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Mercer choirs to perform in spring concerts

Mercer choirs to perform in spring concerts

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  As the school year begins to come to a close, Mercer’s choirs are set to hold two of their last performances of the semester. One of the performances, “Voices of Spring,” will take place Sunday, April 17. The Mercer Women’s Chamber Choir will be featured in Fickling Hall with Stanley...

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 ...

Bear Day Brass concert to change location to Fickling Hall

Bear Day Brass concert to change location to Fickling Hall

Elliot James, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The Mercer Brass Choir concert that is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 8 — titled Bear Day Brass — has been moved from the McCorkle Music Building patio to Fickling Hall inside the music building. This event is free and open to the public. “It will be bombastic,” said Douglas Hill, Mercer professor ...

‘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...

Lenora Green will bring “Hope, Love and Grace” to Mercer

Lenora Green will bring “Hope, Love and Grace” to Mercer

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Soprano Lenora Green will be performing with pianist Carol Goff on Feb. 16 as part of the Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series

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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...

Mercer professors join in special faculty artist recital

Mercer professors join in special faculty artist recital

Elliot James, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This year, one of the Townsend School of Music’s faculty artist recitals will be performed with a twist. On Oct. 27, Townsend voice faculty members Martha Malone and Richard Kosowski will join to perform a variety of chamber music alongside pianist Carol Goff, including both solo and duet reper...

Internationally renowned performer visits Mercer's Townsend School of Music

Internationally renowned performer visits Mercer's Townsend School of Music

Jenna Eason

October 2, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Clifton Forbis, Chair of Voice at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and renowned international performer, gave a recital followed by a master class at Mercer’s Townsend School of Music. Forbis is a heldentenor who has been a leading artist with the Metropolitan Opera, Opéra National de...

Mercer Singers to perform at American Choral Directors Association

Emily Farlow

January 25, 2012


Filed under News

  On Thursday, Jan. 26, the Mercer Singers attended the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA). Directed by Dr. Stanley L. Roberts, the choir is made up of 40 auditioned Mercer students, and they have approximately 30 performances per year. The Mercer Singers have made four recordings. 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...

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