Tag: Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts

Around Webster: Guterman talk April 10; Jackson lighting award; Neal on CCME

Around Webster: Guterman talk April 10; Jackson lighting award; Neal on CCME

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments for members of the Webster University community include: Jackson Wins L.A. Lighting Design Award Seth Jackson, assistant professor and head of Concert Design for the Conservatory of Theatre Arts in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, won a BroadwayWorld Los Angeles 2014 award for Best Lighting Design (Local Production). The […]

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Hubler Returns for Webster University Dance Ensemble April 17-19

Hubler Returns for Webster University Dance Ensemble April 17-19

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Department of Dance presents the 2015 Webster University Dance Ensemble (WUDE) April 17-19, under the artistic direction of Beckah Reed. This year’s diverse annual concert includes six choreographers who have created original works in ballet, contemporary and aerial dance, with live music and video. This diverse […]

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Webster Dance Performs at Central Region ACDA Conference

Webster Dance Performs at Central Region ACDA Conference

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University students in the Department of Dance performed at the Central Region American College Dance Association (ACDA) Conference March 21-24 at Southeast Missouri State University. The conference was attended by 19 other colleges and universities from across the region and included daily dance technique classes taught by collegiate faculty as well as special guest […]

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Student Curates ‘Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’

Student Curates ‘Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new exhibition examining work and letters of renowned World War I-era French artist Raymond Fontanet (known as Renefer) is now on display at the Webster Groves campus, curated by a Webster University student. “Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’’ is curated for the Centre Francophone by Shelby Wratchford, a double-major in Art and […]

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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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Conservatory Presents ‘Honk!’ March 27-29

Conservatory Presents ‘Honk!’ March 27-29

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts performs “Honk!” this weekend, March 27-29. “Honk!” is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Ducking” and features music by George Stiles. Musical Theatre International said, “A heart-warming tale and a quackingly good time, Honk! is a deeply moving, creatively masterful adaptation of one of the most beloved fables of […]

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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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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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