Fri March 28, 2014

Musician George Dennehy Shares Infectious Message of Joy at MTSU

Dennehy VSA lecture performance

George Dennehy offers many messages in his music — love, gratitude, determination, acceptance, faithfulness — but the one that seems to permeate the young singer/songwriter's conversation is joy.

If he's not chuckling at a tale he's about to tell, he's leaping up to demonstrate an unexpected challenge to his audience.

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Wed March 26, 2014

Alessio Bax’s Solo Recital of “Hammerklavier” and Pictures at an Exhibition Will Be WebCast Live

This Thursday, March 27, Alessio Bax – winner of Lincoln Center’s 2013 Martin E. Segal Award – pairs Beethoven’s “Hammerklavier” Sonata with Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition in the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s new “Art of the Recital” series at the Rose Studio.

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Tue March 25, 2014

Statewide Young Vocalist Competition at MTSU to Feature Musician George Dennehy

George Dennehy

The voices of young artists from across Tennessee will ring out in MTSU's Wright Music Building Wednesday night, and once again MTSU students will be working to ensure the artists and audience have a stellar experience.

MTSU students are coordinating the 2014 Tennessee VSA Young Soloist competition, which is open to any vocalist or instrumentalist age 14 to 25 with any form of disability. The state event feeds into an annual international competition, which will be hosted by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., on June 1.

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Mon March 24, 2014

Alias Presents Donation to "The Contributor"

Alias Chamber Ensemble presents check to the "Contributor"

The Grammy-nominated ALIAS Chamber Ensemble presented a check for $1,150.23 to The Contributor as the recipient of the proceeds of ALIAS’ most recent concert.  (Pictured are, left to right from the Contributor: Tom Willis, Director of Vending; Brady Banks, Development Director; from ALIAS: Board Members, Loraine Segovia Paz; Kathy Masulis; Michelle Lin Doane and Stacy Widelitz, board president. 

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Tue March 18, 2014

Jeremy Denk Is Named Winner of 2014 Avery Fisher Prize

It has just been announced that Jeremy Denk – “one of his generation’s most eloquent and thoughtful interpreters” (New York Times) – has won the 2014 Avery Fisher Prize, one of classical music’s most coveted honors. Selected for his artistic excellence and outstanding contributions to the music world, the pianist, who is also a former Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, will be formally recognized at an invitational ceremony on Thursday, May 29, at Lincoln Center.

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