The Buchtelite

Students jazz things up at Guzzetta

Pianist Cedric Talbert and bass player Nick Golina perform at Monday's jazz concert

By Jaclyn Scarborough, writer

December 9, 2015

The “Large Jazz Ensembles” concert showcased the many talents of UA’s music students, and included many solo performances, allowing many of the students to have their moment in the spotlight. UA’s School of Music presented this end-of-the-semester jazz concert on Dec. 7 in Guzzetta Hall. The ...

UA’s school of music presents Woodwind Night

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer

April 22, 2015

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 instrumental pieces. The opening piece, Malcolm Arnold’s “Three Shanties”,...

UA professor plays classical guitar pieces in recital

Professor Marron's solos complemented the centerpiece, John Lithgow's

By Spencer Skolnick, Writer

April 21, 2015

People who attended UA faculty guitarist James Marron’s performance got to escape the stress of school and work by listening to classical music from other countries. Marron, the professor of UA School of Music’s popular “Bach to Rock” class, performed last Wednesday, April 15, in Guzzetta...

Principal clarinetist showcases talent at UA

Nathan Williams addresses the audience before they began the concert in Guzzeta Hall

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer

April 6, 2015

UA’s School of Music hosted guest clarinetist Nathan Williams and pianist Colette Valentine on April 1 at Guzzetta Hall. Williams and Valentine gave a free concert to the public, and performed various pieces including works by Schubert and Mozart and more modern pieces like “Bug” by Bruno Mantovani...

Brass Cats in Guzzetta Hall

The University of Akron Brass choir ensemble performs Antonin Dvorak's

By Francis Schmidt, Arts & Life Writer

March 12, 2015

The University of Akron Brass Choir performed their concert for this semester on Tuesday, March 10 at the Guzzetta Recital Hall. The ensemble of 21 students performed six pieces over the span of an hour. They performed Antonin Dvorak’s “Symphony No. 9,” Edvard Grieg’s “Funeral March,”...

Blood Wedding

Stage design for the play Bloodwedding

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Writer

March 2, 2015

“Blood Wedding’s” Spanish drama provides a theatrical experience for UA students to attend. The play premiered at the Sandefur Theater in Guzzetta Hall on Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Originally written by the Spanish playwright, Federico Garcia Lorca, and translated into English by Harlem Renaissance...

Send a song to your valentine

Send a song to your valentine

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

February 12, 2015

UA’s Trombone Association wants to bring the spontaneity back into Valentine’s Day by offering a different kind of valentine. For only $25, a tuxedo- clad trombone trio will serenade your sweetheart. Trombone valentines will be available to order until Friday on Feb. 13. Each valentine comes with...

Faculty pianist delights crowd

By William Singer, News Editor

September 9, 2014

Faculty pianist Megan Denman performed Saturday evening at The University of Akron. The performance took place at Guzzetta Recital Hall on Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. as Denman showcased her playing ability. Denman interacted with the crowd at various points in the show. She addressed the crowd at an...

The Bacchae comes to Sandefur Theatre

November 1, 2012

Written by: Heather Beyer Theatergoers will be taken on a thrilling journey at UA's theater department's production of "The Bacchae," set to open tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Guzzetta Hall's Sandefur Theatre. The show is directed by UA theater professor James Slowiak. There will be performances Nov. 1-3 and Nov...

The “Emperor” comes to UA

April 12, 2012

Written by: Lois Elswick Eugene O’Neill’s classic play “The Emperor Jones” will make its debut at Sandefur Theatre in Guzzetta Hall tonight. The production is directed by UA student Carol Eutsey, who has directed and starred in many productions in the Akron area. The play revolves around the life of an African-American man named Brutu...