The Daily Eastern News

Professor plays to the beat of his own drum

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 16, 2018

Filed under News

It was standing room only as Professor Jamie Ryan performed his faculty percussion recital in the Black Box Theatre at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Tuesday evening. One of the pieces, “Southern Cross,” was composed by Professor Brad Decker and was performed for the first time at the recital. “...

Guitarist Pavlo to perform at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Entertainment Reporter

October 9, 2018

Filed under News

Internationally renowned guitarist Pavlo will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dvorak Concert Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. An award-winning performer and songwriter, Pavlo has worked and toured alongside talents such as José Feliciano, Jon Secada, Olivia Newton-John and The Tenors. Pavl...

Piano trio to play at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018

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The Grammy-nominated musical group The Lincoln Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Recital Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The Chicago-based piano trio consists of pianist Marta Aznavoorian, cellist David Cunliffe and violinist Desirée Ruhstrat. Tickets for the performance will be $7...

Guest trumpet player, music professor reunite for performance

Guest trumpet player, music professor reunite for performance

Olivia Swenson-Hultz , Associate News Editor

April 9, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Guest artist Benjamin Hay, playing the trumpet, reunited with his undergraduate professor and performed with music professor Jonathon Bowman, who played piano, during the Guest Artist Series Monday night. Music professor Andy Cheetham was Hay’s trumpet teacher when Hay attended Oklahoma State University...

Jazz Lab Band Concert set for Thursday

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

March 8, 2018

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Students can hear a variety of music at no cost by attending the Jazz Lab Band Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre. The concert, an 18-piece ensemble under the direction of music professor Paul Johnston, will perform a variety of contemporary works and...

Gershwin tribute to be featured at ‘Stagestruck’

Staff Report

February 20, 2018

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A tribute to George Gershwin that includes two of his considered masterpieces will be included in the set of the Eastern Symphony Orchestra concert on Feb. 25. Music professor Jonathan Bowman will perform “An American in Paris” and “Rhapsody in Blue” as part of this concert at 4 p.m. in the Dvor...

Annual Fright Night Concert to take place Sunday

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

October 26, 2017

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Music, a costume contest and a variety of different programs are what audience members can expect during this year’s Fright Night concert 6 p.m. on Sunday. Dan Crews, interim director of programming, publicity and promotions at the Doudna Fine Arts Center, said the event is Eastern’s Symphony Orch...

Blooze Brothers to kick off Doudna season

Domonique Hill, Contributing Writer

August 23, 2017

Filed under News

For nearly 25 years, the Blooze Brothers have been performing at major corporations such as Microsoft and Kraft, plus thousands of festivals, theaters, weddings and backyard barbecues. At Barack Obama’s second inauguration, they took the stage and represented Illinois. Now, the Blues Brothers tribute...

Bernstein’s music to be featured in Wind Symphony concert

Bernstein’s music to be featured in Wind Symphony concert

DEN Staff, Staff Report

April 10, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

The music of Leonard Bernstein, known for composing the music from “West Side Story,” will be featured as Eastern’s Wind Symphony presents its “Bernstein Bash” Saturday. The show is set for 7:30 p.m. in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. According to a press release, all proceeds from the concert...

Persian meditation music group, to perform

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter

February 27, 2017

Filed under News, Online

Dating back thousands of years, meditation is one of the most common forms of relaxation. To inspire students to try it out for themselves, Eastern’s own Meditation Club will be hosting a concert on campus featuring Ahl-e Qulub, a musical Persian group. Several members of the Meditation Club...

Electronic music concert to feature many composers

Den Staff

February 23, 2017

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Electronic Music Eastern, an annual concert featuring digital, audio, video and live performances, will take place 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Theatre. According to a press release, the 2017 Electronic Music Eastern concert features recently composed works for electronic...

Annual concert looks to help end sexual assault

Mercury Bowen, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016

Filed under News

  Many local musicians including Reverend Robert, JB Faires, Jay Ferguson, and The Moondogs will perform in “Rock Out Against Rape” 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mother’s Bar. Rock Out Against Rape is an annual concert sponsored by the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service to work...

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