Frogtown Community Radio
Through radio, Jon Riddle ’16 aims to build community and reduce the digital divide in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood.
Macalester After Dark
From Summit to St. Clair, the campus was jumping on a warm Friday February night.
Music and Freedom
A first-year class connects philosophy, politics, and history with music ranging from Mozart to Mingus.
Alum returns to give lecture-recital
Martínez will give lecture-recital regarding his recent book and CD on the Colombian composer Maruja Hinestrosa (1914–2002).
From Chopin to Chromactics
Along with the usual concerts and a capella performances, Macalester’s Music Department hosted many special guests and witnessed the inaugural performances of new student groups.
Passions and Requiems
A course cross-listed in Music and Religious Studies teaches unforgettable lessons of power and prayer.
Football and Fine Arts
John Verkuilen ’13, a four-year football player for Macalester, also sang in and co-led the student a cappella group Off Kilter.
Making Music in London
While studying at King’s College London, Sam Tygiel ’13 visited ancient churches, immersed himself in the arts scene, and composed new music.
Two new conductors–Mark Mandarano and Mike McGaghie–bring fresh energy to Macalester' performing arts scene.
Under the direction of Prof. Michael McGaghie, students from various disciplines create perfect harmony in the Macalester Concert Choir.
Orchestra and Choir Fall 2012
Macalester Choir and Orchestra performing in fall 2012
Pursuing the Ultrafast
Maggie Molter’s graphene research allowed her to work directly with her Mac professor and as part of a university research group.
Macalester College presents guitarist Bill Frisell
He the guest for Macalester’s New Music Series, sponsored by the Rivendell Foundation. 8 p.m., Friday, February 22, Mairs Concert Hall.
Orchestra Tunes Up
Conductor Mark Mandarano leads his student performers in the award-winning Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center.
Music in Milan
Nicole Depolo '13 says, "Studying abroad makes you step out of yourself and your place of origin to better understand all that you previously failed to question."
Twin sister English majors Andrea and Juliet Wilhelmi ’14 created a name for themselves in high school - Mirror Image. Under this title, they made a CD, won songwriting contests and have performed around campus.
Macalester grants tenure status to seven faculty members
Macalester College has granted tenure status to Vittorio Addona, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science; Darcy Burgund, Psychology; Liang Ding, Economics; Laura Smith and Dan Trudeau, Geography; Christopher Wells, Environmental Studies and Chuen-Fung Wong, Music.
Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Renovation - Fall 2011
After tremendous progress this summer, the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center renovation and expansion’s first phase officially reached the halfway point this month.
Macalester Names Tenure-Track Professor in Music
Victoria Malawey has joined the Macalester College Music Department as a tenure-track assistant professor.
Four Tenure-Track Professors join Macalester
Four new tenure-track faculty members have joined Macalester this fall. They are Victoria Malawey (Music), Jesús Ernesto Ortiz-Diaz (Hispanic and Latin American Studies), Mario Solis-Garcia (Economics) and Karin Vélez (History).
Macalester College Presents Theo Bleckmann
Grammy-nominated jazz singer and composer Theo Bleckmann performed for Macalester students, staff, and friends.
Melody of Pitch
Macalester women’s soccer team members pursue far more than soccer and their studies while they’re at college. Their range of extracurricular activities runs from editing the Mac Weekly to volunteering at local nonprofits.
Songs of the Earth
The Macalester Concert Choir and Friends, under the direction of Eugene Rogers, presented an evening of Chinese music, poetry and dance.
Macalester College Presents Concert of Chinese Music
Macalester ethnomusicologist Chuen-Fung Wong and artistic director Eugene Rogers are collaborating on an evening of eclectic and inspiring vocal, dance, and instrumental performances from China for the college’s second biannual Songs of the Earth series. Conducted by Eugene Rogers, the multi-arts event will be held at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, in the O’Shaughnessy Auditorium at the University of St. Catherine in St. Paul.
Composer Randall Bauer's Classical and Jazz Works Featured at Macalester Concert
A concert featuring noted classical composer, jazz pianist, and Macalester Professor Randall Bauer will be performed at Macalester College on Sunday, November 21 at 3 p.m. in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.
Macalester College Theatre and Dance and Music Departments Present "Cabaret" November 5-6 and November 11-13
The exciting 1960s musical “Cabaret” will be performed Nov. 5–6 and Nov. 11–13 by Macalester College’s Theatre and Dance and Music Departments in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Main Stage Theater, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, Minn.
Marshall Griffith to Headline Macalester Jazz Concert
A jazz concert featuring noted pianist Marshall Griffith will be performed at Macalester College on Monday, October 18 at 8 p.m. in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.
Carleton Macy Music Retrospective Concert To Be Held
A retrospective of music composed by Professor Emeritus Carleton Macy will be performed at Macalester College on Friday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. Macy will play tenor recorder at the concert. Other performers are John Jensen, pianist; Zeitgeist (Heather Barringer, Patti Cudd, Pat O’Keefe, Shannon Wettstein); Emma Lynn, soprano; and Rose Rinder, flute.
Macalester College Presents So Percussion on October 8
Since coming together at the Yale School of Music in 1999, So Percussion, has been creating music that explores all the extremes of emotion and musical possibility. They will perform Friday, October 8 at 8 p.m. in Macalester College’s Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, Minn.
Prepared Piano Performance
PREPARED PIANO PERFORMANCE
A New Vision for the Fine Arts
Our music building will be renovated beginning in January 2011.
John Cage's Sonatas, Interludes and Accumulations
The Theatre & Dance and Music Departments collaborated on a significant choreographed performance of John Cage’s landmark 1948 piece, “Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano.”
One of the New Music Series concerts featured jazz pianist, composer, and arranger Uri Caine performing solo piano works.
Music in Memphis
If you’re taking a class called “American Pop, Rockabilly, and Soul, 1954–64,” you might as well go straight to the source. Or at least that’s what music professor and class instructor Mark Mazullo thought.
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