Dozens of cultural events spotlighting the talents of Eastern Kentucky University students are scheduled during the school year. They include concerts, plays, dance performances and art exhibits.
Jenna Sehmann, Richmond, a sophomore oboe major at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected to attend the 2014 Bay View Music Festival.
The Madison Winds, Eastern Kentucky University’s faculty woodwind quintet, has been invited to perform at the International Clarinet Association Conference on July 30 in Baton Rouge, La.
Andrew Sehmann, Richmond, a junior music performance major at Eastern Kentucky University, received second place in the 2014 Southeast Regional Horn Workshop Solo Competition, held recently at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Eastern Kentucky University choral conducting graduate assistant Hannah Draper Burnett, formerly of Stamping Ground, will perform as a member of VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble when the group presents Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “All Night Vespers” on Feb. 15 and 16.
Another Eastern Kentucky University student from Brazil has earned first place in a statewide piano competition.
An Eastern Kentucky University student from Brazil recently earned first place in a statewide piano competition.
Gabriel Fernandes, a senior Honors Program student with a perfect 4.0 GPA, placed first in the Blue Grass Young Artist Division in the Music Teachers National Association event in Murray.
Jason Koontz, professor and director of percussion studies at Eastern Kentucky University, has been selected to travel to Japan Oct. 14-28 as part of an exchange program with the Madison County International Committee (MCIC) and the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP).
Eastern Kentucky University Department of Music Chair Rob James was elected recently to serve a two-year term as president of the Kentucky Association of College Music Departments.
A Frankfort man has received the Robert E. Whitt Memorial Endowed Award in Choral Music Excellence at Eastern Kentucky University.