of the […]

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Snapshot: Opera master class with diction coach Erie Mills

Snapshot: Opera master class with diction coach Erie Mills

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Famed opera star and diction coach Erie Mills led a master class with vocal students from the Department of Music in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts on Monday. This master class in English diction has become an annual event for Mills, who is in St. Louis each summer as diction coach at Opera […]

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Around Webster: Polimenis on 2008, Borgerding on crises, Hart as judge, McComber on workplace violence

Around Webster: Polimenis on 2008, Borgerding on crises, Hart as judge, McComber on workplace violence

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include: Polimenis on 2008 Financial Crisis and Asia-Pacific in Journal of Management Analytics Vassilis Polimenis, business faculty member at Webster Vienna, published, “The Global Financial Crisis and its Transmission to Asia-Pacific” in the Journal of Management Analytics (pp. 266-284, 2014). The article studies […]

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Video: Debut Performance of New Alma Mater

Video: Debut Performance of New Alma Mater

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s new alma mater, “Webster U. You Are Our Home,” was performed publicly for the first time on April 23. Members of the Webster community filled the Thompson Music Building Recital Hall for its debut performance, where the first verse was played. Department of Music chair Jeffrey Carter, who led this spring’s contest, welcomed […]

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Upcoming Music Performances: Opera Scenes, Jazz, Student Composers, Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Choral Ensembles

Upcoming Music Performances: Opera Scenes, Jazz, Student Composers, Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Choral Ensembles

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music invites you to experience upcoming musical offerings in late April and early May: Spring Opera Scenes, April 17 and 18 at 7 p.m., Community Music School Webster University Jazz Collective and Jazz Singers, April 20 at 7 p.m., Winifred Moore Auditorium Webster University New Music Ensemble performing the music of Brian […]

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Webster Chamber Singers to Perform at Pulitzer Arts Space Re-opening May 1

Webster Chamber Singers to Perform at Pulitzer Arts Space Re-opening May 1

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster University Chamber Singers are slated to perform at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts exhibit space re-opening on Friday, May 1. The group will sing a new choral work that has been commissioned for the the grand re-opening. After researching St. Louis area universities, composer David Lang reached out to Trent […]

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SLSO Concertmaster Seminar Highlights Rest of Spring Music Performance, Seminar Schedule

SLSO Concertmaster Seminar Highlights Rest of Spring Music Performance, Seminar Schedule

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

On-campus music performances are a great way to see Webster University talent on display while supporting students and faculty members. For Department of Music students, they’re also a convenient way to attain recital credits needed to complete semester or program requirements. There are still many such opportunities this spring. From student recitals to performance ensembles, […]

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Webster Faculty, Alumni Win Saint Louis Theatre Circle Awards

Webster Faculty, Alumni Win Saint Louis Theatre Circle Awards

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several outstanding Webster University community members were recipients of Saint Louis Theatre Circle Awards, including Jeffrey Carter, Department of Music chair in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, who won the Outstanding Musical Director award. Carter was recognized for his work as musical director of Bonnie & Clyde at New Line Theatre in St. […]

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Vocal Students Shine in Union Avenue Opera Recital and Scholarship Competition

Vocal Students Shine in Union Avenue Opera Recital and Scholarship Competition

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nine Webster University students participated in the Union Avenue Opera’s Crescendo Program recital and scholarship competition, with several taking home prizes. Crescendo was designed to provide motivated students the opportunity to hone their craft while working with UAO’s esteemed professionals. The competition is open to all voice students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program within […]

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Webster Hosts Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition Preliminaries March 28

Webster Hosts Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition Preliminaries March 28

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University will again host a preliminary round of the prestigious Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition. The Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition is an annual international operatic competition that has launched the careers of some of the brightest contemporary stars. The winner of the Saint Louis round advances to the next round held in Amsterdam […]

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