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DePauw School of Music Ensembles Perform at the White House

December 23, 2014

“The experience was surreal, and it hit me at random times that I was walking on the same floors that Abraham Lincoln walked on,” says Jackson V. Bailey… Read More

DePauw School of Music Issues CD of Holiday Favorites

December 10, 2014

At the DePauw University School of Music’s fourth annual Holiday Gala last weekend, Dean Mark McCoy announced the release of a new Holiday Favorites compact… Read More

DePauw University Band's Ninth CD, United Artists, is Released

December 3, 2014

The DePauw University Band, conducted by Craig Paré, proudly announces the release of its ninth compact disc, United Artists.  As with three of its previous… Read More

Choir Director Richard Hynson '75 Celebrates "Divine Obsession"

November 29, 2014

"I have that divine obsession," says Richard Hynson, director of Wisconsin's Bel Canto Chorus and Orchestra. "It's almost an addiction to music-making… Read More

DePauw School of Music Presents Fourth Annual Holiday Gala, Dec. 6-7

November 28, 2014

Each season audiences of all ages relish the DePauw University School of Music’s annual Holiday Gala, which will be presented in two performances this… Read More

DePauw Chamber Players Perform Wednesday Evening

November 27, 2014

The DePauw Chamber Players, along with faculty violist Nicole Brockmann, will present a short concert, “Disorientation and Warmth: The Conflicted Musical… Read More

Four DePauw School of Music Ensembles Invited to Perform at the White House

November 21, 2014

It promises to be a holiday season to remember for approximately 30 DePauw University student musicians.  They'll be traveling to Washington, D.C., next… Read More

Band and Orchestra Perform Prof. Jim Beckel's Music, Nov. 23–24

November 20, 2014

Members of the community have two opportunities to hear the music of DePauw School of Music professor of trombone James A. Beckel Jr., when the University… Read More

Ronen Chamber Ensemble Here Thursday as Part of Faculty Select Series

November 16, 2014

The virtuosic Indianapolis-based Ronen Chamber Ensemble travels to DePauw University to perform on Thursday, Nov. 20 as part of the Faculty Select Concert… Read More

DePauw Jazz Ensemble and Greencastle Middle School Student Musicians Combine for Wednesday Concert

November 13, 2014

The DePauw University Jazz Ensemble invites you to come out of the cold Wednesday evening, November 19, when its members heat things up with hot licks… Read More

Projecto Arcomusical Presents 'New Music for an Ancient Instrument' on Sunday

November 11, 2014

Members of the Projecto Arcomusical from Northern Illinois University will present music for the Afro-Brazilian berimbau, a percussion instrument with… Read More

Jill Lee '07 Named Director of Minnesota's Ripple River Strings

November 11, 2014

Jill (Turner) Lee, a 2007 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed director of the Ripple River Strings, a community orchestra in central Minnesota… Read More

DePauw Percussion Ensemble Presents Fall Showcase Thursday

November 9, 2014

The DePauw Percussion Ensemble, directed by Bonnie Whiting, will present its fall showcase “Percussive Roots,” featuring Erica Dicker as guest violin soloist… Read More

Israeli Cellist Yotam Baruch Performs Monday

November 4, 2014

On Monday, November 10, guest cellist Yotam Baruch will join DePauw University faculty pianist Tony Weinstein for a program of twentieth-century Russian… Read More

Attorney Mercedes Tunstall '95 Joins Pillsbury

November 4, 2014

Mercedes K. Tunstall, a public policy lawyer and 1995 graduate of DePauw University, is joining the law firm of Pillsbury and will work from the Washington… Read More

Grammy-Winning Trio Globo Performs with Vocalist Loire Friday Night

November 3, 2014

The multiple Grammy Award-winning musicians of Trio Globo, a totally original voice in contemporary acoustic jazz, will be joined by rhythm vocalist Loire… Read More

Local Children Invited to Enjoy 13th Annual 'Art Attack' Sunday

October 30, 2014

Putnam County children and their families are invited to help kick off DePauw University's ArtsFest 2014 this Sunday, November 2, by joining in Art Attack… Read More

