Posts tagged ‘Music’

Dr. Eggert to Premiere New Setting

Dr. Scott H. Eggert, professor emeritus of music, has composed a new setting of the Requiem Mass, which will be performed in a Choral Service on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Lebanon. The 22-voice choir will include Dr. Michael Fry, professor emeritus of mathematics, Ken Horst ’00, M’17 (music education and master of music education), Grady Daub ’24 (music business), Julia Kelbaugh ’23 (music education), J. Joseph Polhill (music), and Hailey Trump (music education). The Mass is open to all, and free of charge.

Dr. Gramm Publishes Magazine Article

Dr. Warren Gramm, director of music education and assistant professor of music, published “Implementing Peer Mentoring in Modern Band Classrooms” in SBO (School Band and Orchestra). Dr. Gramm provides some good practical advice for teachers in the piece. 

Professor Barraclough’s Article Published

Michelle Barraclough, adjunct instructor of music (flute), published “Welcome to the Big Pond: Some Advice for First-Year College Students” in the international online flute magazine The Babel Flute. The magazine reaches readers in 143 countries and can be translated into 76 languages. 

Dr. Gramm Co-authors Textbook Chapter

Dr. Warren Gramm, director of music education and assistant professor of music, co-authored a chapter for “General Music: Dimensions of Practice,” which was edited by Carlos Abril and Brent Gaul. Dr. Gramm and his co-author, Dr. Gareth Dylan Smith, assistant professor of music and music education at Boston University, wrote the textbook’s fifth chapter, “Pedagogical Approaches in Modern Band,” which focuses on expanding access and inclusivity through student-centered pedagogies in the music classroom.  

Dr. Strohman to Present in Paris

Dr. Greg Strohman ’08, adjunct professor of music (low brass), was invited to speak at an analytical musicology conference in Paris, France, in November. He will present his research on the psychoacoustics of harmony, on which he wrote several papers using his combined physics and music degrees from LVC. The conference is organized by the Musicology Research Institute at Sorbonne University, Sciences and Technologies of Music and Sound, and French Society for Musical Analysis.

Matt Keown’s Band, icarus Quartet, Releases New Album

Matt Keown, adjunct instructor in music (percussion), announced the June 17 release of ensemble icarus Quartet’s album Big Things by Michael Laurello. The album, available in physical, digital, and streaming formats everywhere on Furious Artisans Records, features Keown on percussion.

Barraclough Performs with Canonico ’14 and Lancaster ’18

Michelle Barraclough, adjunct instructor in flute, performed with LVC music alumni at two recent events. She first performed with the Harrisburg Camerata, a newly formed professional choir co-conducted by Tyler Canonico ’14. Next, she performed in a school production of Beauty and the Beast that Kyra Lancaster ’18 music directed.

Dr. Moorman-Stahlman Presents to Canadian Audience

Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman, professor of music and College organist, gave a Zoom presentation on March 8 to the Registered Music Teacher’s Group in Vancouver, Canada, on “Practice Tips as transmitted by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Ruth Slenczynska to Shelly Moorman-Stahlman.” 

All About Jazz Reviews Dr. Morell’s Latest Recording

All About Jazz recently reviewed the album Exit Music for Intelligent Life on Earth by Dr. Justin Morell, associate professor of music (composition and theory). The reviewer noted, “his Exit Music for Intelligent Life on Earth explores the challenges concerning climate change and a potential search for a new home for humankind.”

Dr. Zeuch and LVC Choirs National Semi-Finalists

Dr. Kyle Zeuch, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, was named an American Prize: National Semi-Finalist for the Dale Warland Conducting Award (College/University Division). The LVC Choirs he directs also were announced as National Semifinalists for the Virtual Performance Award. Dr. Johannes Dietrich, Newton and Adelaide Burgner Professor of Instrumental Music and director of the Symphony Orchestra, and Shelly Moorman-Stahlman, professor of music and College organist, assisted in the 2020 Christmas at The Valley performance that was submitted for consideration by the American Prize judges.