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Alice Ripley '85 to Star in Upcoming Independent Film

December 30, 2013

"Tony Award winner Alice Ripley will star in the new independent film Sugar!, according to Variety," notes a Playbill story. "It will feature original... Read More

Prof. Priscilla Pope-Levison '80 Authors Building the Old Time Religion: Women Evangelists in the Progressive Era

December 23, 2013

Priscilla Pope-Levison, professor of theology and assistant director of women's studies at Seattle Pacific University, is the author of Building the Old... Read More

Peter Noonan '82 Hits the Right Notes in Business and Music

December 3, 2013

"Peter Noonan is an expert in what he calls 'cap-ology'," begins a St. Louis Business Journal article. "As senior vice president with Commerce Bank's tax... Read More

Georgia Newspaper Profiles Elvin Hughes Jr. '73

November 25, 2013

An article in Canton, Georgia's Cherokee Tribune profiles " a very special person," 1973 DePauw University graduate Elvin Hughes Jr. The column by Marguerite... Read More

School of Music to Present Third Annual Holiday Gala, Dec. 7 & 8

November 24, 2013

Following an overwhelmingly positive audience response in 2011 and 2012, the DePauw University School of Music has teamed up with local partners, community... Read More

DePauw Orchestra Presents Thanksgiving Concert Monday Night

November 21, 2013

The DePauw University Orchestra, led by Professor Orcenith Smith, will present Maurice Ravel’s arrangement of Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at Exhibition... Read More

Cymerman to Perform Rhapsody in Blue with DePauw Wind Ensemble in Final 'Farewell Concert' Sunday

November 20, 2013

After 39 years of teaching and countless concerts at the DePauw University School of Music, this Sunday, November 24, faculty pianist Claude Cymerman will... Read More

Mercedes Kelley Tunstall '95 Testifies Before US Senate Subcommittee

November 20, 2013

At a hearing of the United States Senate's National Security and International Trade and Finance subcommittee yesterday, "Mercedes Kelley Tunstall, a partner... Read More

Jazz Musicians from DePauw & Greencastle Middle School to Share the Stage Friday

November 11, 2013

Last year, the DePauw University School of Music adopted the music program at the Greencastle Middle School. Since early September of this year, DePauw... Read More

Grammy-Winning Turtle Island Quartet to Perform with Nellie McKay Thursday

November 9, 2013

Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Nellie McKay joins forces with the two-time Grammy Award-winning Turtle Island Quartet for the next Green... Read More

ArtsFest Concludes Sunday with 'A Hero’s Journey' by DePauw Choirs

November 7, 2013

The final presentation of ArtsFest 2013 -- an eight–day campus-wide immersion into the arts centered on the theme of “Art & the Quest” -- will be a choral... Read More

Young Artist Piano Competition Culminates in Concert by Van Cliburn Winner Sean Chen

November 5, 2013

Aspiring pianists from across the country will travel to Greencastle to participate in the DePauw University School of Music’s annual Young Artist Piano... Read More

DePauw Vocalists Take Honors at Statewide Competition

November 4, 2013

Student musicians from DePauw University made strong showings at the 2013 Indiana State NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Auditions, with... Read More

Violist Nicole Brockmann and Friends Perform Wednesday

November 3, 2013

DePauw University Professor of Music Nicole Brockmann, in collaboration with fellow faculty members and guest artists, will be featured in concert as a... Read More

DePauw University Orchestra and Guest Composer Seth Tsui '11 Kick Off ArtsFest 2013 with Sunday Concert

October 30, 2013

The musicians of the DePauw University Orchestra will swap their tuxedos and black concert dresses for blue jeans and t-shirts as they kick off DePauw... Read More

Wednesday Concert Marks '100 Years After the Riot at The Rite of Spring'

October 26, 2013

The third of four farewell concerts celebrating Claude Cymerman’s final year of teaching at DePauw University will take place on Wednesday, October 30... Read More

David McMillin '06 & Fort Frances Release Breathing Room

October 16, 2013

A new EP by Fort Frances, a band whose members include 2006 DePauw University graduate David McMillin, is now available. Breathing Room is listed by iTunes... Read More

$15 Million Gift from Judson and Joyce Green ('74 & '75) to Launch 21st Century Musician Initiative

