Arts & Culture

ALIAS Winter Concert is Worth the Wait with Three World Premieres

Even though February’s ice and snow forced ALIAS to postpone their winter concert, the performance on May 6 was worth the wait, according to classical music critic, John Pitcher.

There’s still time and room for curious young investigators to dig into the 2015 CSI:MTSU Forensic Summer Youth Camp, but organizers say participants should register today to ensure a place.

Registration is underway for the annual four-day program for area students entering ninth through 12th grades, as well as rising college freshmen. This year's camp is scheduled June 16-19 at MTSU from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

On Monday, May 18th, 2015, at a ceremony at Yale School of Music, Naxos Chairman and owner Klaus Heymann was presented with the prestigious Samuel Simons Sanford Award. Previous winners include Yo-Yo Ma, Mstislav Rostropovich, Isaac Stern, Alfred Brendel, Emanuel Ax, Marilyn Horne, Sherrill Milnes, Aaron Copland, Pierre Boulez, Sir George Solti, Eugene Ormandy and Juilliard President Joseph Polisi.

An acclaimed alumnus, a past winner, neighbors and friends will help MTSU celebrate the 14th annual Tennessee Guitar Festival and International Competition May 27-30 on campus alongside some of the world's best young guitarists in concerts and master classes.

Each evening’s concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Hinton Hall inside the university’s Wright Music Building.

Natasha Kam, a student at Whitworth Buchanan Middle School, has been selected for the 2015 Middle School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall.  She will perform as a Alto at Carnegie Hall on June  27, 2015 with the Honors Junior Choir.  Participation in one of the three Honors Ensembles is limited to the highest rated middle school performers from across North America and select schools internationally.

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