Dream Theater releases new album for 2013

October 2, 2013

Luke Helker Staff Writer The ever-popular progressive metal machine that is Dream Theater has done it again. Their twelfth album, entitled “Dream Theater,” was released early last week via Roadrunner records. These musical magicians don’t . . .

Death of rock

February 20, 2013

Theodore R. Griffiths Staff Writer Art is forever changing, and that is especially true for the modern music industry. A woman who won six Grammys only a year ago may not even be mentioned this . . .

Music can turn that frown upside down

October 3, 2012

Christine Illes Features Writer We all have that favorite song that, when it comes on the radio, we sing along to and a song that just makes us groan in irritation. With just one change . . .

Festival of Music: The Jazz single Reed Symposium

April 17, 2010

Amid the hustle and bustle of students going in and out of class, eager to be free for the weekend, students who play jazz instruments were given the chance to participate in the Annual Single Reed Symposium. Organized by Christy Banks, assistant chair of the Music Department, the Symposium is an all day festival of jazz music between 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 9 at the Ford Atrium in McComsey Hall. Starting early, students who had either a few weeks or a lifetime of experience with their instruments were invited to register for the day’s events. Bringing their own instruments, this free event gave students the chance to work with professional musicians who specialized in the same instrument. The guests were Frank Kowalsky on the clarinet and Chris Vadala on the saxophone. . . .

Music Master Class presents Diane Walsh expert of piano

February 28, 2010

When first approached about attending a master class, my initial thought was of something in regard to an advanced class with many students in attendance. My initial thought was slightly off, I came to find out that a real master class was given to students by an expert, of a particular discipline. . . .

Music and food that shook the soul

October 7, 2009

If you’re into food spiced with earthy concoctions and music beats that enter your very soul, then the Latino Food and Music Festival was the place to be Tuesday Oct. 6. From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. the rhythms of salsa and the smell of rich Latino foods filled the air of the SMC multi-purpose room. . . .

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