October 11, 2013

A $15 million gift from Judson and Joyce Green will launch an initiative to transform the DePauw University School of Music -- Indiana’s oldest and one... Read More

ISO Principals James Beckel and Rob Danforth to Perform Tuesday

October 9, 2013

James Beckel (trombone, pictured) and Robert Danforth (horn), both principals with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and members of the DePauw University... Read More

Faculty Members Barbara Paré and John Clodfelter Perform Monday

October 8, 2013

Longtime collaborators and DePauw School of Music faculty members Barbara Paré (soprano, pictured at right) and John Clodfelter '94 (piano) will appear... Read More

Latin Grammy-Winner Fernando Otero Presents Old Gold Concert Friday at 8 p.m.

October 7, 2013

Buenos Aires-born pianist and composer Fernando Otero, winner of the 2010 Latin Grammy Award for best classical album, will get DePauw's annual homecoming... Read More

Faculty Select Series Presents Solaire Quartet Wednesday

October 4, 2013

The virtuosic saxophone ensemble Solaire Quartet returns to DePauw University to perform a concert as part of the Faculty Select Series on Wednesday, October... Read More

Saxophonist Randy Salman and Vocalist Annelise Delcambre Join Jazz Ensemble for Tuesday Concert

October 2, 2013

The DePauw University Jazz Ensemble will bring a variety of musical styles to the Kresge Auditorium stage during its opening performance of the 2013-14... Read More

DePauw Choirs Celebrate the Beauty of the Earth with Sunday Concert

October 1, 2013

As the leaves begin changing to brilliant fall colors across campus, the DePauw University School of Music will present a Sunday evening concert celebrating... Read More

DePauw Orchestra's Opening Concert to Feature Pianist Claude Cymerman

September 30, 2013

The DePauw University Orchestra launches its season this Saturday, October 5, with Millennium Canons by 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts... Read More

Faculty Select Series Presents Thursday Concert by Prof. May Phang

September 29, 2013

May Phang, a member of the DePauw University School of Music faculty, will present an evening of fantasy-inspired works for solo piano on this week’s Faculty... Read More

Monday Concert Features Collaboration of Faculty Soloists

September 28, 2013

Pianist Amanda Hopson, tenor Kerry Jennings and mezzo soprano Caroline Smith (pictured), all members of the DePauw University School of Music faculty,... Read More

Gretchen Cryer '57 Directing Musical Tribute to Laura Nyro

September 26, 2013

Gretchen Cryer, a 1957 graduate of DePauw University, is director of To Carry On... a Tribute to the Life and Music of Laura Nyro. The production, written... Read More

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Joined by Pianist Garrick Ohlsson at Sept. 29 DePauw Concert

September 23, 2013

For the opening concert of its 2013-14 Guest Artist Series, the DePauw University School of Music presents the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra with guest... Read More

Bob Millard '80 is CFO at GoHealth

September 19, 2013

Robert R. Millard, a 1980 graduate of DePauw University, has joined GoHealth as chief financial officer.  He comes to the post from Angie's List, where... Read More

Band and Wind Ensemble Present Family Weekend Concert Sunday at 3 p.m.

September 18, 2013

The DePauw University Band and Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Craig Paré, will present its first concert of the 2013-14 season this Sunday, September... Read More

Tony Award-Winning Composer Adam Guettel On Campus This Week

September 16, 2013

“Theatre composer Adam Guettel is so overwhelmingly gifted that any news of his activities stirs the kind of fervent expectations that surround Stephen... Read More

Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley '85 Recalls Her DePauw Experience

September 14, 2013

"I was really grateful for DePauw," Tony Award-winning actress Alice Ripley tells Playbill. The publication's website features a video interview with Ripley... Read More

Mark Your Calendar for DePauwpalooza, September 20

September 13, 2013

The DePauw University School of Music is busily preparing for the return of DePauwpalooza, the annual coming-together of the School with the College of... Read More

Faculty Select Series Presents Kim Duo Thursday Evening

September 10, 2013

How is it that composers have their own distinct manner of expression? It was only through traveling and experiencing the many different cultures of Europe... Read More

Performances & Workshops This Week Launch Project to Create Musical Tribute to Putnam County

September 9, 2013

Members of Fifth House Ensemble, one of Chicago’s most imaginative chamber music groups, will perform and meet with local residents on Saturday, September... Read More

