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Sister act

Posted in On Campus on November 7, 2014

Three talented sisters bring an exciting musical program from Dvořák to the Doors.

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Dreaming in colors

Posted in On Campus on October 24, 2014

Images and music meet and collaborate in an unusual performance.

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Doobie’s man down under

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 20, 2014

For Roger Phelps ’16, studying abroad doesn’t mean leaving WDUB behind.

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A big red time

Posted in On Campus on September 30, 2014

Our annual rite of autumn was a Big Red blast.

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Model students

Posted in On Campus on April 18, 2014

This year’s Culture Jam was all about music, talk, and style.

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What Are You Doing This Weekend?

What are YOU doing this weekend?

Posted in On Campus on April 11, 2014

The Denison calendar gets extra packed with events in April — so much so that it’s tough to keep up. We don’t want you to miss anything, so here’s a look at what’s going on this weekend.

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Sing-a-long songs

Posted in On Campus on April 2, 2014

Grammy-winner Bobby McFerrin shares the stage with Denison students and faculty in a two-night performance that wasn’t really a performance at all.

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Bluegrass Festival

Breaking out the banjo

Posted in On Campus on February 18, 2014

The 10th annual Bluegrass Festival had them dancing in the aisles.

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Hot Jazz

Posted in On Campus on February 7, 2014

The Julian Lage Trio warms up for their performance in Swasey.

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Happy holidays

Posted in On Campus on December 23, 2013

Wishing you and yours the best and brightest.

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That high (not so) lonesome sound

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 11, 2013

The Mark Wade Trio recently brought a little bluegrass to Taiwan and showed an international audience just what a dulcimer can do.

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A sneak peek

Posted in On Campus on November 5, 2013

Check out this video highlighting tonight’s Vail Series performers.

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Rockin’ that cello

Posted in On Campus on September 27, 2013

A conversation with the members of ETHEL, who gave the first Vail Series performance of the year on Friday in Swasey.

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How Can They Keep From Singing?

How can they keep from singing?

Posted in On Campus on June 26, 2013

Dr. William Osborne and his Denison Singers marked yet another triumphant return to Granville, making music and making merry as only they can.

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Brava!

Brava!

Posted in On Campus on April 9, 2013

Soprano Jessye Norman’s Vail performance wraps the season and Lorraine Wales’ extraordinary 34-year directorship on the perfect note.

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Modern Maestros

Modern maestros

Posted in On Campus on March 7, 2013

Every two years, the sounds of innovative musicians fill classrooms and performance spaces as the Tutti New Music Festival takes up residence on campus.

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The British are coming

The British are coming

Posted in On Campus on January 31, 2013

The Vail Series presents the BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Keith Lockhart.

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Hot Jazz On A Cool Night

Hot jazz on a cool night

Posted in On Campus on October 25, 2012

Chucho Valdés brings the heat of Cuban nights and Latin jazz to Swasey.

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Music Mojo

Musical mojo

Posted in On Campus on September 14, 2012

It was one of those ridiculously perfect Denison moments: a cellist, blue skies, and a thousand chocolate chip cookies.

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Knight Class

Knight school

Posted in On Campus on April 11, 2012

Before they brought down the house at Swasey, members of The Knights orchestra shared some insights with student musicians.

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Modern Musician

Modern musician

Posted in Academics & Research on March 1, 2012

HyeKyung Lee, a recently tenured faculty member, is fascinated by new works, and that includes discovering others’ music or creating her own original pieces.

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Big Band Boast

Big band boast

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 17, 2012

Members of the Jazz Ensemble are gearing up to perform at the Ohio Music Education Association’s annual conference.

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Perennial Bluegrass

Perennial bluegrass

Posted in On Campus on February 13, 2012

The eighth annual Denison Bluegrass Festival’s “high lonesome sound” warmed a February weekend.

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Great folks and great folk music

Posted in On Campus on January 12, 2012

Every Wednesday, local musicians gather in a circle at Slayter and fill the air with bluegrass.

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Baby, They Were Down

Baby, they were down

Posted in On Campus on December 1, 2011

Re-live the annual D-Day concert. In 145 seconds.

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Guitar Heros

Guitar heroes

Posted in On Campus on November 10, 2011

Six-string virtuosos Romero Lubambo and Julian Lage rocked out Burke Recital Hall as part of the 15th Annual Jazz Guitar Festival.

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This Toy Is No Toy—It's Made To Play

This toy is no toy—it’s made to play

Posted in Academics & Research on November 1, 2011

Assistant professor of music and pianist HyeKyung Lee’s powerful presence on a very small piano.

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Performing With Greatness

Sharing the stage with the masters

Posted in On Campus on October 28, 2011

Munich Symphony Orchestra, Gloriae Dei Cantores Choir and Denison Chamber Singers create musical magic.

