Tag: Department of Music

Bob Chamberlin’s ‘Last Lecture’ March 19

Bob Chamberlin’s ‘Last Lecture’ March 19

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Longtime music professor Bob Chamberlin will present a “Last Lecture” at noon on Thursday, March 19, in the Thompson Music Building recital hall. This lecture, on a topic of Bob’s choosing, is part of the Department of Music’s celebration of Chamberlin’s life and career as he prepares to retire in May after 42 years on […]

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Snapshot: Chamber Singers touring 12 schools in three states over Spring Break

Snapshot: Chamber Singers touring 12 schools in three states over Spring Break

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Chamber Singers, led by Trent Patterson, are on a Spring Break 2015 tour this week. The group started in Springfield on Friday and sang at the Community of Christ Temple in Independence, Missouri, on Sunday. School visits in Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma are set for the next four days. The tour commenced with […]

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Famous Guitarist Olivier Chassain in Concert with Webster Chamber Orchestra March 1

Famous Guitarist Olivier Chassain in Concert with Webster Chamber Orchestra March 1

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

World famous classical guitarist Olivier Chassain will be in concert with the Webster University Chamber Orchestra March 1 at 7 p.m. on the Community Music School stage. Chassain is professor of guitar at the famed Paris Conservatory. He has recorded for various labels, among which “Almost a song” (Metronome recordings) was awarded the “Choc” of […]

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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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Remembering Clark Terry, Legendary Musician and Educator

Remembering Clark Terry, Legendary Musician and Educator

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University joins the worldwide music community in remembering the life of legendary jazz musician Clark Terry, who died last weekend at age 94. A revered musician and lifelong music educator, he received an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Webster University at the annual commencement ceremony in May 2000. The St. Louis native was […]

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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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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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In the News: Cross on looting behavior; Carter on Webster music; Alum leads STL elections

In the News: Cross on looting behavior; Carter on Webster music; Alum leads STL elections

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Cross on Fox2 about Looters’ Behavior in Ferguson Fox’s St. Louis affiliate Fox2 News has been reviewing footage of looting amid last year’s Ferguson protests, as a way “for law enforcement and criminologists to take a closer look at their behavior.” For the criminology angle, […]

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Video: Future Teachers Experience Music Education Program

Video: Future Teachers Experience Music Education Program

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Know a prospective student interested in music education? Check out the video featuring the Music Education program at Webster University, created by Global Marketing & Communications in coordination with the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts and the School of Education. The BM in Education degree leads to certification from the State of Missouri to […]

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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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