'ArtMusic@AlmostHome' Begins September 11

September 6, 2013

For the past several years, the community has been flocking to the more than 150 music performances presented each year in the Green Center for the Performing... Read More

Prof. Claude Cymerman Presents First of 4 'Farewell Concerts', September 4

August 28, 2013

The DePauw University School of Music’s expanded Faculty Select Series begins Wednesday, September 4, with a performance by pianist Claude Cymerman --... Read More

Prof. Greg Ristow "Wants to Make Choral Music Cool Again"

August 27, 2013

"Greg Ristow wants to make choral music cool again," begins an Indianapolis Star feature. Amanda Bell writes, "He’s not joking. The 35-year-old, who took... Read More

Three from DePauw Join Flutist Akal Dev Sharonne for Wednesday Concert

August 19, 2013

"Poet Joe Heithaus, professor of English at DePauw, will read from his own poetry as well as the 12th-century mystic poet Rumi" at Wednesday's closing... Read More

Tickets for School of Music's Guest Artist Series -- Featuring Fernando Otero, Bobby McFerrin, ISO and Others -- On Sale Now

August 15, 2013

An array of artists who have won a total of 16 Grammy Awards will perform at the DePauw University School of Music during the upcoming academic year. Beginning... Read More

Singer-Songwriter Peter Case at DePauw for Workshop and Performance in October

August 1, 2013

Singer-songwriter Peter Case -- "well respected among his peers and a perennial favorite among serious listeners," according to All Music Guide -- will... Read More

Gretchen Cryer '57 Talks with Forbes About Revival of Her Musical Collaboration with Nancy Ford '57

July 29, 2013

"A new series at New York’s City Center this summer is reviving off-Broadway musicals, including I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road... Read More

John Chittum '06 Will Use Fulbright Award to Study Politics of Swedish Death Metal Music

July 24, 2013

John R. Chittum, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University and currently a doctoral student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music... Read More

Amy Elaine Hayes '05 & Steven Linville '06 'Reunited' at Wednesday Concert  

July 23, 2013

Two alumni of the DePauw University School of Music -- Amy Elaine Hayes '05, soprano and founder of the Intimate Opera company in Indianapolis, and Steven... Read More

35 Years After Debut, Musical by 1957 Graduates Nancy Ford & Gretchen Cryer Returns to NY Stage

July 15, 2013

I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It On The Road, which was written by 1957 graduates Nancy Ford and Gretchen Cryer and made its Off-Broadway debut... Read More

Sara Mummey '04 Honored as Outstanding Young Professional

June 27, 2013

Sara Mummey, executive director of the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra and 2004 graduate of DePauw University, was honored today as a 2013 Tippy Connect Top... Read More

Composer Seth Tsui '11 is Winner of Film Scoring Competition

June 26, 2013

Seth Tsui, a 2011 graduate of the DePauw University School of Music, is co-winner of the inaugural Film Scoring Competition for Emerging Composers. It... Read More

Timothy Knauff Jr. '93 Installed as Senior Pastor of NW Indiana Church

June 24, 2013

Timothy L. Knauff Jr., a 1993 graduate of DePauw University, is senior pastor at Christ Lutheran Church in Valparaiso, Indiana. He was formally installed... Read More

Wednesday Concert Features Bass-Baritone Andrew Richardson '10

June 17, 2013

Andrew Richardson, a bass-baritone and 2010 graduate of DePauw University, will be featured in this week's concert presented as part of the Greencastle... Read More

Profs. Orcenith Smith and Eric Edberg Lend Their Talents to Musical Summer Camp

June 15, 2013

Orcenith Smith, professor of music and director of orchestras at DePauw University, will serve as a conductor at Strings and Jazzy Things, June 17–21.... Read More

Seth Tsui '11 is Finalist in Film Scoring Competition  

June 14, 2013

Seth Tsui, a 2011 graduate of the DePauw University School of Music, is one of five finalists in CINE’s 2013 Film Scoring Competition for Emerging Composers... Read More

Newspaper Covers Men of Note Reunion Concert

June 11, 2013

"We've had four reunions in the past 10 years," says Tim Grodrian of the Men of Note, the singing ensemble he's a part of. The 1967 DePauw University graduate... Read More

