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UA’s school of music presents Woodwind Night

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer

April 22, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Music

Classical meets contemporary at UA’s School of Music’s Woodwind Night. Woodwind Night is a vast series of ensemble performances from students ranging from freshmen to seniors across the evening’s eight expertly-played... Read more »

Pentatonix wows E.J.

Pentatonix wows E.J.

October 1, 2014

Cyrus’ “Bangerz” is fairly awkward but vocally sound

By Beau Brown, Copy Editor

October 15, 2013

Filed under Music

2013 is a big year for the 20-year-old Miley Cyrus, whose drastic change in appearance and frivolous behavior has astonished fans all over the U.S. Truly, Cyrus wants to make a point to her audience that she is no longer the... Read more »

Symphony heard on campus

By Megan Bodenschatz, Arts & Life Editor

September 19, 2013

Filed under Music

Under the direction of Christopher Wilkins, the Akron Symphony Orchestra had their opening night on Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at EJ Thomas Hall. Before the performance, every instrument section was tuned to the oboe because oboes... Read more »

Country band rocks lunch

By Heather Beyer, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2013

Filed under Music

The music of southern country rock band Parmalee resonated throughout the campus at The University of Akron on Wednesday afternoon for the first Rock the Roo Lunchtime Concert at the EJ Plaza. UA students were able to take a lunch break in betw... Read more »

The world should be “Tuning In”

By Heather Beyer, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2013

Filed under Music

Composer/lyricist Larry Kass, a doctor who specializes in hematopathology and a professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, had a dream to compose a musical and see it come to life on stage. Kass began... Read more »