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Redefining Connection And Meaning-Making Through Virtual Artistic Community Amidst Persistent Adversity: A Community Engagement Project, Gwendolyn Healy 2022 Lesley University

Redefining Connection And Meaning-Making Through Virtual Artistic Community Amidst Persistent Adversity: A Community Engagement Project, Gwendolyn Healy

Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the meaning of community drastically shifted across the world. Many groups and individuals were forced to alter their professional, academic, and personal lives in order to persevere through this collective, global health crisis. During a time in history where so much changed in a short period of time, community and peer supports became more important than ever. Specifically for students involved in arts or expressive arts programs, the process of collective art making serves as a means of communication, connection, and emotional and mental processing. Without these connections and critical supports, feelings of disconnect, disinterest, loss ...


Music And Incitement To Violence: Anti-Muslim Hate Music In Burma/Myanmar, Heather MacLachlan 2022 University of Dayton

Music And Incitement To Violence: Anti-Muslim Hate Music In Burma/Myanmar, Heather Maclachlan

Music Faculty Publications

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Mus 121: Writing About Music (Syllabus, Zero Cost), Emily Wilbourne 2021 CUNY Queens College

Mus 121: Writing About Music (Syllabus, Zero Cost), Emily Wilbourne

Open Educational Resources

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Fiddler's Fund Collection, 1970-1981, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library 2021 Pittsburg State University

Fiddler's Fund Collection, 1970-1981, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library

Finding Aids

The collection of the Fiddler’s Fund consists of letters, newspaper clippings; article, meeting minutes, IRS tax information, deposit checks, non-profit filings, scholarship applications, and bank account balance reports for a musical-support organization.

Created in 1970, the Fiddler's Fund of Pittsburg Inc. was a non-profit organization (501c3) dedicated to raising money and providing scholarships for K-12 students in need of musical instruments and lessons. In 1980, after its dissolution, the Fiddler’s Fund donated its remaining funds to the Pittsburg State University Music Department for scholarships.


2021-2022 Performance Forum - September 17, 2021, Yue Yang, Sebastian Orellana, Sheng Yuan Kuan 2021 Lynn University

2021-2022 Performance Forum - September 17, 2021, Yue Yang, Sebastian Orellana, Sheng Yuan Kuan

Performance Forum

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2021-2022 4 Hands & 176 Keys From The Studio Of Lisa Leonard With Special Guest Artists, Sharon Villegas, Marina Machado, Yinyu Li, Silvia Valdivia Villasante, Sergei Skobin, Diana Skobina, Carlos Avendano, Feruza Dadabaeva, Lisa Leonard 2021 Lynn University

2021-2022 4 Hands & 176 Keys From The Studio Of Lisa Leonard With Special Guest Artists, Sharon Villegas, Marina Machado, Yinyu Li, Silvia Valdivia Villasante, Sergei Skobin, Diana Skobina, Carlos Avendano, Feruza Dadabaeva, Lisa Leonard

Studio Recitals

Special Guest Artists

  • Katherine Riley, flute/piccolo
  • Nat Farrar, clarinet
  • Andrew Nowak, xylophone/percussion
  • Sebastian Orellana, violin
  • Manuel Mendes, violin
  • Moises Molina, violin
  • Daniel Guevara, violin
  • Elena Galentas, viola
  • Gabe Galley, viola
  • Devin LaMarr, cello
  • Dezmond Rogers, double bass


Fred And Dinah Gretsch School Of Music Newsletter, Georgia Southern University 2021 Georgia Southern University

Fred And Dinah Gretsch School Of Music Newsletter, Georgia Southern University

Music Newsletters

  • FACULTY & STAFF NEWS Dr.

  • STUDENT NEWS

  • COMING EVENTS

  • SUPPORT THE GRETSCH SCHOOL OF MUSIC


2021-2022 Performance Forum - September 10, 2021, Diana Skobina, Sergei Skobin, Kayla Bryan, Sheng Yuan Kuan, Alexander Walden, Fabiola Parra, Miguelangel Garcia Marquez, Aaron Small 2021 Lynn University

2021-2022 Performance Forum - September 10, 2021, Diana Skobina, Sergei Skobin, Kayla Bryan, Sheng Yuan Kuan, Alexander Walden, Fabiola Parra, Miguelangel Garcia Marquez, Aaron Small

Performance Forum

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Purcell, Arleen, Collection, 1919-1991, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library 2021 Pittsburg State University

Purcell, Arleen, Collection, 1919-1991, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library

Finding Aids

A collection of documents and items related to Fort Scott and southeast Kansas, and Arleen Purcell’s travels and studies.

