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5/4 Music Space to empower Macon Musicians

5/4 Music Space to empower Macon Musicians

Ireal James, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under City, Music, News

The 5/4 Management Group, who recently launched 5/4 Music Space on Walnut Street in Macon, Georgia, is seeking artists who are interested in enhancing their musical talents in a major way. 5/4 Management Group is a team of music professionals who collaborate to serve the developmental needs of new ...

Dr. Ian Altman to perform next as part of the Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series

Dr. Ian Altman to perform next as part of the Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series

Blossom Onunekwu, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Students of Mercer’s Townsend School of Music are given opportunities throughout the year to hear musicians from around the world perform and attend master classes conducted by the visiting artists. This series, the Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series, is a result of one of many long-lasting mon...

Mercer Wind Ensemble to perform ‘April Showers Bring Musical Flowers’

Mercer Wind Ensemble to perform ‘April Showers Bring Musical Flowers’

Elliot James, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The Mercer Wind Ensemble is teaming up with Westside and Central High schools for a special concert Tuesday, April 12. The concert will be held at Central High School’s auditorium. It will begin at 7:30 p.m., and admission is free and open to the public. The concert has been titled “April ...

Fabian Concert bringing romance to the Fickling stage

Fabian Concert bringing romance to the Fickling stage

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Robert McDuffie Center for Strings is presenting “A Little Romance,” the first Fabian Concert Series performance of 2016, on Feb. 2. The concert will feature violinist Donald Weilerstein of the Cleveland Quartet, his wife Vivian Hornik Weilerstein on piano, violist Hsin-Yun Huang and Amy Sch...

Jazz Ensemble to create a “Latin Explosion”

Jazz Ensemble to create a “Latin Explosion”

Sterling Neill, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Fickling Hall will soon come alive with the sounds of Latin history. The Mercer University Jazz Ensemble is currently preparing for “Latin Explosion,” a fall concert featuring a variety of styles of Latin music that will be held Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. “One concert could not encompass all Lat...

Percussion Ensemble prepares to showcase contemporary pieces

Percussion Ensemble prepares to showcase contemporary pieces

Gabriel Garcia, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Dr. Marcus Reddick and the students of Mercer University’s percussion ensemble have been putting in long hours as they prepare for their upcoming concert October 23. The concert will feature a variety of musical numbers across various styles, including 20’s-esque ragtime and a Caribbean style s...

Planet of the Abts brings unique style to the Cox Capitol Theatre

Planet of the Abts brings unique style to the Cox Capitol Theatre

Elliot James, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City, Music

The doors to the Cox Capitol Theatre swung open on Saturday, Aug. 29, welcoming guests to a special Planet of the Abts (POA) concert. Originally planned to take place at Macon’s beloved Big House, rain in the forecast quickly rearranged the concert to take place at the Cox. When asked if the unexp...

Corner Concert to be held at abandoned Shriner Temple

Corner Concert to be held at abandoned Shriner Temple

Trevor Young

December 3, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

What makes a concert successful? Is it the balanced enigma of polished musical acts? Perhaps it’s the nuance and adornment of creative venues? It could even be as simple as having an energetic, lively and devoted crowd. Andrew Eck believes in a synthesis of all these factors, each critical to pulling...

DeLuna Fest Live Blog

DeLuna Fest Live Blog

Eric Brown

October 14, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Sunday, 3:12 p.m. I’ve been sick all morning. Some sort of stomach flu combined with the exhaustion that comes from running across miles of sand all weekend. But today has been a pretty sparse day anyway. We interviewed Mutemath and the Constellations today, but that’s about all we’ve had time for. It’s a six hour dr...

Townsend School of Music announces new concert season

Kaleigh Manson

September 7, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music recently announced a new season of concerts for 2011-2012. One event was the annual Robert McDuffie and Friends Labor Day Festival for Strings that was held Sept. 1 and Sept. 5 in Neva Langley Ficking Hall of the McCorkle Music Building. The calendar of...

Guess who's coming to Mercer: Fun. & Janelle Monae

Guess who's coming to Mercer: Fun. & Janelle Monae

Eric Brown

September 7, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  After bringing in hit artists ranging from The Format to 3Oh!3 to Gym Class Heroes, Bearstock has become one of Quadworks’ most ambitious and well-recieved projects, leaving the organization wondering what they can possibly do to top last year’s event. Their answer? More concerts. Quadwo...

Your guide to Bearstock

Your guide to Bearstock

Eric Brown

April 13, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

So, we all know Bearstock is coming up this Saturday, and we all know that it’s going to be completely awesome, as it is every year. But some people don’t know that this year will be a little different than the past few festials, so your pals at The Cluster have prepared this guide to the festiv...

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