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Baritone Robert Maril '02 to Help Raise Funds for Hometown Theatre

December 26, 2012

Robert T. Maril, a 2002 graduate of DePauw University, will return to his hometown of Ponca City, Oklahoma, to take part in a December 29 fundraiser for… Read More

Chamber Singers Produce CD, Songs of Old DePauw

December 25, 2012

The DePauw University School of Music is releasing its first recording on the newly-created label, DePauw University Recordings, Songs of Old DePauw. "The… Read More

Star Reviews Performance by "Fiery Trumpeter" Pharez Whitted '82

December 17, 2012

"Pharez Whitted is about as steeped in Indianapolis and its jazz history as anyone, but he seems to have really blossomed, like so many other talented… Read More

Prof. Orcenith Smith's Leadership of Indy Philharmonic Noted in Star

December 11, 2012

An Indianapolis Star story on area orchestras notes, "The oldest community orchestra in the area is the Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis, started… Read More

DePauw School of Music Reaches Into Community with New Effort

December 8, 2012

The DePauw School of Music is pleased to announce the creation of a preparatory music program for the Greencastle community. This new initiative will allow… Read More

IU Prof. Glenn Gass to Examine Impact of Sgt. Pepper, 45 Years After Release of Beatles' Classic

November 29, 2012

Glenn Gass, Provost Professor of Music at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, will examine the impact of one of The Beatles' seminal works in… Read More

School of Music's Holiday Gala Set for December 1 & 2

November 19, 2012

The music and spirit of the holidays will fill the Green Center for the Performing Arts on December 1 & 2 as the DePauw University School of Music presents… Read More

Thomas Cooley '91 to Perform in Minneapolis Concerts

November 18, 2012

Thomas Cooley, tenor and 1991 graduate of DePauw University, will be among the featured performers in two holiday concerts by the Musicians of the Minnesota… Read More

Enjoy Thanksgiving Concert by DePauw Orchestra Monday

November 16, 2012

A festive Thanksgiving week concert by the DePauw University Orchestra will be presented Monday, November 19, at Kresge Auditorium, located within DePauw's… Read More

DePauw Band Will Explore Crucible Theme and Other Musical Ideas at Sunday Concert

November 14, 2012

You're invited to enjoy a performance by the DePauw University Band this Sunday, November 18, at 3 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium, located within the Green… Read More

Prof. Scott Perkins Premieres New Opera at Kennedy Center in Nation's Capital

November 14, 2012

On Monday, November 19, members of the Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program will present the world premiere of a short chamber… Read More

DePauw Percussion Ensemble Explores 'The Drums of War' Thursday Night

November 13, 2012

The DePauw Percussion Ensemble, directed by Amy Lynn Barber, explores percussion in the service and depiction of war in a dramatic program in Kresge Auditorium… Read More

DePauw Vocalists Win 22 Awards at Statewide Competition

November 7, 2012

DePauw University student vocalists won twenty-two awards, with thirteen students receiving first place honors at the Indiana State National Association… Read More

Classical Guitarist Miloš Karadaglic Joins Indianapolis Symphony for DePauw Concert

November 5, 2012

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra returns to DePauw University this Sunday, November 11, for a 3 p.m. concert in the Judson and Joyce Green Center for… Read More

2012 ArtsFest, Exploring 'Art & the Other,' Begins Sunday

October 26, 2012

ArtsFest 2012 Schedule You're invited to be entertained, enlightened and encouraged to explore as DePauw University presents its eleventh annual celebration… Read More

Orlando Cela '97 Performs Two California Concerts This Week

October 15, 2012

Flutist Orlando Cela, a 1997 graduate of DePauw University, will present two performances in California this week. The concerts -- set for Wednesday, October… Read More

Prof. Emeritus Cleveland Johnson Named Director of the National Music Museum

October 10, 2012

Cleveland T. Johnson, professor emeritus of music at DePauw University, has been appointed director of the National Music Museum (NMM). Dr. Johnson recently… Read More

DePauw Band Performs at 3 p.m.; Hear it Live on WGRE

October 7, 2012

Today's concert by the DePauw University Band can be heard anywhere in the world via student radio station WGRE. The 3 p.m. performance, which takes place… Read More

DePauw Chamber Singers & University Chorus Perform Tonight

October 5, 2012

The DePauw University School of Music welcomes alumni back to campus for Old Gold Weekend with a concert tonight featuring the university-wide choirs:… Read More

Saxophonist & Peace Activist George Wolfe Visits Campus This Week

September 30, 2012

Saxophonist George Wolfe, "performs with beautiful tone, impeccable intonation, and assured technique in a wide range of stylistic contexts," opined Thomas… Read More

