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Herb Porter and friends
Phantom of the Opera, 30 years old, is a re-imagined spectacle, starring Herb Porter '13 as iconic Raoul at the story's center.
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Brett Burleson
Performances
Professor and guitarist Brett Burleson's album "Songs for My Friends" is featured in Ohio's first digital library collection focused on local music.
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ETHEL at the TUTTI festival
Fairs & Festivals
The TUTTI original works festival takes place every two years as original art is premiered to the public.
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Isabel Leonard
The Czech National Symphony Orchestra, under direction of John Mauceri, features guest soloist Isabel Leonard presents 100 Years of Leonard Bernstein.
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Special Consensus
Fairs & Festivals
Adam Schlenker, the Coordinator of Bluegrass Studies and this year’s festival, in a Q&A about the festival.
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Rachel Azbell '19 with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra
Student News
The Gospel Choir and Denison jazz artists celebrated the history and influences of the Harlem Renaissance.
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Bluegrass band
Fairs & Festivals
15th Annual Bluegrass Festival - February 15 and 16, 2019.
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Pete Mills
Jazz artist Pete Mills, with members of Columbus Jazz Orchestra, local & national artists present “Songs & Sounds of the Harlem Renaissance.”
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Thirty One West
Tom Atha's 31 West, a former ballroom in Newark, Ohio has become an up-and-coming venue appreciated by artists and audience alike.
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Students playing instruments
Performances
Denison's Bluegrass Ensemble will heat up the stage at Swasey on Friday, Dec. 14.
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Swasey Chapel
Performances
Choral director Joel Garber shares insight into this year's performance of Handle's "Messiah."
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Fairs & Festivals
The 22nd Annual Denison Jazz Guitar Festival will take place on October 6th and 7th, 2018.
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Monument to George Frideric Handel in Halle, Germany at night
Performances
The community is invited to take part in a production of Handel's Messiah.
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Kimbrey Havens ‘07
Alumni
Biology major Kimbrey Havens '07 has turned her love of Bluegrass music into a new career.
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Pablo Ziegler
The Vail Series opens with a U.S. premiere — Pablo Ziegler — and adds a night of jazz, a tribute to Leonard Bernstein, and a farewell to ETHEL.
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Hyekyung Lee
Faculty
HyeKyung Lee, associate professor of music, has been awarded a prestigious orchestral commission for the Eastern Music Festival.
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 Professor of Music Ching-chu Hu
Faculty
The American Prize in Composition for instrumental chamber music, professional division, has been awarded to Professor of Music Ching-chu Hu.
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Sahil Vasudeva '08
Former economics major Sahil Vasudeva '08 stretches the boundaries of classical music with an "Un-Recital" at the Royal Opera House in India.
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Spin Cycle
Performances
DU Jazz Ensemble hosts Special Guests Spin Cycle a New York City based band.
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Guest clinician
Faculty
Three local high school bands were invited to Swasey Chapel to work with guest llinician, Dr. Charles Peltz, courtesy of Music Professor Chris Westover.
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ETHEL, Denison's ensemble in residence
Fairs & Festivals
Music and poetry speak in metaphorical languages. Something exponential happens when poetry inspires new music.
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Tema Cohen '21 and Meg Odell '19
Student News
Tema Cohen '21 and Meg Odell '19 are taking part in the National Association of Teachers of Singing competition.
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Professor Ching-chu Hu
Faculty
A new composition by Music Professor Ching-chu Hu will be featured in a concert by The North/South Chamber Orchestra at Christ & St Stephen's Church, NY.
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Now Ensemble
Visiting Artists
Reenergizing chamber music with new compositions and interpretations, the NOW Ensemble visits Denison for a short-term residency.
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Just two weeks after winning their 5th Grammy, the electrifying Ladysmith Black Mambazo takes to the Swasey stage.
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Percussion Day
Performances
Maraca2 will perform on Friday, February 2, 2018 in Burke Recital Hall at 7pm
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Performances
Septura brings together London’s leading players to redefine brass chamber music through the uniquely expressive sound of the brass septet.
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Missy Rains and the New Hip
Fairs & Festivals
Denison University presents the 14th Annual Bluegrass Festival featuring Missy Raines and the New Hip and Volume Five.
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Burton Hall of Music
Denison students Rachel Azbell ’19 and Anthony Bruno ’20 accepted into the 2018 Jazz Education Connection of Ohio Intercollegiate Jazz Ensemble.
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Denison Gospel Choir in action
Performances
The Denison Gospel Choir presents 'The True Colors of Christmas' concert.
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