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Music employs Suzuki method

Music employs Suzuki method

September 12, 2017

Catch ‘Angels’ Part 2 in PAC

Steven Martz, Staff writer

September 12, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Once again, the Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture is showing a performance from National Theatre Live. The performance is “Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes.” It is a two-part series. Unfortunately,...

Dance creates elite Protégé Program for Erie community

Megan Lay, Contributing writer

September 12, 2017

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This fall, the Mercyhurst Dance department instituted a new Protégé Program for students ages 12 to 18. The goal of this program is to provide supplemental, individualized classical ballet instruction from Mercyhurst’s experienced...

Music faculty featured

Music faculty featured

September 12, 2017

Jazzed for Jazz Ensemble

Jeanette Fournier, Staff writer

April 25, 2017

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Come out to Taylor Little Theatre this Saturday, for a program of jazz in many shapes and styles from the Mercyhurst Jazz Ensemble. The Jazz Ensemble consists of Mercyhurst music majors, as well as musicians from other majors,...

Winds will take your breath away

Jeanette Fournier, Staff writer

April 25, 2017

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On May 6, the Mercyhurst Wind Ensemble will give a concert in the Performing Arts Center. The ensemble, directed by Scott Meier, Ph.D., will be playing a variety of music from traditional literature to newer contemporary works. “Each...

‘Fate of the Furious’ could’ve been better

Kristofer Gossett, Ph.D, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In case you’re behind on the clever numbering in the “Fast and the Furious” franchise, we have arrived upon the eighth installment with this year’s “Fate of the Furious.” This is F. Gary Gray’s first time behind...

Mistaken identity leads to a love triangle

Steven Martz, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

May 7 is your chance for an afternoon at a world–class British performance without paying for airfare or going through the pesky TSA security checkpoints. The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture (MIAC) is bringing you...

Mercyhurst music student composers to premier their compositions in concert

Eleanor Hein, Staff writer

April 18, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s that time of year again: the snow is not falling, the temperature is not dropping and the music department is not decomposing. Unsure about the last claim? Come see for yourself at the 2017 annual Composers Concert. The...

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