Music

Herd instinct

Farmer Matthew Keener, a former Wright State music student, starts a nonprofit to donate beef to the needy

Matthew Keener, a former Wright State music student, took a 10-year detour to ranch in Montana before returning to Ohio to raise cattle and launching a nonprofit organization to donate beef to food banks. Continue reading

Raider spirit is brewing

Wright State grads bond over their love of beer and grow a hobby into a successful business

A passion for beer brought together alumni from different disciplines to craft the perfect brew. Continue reading

Paul Laurence Dunbar at heart of inaugural Wright State music festival

Organized by the Wright State School of Music, Silver Melted Into Sound is designed to promote the music compositions of underrepresented composers. Continue reading

Sharing the joy of music

The legacy of former Wright State professor Mel Goldfinger lives on through his love of music

The late Mel Goldfinger’s beloved collection of instruments was donated to the Wright State School of Music. Continue reading

Wright State School of Music will premiere works of internationally renowned composer

Wright State students organized the recital by internationally renowned composer Alyssa Morris. Continue reading

Gary Schmidt of Coastal Carolina University named dean of College of Liberal Arts at Wright State

Gary Schmidt is the director of diversity, equity and inclusion and community engagement for the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University. Continue reading

Volcano of talent

After a two-year hiatus from in-person performances, Wright State University’s annual ArtsGala is back! Continue reading

Stage set for annual ArtsGala at Wright State

The Dayton region’s most festive and unique arts event is scheduled for Saturday, April 9, with an impressive program featuring student performances in theatre, dance, motion pictures, music and visual arts. Continue reading

ArtsGala silent auction features stunning artwork by Wright State students

The ArtsGala silent auction offers exclusive travel and vacation packages, luxury gift baskets, fine dining certificates, top-quality wine and cigars, entertainment packages and artwork. Continue reading

Scholarships generated by Wright State’s ArtsGala critical for fine and performing arts students

Now in its 23rd year, ArtsGala has raised over $3.5 million in scholarship support for students in the fine and performing arts. Continue reading