Music

Senior from Brazil Places First in Statewide Piano Competition

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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.

Koontz to Present on Steel Drum in Japan

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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).

Clemmer Named Director of Bands at EKU

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Dr. David Clemmer has been named director of bands and assistant professor of music at Eastern Kentucky University.

He will conduct the EKU Wind Ensemble, oversee graduate wind studies, and coordinate the athletic bands program.