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Roche guest pianist dazzles in WRH

March 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On March 18 at 8 p.m., pianist Emily Yap Chua, D.M.A., continued the Roche Guest Artist Series in Walker Recital Hall. Chua is the Music Department Chair and a Professor of Music at Randolph College, and she continues to be an...

Chinese troupe comes to MIAC

Gillian Mazur, Staff writer

March 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Mar. 23, Mercyhurst’s Institute for Arts and Culture will host the Golden Dragon Acrobats. The performance will take place in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. The Golden Dragon Acrobats is a company...

Super performance!

Kristian Biega, News editor

March 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Mercyhurst Dance Department had rightful cause for celebration as they brought Super SoMar Palooza! to life on Feb. 23. In SoMar Dance Works 20th year, the performance shone with creativity, strong and impressive technique...

Soloists perform with orchestra

Sarah Klein, Staff writer

March 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On March 17, the Mercyhurst Civic Orchestra performed their third annual Concert of Soloists under the direction of Jonathan Moser. This yearly concert features the winners of the orchestra’s Concerto/Aria Competition, which...

‘Love’d this performance

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you missed Darlene Love’s performance last Saturday, you really missed a show. Her name might not ring a bell right away, but that is because for much of her life she worked anonymously in studios and on the stage as a backup...

Experience Laker talent at art show

Ashley Viszneki, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Looking for an art fix? Lucky for you, the Cummings Art Gallery is hosting the Patricia S. Yahn ’50 Juried Student Art Show. This art show features a selection of Mercyhurst art students’ best works. These pieces were chosen...

Wind Ensemble put on a great show

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Feb. 17, the Mercyhurst University Wind Ensemble concert performed under the direction of Scott Meier, Ph.D., associate professor of Music Education and Saxophone. The Wind Ensemble consists of flute, oboe, clarinet, bass...

Soroka recital brought down WRH

Jenny Sabliov, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Feb. 13, Katherine Soroka, mezzo-soprano adjunct voice faculty member, graced Walker Recital Hall and commanded its stage with her skills and mastery of the vocal repertoire. Her recital was titled “Songs from the Heart:...

Jazz concert will feature singer soloists

Gabrielle Bejarano, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Have a free Saturday? The Mercyhurst Jazz ensemble will be gracing the stage of Taylor Little Theatre Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. Scott Meyer, Ph.D., will direct this concert. The ensemble will be performing a number of well-known classics...

Supernatural 300

Jenny Sabliov, Staff writer

February 12, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This review contains spoilers. “Supernatural” is the longest running television drama to date. Currently on season 14, the show just aired landmark episode 300 entitled “Lebanon.” “Supernatural” centers around two br...

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