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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...

‘Spring Fever’ cabaret to welcome the season at the Townsend School of Music

‘Spring Fever’ cabaret to welcome the season at the Townsend School of Music

Elliot James, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On March 1, warmer weather will be ushered in with “Spring Fever,” the Townsend School of Music's latest faculty artist recital. This faculty-led cabaret will be performed on campus at Fickling Hall in the McCorkle Music Building. The event is free and open to the public. This event invites t...

Timothy Jones inspires journalism student

Timothy Jones inspires journalism student

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

November 7, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Cluster Editorial, Showcase

Timothy Jones, a blind musician at Mercer, leaves an impression on student reporter

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Walking by faith, not by sight

Walking by faith, not by sight

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

At 8 a.m. each Wednesday—a time when most students have pressed their snooze alarms at least a dozen times—freshman Timothy Jones is in McCorkle Music Hall perfecting his rendition of Claude Debussy’s “Clair de Lune.” For four hours, Jones’ hands glide over the piano keys in a practice room until h...

From Bear to Crown: Betty Cantrell wins Miss America

From Bear to Crown: Betty Cantrell wins Miss America

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music had its shining moment on an unlikely national platform — the stage of the 95th Miss America Pageant Competition. Mercer music student Betty Cantrell competed in front of an estimated 7.1 million viewers, according to Nielson Twitter TV Ratings. Some...

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