Arts & Culture

Some Tennessee school administrators will devote a small part of their summer to learning more about education in China.

The Confucius Institute at MTSU is leading a delegation of educators on a 10-day excursion to China for a whirlwind sample of Chinese elementary and secondary schools.

“It’s to get them over to China, to look at the school systems, to see some cultural sites and to really make those partnerships and build those bridges,” said Mike Novak, assistant director of the institute.

Sax: “Murfreesboro Electric Department’s commitment to reliable service and stable rates will remain our top priority through what will certainly be a long process.”

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.