Music

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

ArtsFair offers family-friendly art and entertainment

Art lovers of all ages can interact with art in a variety of ways at Wright State’s ArtsFair on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Searching for his own sound

Wright State piano student David Chi Tou Lao wins international competition in Singapore

He once gave up piano. Now Wright State sophomore David Chi Tou Lao is determined to make a name for himself as a pianist. Continue reading

Wright State to host conversation on ‘Moral Injury of War’ with award-winning journalist David Wood

David Wood will be joined by Wright State student veterans and military historian Jonathan Winkler. Continue reading

Wright State music professor In-Hong Cha wins two 2018 Pepsi Music Awards in Venezuela

In-Hong Cha and the Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela received Best Classical Album of the Year and Best Classical Artist of the Year at the 2018 Pepsi Music Awards in Venezuela. Continue reading