Percussion@Peeler Features Chinese Art & Music Wednesday

September 28, 2012

The DePauw Percussion Studio, directed by Amy Lynn Barber, will present a program of contemporary solo and chamber works for percussion -- composed and… Read More

Retired Music Prof. Leo Goeke Dies at Age 75

September 23, 2012

Leo F. Goeke, a renowned lyric tenor who served as a professor in the DePauw University School of Music from 1992 to 2004 and directed the University's… Read More

Sunday's Orchestra Concert to Recognize DePauw's 175th Anniversary

September 20, 2012

Noting the 175th Anniversary of DePauw University, the DePauw Orchestra will open its season this Sunday, September 23, with a concert celebrating music… Read More

2012-13 DePauw Theatre Season Opens with Into the Woods

September 18, 2012

In Into the Woods, DePauw Theatre’s first production of the 2012-13 season, audiences are met with familiar fairy tale characters like Little Red Riding… Read More

Director of Acclaimed Choir, Julia White '83, Steps Down

September 14, 2012

"Julia J. White of Harrisonburg has resigned her position as artistic director and founder of the Shenandoah Valley Children's Choir," reports the Daily… Read More

The Percussion Plus Project Performs Sunday at 3 p.m.

September 10, 2012

The Percussion Plus Project, under the direction of Amy Lynn Barber, celebrates its twentieth season with a concert this Sunday, September 16, at DePauw… Read More

PROJECT Trio to Perform at DePauw

September 10, 2012

The Brooklyn, New York-based PROJECT Trio brings their unique mix of musical styles to Kresge Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19.  Greg… Read More

NY Times Features New Composition by Kevin James '83

August 23, 2012

"Most performers who have been inclined to commemorate John Cage’s centenary this season have done so by performing Cage’s music," begins a review published… Read More

Creative Talents of DePauw Students & Alumni On Display in Maya: Illusions

August 7, 2012

Have you ever had a recurring nightmare? What if you could no longer tell the difference between your dreams and reality? How would you react if your answer… Read More

Prof. Gregory Ristow Named Artistic Director of Encore Vocal Arts

August 5, 2012

"Encore Vocal Arts, a small choral ensemble founded 40 years ago by Elise Marshall, has named Gregory Ristow as its new artistic director," reports the… Read More

Two School of Music Faculty Members Perform in Wednesday Night Concert

July 31, 2012

Tomorrow night's Greencastle Summer Music Festival concert will feature "an evening of American songs," reports the Banner-Graphic. "Tenor Kerry Jennings… Read More

Senior Percussionist Josiah Rushing Featured in Wednesday Night Concert

July 24, 2012

Tomorrow night's concert presented as part of the Greencastle Summer Music Festival "is only the second in the festival's eight-year history to feature… Read More

Prof. Orcenith Smith Lends Talents and New Composition to Indiana University-Southeast String Clinic

July 12, 2012

Orcenith Smith, professor of music at DePauw University and director of orchestras, will serve as a guest conductor and has composed a work for the final… Read More

Music With Friends  

June 29, 2012

Wednesday nights in Greencastle have been a little less quiet for the past few summers. From June to August, the sounds of pianos, cellos and guitars can… Read More

Two Professors Contribute to Camp for Young Musicians

June 20, 2012

Two DePauw University School of Music professors -- Eric Edberg and Orcenith Smith -- are spending this week mentoring young Indianapolis musicians. The… Read More

Prof. Katya Kramer-Lapin Performs for Greencastle Summer Music Festival

June 19, 2012

Katya Kramer-Lapin (piano), part-time accompanist and part-time assistant professor of music at DePauw University, and her husband, Matvey Lapin (violin)… Read More

Case Nafziger '12 is Semifinalist in National Vocal Competition

June 19, 2012

Case M. Nafziger, a May 2012 graduate of DePauw University, is among 18 competitors who will take part in the semifinals of the inaugural National Association… Read More

Sara Mummey '04 is Executive Director of Lafayette Symphony Orchestra

June 16, 2012

"Like her first year as operations manager and assistant director with the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, Sara Mummey’s first two months as executive director… Read More

Carl Frank '10 Named a Resident Artist for Florentine Opera Company

June 14, 2012

Carl Frank, a baritone and 2010 graduate of DePauw University, has been named a resident artist for the Florentine Opera Company's 2012-13 Studio Program… Read More

