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Rebecca Cohen (left), Nora Lynch, Laney Schuesselin and Mary Helen Rhodes talk with Ava Street, executive director of ‘Thacker Jr. Radio Hour,’ during host auditions.

‘Thacker Jr. Radio Hour’ is Live this Weekend, By and For Kids

Student director rounds out Honors College capstone project January 23, 2020 by Lynn Adams Wilkins When “Thacker Jr. Radio Hour” takes the stage at 6 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 25) in Nutt Auditorium, it will mean more than an opportunity for talented young Oxonians to create great free radio entertainment in the Thacker Mountain tradition. And […]

New Music Faculty Member Performs Friday

Nave Graham to play flute pieces by Debussy, Jolivet and more January 22, 2020 by Lynn Adams Wilkins Flutist Nave Graham performs her first solo faculty recital since joining the University of Mississippi Department of Music on Friday (Jan. 24). Graham, who joined the faculty in August, will be accompanied by Adrienne Park, instructor of […]

Acclaimed mezzo-soprano Sandra Piques Eddy (right) conducts a master class as part of the UM Living Music Resource’s Living Music Institute in 2019. This year’s Living Music Institute includes an aria competition that is open to the public at 10 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 19) in Nutt Auditorium Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss

Aria Competition Caps off Weekend of Opportunity for Singers

Public invited to hear participants Sunday in UM Nutt Auditorium January 17, 2020 by Lynn Adams Wilkins Sunday morning will find eight dedicated young singers, about to embark upon their professional careers, singing their hearts out at the University of Mississippi. Each singer will perform two arias, and the winner of the competition will receive […]

Nancy Maria Balach (left), artistic director of the Living Music Resource and host of ‘LMR Live,’ talks on the set with Oxford musician Effie Burt. ‘LMR Live’ provides a variety of useful information, along with lively energy and a playful vibe. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss

Panel Offers Expertise on Thinking and Working Entrepreneurially

‘LMR Live’ airs show online, offers free seating Friday in Nutt Auditorium January 16, 2020 by Lynn Adams Wilkins How can performers and artists create opportunity by engaging with their communities? This is one of the questions “LMR Live” will take on during its 30th episode, set for 7:30 p.m. Friday (Jan. 17) in Nutt […]

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UM Professors Collaborate with Counterparts Through SEC Grant

Faculty Travel Program encourages, supports conference partnerships DECEMBER 17, 2019 BY SHEA STEWART Thirteen University of Mississippi professors are taking part in this year’s SEC Faculty Travel Program, strengthening the university’s collaborations with fellow Southeastern Conference institutions and offering UM professors an opportunity to interact with their counterparts. Established in 2012 by the SEC presidents and chancellors, […]

Music Professor Part of Grammy-Nominated Vocal Group

Award-winning choir Conspirare just received ninth nomination DECEMBER 11, 2019 BY LYNN WILKINS Jos Milton keeps a full schedule at the University of Mississippi Department of Music, including teaching classes and voice and giving private lessons, all while maintaining his own performance schedule as an acclaimed tenor. It’s that last one that recently got the […]

The University of Mississippi Department of Music will offer its 2019 Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss

UM Holiday Concert Slated for Dec. 5

Crowd favorite returns to the Ford Center November 29, 2019 by Lynn Adams Wilkins For anyone with a busy schedule wondering how to get in the holiday spirit, the University of Mississippi Department of Music offers its 2019 Holiday Concert. This popular Oxford holiday event is set for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Gertrude […]

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Next ‘First Tuesdays’ Performance Features Flutist on Dec. 3

Lunchtime music series in Bryant Hall continues with Nave Graham NOVEMBER 26, 2019 BY LYNN ADAMS WILKINS The next performance in the First Tuesdays in Bryant Hall Noontime Music Series features flutist and new University of Mississippi instructor of music Nave Graham on Dec. 3. Graham will play three pieces for flute and electronics. One […]

International Fellowship Takes UM Music Professor to Nigeria

George Dor conducts research, collaborates with Nigerian colleagues NOVEMBER 4, 2019 BY LYNN WILKINS George Worlasi Kwasi Dor, professor of music and ethnomusicology at the University of Mississippi, had a very productive summer, and his activities promise to pay dividends for his students for years to come. Dor conducted field research, collaborated on academic course […]

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First Tuesdays in Bryant Hall Continues Nov. 5

Noontime music series features ambient music this month NOVEMBER 4, 2019  BY LYNN ADAMS WILKINS The First Tuesdays in Bryant Hall Noontime Music Series has, to date, featured music for piano and for clarinet and piano; cello, flute and voice are slated for upcoming performances. But this Tuesday (Nov. 5), Michael Gardiner will perform on […]