Music

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

Wright State Collegiate Chorale to perform at Carnegie Hall

Wright State Collegiate Chorale to perform at Carnegie Hall

Wright State University musicians will return to one of the world’s most prestigious concert venues when the Collegiate Chorale performs at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, Feb. 16. Continue reading

Wright State to host national a cappella camp this summer

Brody McDonald, who directs the a cappella ensemble ETHOS at Wright State, and Deke Sharon, vocal producer of The Sing-Off, will organize a contemporary a cappella camp on campus this summer.

The vocal producer of the popular reality TV competition The Sing-Off will lead a contemporary a cappella singing camp at Wright State University this summer. Continue reading

Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature
Stefan Pugh

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading