Mar 03, 2019

Calendar of Events

2019-03-05T20:06:44+00:00

March 7 Music Technology Ensemble Concert 7:30 p.m. Potter Hall Theater   March 8 Music Departmentwide Recital Noon Potter Hall Theater   March 14 MWSU Ambassadors Lunch 11:30 a.m. Spratt Hall Enright Room, 214 March 20 Marimba Madness Concert 7:30 p.m. Potter Hall Theater   March 21 Brass Ensemble Concert 7:30 p.m. Potter Hall Theater [...]

Calendar of Events2019-03-05T20:06:44+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Arts Points of Pride

2019-03-04T15:59:43+00:00

The Fountain City Brass Band toured in England last fall and was featured in a television documentary about brass bands. Dr. Lee Harrelson, chair of the Department of Music, is the founder and artistic director of the band. PHOTO Student Indigo Gaydusek will be painting a Griffon wings mural in downtown St Joseph for people [...]

Arts Points of Pride2019-03-04T15:59:43+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Ceremonial Drums Lead Commencement

2019-03-04T15:59:03+00:00

 Thanks in part to a grant from the MWSU Foundation, the Department of Music purchased two ceremonial drums to lead the faculty members in the spring and fall Commencement ceremonies. Dr. Joshua Knight, assistant professor of music-percussion, said the rope-tensioned snare drums resemble those used in battles during the Revolutionary War and are still used [...]

Ceremonial Drums Lead Commencement2019-03-04T15:59:03+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

New Gallery Opens for Print Collection

2019-03-04T15:57:44+00:00

Missouri Western opened a new art gallery on campus to display the prints from a collection donated by Dr. William Eickhorst, professor emeritus of art, and his wife, Edith. The gallery is on the second floor of Spratt Hall and is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The collection contains more than 1,000 [...]

New Gallery Opens for Print Collection2019-03-04T15:57:44+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Don’t Miss Verse & Twirl March 6

2019-03-04T15:54:32+00:00

Poet, editor, and Emmy-winner Kwame Dawes will give a public reading of his work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the Potter Hall Theater. Verse & Twirl: An Evening with Kwame Dawes and MWSU Dancers is free and open to the public. Missouri Western dance students, led by Marla Heeler, will perform several choreographed [...]

Don’t Miss Verse & Twirl March 62019-03-04T15:54:32+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Calendar of Arts Events

2019-03-04T15:52:02+00:00

March 1-22 National Juried Ceramics Exhibition Potter Hall Gallery March 6 Verse & Twirl 7 p.m. Potter Hall Theater   March 7 Music Technology Ensemble Concert 7:30 p.m. Potter Hall Theater   March 8 Music Departmentwide Recital Noon Potter Hall Theater   March 20 Marimba Madness Concert 7:30 p.m. Potter Hall Theater   March 21 [...]

Calendar of Arts Events2019-03-04T15:52:02+00:00
Mar 03, 2019

Member Spotlight: Laurel Vartabedian and Karen Graves

2019-03-04T16:29:30+00:00

What do you get when you take two women with a passion for the arts and a knack for getting things Karen Graves done, and match them up with Missouri Western arts students who need some funds? You get the Missouri Western Arts Society, founded by Dr. Laurel Vartabedian and Karen Graves. It [...]

Member Spotlight: Laurel Vartabedian and Karen Graves2019-03-04T16:29:30+00:00
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