The Merciad

Choir plans annual show on MU North East campus

Jenny Sabliov, Staff writer

November 27, 2018

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The Mercyhurst University Mary D’Angelo Department of Music presents “Sing We Now of Christmas,” a concert under the direction of Thomas Brooks. This concert consists of the Mercyhurst University Concert Choir and Chamber...

Orchestra, choir unite for holiday

Gabrielle Bejarano, Staff writer

November 27, 2018

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The Mercyhurst University Civic Orchestra, directed by Jonathan Moser, and the Mercyhurst University Concert Choir, directed by Thomas Brooks, will be coming together to present a concert entitled “A Storybook Christmas.” This...

Small ensembles to pack big punch

Ashley Viszneki, Staff writer

November 27, 2018

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This fall’s Small Ensembles concert will take place on Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Walker Recital Hall. One of the ensembles featured in this concert is the flute ensemble. The flutes featured in this ensemble are the C flute...

Zurcher recital was a ‘reed’-y good time

Ashley Viszneki, Staff writer

November 27, 2018

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On Nov. 14 in the Walker Recital Hall, I had the pleasure of attending the faculty recital of Allan Zurcher, D.A., which featured Elizabeth Etter, D.M.A., as well as other D’Angelo Department of Music faculty and friends. The...

Classic ‘Cat’ finds another life in stage performance

Anthony Miller, Opinion editor

November 13, 2018

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The National Theater Live production of Tennessee Williams’ 1955 classic, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” was mostly a success. The play focuses on two characters named Brick and Maggie. They’re stuck in a loveless marriage...

Make a ‘saxophone’ call in the WRH

Jenny Sabliov, Staff writer

November 13, 2018

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On Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. in Walker Recital Hall, Allen Zurcher, D.A., will conclude the faculty recital series for the fall semester. With more than 35 years of experience as a professional musician, composer, arranger and educator,...

Dancers showed off their styles

Lauren Abbott, Editor in chief

November 13, 2018

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The Mercyhurst Dance department dazzled with its fall production “Symphony in Motion.” The performances were held Nov. 9-11 in the Mary D’ Angelo Performing Arts Center. The show featured multiple styles of dance, including...

We hope you ‘wind up’ at this concert

Ashley Viszneki, Staff writer

November 13, 2018

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Get into the holiday mood early with the Mercyhurst Wind Ensemble. The Wind Ensemble, directed by Scott Meier, PhD., will be playing a selection of Christmas songs. These pieces include: “Bring a Torch” arranged by David...

Don’t miss MET Opera simulcast of ‘Marnie’

Erin Almeter, Staff writer

November 13, 2018

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The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture is once again bringing the Metropolitan Opera to Mercyhurst’s Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. This piece premiered at the MET in October. On Nov. 17 at 12:55 p.m., this...

Broadway star comes to MU

Broadway star comes to MU

November 6, 2018

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