Saturday Alumni Weekend Concert to Reunite DePauw's Men of Note

June 7, 2013

"A Saturday morning concert presented by the DePauw School of Music will end with a special reunion," reports the Banner-Graphic. The concert, which begins... Read More

American Theatre Wing Leader Heather Hitchens '91 Featured in Gotham

June 4, 2013

"I'm attracted to organizations that have an interesting mission, a fantastic history, and room to grow," Heather A. Hitchens, executive director of the... Read More

Prof. Scott Perkins Wins Anthem Competition

May 18, 2013

"The winning entry of the seventh annual anthem competition of the First Baptist Church of Worcester, Massachusetts is by Scott Perkins of Greencastle... Read More

National Radio Program Spotlights Composer Kevin James '83

May 17, 2013

"Kevin James is a musician and composer in New York City," begins a profile of the 1983 DePauw University graduate, which aired today on PRI's (Public... Read More

School of Music Season Culminates in Sunday Performance of 'Lord Nelson Mass'

May 1, 2013

The DePauw School of Music will offer an exuberant finale to its 2012-13 season when orchestra director Orcenith Smith conducts the joint DePauw University... Read More

Prof. Ian Davidson '80 Headed to Tanzania as Fulbright Scholar

April 29, 2013

Ian B. Davidson, a professor in the School of Music at Texas State University and 1980 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of a Fulbright Award... Read More

DePauw Band and Wind Ensemble Perform Sunday at 3 p.m.

April 24, 2013

Craig Paré steps up to the podium Sunday to conduct the DePauw University Band and Wind Ensemble in its final performance of the year at 3 p.m. in the... Read More

DownBeat Features Jazz Trumpeter Pharez Whitted '82

April 21, 2013

"Music has the power to help mellow out some screwed-up philosophies," says trumpeter Pharez Whitted.  The 1982 DePauw University tells DownBeat, "I'd... Read More

Ohio State U's Bruce Henniss Here for Horn Concert Tuesday

April 20, 2013

The sonorous sound of horns will fill the DePauw School of Music Tuesday, April 23, when an unusual convergence of four major symphony horn players occurs... Read More

DePauw Percussion Ensemble Presents 'Fire, Fugues, and Fandangos' Thursday

April 13, 2013

A wide range of musical styles from the eighteenth-century to the present -- including two new works by Indiana composer Alexis Bacon and by DePauw student... Read More

Winners of Annual Concerto Competition Perform Sunday

April 9, 2013

The DePauw University Orchestra, under the direction of Orcenith Smith, will accompany winners of the annual School of Music Concerto Competition in an... Read More

World Renowned Canadian Brass Coming to DePauw for Friday Concert

April 9, 2013

"These are the men who put brass music on the map," opined the Washington Post of the world renowned Canadian Brass, who will perform live at DePauw University... Read More

Indiana Repertory Theatre Dramaturg Richard J Roberts '81 is Profiled

April 5, 2013

"Richard J Roberts is well aware that the specialty he’s practiced for Indiana Repertory Theatre for 15 years is obscure to the general public," begins... Read More

Back Where It All Began

April 5, 2013

It is Wednesday afternoon — the regular weekly rehearsal time for the DePauw University Choir. Today, however, the choir is joined by the DePauw Chamber... Read More

175th Anniversary Lecture & Concert Sunday Feature Renowned Conductor Joseph Flummerfelt '58

April 4, 2013

Joseph Flummerfelt, the 1958 graduate of DePauw University who Leonard Bernstein called "the greatest choral conductor in the world," returns to his alma... Read More

Singer-Songwriter David McMillin '06 Returns to Campus, April 9-11

April 3, 2013

Singer-songwriter David McMillin, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, will return to his alma mater as a guest of the Performing Arts Series, April 9... Read More

Radio Program Features Recordings by DePauw University Band

April 2, 2013

The music of the DePauw University Band has been featured on Wind & Rhythm, a weekly, one-hour radio program which is carried on some over-the-air stations... Read More

New Compositions by Kevin James '83 "Haunting, Riveting": New York Times

April 1, 2013

"The 'Vanishing Languages' project by Kevin James, a New York-based trombonist and composer, is a rare hybrid of conservation effort and memorial, new... Read More

Wednesday Concert by DePauw Chamber Players Features Music of Love and Loss

March 31, 2013

French and Czech chamber music masterpieces, each written by a broken hearted composer, form the program to be presented by the DePauw Chamber Players... Read More

