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Macon Pops debut concert thrills audience

Laura Hartlage

November 9, 2013

These days, to go out dancing usually means going to a club and dancing to the latest pop hits. In earlier years, going out to a club meant something entirely different than twerking and grinding with a crowd of intoxicated young people.  Older generations recall going out dancing to Big Band music doing the jitterbug, the Charleston or swing dancing.  Nightclubs, musical genre...

Percussion faculty gives virtuosic performance

Laura Hartlage

November 9, 2013

Director of Percussion Studies since 2006, Dr. Marcus Reddick, gave a solo recital on Friday, Oct. 25, in Mercer’s Fickling Hall. Reddick is not only a noted professor, but he is also an experienced performer. As he walked on stage to a welcoming applause, Reddick explained the instrumental setup for his first piec...

Anticipated orchestra concert wows audience

Elisabeth Tate / Cluster Staff

Laura Hartlage

October 13, 2013

On Oct. 1, in Mercer’s Fickling Hall, the Mercer University Orchestra held their first concert of the year. The house was packed full.  Ushers had to bring in extra seating to accommodate because the evening was so highly anticipated by the Macon community.  Music lovers of all ages came to have ...

VMAs take it back to the 90's with boy band heartthrobs

Laura Hartlage

August 28, 2013

Were you a 90’s kid?  Do you remember your favorite artists from back in the old days?  Whether you listened to Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, The Spice Girls, Ricky Martin, Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees, Aaron Carter, or ‘N Sync on your cassette player, we all had our favorites.  Let’s be hone...

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