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Music department presents free holiday concerts

Nov. 29, 2016| Music | The Harding University Department of Music will host several free concerts in the next two weeks including the University Chorus, Jazz Band, Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Belle Canto and Orchestra. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 7 p.m., Chorus, Administration Auditorium Repertoire includes American, Scottish and Finnish folksongs as well as arrangements by Bruckner, Buchenberg and Kirchner. The group will perform these pieces
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Music department welcomes Saint Louis Brass

Oct. 28, 2016 | Music | The department of music will host Saint Louis Brass on Monday, Nov. 7, in the Administration Auditorium at 7 p.m. Saint Louis Brass is the third performance of the University’s 2016-17 Arts and Life Concert Series. Saint Louis Brass is one of the longest standing brass quintets in the U.S. The group, originally formed by members of the St.
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Tatianna Mann continues Arts and Life Concert Series

Oct. 3, 2016 | Music | The department of music will host pianist Tatiana R. Mann on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. Mann is the second performer in the University’s 2016-17 Arts and Life Concert Series. Mann has traveled across North America, Europe and Australia as a soloist and recitalist. She routinely performs with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, and her
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Don Ross to kick off Arts and Life Concert Series

Sept. 14, 2016 | Music | The department of music will host guitarist Don Ross on Thursday, Sept. 22, as the first performer in the Arts and Life Concert Series. Ross will perform at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. After studying composition, electronic music and sound recording at Toronto’s York University, Ross won the U.S. National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship in 1988. In 1996, Ross
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Department of Music to host ‘VeggieTales’ music director

Sept. 13, 2016 | Music | The Department of Music will host a public reception for “VeggieTales” music director Kurt Heinecke on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m. The reception will include a showing of “VeggieTales” clips, question and answer session, and refreshments. Heinecke will be a guest lecturer on campus for two days. During his stay, he will meet with piano, composition, theory and
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Summer Honor Choir to present concert

July 12, 2016 | Music | High school students from 17 different states will present a free choral concert July 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall on the Harding University campus. Participants in the University’s summer Honor Choir program are on campus all week studying voice, sight-reading, staging and choreography, improvisation, and choral music. Dr. Cliff Ganus organized the week’s activities and will
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Music department to host free concerts

April 19, 2016 | Music | University musical groups performed in several concerts as the semester came to a close. . Joint Chorus concert, April 19 at 7 p.m., Searcy High School As well as the University Chorus, choirs from Searcy High School and Harding Academy will perform. The University Chorus is a select group of 60 voices known for performing choral classics, new works,
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Arkansas Symphony Orchestra to perform

April 13, 2016 | The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra performed Thursday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Benson auditorium. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, in its 50th year, performs more than 60 concerts per season to more 165,000 Arkansans each year. Music director Philip Mann and associate conductor Geoffrey Robson lead the Orchestra’s 56 musicians. The event was sponsored by Harding University, the Harding University Department of
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Pianist Ron Chioldi concludes concert series

April 7, 2016 | Music | Pianist Ron Chioldi concluded the department of music’s 2015-16 concert series on April 14 at 7 p.m. in the Reynolds Recital Hall. Chioldi teaches piano and music theory as a professor of music at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. He also serves as the director of the Community Music Academy and is the co-author of group-piano textbooks such
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Music department presents free concerts in April

April 6, 2016 | Music | The Department of Music presented free concerts in April, including Chorus and Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Symphonic Band. Thursday, April 7, 6 p.m., Chorus and Orchestra, Administration Auditorium | The Chorus  performed Brahm’s “Eine Deutsches Requiem” in English. The chorus performed this piece in February with 200 other singers and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. The last time
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