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Wright State staff and alumni make ‘Forty Under 40′ list

Wright State manager, alumni honored in DBJ’s “Forty Under 40”

Once again Wright State University was well represented in the Dayton Business Journal’s 2015 Forty Under 40 Awards. Continue reading

Concert to feature classical music inspired by World War I

Wright State concert to feature classical music inspired by World War I

Fourth annual “Poetry and Music Concert” on April 24 continues Wright State’s yearlong World War I project. Continue reading

Wright State’s Adrian Hill honored as Ohio Student Employee of the Year

Student veteran Adrian Hill was named the Ohio and and Wright State Student Employee of the Year. He is pictured with Kim Gilliam, associate director of Career Services, and Seth Gordon, Veteran and Military Center director.

Student veteran Adrian Hill honored by Wright State officials as both the Ohio and university Student Employee of the Year. Continue reading

‘CBS Sunday Morning’ interviews historian David McCullough in Wright State Archives

Dawne Dewey with David McCullough

Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives hosts David McCullough and a crew from “CBS Sunday Morning” for an interview on the historian’s new book on the Wright brothers. Continue reading

Dayton Philharmonic, Wright State University’s CELIA to collaborate on War Requiem

Keith Lockhart and Paul Lockhart

This weekend, the Dayton Philharmonic will present Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem conducted by Keith Lockhart of the Boston Pops Orchestra. The concert is a collaboration between the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance and Wright State University’s center for Collaborative Education, Leadership, … Continue reading

Boston Pops’ Keith Lockhart conducts master classes with Wright State music students

Keith Lockhart coaches Amanda Bessler

Wright State music students received detailed feedback and coaching from conductor Keith Lockhart as part of the 2014-15 Distinguished Visiting Artist program. Continue reading

Boston Pops’ Keith Lockhart will conduct Britten’s ‘War Requiem’

Keith Lockhart on stage

Excerpt In addition to being a fine collaboration between two of the Miami Valley’s most venerable institutions, the upcoming presentation of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem” is the fulfillment of a family’s lifelong wish. The institutions are the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra … Continue reading

Aviation filmmaker, Wright State grad to give keynote at Public History Symposium

Adam White

Wright State’s Public History Graduate Symposium will explore “History Through a Prism: Untold Stories” on March 13. Continue reading

About conductor Keith Lockhart, Distinguished Visiting Artist

Keith Lockhart (Photo by Michael Lutch)

Distinguished Visiting Artist Keith Lockhart has served as conductor of the Boston Pops since 1995 and principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra since 2010. Continue reading

Acclaimed conductor Keith Lockhart to teach at Wright State, lead ‘War Requiem’ performances

Keith Lockhart conducting

Conductor Keith Lockhart will teach master classes with School of Music students and conduct the “War Requiem” with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and Wright State Choirs. Continue reading