Professors Claude Cymerman & Eric Edberg Perform Wednesday Night Concert

June 12, 2012

"Pianist Claude Cymerman and cellist Eric Edberg, both professors at the DePauw University School of Music, will perform music by Henri Duparc and Cesar… Read More

DePauw Chamber Players Perform at Gobin Church Tomorrow Night

June 5, 2012

The Greencastle Summer Music Festival continues tomorrow night, Wednesday June 6, with a performance by the DePauw Chamber Players. DePauw University School… Read More

Three DePauw Faculty Members Perform in Greencastle Summer Music Festival Opener

May 29, 2012

The 2012 Greencastle Summer Music Festival opens tomorrow with a free "shuffle concert," reports the Banner-Graphic. The program, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday… Read More

Donna Burroughs '76 Named Superintendent of Indiana School Corporation

May 17, 2012

"I’m excited about the opportunity for working with great teachers at Triton," says Donna Burroughs.  The 1976 DePauw University graduate has been appointed… Read More

Prof. Kerry Lee Jennings to Perform at Indianapolis Benefit Concert

May 3, 2012

"Charles Stanton, the new vice president for institutional advancement with the Arts Council of Indianapolis, is also a baritone who will perform several… Read More

Tenor Joseph Shadday '09 to be Featured at Saturday Concert

May 2, 2012

Joseph Shadday, a tenor and 2009 graduate of the DePauw University School of Music, will be featured in Saturday's performance of the Berlioz Requiem at… Read More

Musical Tribute to Prof. Cassel Grubb on Sunday

May 2, 2012

The DePauw University School of Music will pay tribute to one of the most beloved teachers and leaders in its long history this Sunday, May 6, when it… Read More

Jennifer Smith '08 Appearing in The Confession

May 1, 2012

Jennifer Smith, a 2008 graduate of DePauw University, is among the cast in Blue Gate Theater's production of The Confession. The company, based in Shipshewana… Read More

Joseph Shadday '09 Sings on Indianapolis NBC Affiliate

April 29, 2012

Joe Shadday, tenor and 2009 graduate of DePauw University, performed on WTHR's morning newscast.  Shadday sang Lerner and Loewe's On the Street Where You… Read More

Gift by Vera May Kierstead-Farber '36 Renovates Thompson Recital Hall

April 21, 2012

"At age 99, Vera May Kierstead-Farber, a longtime Greencastle resident and 1936 graduate of DePauw University, has taken to giving gifts on her birthday… Read More

Enjoy Jazz Ensemble Concert Monday Night

April 19, 2012

The DePauw Jazz Ensemble will present its final concert of the spring semester this Monday, April 23.  The public is invited to attend the free performance… Read More

DePauw University Band Performs Sunday at 3 p.m.

April 18, 2012

The DePauw University Band will present a concert this Sunday, April 22, with a program that will feature a variety musical of styles. The performance… Read More

Percussion Ensemble Presents 'Triple Play' Thursday Night

April 17, 2012

The DePauw Percussion Ensemble will present its 2012 spring concert, Triple Play, this Thursday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Thompson Recital Hall of the… Read More

Winners of Concerto Competition Perform Sunday at 3 p.m.

April 11, 2012

The winners of the 2012 DePauw University School of Music Concerto Competition will perform with the DePauw University Orchestra this Sunday, April 15… Read More

Prof. Carla Edwards to Perform in Upstate New York

April 5, 2012

Carla Edwards, professor of organ in the DePauw University School of Music, will perform a concert for the music department of Binghamton University in… Read More

Fulbright Award Recipient Case Nafziger '12 Will Teach in South Korea

April 3, 2012

DePauw University senior Case M. Nafziger will spend the upcoming academic year in South Korea teaching English as a result of being awarded an English… Read More

Prof. David Gellman Contributes to Bruce Springsteen, Cultural Studies, and the Runaway American Dream

March 28, 2012

David N. Gellman, professor of history at DePauw University, contributes an essay to Bruce Springsteen, Cultural Studies, and the Runaway American Dream… Read More

Indy Star Notes Last Week's DePauw Performance by Indianapolis Symphony

March 25, 2012

A feature in today's Indianapolis Star on Krzysztof Urbanski, the new music director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, notes, "Getting more opportunity… Read More

DePauw Musicians Contribute to Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Concert: Indy Star

March 17, 2012

Also: ISO Peforms at DePauw March 18 In a review of last night's Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra performance of Holst's The Planets, the Indianapolis… Read More

Junior Places Second at 2012 Young Artists Competition

March 14, 2012

Emily Smith, a junior vocal performance major at DePauw University, was awarded second place in the college division for both undergraduate and graduate… Read More