Musical Outreach of Jeff Krolick '71 Featured in Newspaper

October 29, 2014

"I think music helps the healing process," says Jeff Krolick, a member of DePauw University's Class of 1971, who plays piano five days a week in the main… Read More

2014 Edition of ArtsFest, 'Art & Laughter', Begins Sunday

October 28, 2014

Complete ArtsFest Schedule DePauw University’s 13th annual celebration of the arts, ArtsFest, will begin Sunday, November 2, and continue through Sunday… Read More

School of Music Presents 'Dvoƙák and America' Festival

October 26, 2014

The DePauw University School of Music is pleased to welcome cultural historian and acclaimed author Joseph Horowitz and internationally renowned bass-baritone… Read More

Alice Ripley '85 to Star in Off Broadway's A Christmas Memory

October 23, 2014

"The Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) will star in the Off Broadway premiere of A Christmas Memory, a musical based on an autobiographical… Read More

Prof. Pamela Coburn '74 Honored by HS Alma Mater

October 17, 2014

Pamela J. Coburn, James B. Stewart Distinguished Visiting Professor of Music at DePauw and 1974 graduate of the University, is among the 2014 recipients… Read More

Jazz Ensemble Welcomes New Director at Season Opening Concert

October 13, 2014

Jazz lovers are invited to be on hand as Steven Snyder makes his debut as the new director of the DePauw Jazz Ensemble in its first concert of the season… Read More

Columnist Points to DePauw's Innovative 21st Century Musician Initiative

October 12, 2014

"At today’s music conservatories, the need for formidable change is pervasive, but formidable change is not. It is, however, coming," writes Joe Horowitz… Read More

Faculty Woodwind Ensemble Performs Thursday

October 11, 2014

Several momentous chamber works by prominent 20th-century composers will be featured on the DePauw Faculty Woodwind Ensemble’s sole recital of the semester… Read More

NPR Affiliate's Preview of Thursday Concert Includes Interview with Prof. Kristina Boerger

September 30, 2014

Bloomington, Indiana NPR affiliate WFIU-FM offers a preview of Thursday night's Green Guest Artist Series Concert at DePauw University featuring the string… Read More

DePauw Band Plans Collaborative Performance for Old Gold Weekend

September 30, 2014

“October is my favorite month,” writes composer Eric Whitacre. “Something about the crisp autumn air and the subtle change in light always makes me a little… Read More

Prof. May Phang to Play Schubert Masterpiece in Monday Concert

September 30, 2014

Next Monday, October 6, DePauw University School of Music professor May Phang will perform a recital of solo piano works, including Franz Schubert’s monumental… Read More

String Quartet ETHEL and Grammy-Winning Flutist Robert Mirabal Combine for Thursday Concert

September 26, 2014

Continuing a deeply successful six-year collaboration, the cutting-edge string quartet ETHEL and Native American flutist Robert Mirabal, a three-time Grammy… Read More

Faculty Select Series Presents Anthony Weinstein on October 1

September 25, 2014

The DePauw University School of Music’s Faculty Select Series continues Wednesday, October 1, with a solo performance by pianist Anthony Weinstein, director… Read More

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist James B. Stewart '73 Returns to Campus Tuesday for Concert

September 24, 2014

On Tuesday, September 30, the DePauw University School of Music will present Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist James B. Stewart ’73 in recital with faculty… Read More

DePauw University Choirs Present 'Ilesh: The Soul’s Voyage' Sunday at 3 p.m.

