Music

Sep 27, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Murphy Participates in National Concert Series to End Gun Violence

Dr. Elizabeth Murphy, assistant professor and program director of Music, participated in the Concert Across America to End Gun Violence: York on Sept. 25 at Zion Lutheran Church in York, Pa. The concert was part of a series of concerts performed across the country on Sept. 25 in order to spread...

Sep 26, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Oct. 4: Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians to Perform at Arcadia University

The Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians will play a community concert at Arcadia University on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. The 45-minute concert is part of the second annual Audience Appreciation Concerts, which will take the musicians to 14 locations across the Philadelphia region for free “pop-up...

Feb 26, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Celebrate Women’s History Month with Health and History Events

Arcadia University honors Women’s History Month throughout March with several events that promote women’s health, history, and achievements. On Tuesday, March 1, Institutional Diversity will host a ladies-only open mic night at 7:15 p.m. in the Dining Hall Complex. Women from across the...

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Feb 23, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Renowned Musicians to Visit Women Composers Class March 2, 16

Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, and Dr. Cynthia Folio, a professor of music studies at Temple University, will serve as guest speakers for Dr. Elizabeth Murphy’s Women Composers course this March. Johnson, who will visit campus on Wednesday, March 2, from 9 to...

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Jan 28, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Award-winning UK Brass Band Performs at Arcadia University on East Coast Tour

On Friday, Feb. 19, the award-winning Welsh brass ensemble Cory Band will perform at Arcadia University. The concert is set for 7 p.m. in Stiteler Auditorium. Showcasing the “Best of British” brass music, the band will perform songs such as Riverdance and The Yeomen of the Guard, as...

Nicole Gieselman Nov 18, 2015 7:00 pm

Crazy for Classical Music

I am a major band nerd. All through high school, I played flute in marching band, concert band, pep band, the works. I even woke up at 7 every Saturday morning for a year and drove 30 minutes to play in a nearby youth symphony. When I heard that Campus Philly (the best thing that’s ever happened...

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Sep 29, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Perform FREE Concert on Arcadia Campus

On Monday, Oct 5, musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra will perform a free chamber music concert at Arcadia University. The concert, which runs from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., will be in Grey Towers Castle and is open to the public. Paul Roby (violin), Philip Kates (violin), Jason DePue (viola...

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Sep 22, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

First Fridays in the Castle Features Free Jazz Concert on Oct. 2

A group of Arcadia faculty will put on a jazz concert on Friday, Oct. 2, from noon to 1 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle, free and open to the public as part of the Music Department Faculty Concert Series and made possible by a generous gift from Rosemary Deniken Blankley ’57, ’06H and Walter Blankley....

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Jan 22, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Murphy Sings National Anthem at Gov. Wolf’s Inauguration

Dr. Elizabeth Murphy, assistant professor and program director of music, sung the National Anthem at Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s inauguration on Jan. 20. A native of Mount York, Pa., Murphy is a classically trained opera singer who also used to babysit Gov. Wolf’s and his wife, Frances’, two...

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Jan 22, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Murphy Sings National Anthem at Gov. Wolf’s Inauguration

Dr. Elizabeth Murphy, assistant professor and program director of music, sung the National Anthem at Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s inauguration on Jan. 20. A native of Mount York, Pa., Murphy is a classically trained opera singer who also used to babysit Gov. Wolf’s and his wife, Frances’, two...

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Jul 23, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Video: Gearhart and The Crossing Sing Alongside the Rolling Stones

When the Rolling Stones played a highly anticipated show in Philadelphia on June 18, members of the choir group known as The Crossing, including Arcadia University choir director Steven Gearhart, had the opportunity of a lifetime. The award-winning group of 24 singers joined the band onstage during...

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Apr 4, 2013 Purnell Cropper

SPSO Ends Season with Tchaikovsky’s ‘Violin Concerto’ and Wagner’s ‘Ring Cycle,’ April 6

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra culminates the 2012-2013 Season on Saturday, April 6, at 8 p.m. at Arcadia University with a performance of the legendary Violin Concerto by Tchaikovsky and orchestral highlights of Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle. Featuring Violinist Stephen Cepeda, ...