Jazz Ensemble Performs Big Band & McCartney Monday

March 13, 2013

The DePauw University Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dan Foster, will pair classic big band favorites with a selection of outstanding less known works by composers... Read More

The Percussion Plus Project Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Bartók

March 12, 2013

On Sunday, March 17, The Percussion Plus Project will be celebrating a milestone -- its 20th anniversary -- with a lecture-recital on one of the seminal... Read More

Category-Shattering Trio, Time for Three, Performs Monday

March 6, 2013

Time for Three,  described as the world’s first classically-trained "garage band," brings its music to DePauw University's Green Center for the Performing... Read More

DePauw Chorus & Chamber Singers Combine for Thursday Concert

March 4, 2013

The DePauw University Chorus and DePauw Chambers Singers will join forces for a concert this Thursday, March 7. Conducted by Gregory Ristow, assistant... Read More

Senior is Finalist in Grand Concours de Chant Vocal Competition

February 27, 2013

Tenor Lucas Wassmer, a senior voice student in the DePauw University School of Music, will perform this weekend as a finalist in the prestigious 2013 Grand... Read More

Libby Larsen Here as Composer-in-Residence for Annual 'Music of the 21st Century'

February 24, 2013

The DePauw University School of Music welcomes Libby Larsen to campus February 27 through March 3 to serve as composer-in-residence for "Music of the 21st... Read More

Topher Jones '07 "A Talent on the Rise" on Electronic Dance Music Scene

February 22, 2013

"When Topher Jones meets fellow Electronic Dance Music artists, he rarely finds anyone else who was a four-sport athlete in high school," begins an Indianapolis... Read More

Prof. Emeritus Cleveland Johnson Featured in Nationally Distributed Story

February 17, 2013

An Associated Press feature on "the 40-year-old National Music Museum, a treasure tucked away in an old Carnegie library building on the University of... Read More

Acclaimed Baritone Thomas Hampson and Indianapolis Symphony Here for Feb. 23 Concert

February 13, 2013

Baritone Thomas Hampson, one of the world's greatest classical singers, will join the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for a performance at DePauw University... Read More

Tuesday Concert Allows Audience to Vote on Best Composition

February 8, 2013

The year was 1919: J.D. Salinger was born, Theodore Roosevelt died, Woodrow Wilson won the Nobel Peace Prize, women had just won the right to vote, and... Read More

DePauw Opera Stages DeBat, Updated Version of Die Fledermaus, February 7-10

February 4, 2013

Twenty-five years ago a practical joke was played. Dr. Falke has had over two decades to plan his revenge … and now the time is ripe. February 7–10 is... Read More

Performing Arts Series Brings Yuval Ron Ensemble to Campus on February 14

February 1, 2013

Merging the musical traditions from Sufism (Islamic mystical tradition), Judaism and the Christian Armenian Church, Yuval Ron Ensemble will perform at... Read More

HS Choral Director Jared Norman '12 Cited in Story

January 30, 2013

An Indianapolis Star story examining how Center Grove High School choir members are preparing for the upcoming choral competition season notes, "One of... Read More

Prof. Gregory Ristow Interviewed on NPR Affiliate's Arts Program

January 26, 2013

Gregory Ristow, assistant professor of music at DePauw University, is among the guests on this weeks edition of The Art of the Matter. The radio program... Read More

DePauw Chamber Symphony Presents "Delightful Concert" in England

January 19, 2013

"Tourists and passers-by were treated to a free concert from touring American students," reports This is Oxfordshire. "The Chamber Symphony orchestra from... Read More

Pharez Whitted '82 a "Powerful Soloist with Decibels to Burn": Chicago Tribune

January 19, 2013

"Chicago trumpeter Pharez Whitted owns a richly deserved reputation as a powerhouse soloist with decibels to burn," opines the Chicago Tribune's Howard... Read More

DePauw School of Music Hosts Inaugural Honor Band Program This Weekend

January 10, 2013

The Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts will be the site of the inaugural DePauw University Honor Band program this Saturday and Sunday... Read More

American Theatre Wing's Heather Hitchens '91 to Speak in Illinois  

January 2, 2013

Heather Hitchens, executive director of the American Theatre Wing, which administers the Tony Awards, will make a presentation at Illinois' Atlanta Public... Read More