September 23, 2014

DePauw University's Chorus and Chamber Singers, in collaboration with the DePauw Wind Ensemble, invite listeners to travel with them on a soulful voyage… Read More

Pianist Barbara Nissman to Open DePauw's Faculty Select Series Wednesday

September 18, 2014

On Wednesday, September 24, local audiences have the opportunity to hear one of the great proponents of romantic pianism perform in the intimacy of DePauw… Read More

DePauw Orchestra Celebrates New Season with Concert Sunday

September 16, 2014

The DePauw University Orchestra will open its 2014-15 season on Sunday, September 21, with a concert celebrating virtuosity. Rimsky-Korsakov’s flamboyant… Read More

Fourth Annual 'DePauwpalooza' Set for Friday Evening

September 15, 2014

As summer turns to fall, you're invited to celebrate the great outdoors and student-produced sounds as the DePauw University School of Music presents its… Read More

Ian Davidson '80 Named a Regents' Professor

September 13, 2014

Ian Davidson, professor of music at Texas State University and 1980 graduate of DePauw University, has been named a Regents' Professor by The Texas State… Read More

The Revelers Deliver "Louisiana-Bred Party Music" on Sept. 17

September 12, 2014

The Revelers, a Louisiana supergroup composed of founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and the Pine Leaf Boys, will bring their unique sound to DePauw… Read More

Erin Johnson '14 Sings Her Way to 'Prescott Idol' Crown

September 6, 2014

Erin Johnson, a music teacher in Arizona and 2003 graduate of DePauw University, "sang her way to the top Thursday night and became the Prescott 2014 Idol… Read More

DePauw School of Music and Two Other Entities Form New Partnership to Benefit Indianapolis Region

September 5, 2014

The DePauw University School of Music is teaming with New Amsterdam Presents (the parent company of the record label of tomorrow night's visiting performers… Read More

DePauw's 21st Century Musician Initiative is 'Making Classical New'

September 5, 2014

With market pressures facing the world of classical music, "Even top conservatories are today encouraging their students to think innovatively," notes… Read More

Green Guest Artist Series Welcomes Grammy-Winning Roomful of Teeth Saturday

August 31, 2014

DePauw University's Green Guest Artist Concert Series welcomes the Grammy Award-winning “vocal project” Roomful of Teeth, Saturday, September 6, at 7:30… Read More

Prof. Kerry Jennings Contributes to Indy Star's Classical Music Coverage

August 30, 2014

In the view of the Indianapolis Star's Neal Taflinger, "it's clear to me, at least anecdotally, that far more people enjoy classical music than are interested… Read More

Tickets on Sale Monday for 2014-15 Concert Season at Green Center for the Performing Arts

August 17, 2014

A boundary-breaking new concert season awaits audiences in 2014-15 at DePauw University’s Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts (GCPA)… Read More

Leslie Koehlinger '79 Joins Not-For-Profit's Board

August 11, 2014

Leslie Koehlinger, a 1979 graduate of DePauw University, has been elected to the board of directors of Recovery Health Services, which provides senior… Read More

DePauw's 21st Century Musician Initiative Mentioned on Radio's Diane Rehm Show

July 22, 2014

"I was a consultant this past fall at DePauw University in Indiana, where the curriculum is going to be revamped to produce, they hope, the 21st century… Read More

Marjorie Needham Latzko '52, Vocal Group Hall of Fame Inductee, Remembers Her Days in The Chordettes

July 17, 2014

The voice of Marjorie Needham Latzko, a member of DePauw University's Class of 1952, continues to echo whenever the song Mr. Sandman, a #1 hit in 1954… Read More

New Composition by Prof. Scott Perkins to Debut in Boston This Week

June 26, 2014

A new work for choir and organ composed by Scott Perkins, assistant professor of music at DePauw University, will be premiered tomorrow at the American… Read More

Adam Bodony '08 is Artistic Director of Bloomington Symphony Orchestra

June 24, 2014

The newly-appointed artistic director of the the Bloomington (Indiana) Symphony Orchestra is "a gifted young conductor named Adam Bodony," writes Peter… Read More

Wednesday Concert to Mark 150th Birthday of Richard Strauss

June 9, 2014

"Pianist Claude Cymerman, emeritus professor of music at DePauw University, and cellist Eric Edberg, the Cassel Grubb Professor of Music at DPU, will perform… Read More

Kay Shelton '89 is National President of the Lincoln Memorial Highway Association

June 5, 2014

"Have you ever seen the red, white and blue roads signs with the big blue L and wondered what they were? Kay Shelton knows, and well she should," reports… Read More

