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“Songs for a New World” coming to Akron in September

By Brianna Cramer, Social Media Editor

August 28, 2017

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Lifestyles, Music, Theater

Tony award winner, Jason Robert Brown who is known for “Parade” and “Bridges of Madison County” is bringing his first musical to Akron. Brown’s “Songs for a New World” is very diverse, not only with its casting...

Seventh collage at EJ

October 31, 2016

‘Voice’ winner performs at union

By Hamzah Syed,

October 19, 2016

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Music

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, former “The Voice” season one winner (2011) Javier Colon performed at The University of Akron’s Student Union. The event was organized by the Residence Hall Programming Board (RHPB). Colon started ...

UA Music Ensemble performs at Guzzetta

By Ashlee Fields, Page Designer

November 12, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Music

Kevin Wilson, a graduate of The University of Akron School of Music, had his “Twilight Resound” premiere performance that was composed for the UA Music Ensemble on Nov. 10 at Guzzetta Recital Hall. He was one of six com...

Octubafest comes to Akron

Octubafest comes to Akron

October 28, 2015

UA gets jazzed up

By Julie Mullet, Writer

October 14, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, Music

Guzzetta Recital Hall was filled with relaxing sounds of the saxophone, bass, guitar, and many more instruments on Oct. 13. This past Tuesday marked the night of UA’s School of Music small jazz group performances. The ...

UA’s school of music presents Woodwind Night

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer

April 22, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle, 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...

Pentatonix wows E.J.

Pentatonix wows E.J.

October 1, 2014

Eastman Trombonist visits UA

Eastman Trombonist visits UA

September 24, 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...

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...

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...

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...