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Outreach chamber quartet brings together biology, religion, education majors and yes, one future professional musician, to give the gift of music in unusual venues

Isaac Dahl is a religious and intercultural studies major. Quinn Kathrineberg plans on a career as an English teacher. Maria Yoder wants to be a doctor. Among the members of ... read more about Outreach chamber quartet brings together biology, religion, education majors and yes, one future professional musician, to give the gift of music in unusual venues

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Innovative two-semester music theory and history class is a ‘big step in a new direction’ for EMU music majors

For more than two centuries, the Baroque era has dominated music instruction. Drawing on Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and others, the curriculum in many music theory courses typically features a heavy ... read more about Innovative two-semester music theory and history class is a ‘big step in a new direction’ for EMU music majors

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Bach Festival founder Ken J. Nafziger honored with Circle of Excellence in the Arts Award, vows to ‘keep on musicking’

Ken J. Nafziger, professor of music at Eastern Mennonite University, recently became the third honoree to receive the Circle of Excellence in the Arts Award. He accepted the award at ... read more about Bach Festival founder Ken J. Nafziger honored with Circle of Excellence in the Arts Award, vows to ‘keep on musicking’

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Annual music gala to showcase orchestra, choirs and wind ensemble – Handel’s “Messiah” among the featured selections

The annual gala concert at Eastern Mennonite University is “a kaleidoscope,” says music professor Ken J. Nafziger, who conducts the chamber choir. Around the fixed theme of a musical showcase ... read more about Annual music gala to showcase orchestra, choirs and wind ensemble – Handel’s “Messiah” among the featured selections