School of Music Receives NEA Award in Support of Dvorák Festival

May 18, 2014

The DePauw University School of Music has received its first National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant award. The $10,000 grant is earmarked for a weeklong… Read More

Tucker, Minar and Oxnam Awards Recognize Faculty Excellence  

May 9, 2014

Two members of the DePauw University faculty -- Wade N. Hazel, professor of biology, and Nachimuthu Manickam, professor of mathematics and chair of the… Read More

School of Music and Fifth House Ensemble Present 'Harvest: A Celebration of the People, Place and Stories of Putnam County'

May 5, 2014

On Sunday, May 11, at 3 p.m. in the Green Center for the Performing Art’s Kresge Auditorium, Fifth House Ensemble (5HE), the DePauw University Orchestra… Read More

Tad Robinson Joins DePauw Jazz Ensemble for Wednesday Performance

May 4, 2014

Greencastle’s soulful, globetrotting singer Tad Robinson will join the DePauw Jazz Ensemble to perform the music of Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, Harry… Read More

DePauw Music Ensembles Finish Year with French Masterpieces

April 29, 2014

As a busy academic year comes to a close, the DePauw University Orchestra, University Chorus and DePauw Chamber Singers present two important and delightful… Read More

Claire Jagla '12 Will Teach in South Korea with Fulbright ETA

April 28, 2014

Claire E. Jagla, a 2012 graduate of DePauw University, is the recipient of an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition… Read More

Percussion@Peeler Offers Art and Music Immersion on Wednesday

April 24, 2014

The DePauw Percussion Studio, directed by Bonnie Whiting, will present a program of solo and chamber works for percussion on Wednesday, April 30 at 6 p… Read More

Sarah Masterson '06 Presents Piano Recital at Fitchburg State U

April 22, 2014

Sarah E. Masterson, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, will present a piano recital at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts on Sunday, April… Read More

Frank Jacobs '66 to Lead Musical Commemoration of Kent State Anniversary

April 19, 2014

"Frank Jacobs was a state away when four students were shot to death at Kent State University (KSU) on May 4, 1970, as anti-war protests escalated there… Read More

Alice Ripley '85 to Perform in Broadway Tribute & Fundraiser

April 16, 2014

Alice Ripley, Tony Award-winning actress and singer and a member of DePauw University's Class of 1985, has joined the roster of artists participating in… Read More

Grammy-Winning Singer Bobby McFerrin Brings spirityouall to the Green Center Tuesday

April 9, 2014

You probably remember him as the guy who wrote “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” Bobby McFerrin is that guy, as well as the winner of 10 Grammy Awards and the first… Read More

Sunday Band Concert Prepares DePauw Students for Ninth CD Recording

April 9, 2014

The DePauw University Band -- joined by faculty soloists Eric Edberg (cello) and Carla Edwards (organ) -- presents its final concert of the 2013-14 academic… Read More

Chanticleer, Grammy-Winning A Cappella Choir, Here Saturday

April 7, 2014

April showers will bring more than flowers to Greencastle this month. With the passing of winter, an embarrassment of riches will also be popping up at… Read More

School of Music Concerto Competition Winners Perform with DePauw Orchestra Sunday

April 1, 2014

The eight winners of the 2014 DePauw Concerto Competition will perform in concert with the DePauw University Orchestra this Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m.… Read More

2014 Grammy Nominee Mary Lambert (Same Love) at DePauw April 8

March 14, 2014

Mary Lambert, whose hit song Same Love was nominated for two 2014 Grammy Awards, including "Song of the Year," will bring her talents to DePauw University… Read More

Jazz Ensemble Swings Into Spring at Tuesday Concert

March 13, 2014

Before students head south for spring break, the DePauw Jazz Ensemble, led by Mark McCoy, will get in a few hot licks in a superb mix of settings and styles… Read More

Singer-Songwriter Amy Andrews Performs on March 19

March 12, 2014

Singer-songwriter Amy Andrews -- whose sound has been described as "the perfect marriage of Alison Krauss purity and Patty Griffin soul" -- comes to DePauw… Read More

