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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Sadie Armstrong, a member of the Symphonic Honers Initiative Program and pre-college violinist from Mattoon High School, plays violin during the Eastern Symphony Orchestra performance called The American Dream in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center on Sunday afternoon.

Orchestra at Doudna on Sunday

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 7, 2021

Soloists will be featured at Eastern Symphony Orchestra’s concert on October 10 at 4 p.m. in Dvorak Concert Hall.  The Eastern Symphony Orchestra is having its first in-person concert in over a year...

CORDIS Condition Blue held at Doudna Tuesday

CORDIS’ ‘Condition Blue’ held at Doudna Tuesday

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter October 4, 2021

On Tuesday, the Dvorak Concert Hall will host CORDIS as they perform their show, “Condition Blue.” The Boston-based five-piece chamber ensemble, directed by Richard Grimes, is taking the stage for...

Austin Spillman, a senior music education major, plays the alto saxophone during a duet at the Jazz Concert Thursday night.

Jazz showcase at Doudna Thursday

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 24, 2021

The Eastern Jazz Lab Band, Jazz Combos and Jazz Ensembles took to the Doudna Theatre stage on Thursday night for their first concert since before the pandemic. The groups played a variety of jazz...

Get out there, go to more concerts

Jaidyn Yarber, Columnist October 21, 2019

Blaring speakers, blinding lights, and a crowd full of faces. A good concert exposes you to all of this and the promise of an unforgettable time. In my opinion, the experience of live music is so worth...

Enrollment to blame for concert problems

Staff Editorial April 10, 2019

The Editorial board has heard a lot of griping about the upcoming spring concert, and most of it is valid and warranted. Many of our peers, ourselves included, have complained about not knowing the...

Valerie Naranjo, a Saturday Night Live percussionist, joins the West Percussion Trio to perfom a show in the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts center on Tuesday evening.

Saturday Night Live percussionist, professors perform African music

Shameia Perkins, Contributing Writer April 9, 2019

Saturday Night Live percussionist Valerie Naranjo performed and lectured Tuesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center along with the Africa->West Percussion Trio. Before the show began, Naranjo and the...

Spring concert will have free admission

Analicia Haynes and Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief and Assistant News Editor April 9, 2019

Because of low ticket sales, the 2019 Spring Concert, featuring lovelytheband, is now free to students and the general public. University Board made the announcement Tuesday afternoon via social media. Mariah...

Band of 7 siblings to perform alternative-folk music

Logan Raschke, News Editor April 3, 2019

The Dvorak Concert Hall will be full of indie-alternative-folk music as The Hunts band performs for the Eastern and Charleston community Thursday night. Dan Crews, interim director of programming, publicity...

Anders Frank, Selena RIngberg and Chris Aghaei sing alongside Director Jamie Ryan in a traditional Afro-Cuban performance.

Percussion ensemble performs spring concert

Dara McGee, Contributing Writer April 2, 2019

Eastern’s Percussion Ensemble put on their annual spring concert for the 2018-2019 season. The concert took place Tuesday night at 7:30 in the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The...

Lovelytheband will perform at Eastern’s spring concert

Dara McGee, Contributing Writer March 26, 2019

Students and staff alike waited patiently inside the University Ballroom to hear that lovelytheband will be performing at Eastern Illinois University’s annual spring concert at the end of the semester....

UB to announce Spring Concert performer Tuesday

Staff Report March 25, 2019

The University Board will reveal the performer for the 2019 Spring Concert during the “Big Reveal” party from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University...

Landscape of Guitar concert to incorporate animated paintings

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter October 24, 2018

The Landscape of Guitar, an animated painting concert experience, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Recital Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The show is a combination of the Patchouli and...

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