Tag: Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts

In the News: Lewis in the American; Right Management; McComber HR spotlight; Akande on Cardinals; Orr on golf

In the News: Lewis in the American; Right Management; McComber HR spotlight; Akande on Cardinals; Orr on golf

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Lewis ’79 Featured in STL American on Saturday’s Return to Webster Ahead of Saturday’s commencement address and conferral of an honorary doctorate, Jenifer Lewis ’79 was profiled in the St. Louis American: First of all, when Dr. Stroble asked me to speak, I’ll be honest, […]

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Final Week for Arts and Education Council Workplace Giving Campaign

Final Week for Arts and Education Council Workplace Giving Campaign

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our 2015 Workplace Giving Campaign, benefiting the St. Louis area Arts and Education Council, is almost half way to reaching our goal of $3,200! We still need your help to get us there. With only two days remaining, it is not too late to donate. For just $1 or $2 a pay period you can […]

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Thailand-Bound Dance Student Awarded Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship

Thailand-Bound Dance Student Awarded Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship

| May 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Webster University’s Office of Study Abroad announces Shannon Haubrich has been selected as a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship recipient for Summer 2015. Haubrich, who is majoring in dance, is one of over 1,000 American undergraduate students from 332 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Gilman Scholarship, sponsored by the […]

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Endowed Chair Created in Honor of Dean Peter Sargent

Endowed Chair Created in Honor of Dean Peter Sargent

| April 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

A new endowed chair at Webster University has been created in honor of Peter Sargent, dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. The Peter E. Sargent Chair was established by the two Webster University alumnae, Laura House Herring ’70 and Mary Alice Dwyer-Dobbin ‘63, and made possible through a combined estate gift. Herring […]

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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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Webster Dance Presents Spring Creations Concert May 1

Webster Dance Presents Spring Creations Concert May 1

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Department of Dance will present its Spring Creations concert, “An Informal Showing and Sharing of Student Choreographed Works,” on Friday, May 1, at 8 p.m. The Creations Concert is entirely produced, choreographed, and performed by Department of Dance students. The performance will be held in the large studio of Jean and Wells Hobler […]

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Webster Dancers Set to Perform in St. Louis’ National Dance Week April 25

Webster Dancers Set to Perform in St. Louis’ National Dance Week April 25

| April 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Webster University’s Department of Dance will perform Saturday, April 25, as part of the National Dance Week St. Louis Celebration. “I am pleased that Webster University’s Department of Dance has been accepted to perform for the 2015 National Dance Week St. Louis Celebration,” said Department of Dance chair James Robey. “It is an honor to […]

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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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Dance St. Louis Sponsors Compagnie Käfig Master Class

Dance St. Louis Sponsors Compagnie Käfig Master Class

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dance St. Louis and the Webster University Department of Dance will co-present a master class taught by Compagnie Käfig’s Assistant Choreographer, Astrid de Toledo. The class will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, at the Jean and Wells Hobler Center for Dance in the Loretto-Hilton Center on Webster University’s […]

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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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