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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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Jazz saxophonist to continue 2015-16 concert series

November 11, 2015 | Music Brad Leali, associate professor of jazz saxophone at University of North Texas, will play at Harding  Nov. 19 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. From 1989-94, Leali played in the Harry Connick Jr. orchestra as the lead alto saxophonist. He
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Julie Fowlis to continue 2015-16 concert series

October 19, 2015 | Music Julie Fowlis will play at Harding  on Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. The concert will be held in the Administration Auditorium, and the cost is $3. Fowlis and her band began their tour in the United States on Oct. 8 in Johnsbury, Vermont. The band will play shows at 15 different venues across America and end their tour at Harding.
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Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem to continue Concert Series

September 29, 2015 | Music Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem will continue Harding University’s concert series on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at 7 p.m. The concert will be held in the Administration Auditorium, and the cost is $3. The band has been playing together for 15 years and has performed at festivals such as Newport Folk Festival and the California World Music Festival. The ensemble
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Music department announces 2015-16 concert series

September 7, 2015 | Music The department of music has announced its 2015-16 concert series. Throughout the school year, the series will feature eight concerts. The series includes performances from the Orchid Ensemble, Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem, Julie Fowlis, Brad Leali, Pete Huttlinger, Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, Tatiana Roitman Mann and Cindy Wu, and Ronald Chioldi. Orchid Ensemble, $3 Sept. 21, 2015 The Orchid Ensemble
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Music ensembles to perform free concerts

April 24, 2015 | Four Harding musical ensembles will perform free concerts April 26-28. Sunday, April 26; 8 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall Chamber Singers ensemble, directed by Associate Professor of Music Kelly Neill, is a group of 12 to 20 members that performs vocal pieces pertaining to Renaissance and contemporary music. Members of this ensemble also participate in the University’s Concert Choir and Chorus.
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HU & Searcy High School to host USAF Band of Mid-America

March 12, 2015 | Harding has partnered with Searcy High School to host the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America March 18. The concert will be held at the Searcy High School Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Begun in 1942, the USAF Band of Mid-America represents Air Mobility Command and is based at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. The group, featuring 45
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Di Wu continues concert series

January 15, 2015 | Music On Jan. 22, Di Wu performed in Harding University’s Administration Auditorium at 7 p.m. as part of the University’s concert series. Wu, a Chinese-American pianist finalist in the 2009 Van Cliburn Competition and winner of the Juilliard School’s Petschek Award and Virtuosi Prize at Lisbon’s prestigious Vendome Competition, is currently based in New York. Wu is praised in the Wall
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