Music

Gala galore

The 20th annual ArtsGala drew hundreds of people to enjoy the arts and raise scholarship funds for fine and performing arts students. Continue reading

Stage set for annual ArtsGala at Wright State

The annual ArtsGala, scheduled for Saturday, April 13, raises scholarship funds for Wright State’s outstanding fine and performing arts students. Continue reading

ArtsGala at 20

Stage set for a magical evening featuring all the arts at Wright State

ArtsGala, which showcases all the fine and performing arts at Wright State University in one place and time, celebrates its 20th year on April 13 in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Ring leader

Wright State music student Noah Carpenter brings the carillon to life from atop a bell tower at a Middletown church

Noah Carpenter, organ performance and vocal music education major, may be the youngest carillonneur in the country. Continue reading

Wright State’s Micki Hayes selected as drum major for prestigious national drum corps

Micki Hayes, who is majoring in music education with a focus on flute studies, will perform with the acclaimed Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps. Continue reading

High school bands directed by Wright State alumni capture awards from the National Band Association

The awards honor programs and educators that challenge students and promote standards of excellence. Continue reading

Arts starts

Recent Wright State grads land full-time jobs at Dayton Ballet, Dayton Philharmonic following internships

Wright State School of Music grads James Edwards-Kenion and Cory Wilhite turned internships into jobs with the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance. Continue reading

Wright State students pay 100th birthday piano tribute to Irene Romanowski, longtime university music librarian

Irene Romanowski, retired music librarian at Wright State, established a scholarship for piano students. Continue reading

Making music

Wright State alum Kris Kropff flourishes as head of music publishing for The Lorenz Corporation

Wright State music graduate Kris Kropff intended to work at music publisher Lorenz Corporation for six months. Nearly 20 years later, she’s the company’s president. Continue reading

ArtsFair draws young artists to Wright State

The College of Liberal Arts hosted ArtsFair Dec. 1 in the Creative Arts Center, drawing 175 registered guests to experience the arts at Wright State University, the event’s highest attendance ever. Continue reading