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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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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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Bring on 2014

Posted in On Campus on January 2, 2014

A look at the semester ahead.

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Hittin’ the books

Posted in On Campus on December 17, 2013

Things just got awfully quiet around here.

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ETHEL

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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National treasure

Posted in Beyond Campus on July 12, 2013

Denison alumnus William G. Bowen ’55 has been awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama.

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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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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 class

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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So You Think You Can dance?

So you think you can dance?

Posted in On Campus on January 30, 2012

Dada Masilo’s Vail Series performance on Friday—her American premiere—will fuse classical ballet and African dance.

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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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It Takes Just Four Weeks to Make A Family—And A Play

It takes just four weeks to make a family—and a play

Posted in On Campus on October 13, 2011

Students and Vail guest artist Dale Shields create a family of friends and a fascinating original play in only 28 days.

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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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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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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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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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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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