MSUM brings Chinese pipa player to campus

Chinese pipa player Gao Hong performs Wednesday, March 20, at 8 p.m. in Fox Recital Hall in the Dille Center for the Arts on the MSUM campus.  A pre-performance lecture and demonstration take place at 4:30 p.m. in the same location. A reception will follow the evening performance. Hong is considered a master of the pipa, a pear-shaped string instrument […]

Concert features new work led by new faculty members

The University Orchestra and MSUM Choirs will perform the Minnesota premiere of Te Deum, a work by Steve Dobrogosz, an American-born jazz composer who lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden, at their Friday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. performance in MSUM’s Hansen Theatre. Dobrogosz’ jazz and jazz-influenced classical compositions are performed throughout Scandinavia and the rest of Europe. The concert will […]

MSUM percussionists to attend conference

Dr. Kenyon Williams, Professor of Music, will accompany six MSUM student percussionists to the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Austin, Texas Oct. 31-Nov. 3. The largest gathering of its kind, it is expected to attract over 7,000 percussionists and music industry professionals, students, and hobbyists. Williams will also be performing with the PAS All-Star Steel Drum Band, a 50 […]

Student to launch service for independent musicians

MSUM student Michael Schreifels has partnered with a number of local independent musicians in promotion of the upcoming launch of his independent music discovery service, Albumcorner. The website will feature one album per week, offering free streaming and downloads for just $5/album. To promote the service, interested users can enter their email and invite 3 fans for a free, instant […]