Arleen Purcell (1912-2001) was an elementary school teacher in Fort Scott, Kansas who collaborated in writing the musical Footprints on the Frontier. She was married to Ralph Emerson Purcell, with whom she had two sons. Purcell took great interest in local history and community organizations. In the 1970s, she took study abroad trips through Western Illinois University and the Kansas State College of Pittsburg (now Pittsburg State University) to South America.


Ruggles Family Collection, 1897-1964, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library 2021 Pittsburg State University

Ruggles Family Collection, 1897-1964, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library

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A collection of music sheets, school work, handbooks, and children’s books.

James Ruggles (1933-2015) was born to George and Zelpha Ruggles in Pittsburg, Kansas. He graduated from Kansas State Teachers College (now Pittsburg State University) in 1953, and received his medical degree from the University of Kansas in 1957. From 1963 to 1965, Ruggles worked in the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. He then completed a two-year fellowship in Pathology at the University of Minnesota, and worked as a pathologist for 39 years. In 1991, he and Ramona Woolley married in Yankton, South Dakota. In his pastime, James enjoyed ...


Expansion Of The Cello Repertoire In The 21st Century: A Collaboration With Composers Paul Eddison Lewis, Thomas L. Wilson, Austin Franklin, And Alex Shanafelt And The Resulting New Compositions For Cello And Electronics - Examined And Recorded By The Performer, Eduard Teregulov 2021 Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge

Expansion Of The Cello Repertoire In The 21st Century: A Collaboration With Composers Paul Eddison Lewis, Thomas L. Wilson, Austin Franklin, And Alex Shanafelt And The Resulting New Compositions For Cello And Electronics - Examined And Recorded By The Performer, Eduard Teregulov

LSU Doctoral Dissertations

Electroacoustic music has been one of the fastest growing genres in classical art music since the middle the twentieth century. Thanks to the pioneers of the genre such as American composer John Cage, Halim El-Dabh, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Morton Subotnick, Iannis Xenakis, as well many others composers and enthusiasts of the twentieth and the twenty-first century the repertoire of electronic and electroacoustic music has grown tremendously withing the last hundred years. Even today it is still a growing art form as contemporary composers are working with yet to be developed and explored electroacoustic programming and equipment.

The purpose of this project ...


2021-2022 Performance Forum - September 3, 2021, Aaron Small, Devin LaMarr, Sol Ochoa Castro, Robiyakhon Akromova, Kayla Bryan, Gabriel Galley, Jannina Eliana Pena, Hyemin Lee, Mingyue Fei, Peter Shane Savage, Wesley DaCasere, Kari Jenks, Carlos Medina Romero, Gabriella Mazzone 2021 Lynn University

2021-2022 Performance Forum - September 3, 2021, Aaron Small, Devin Lamarr, Sol Ochoa Castro, Robiyakhon Akromova, Kayla Bryan, Gabriel Galley, Jannina Eliana Pena, Hyemin Lee, Mingyue Fei, Peter Shane Savage, Wesley Dacasere, Kari Jenks, Carlos Medina Romero, Gabriella Mazzone

Performance Forum

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Whitehead, Bryan, Collection, 1948-2005, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library 2021 Pittsburg State University

Whitehead, Bryan, Collection, 1948-2005, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library

Finding Aids

A collection of programs, documents, brochures, maps, and postcards relating to railroads, music, and Bryan K. Whitehead’s travels.

Bryan K. Whitehead (1925-2008) was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma to Joseph and Mary Miller Whitehead. He and his family moved to Pratt, Kansas in 1936 where he attended school until his high school graduation in 1942. Before attending Kansas State Teachers College of Emporia, Bryan worked as a Rock Island Railroad clerk. Bryan and Mary Hertlein were married in 1943. He served as a musician in the Army Air Corps during World War II, becoming an active musician among the community ...