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Déjà Yuja

Déjà Yuja

Posted in On Campus on October 5, 2011

Renowned pianist Yuja Wang returns to Denison for the sixth time this Friday night, and we can’t wait.

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If you've ever left your room or office on campus, you've heard rising senior Molly Coyne sing—and usually bring down the house in the process. She's lent her talents to several campus productions as well as to special events like last year's Induction. This summer, Ohio's longest-running nonprofit professional summer stock theatre, the Weathervane Playhouse in Newark, boasted Coyne's talents in several productions, including her co-starring role as Roxie Hart in Chicago (pictured above).

Enter senior soprano, stage left

Posted in Beyond Campus on August 12, 2011

DEN Shots: Molly Coyne ’12 lighting up the stage this summer at Weathervane Playhouse in Newark.

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Denison In The Blogosphere (7/25/11)

Denison in the Blogosphere (7/25/11)

Posted in Beyond Campus on July 25, 2011

We’ve got a playwright in Utah, a swim to Alcatraz, a specialty lacrosse store, and the Vintage Voices.

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Rock On, Brothers

Rock on, brothers

Posted in Beyond Campus on July 15, 2011

For your listening pleasure, the groovy Nashville sounds of brothers Scott and Brian Hylbert.

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'The Denison Singers Turn Golden'

‘The Denison Singers Turn Golden’

Posted in On Campus on June 29, 2011

Generations of Denison Singers alumni returned to Granville to celebrate the group’s 50th anniversary with a reunion concert—and much more.

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The quintet of (L-R) Harry Brisson '11, Aaron Bennett '13, Simon Mont '11, Nathaniel Crawford '14, and Adam Safer '14 perform a new arrangement of the alma mater at the Academic Awards Convo.

‘To Denison’ like you’ve never heard it before

Posted in On Campus on April 28, 2011

As his own graduating gift, Harry Brisson ’11 gives Denison a brand new arrangement of the dear old alma mater.

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Enchanting Theatre

Enchanting theatre

Posted in On Campus on April 12, 2011

Hither and thither with the Singer’s Theatre Workshop’s production of “Iolanthe.”

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Learning From A Legend

Learning from a legend

Posted in On Campus on April 5, 2011

Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Zakir Hussain chat with students at The Roost and tear it up in Swasey for this year’s Vail Series finale.

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'New' Music Rocks

‘New’ music rocks

Posted in On Campus on March 9, 2011

The Tutti New Music Festival gave students a chance to work with one-on-one renowned artists.

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Nadja Plays, Speaks, And Brings Down the House

Nadja plays and speaks–and brings down the house

Posted in On Campus on February 7, 2011

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg gives a fiery Vail Series performance on a cold winter’s night.

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Anne Grimes’ Greatest Hits

In search of song

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 12, 2011

She was a talented musician, but it was her work as a folklorist and oral historian that will help to preserve Ohio’s musical past for generations to come.

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Ryan Humbert and Emily Bates '04. Photo courtesy of RyanHumbert.com.

Denison in the Blogosphere (1/6/11)

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 6, 2011

The best Denison-related content on the interwebs.

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Candlelight Collaboration

Candlelight collaboration

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 7, 2010

Enjoy a little holiday-themed music, as Ladies’ Night Out joins voices with a local choir.

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He's Still Got It

He’s still got it

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 3, 2010

Richard Price ’52 may be retired, but he loves his current line of work.

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Measure By Measure

Measure by measure

Posted in On Campus on November 19, 2010

Students play alongside two members of the acclaimed Pacifica Quartet as they work to perfect a dynamic bit of Beethoven.

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Denison in the Blogosphere (10/14/10)

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 14, 2010

The best Denison-related content on the interwebs.

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Bluegrassapalooza

Bluegrassapalooza

Posted in On Campus on October 1, 2010

Student musicians cross strings with bluegrass superstars.

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Vail Artists Mark O'Connor, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent

Venerable Vail

Posted in On Campus on September 27, 2010

The Vail Series’ 31st season kicks off with a virtuoso bluegrass jam. The Mark O’Connor Quartet and Dailey & Vincent will grace the Swasey stage.

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Jazz, Man

Jazz, man

Posted in Academics & Research on September 24, 2010

Harry Brisson ’11 is majoring in econ and poly sci, but he spent his summer studying the evolution of the jazz sax.

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Amber, Aliens, and the American Diaspora

Amber, aliens & the American diaspora

Posted in Academics & Research on September 10, 2010

Summer Scholars dish out their research in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts.

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Great Wall, Great Music

Great Wall, Great Music

Posted in Beyond Campus on September 8, 2010

Over the summer, more than 60 student musicians and several Music Department professors took a magical mystery tour through three Chinese cities in 10 days, along the way introducing American music to new audiences.

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