Music

Wright State continues WWI project with ‘Holidays in Heartland’ concert

“Holidays in the Heartland” holiday stage

Wright State continues its World War I project, while kicking off the holiday season and honoring veterans, with the popular “Holidays in the Heartland” concert Nov. 2. Continue reading

‘Holidays in the Heartland’ part of Wright State’s World War I series

Photo of the orchestra and choir onstage at the Schuster Center.

Excerpt “Holidays in the Heartland,” Wright State’s annual musical concert, will honor veterans and remember World War I this year as part of the year-long project entitled “A Long, Long Way: Echoes of the Great War.” The concert, slated for … Continue reading

Wright State launches major WWI project with concert of music from the Great War

CELIA World War I art

Wright State history and music programs are collaborating on a concert of popular songs from the Great War, the first program in CELIA’s yearlong commemoration of the start of World War I. Continue reading

Practice makes perfect

Wright State’s Elizabeth Procopio feeling the drumbeat of success
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Wright State senior music major Elizabeth Procopio, who has been playing the drums since childhood, plans to pursue a career in a symphony orchestra as a percussionist. Continue reading

Camp A Cappella spreads harmony through harmony

Two concerts end the weeklong camp
Ensemble at Camp A Cappella

Nearly 200 people from all across the country are singing their hearts out this week at Camp A Cappella at Wright State. Continue reading

Sing-Off winners cap week at Camp Acappella with Friday concert

Sing-Off winners cap week at Camp Acappella with Friday concert

Excerpt When Home Free formed in Minnesota 14 years ago, a cappella music was not a certain pathway to network television appearances or the top of the Billboard charts. Most active groups had university or high school affiliations. The limited … Continue reading

In memoriam: Brenda Ellis

Brenda Ellis

Brenda Ellis had served as associate professor of music and director of the Paul Laurence Dunbar Chorale at Wright State. Continue reading

Over 700 attend 2014 ArtsGala

In customary fashion, Arts Gala 2014 kicked off with a patriotic show that's always a crowd pleaser.

Wright State University’s annual ArtsGala offered patrons a night of unparalleled entertainment. Continue reading

Wright State breaks ground on Creative Arts Center renovation project

New accessible entrance at CAC

The Creative Arts Center project include new gallery space, art and performance studios, motion picture production studio, classrooms and an iconic, accessible entrance. Continue reading

CUPA study finds arts responsible for 18,000 jobs, almost $800 million in income in Dayton region

Wright State’s liberal arts programs bolster region's creative community, have significant impact on economy
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An analysis by Wright State’s Center for Urban and Public Affairs estimates that the creative industries in the Greater Dayton region accounted for 18,000 jobs and $799 million in labor income last year. Continue reading