Amernet String Quartet Visits for Sunday Concert with Prof. May Phang

March 12, 2014

On Sunday, March 16, the DePauw University School of Music will present the internationally renowned Amernet String Quartet in performance with DePauw… Read More

Prof. May Phang "A Pianist to Watch," Notes American Record Guide

March 11, 2014

Of Travels Through Time, the new compact disc by May Phang, American Record Guide notes, "The recording was made at DePauw University, where Phang is professor… Read More

Guest Soloist Randy Salman Performs with University Band Sunday

March 5, 2014

The DePauw University Band welcomes School of Music faculty member Randy Salman as guest clarinet soloist this Sunday, when it performs Artie Shaw’s masterful… Read More

DePauw Opera Presents Updated Version of The Secret Gardener This Weekend

February 24, 2014

In 1775, an 18-year-old Mozart wrote La finta giardiniera, a comic opera on the eternal topic of the confusion of love. Loosely translated, the title means… Read More

Joe Brent '97 and Sara Caswell Coming for Feb. 26 Performance

February 18, 2014

DePauw University's Performing Arts Series presents Joe Brent, a 1997 graduate of DePauw on mandolin, and Sara Caswell, violin, in a Wednesday, February… Read More

DePauw Faculty Woodwind Quintet to Perform Monday

February 12, 2014

The DePauw Faculty Woodwind Quintet will present three works of great contrast by Czech, Russian and American composers on Monday, February 17.  The concert… Read More

Celebrated Composer John Corigliano Coming for 'Music of the 21st Century'

February 6, 2014

For the twelfth annual "Music of the 21st Century" festival, February 1014, the DePauw University School of Music will host internationally renowned composer… Read More

Doug Elmore '86 Honored as Indiana HS Orchestra Teacher of the Year

February 5, 2014

Doug Elmore, orchestra teacher Floyd County Central High School and Highland Hills Middle School and 1986 graduate of DePauw University, is the Indiana… Read More

Urbanski to Lead Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Star Soloist at DePauw Concert Sunday

February 4, 2014

DePauw University's Green Guest Artist Concert series will present the Indianapolis Symphony in a romantic program of Strauss, Mozart and Beethoven, this… Read More

Piano Prof. May Phang Releases Travels Through Time

February 2, 2014

Travels Through Time, a collection of original compositions and transcriptions for piano by May Phang, associate professor of music at DePauw University… Read More

Student Musicians Receive Intercollegiate Distinction

January 29, 2014

Five DePauw University student musicians -- Daniel Hickey (clarinet), Robert Martens (oboe), William Nicholas (tuba), Eleanor Price (flute) and Carly Tebelman… Read More

Norwegian Lars Gjerde to Present 'Forbidden Organ Concert' Saturday

January 28, 2014

Norwegian organist Lars Gjerde will present a lecture-recital, “The Forbidden Organ Concert,” at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, February 1.  Gjerde's program… Read More

Faculty Select Series Presents 'A Romantic Liederabend' Monday

January 22, 2014

The DePauw University School of Music greets the beginning of the Spring 2014 semester on Monday, January 27, with a romantic evening of song. The concert… Read More

DePauw Hosts Second Annual Honor Band Program This Weekend

January 14, 2014

The DePauw University School of Music will host its second annual Honor Band program this Saturday and Sunday, January 18–19, at the Judson and Joyce Green… Read More

Cellist Eric Amidon '97 Provides Musical Outreach to Children

January 9, 2014

Eric Amidon, cellist with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and 1997 graduate of DePauw University, will present interactive Charming Cello KinderConcerts… Read More

DePauw Chamber Singers Launch Winter Term Tour with Sunday Concert

January 8, 2014

Performances by the DePauw University School of Music resume this Sunday, January 12, when the DePauw Chamber Singers kick off the ensemble’s 2014 North… Read More

DePauw Chamber Singers Touring Texas and Mexico

January 4, 2014

The DePauw University Chamber Singers will perform in Texas on Thursday, January 16, at Lone Star College-Montgomery.  The performance, in the college's… Read More