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Allison Monroe Awarded Barbara Thornton Memorial Scholarship from Early Music America

Date posted: May 15th, 2017

Congratulations to Allison Monroe! Monroe was awarded the 2017, Barbara Thornton Memorial Scholarship from Early Music America. This award is given by EMA to “an outstanding and highly-motivated (and possibly unconventional) young performer of medieval music who seeks to widen his/her experience through more advanced study and/or auditions in Europe.”  The recipient is chosen by a jury of musicians who knew or worked with the great medieval music specialist and teacher, Barbara Thornton (1950-1998), who came to Europe from New York in 1970, filled with plans to study early music, and went on to co-found the medieval music ensemble Sequentia with Benjamin Bagby in 1977. …Read more.

Music

Lisa Koops, Associate Professor of Music Education (CWRU) Wins Grammy Foundation Grant

Date posted: May 9th, 2017

 
Singing together in the car or a lullaby before bed, discussing issues of power and privilege raised in the musical Hamilton, or improvising lyrics to a catchy melody—these are among the many ways music can be its own instrument in interactions between parents and children. …Read more.

Theater

Eldred Theater 2017-18 Season Announced

2017-18-Eldred-Season-Announcement.pdf
The Effect of Gamma-Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds by Paul Zindel
September 29-October 8, 2017
Directed by Melissa Crum
Tillie Hunsdorfer’s attempt to win the school science fair is challenged by her squabbles with her single-mom Beatrice and sister Ruth, in this 1971 Pulitzer Prize winning play that celebrates the enduring human spirit. …Read more.

Theater

Professor Ron Wilson

It is with great sadness that we announce that Ron Wilson, Katharine Bakeless Nason Professor of Theater and Director of the CWRU/CPH MFA Acting program, and longtime Chair of the Department of Theater, has passed away. …Read more.

Dance

Spring MaDaCol Production Opens Soon

Date posted: April 13th, 2017

The Department of Dance at Case Western Reserve University will present the spring production of MaDaCol (Mather Dance Collective), featuring the works of Carrie Langguth, Karen Opper, and Rachel Stoneking. …Read more.

Dance

Prisms, a thesis concert featuring MFA candidate Tingting Zhou

Date posted: March 1st, 2017

The Case Western Reserve University Department of Dance will continue its 2016-2017 season with Prisms, a thesis concert featuring MFA candidate Tingting Zhou, and guest choreographers and alumni Ziying Cui and Dani Dowler. …Read more.

Arts

Summer Schooled: Arts Student Travelog

Date posted: September 4th, 2014

Performing arts students across campus are starting rehearsals and preparing for a fall season full of events, performances and concerts. New music, fresh scripts and inventive choreography begin to test skills, and some students begin to fully realize that summer experiences will stay with them far beyond Labor Day.  …Read more.

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