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Music Research

Professional Notes for Sept. 15, 2014

This week's notes feature faculty Bernard Brady, Tony Borgerding, Eric Fort, Marites Guino-o, Shersten Johnson, Gary Mabbott, Mark Neuzil, Bill Ojala, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, AnnMarie Thomas, Lisa Waldner and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff Tim Dohmen, Becky Durham, Sarah Huesing and Jennifer Rogers; students Maya Audi, Nicholas Brinza, Jaya Dhami, Sam Dennert, Benjamin Gelinas, Joe Jaye, Kara Kassekert, Lucas Keehr, Daniel Kremer, Maggie Malone-Povolny, Grant McCormick, Meghan Talbot, Brianna Vickerman and Alison Yang; and alumni Jaclyn Fermanich, Kendra Lystad, Emilee Sirek, Jonathan Smiej and Victoria Speake.

‘A St. Thomas Christmas’ Nominated for Regional Emmy

The production features the 2013 St. Thomas Christmas concert "All is Well," which was recorded at Orchestra Hall on Dec. 8, 2013.

Music Composition Lessons Offered Through New Faculty Member, J. Anthony Allen

The University of St. Thomas Music Department is pleased to welcome J. Anthony Allen, composer, to its faculty. He will teach courses in music media and music composition.

Nurturing the Whole Musician

Vanessa Cornett-Murtada talks about mindfulness as a tool to ease performance anxiety.

Classical-Flamenco Guitarist Tony Hauser to Perform Works of Isaac Albeniz Here May 16

This will be the first time the six-movement “Espana,” originally composed for piano, will be performed on guitar.

Five Community Members Honored at St. Thomas Day Awards May 7

This year's honorees include Ron Fowler, Distinguished Alumnus Award; Michael Heffron, Monsignor James Lavin Award; Sondra Elizondo, Humanitarian of the Year Award; Dr. Matthew George, Professor of the Year; and Brandon Miranda, Tommie Award.

Q-and-A With David Billingsley

David Billingsley knows the arts can save lives. He’s helping Twin Cities youth overcome poverty, hopelessness and gun violence through music, dance, theater and art.

St. Thomas Organists Can be Heard on Nationally Syndicated ‘Pipedreams’ Program Easter Morning

James Callahan and David Jenkins will be performing on the university’s Gabriel Kney pipe organ.

UST in the News for April 8, 2014

A new dean has been chosen for the Opus College of Business, and a UST theologian appeared on Almanac in this week’s headlines.

Fowler Concept ‘PlayFlat’ Offers Sharp Solution to Common Music Nuisance

Senior music business majors Paige Norris and Courtney Wosick conceived "PlayFlat," which took third runner-up and "best presentation" honors at the 2013 Fowler Business Concept Challenge.