Martin, Carolann, Collection, 1961-2019, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library 2021 Pittsburg State University

Martin, Carolann, Collection, 1961-2019, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library

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A Collection of VHS tapes, cassettes tapes, coursework, music, recordings, student essays and coursework belonging to Dr. Carolann Martin.

Carolann Martin was born on Nov. 20, 1935, in Woodward, Oklahoma to John C. Martin and Leah Shilling. In 1957, she received a scholarship from Oklahoma State University. From 1958-1961 she was appointed conductor for the local marine band, rising to the rank of 1st Lieutenant. In 1964, she received her masters of arts from Ohio State University. 1977, she began her career in the music department at Pittsburg State University, while taking summer courses at the University of Arizona ...


Gray, Mary Virginia Holstine, Collection, 1901-1991, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library 2021 Pittsburg State University

Gray, Mary Virginia Holstine, Collection, 1901-1991, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library

Finding Aids

A Collection of short stories and music produced, collected, and owned by Mary Virginia Holstine Gray.

Mary Virginia Erskine Holstine Gray was born on January 21st, 1908 in Pittsburg, Kansas to Ralph and Myrta Erskine. She married Lawrence Holstine in 1931 and ran the Ritz Tavern with him until the late 1960s. In the mid-1940s she began to write her own music, and throughout the late 1950s and early 1960s she wrote short stories. In 1967, Lawrence Holstine passed away. After his death, Mary moved to Frontenac, Kansas. In 1971, she married Roland Gray, who passed away in 1974 ...


Richards, J.J., Collection, 1982-2007, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library 2021 Pittsburg State University

Richards, J.J., Collection, 1982-2007, Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library

Finding Aids

Letters, photographs, papers, research, music, and music lists relating to the career and life of John Joseph Richards and other musicians such as Merle Evans, Karl King, and John Phillip Sousa.


Full Issue, 2021 Brigham Young University

Full Issue

Journal of the Jussi Björling Societies of the USA & UK

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In Tribute: Eric Wimbles 1931-2017, Richard Copeman 2021 Brigham Young University

In Tribute: Eric Wimbles 1931-2017, Richard Copeman

Journal of the Jussi Björling Societies of the USA & UK

Eric passed away in August 2017 to join his beloved wife Shirley who pre-deceased him in 2014. Eric was an early member of the UK JB Appreciation Society, having been a lifelong Jussi fan since attending his London Albert Hall concerts between 1952-8.


The Gedda Technique, Carl Lawrenz 2021 Brigham Young University

The Gedda Technique, Carl Lawrenz

Journal of the Jussi Björling Societies of the USA & UK

When Nicolai Gedda died on January 1st 2017, the world of Opera and Classical Music lost one of the most accomplished, and certainly most versatile tenors of the 20th Century. His linguistic, vocal, and musical skills gave him the ability to master a remarkable number of musical styles. Included in Gedda’s stage, concert, and recorded repertoire are Oratorios by Bach and Handel, Operas by Gluck, Weber, Adam, Bizet, Massenet, Gounod, Berlioz, Meyerbeer, Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi, Puccini, Mozart, Flotow, Wagner, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Barber; Operettas by Strauss and Lehar; German, French, Russian, Swedish, and English Art Songs, and Russian ...


Nelson Eddy, Universal Baritone, James Drake 2021 Brigham Young University

Nelson Eddy, Universal Baritone, James Drake

Journal of the Jussi Björling Societies of the USA & UK

“This may sound egotistical on my part,” said long-time Philadelphia music critic Max de Schauensee in a 1977 interview I conducted with him, “but often I have found myself lecturing friends and colleagues that the Nelson Eddy they know from movie screens as a matinee idol, is a genuine opera singer. I know so because I saw him in Aida, Bohème, Pagliacci, both as Silvio and Tonio, and Tannhäuser.” As the astute De Schauensee was quick to point out, Nelson Eddy had a repertoire of 28 operas during his tenure with the Philadelphia Civic Opera Company, where he was a ...


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