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“Taste the Feeling” composer delivers real-world tips to performance, composing, audio engineering students10th March 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—It’s probably safe to say that tens of millions of people in over 200 countries have seen Coca-Cola’s ad campaign, “Taste the Feeling.” The ads premiered in Jan., 2016 and the campaign hit stride during last year’s Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The music for the uplifting, …

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Don McMahel, IU Southeast’s first music director, passes away at 8214th January 2013

NEW ALBANY, IN (Jan. 14, 2013) – Don McMahel loved music, and he made it his lifelong commitment to share that love with his students. For more than 50 years, he shared his passion with students ranging from elementary school to college. McMahel, 82, died Jan. 10, at his home after an illness. His legacy will live on in the hundreds of musicians he touched throughout his career.

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Holiday Pops to ring in the season at IU Southeast4th December 2012

NEW ALBANY, IN, (Dec. 4, 2012) – Get a musical start to the holiday season with the annual Indiana University Southeast Holiday Pops concert.Enjoy seasonal favorites performed by the IU Southeast Orchestra, the IU Southeast Concert Band, and the IU Southeast Concert and Community Choir, on Dec. 8 and 9, at the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center on campus.

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Brazilian artist brings eclectic musical feast to IU Southeast31st March 2011

NEW ALBANY, IN (March 31, 2011) – Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista will bring his unique sound to the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center at IU Southeast in April as part of the Global Village Series. Baptista and a trio of up-and-coming musicians sing and play an array of instruments, blending African and Brazilian folk instruments like the mbira, gimbre, berimbau and balafon with electric keyboards, drum set, electric bass, and even bizarre homemade percussion instruments.

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