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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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United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants perform

March 31, 2016 | Music | The United States Air Force Band and the Singing Sergeants performed a free concert on Friday, April 8 at 7 p.m. in Benson Auditorium. The USAF Band was formed in 1941 and strives to represent the U.S. Air Force and inspire patriotism. The band has performed across the country at morale boosting events for servicemen and women and for
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Tatiana R. Mann and Cindy Wu to continue concert series

March 30, 2016 | Music | The music department’s concert series will continue with pianist Tatiana R. Mann and violinist Cindy Wu Thursday, March 31. Mann and Wu will perform at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. Mann has appeared as a soloist and recitalist across North America and Europe. Recent performances include “Rhapsody in Blue” with the Arkansas Symphony and various chamber music concerts
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Music department to present choral concert

March 17, 2016 | Music | The music department will present a chorus concert on March 26. The Chorus, composed of 52 members, was the featured collegiate group at the Arkansas All-State Conference in Hot Springs. The group also recently performed Brahms’ “German Requiem” with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Two songs will be conducted by members of the choral conducting class, with Hans Leo Hassler’s
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Music department to present free concerts

February 18, 2016 | Music | The Department of Music will present three free concerts featuring several musical ensembles next week. A jazz concert will be held Feb. 21, the University-Community Orchestra will play on Feb. 22, and the Wind Ensemble will perform on Feb. 25. The jazz concert will be held at 2 p.m. in the Reynolds Recital Hall, and the orchestra and wind
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Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to continue concert series

February 12, 2016 | Music | Chamber Orchestra Kremlin will play at Harding  on Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. as a part of the University’s 2015-16 concert series. The concert will be held in the Administration Auditorium, and the cost is $3. The orchestra was established in 1991 by Misha Rachlevsky and is composed of Russian string players. The group has played approximately 2,000 concerts
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“Being in the smaller ensemble groups really helped me to become a better musician.”

College of Arts and Humanities | Music Carly Taylor began playing the violin when she was seven years old. It soon became her passion, and she is now turning that passion into a career plan. Taylor currently participates in Chorus, Chamber Singers and String Chamber Ensemble within the music department; teaches a youth orchestra and a summer string camp; and was also able to participate
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