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The Conservatory of Music is pleased to announce that Joel Treybig ’92 is the recipient of the 2022 Conservatory Alumni Achievement Award. Dr. Treybig will be honored at the Symphonic Band & Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert on April 1 and will perform Evensong for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble by Stephen Gryc.
Broadway's Chris McCarrell '13 directs BW Music Theatre in 'The Lightning Thief.' The BW music theatre grad, who played Percy Jackson on Broadway, is coming home to NE Ohio to direct BW students in the electrifying musical.
Increasingly popular scripted podcast dramas are transporting listeners into gripping stories and attracting big-name Hollywood talent in the lead roles.
Such is the case for "Solar," a new sci-fi podcast series created and co-directed by multitalented Baldwin Wallace University graduate Chris Porter '06.
Isabella Shiavon '21 makes her broadway debut as a producing fellow for Orin wolf productions, overseeing the re-opening of "To Kill a Mockingbird."
Ashleigh Gordon '06, BW viola performance grad and founder of Castle of Our Skins in Boston (Castle of our Skins celebrates Black Artistry through music; from classrooms to concert halls, it invites exploration into Black heritage and culture, spotlighting both unsung and celebrated figures of past and present) was named Artist in Residence with the Brattleboro Music Center after a nationwide search.
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John M. Kennedy '84, professor of music composition in the College of Arts and Letters' Department of Music, has received the President's Distinguished Professor Award from California State University at Los Angeles. The award recognizes his commitment to students and his superior teaching methods.
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New fanfare is opus of 175-year BW history
It was a profound and reflective moment for BW professor and composer-in-residence Dr. Clint Needham ‘04 as he sat at his Steinway to compose. The university had commissioned him to write an original piece in celebration of its 175th anniversary.