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“Clarinet Super Kids!” Coming to EMU

An exciting new course for elementary age students is coming to Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in 2012. The new program, “Clarinet Super Kids!,” is being offered by EMU’s preparatory music program for students in third-, fourth- or fifth-grade who show interest in joining their school band and playing a woodwind instrument. Students will use the Clarinéo, a new instrum ...More

Faculty Duo to Give Recital

The EMU music department will present a faculty recital 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU. Joan Griffing, music professor and department chair, and Lynne Mackey, associate professor of music ...More

Youth Orchestra to Give Spring Concert

The Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings ensemble will perform 7 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 25, in Lehman Auditorium. The 25-member orchestra, conducted by Maria Lorcas, will perform “Carmen Suite No. 1″ by Georges Bizet and “West Side Story Suite” by Leonard Bernstein. Ashley Wright will be featured soloist on the “Clarinet Concerto” by Wolf ...More

EMU Festival Offers Bach – and All that Jazz

Prolific German composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) scarcely had time to catch his breath. No sooner did he compose a cantata for the Sunday worship service at the St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Leipzig where he was ca ...More