American String Quartet Here March 14 & 15

March 9, 2012

The DePauw University School of Music welcomes the American String Quartet to campus for a two day visit next week. The Quartet will present a master class… Read More

Frank Portolese '75 Profiled in Just Jazz Guitar

March 9, 2012

"Frank Portolese is a jazz guitarist with a voice uniquely his own," begins a piece published in Just Jazz Guitar. "His guitar playing reflects a deep… Read More

Jazz Ensemble Pays Tribute to Duke Ellington at Wednesday Concert

March 9, 2012

The DePauw University Jazz Ensemble will be paying tribute to the music of history's most influential jazz musicians, Duke Ellington, at its opening concert… Read More

DePauw Band Presents Sunday Afternoon Concert

March 7, 2012

The DePauw University Band will present a concert on Sunday, March 11, with a program that will feature a variety musical of styles. The performance begins… Read More

Krzysztof Urbański Conducts Holst's The Planets and Barber's Adagio for Strings at DePauw, March 18

March 5, 2012

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Krzysztof Urbański will present two masterworks in the classical repertoire -- Samuel Barber's… Read More

Jason Asbury '95 to be Featured in NJ 'Festival of Organists'

March 1, 2012

Jason Asbury, a 1995 graduate of DePauw University, will be among the featured performers who "will perform music ranging from Louis Marchand to Maurice… Read More

DePauw Opera Presents Albert Herring, March 1 - 4

February 26, 2012

A 1940s comedic opera, set in turn-of-the-century Britain, featuring contemporary lighting effects and visual projections. These are just a few descriptors… Read More

Prof. Lennie Foy Performs Twice at UW-River Falls This Weekend

February 21, 2012

"On Friday, Feb. 24, guest artist internationally-known jazz trumpeter and music educator Leonard Foy from DePauw University School of Music, will perform… Read More

Musical Outreach of Linden Christ '05 Featured in Newspaper Story

February 20, 2012

"I really have a joy of performing and being able to share the music that I love with kids who wouldn’t get a chance to hear it," says Linden Christ, artistic… Read More

Composer Joseph Schwantner, Here This Week, Among 2012 Grammy Winners

February 13, 2012

Among the winners at last night's 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, "The Best Solo Instrumental Album was Chasing Light, with music by Joseph Schwantner… Read More

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Joseph Schwantner Here for 'Music of the 21st Century', February 15 - 19

February 10, 2012

Known for his dramatic and unique style and as a gifted orchestral colorist, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Joseph Schwantner will be on the DePauw University… Read More

Guest Composer Joseph Schwantner and ISO Among Spring School of Music Offerings

February 3, 2012

With approximately 80 events scheduled, the DePauw University School of Music's Spring 2012 season promises profound and captivating music for all audiences… Read More

Performing Arts Series Presents Piano-Organ Concert Tuesday

February 1, 2012

Bridging the gap between traditional piano and organ repertoire -- with original advances to more contemporary and popular genres -- Martin Ellis, on the… Read More

School of Music Offers New Sunday Radio Program, Music for Life

January 31, 2012

The DePauw University School of Music is reaching out to the greater community with an innovative new radio show, Music for Life, which debuts this Sunday… Read More

Indianapolis Star Talks with Dramaturg Richard Roberts '81

January 22, 2012

As resident dramaturg for Indiana Repertory Theatre, Richard J Roberts asks when considering a production, "Why here? Why now? Why for this audience? What… Read More

Dean Mark McCoy Discusses J.S. Bach with Investor's Business Daily

January 22, 2012

"Though his music is incredibly intelligent and complex, it speaks in profound ways to people who have no earthly idea what is going on musically," Mark… Read More

Five Student Musicians Selected to Perform at State Convention

January 17, 2012

Five members of the DePauw University Band have been accepted to participate in the Indiana Intercollegiate Band, a select ensemble that will meet during… Read More

School of Music's "Free Gift to Indiana Schools" is Well Received

January 10, 2012

"A free gift to Indiana schools" from the DePauw University School of Music -- a special recording of The Star-Spangled Banner -- has been greeted with… Read More

Amy Hayes '05 Makes News with Her 'Intimate Opera' Company

January 5, 2012

"I think we have to reduce opera apprehension," Amy Hayes, co-founder and executive director of Intimate Opera of Indianapolis and 2005 graduate of DePauw… Read More

Prof. Emeritus Cassel Grubb, Former Leader of School of Music, Passes Away

January 2, 2012

Cassel Grubb, professor emeritus of music at DePauw and former director of the DePauw University School of Music, passed away last night in Greencastle… Read More