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IU Southeast Concert Choir invited to sing at Indiana Music Education Association conference13th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For the first time in its history, the IU Southeast Concert Choir has been invited to perform at a state conference. In January, the choir will sing at the Indiana Music Education Association (IMEA) conference, to be held in Fort Wayne, Indiana. To win the invitation, the choir was selected …

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A/Tonal to perform at 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville7th November 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The contemporary music ensemble A/Tonal, co-founded by Erich Stem, associate professor of music at IU Southeast and the group’s composer-in-residence, will perform a free concert at 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville on Sunday, November 10, at 7 p.m. It’s music like you’ve never seen it before. That’s right: seen. A/Tonal …

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Music by David Neville, IU Southeast composition student, receives world premiere31st October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–On November 15, the IU Southeast Concert Band will perform a new piece that tells the story of the 96th U.S. Infantry Division, a celebrated Army unit that served in such crucial Second World War battles as Leyte Gulf and the invasion of Okinawa. The work, “Remember the Deadeyes,” by …

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IU Bicentennial grant helps IU Southeast students learn high art of stained glass23rd October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Ooohs and ahhs filled the Ogle Center lobby as Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace unveiled a unique stained-glass artwork created by IU Southeast students and faculty. The artwork, which was funded by a grant from the Office of the IU Bicentennial, is the result of a unique partnership between IU Southeast …

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From India by design: guest experts lead workshops for students and the public11th October 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–What is design? Believe it or not, this question has not easy answer, even for designers. This week, two design experts from India are visiting IU Southeast, and sharing theory and practice from the forefront of the field with IU Southeast students and the public. They will hold workshops with …

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IU Southeast ceramic artists go all-in at Southern Crossings Pottery Festival11th March 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast ceramics faculty and students were a big presence at this year’s Southern Crossings Pottery Festival. The Festival raised over $5,000 to combat childhood hunger in Kentucky through a gallery show and workshop featuring leading ceramics artists from around the country, as well as an “empty bowl” event at …

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A foot in the door: theatre students in the spotlight at Derby Dinner Playhouse5th February 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Two IU Southeast theatre students, Matthew Street and Megan Johnson, are wowing audiences in “Love, Sex and the IRS,” an uproarious comedy now running at the Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville, Ind. Street and Johnson play Leslie and Connie, a young couple caught up in a madcap whirl of passion, …

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Fine Arts Faculty Biennial Exhibition celebrates spirit of experimentation22nd October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The 2018 Fine Arts Faculty Biennial Exhibition puts the spotlight on a dozen instructors, with works in ceramics, design, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, video, and mixed media. The exhibition runs until October 31 in the Barr Gallery, during normal opening hours. Like their students, art instructors are constantly experimenting …

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Susanna Crum to lead Mid-America Print Council12th October 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Susanna Crum, assistant professor of fine arts (printmaking), has been elected board president of the Mid-America Print Council (MAPC) for 2018-2020. Crum becomes the second IU Southeast printmaking faculty member to lead the organization. Brian Jones, emeritus professor of fine arts, was president in 2000-2002. “I’m excited to maintain the …

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Joanna Goldstein brings women composers into the light20th March 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—When pianist and Professor of Music Joanna Goldstein takes the stage this Friday with a small chamber ensemble, it will mark a major milestone in a journey of academic, creative and political exploration. That journey includes not only the concert, but extensive research and the recording of women composers from …

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