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Mercer Artist: The music of Bronwyn James

Mercer Artist: The music of Bronwyn James

Ivy Marie Clarke, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 31, 2020

“I’ve played concerts in Europe and in China and all across the country,” James said. In addition, she’s participated in music festivals in Rome, Colorado and New York. 

Mercer Artist: Mattias Palm

Mattias Palm is a senior double bass player with a performance major at Mercer University.

Jenna Eason, Photography Editor

February 25, 2016

Half-Swedish, half-Danish Mattias Palm came to Mercer University to become a double bass performance major. With both parents playing for orchestras, Palm began his training on the double bass at the age of 9. “I’ve always wanted to be that as well, an orchestra musician,” Palm said. P...

Atlanta orchestra suffers lockout: Foreshadowing for future of classical music?

Credit: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Trevor Young

October 2, 2014

BREAKING: (Update Sept. 28) The Board of Directors of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra announced that president and CEO Stanley Romanstein has resigned from his position. Romanstein said in a statement, “I believe that my continued leadership of the A.S.O. would be an impediment to our reaching a new...

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