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Dr. R. Tad Greig Spreading Music Throughout the Region

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Dr. R. Tad Greig, director of instrumental activities and professor of music at Westminster College, is busy making music throughout the area during the first couple weeks of January. On Thursday, Jan. 4, Dr. Greig is guest conducting the Lawrence County All-Star Band, a collection of the top instrumentalists from the eight area high schools, at Westminster at 7 p.m. This is a one-day event, featuring both a junior high honors band and a senior high honors band.

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Westminster College Wind Ensemble presents Young Conductors Concert, Nov. 17

Friday, November 3, 2017

Under the direction of Dr. R. Tad Greig, the Westminster College Wind Ensemble presents their annual "Young Conductors Concert" on Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Dr. R. Tad Greig Leads Clinics for Local Public School Music Programs

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Dr. R. Tad Greig continues to be very active as a clinician in local public school music programs. On October 17, Dr. Greig visited Beaver Area High School where he provided a clinic for the high school and middle school bands—both instructed by alumnus J.P. Scanga. In addition to numerous guest conducting engagements and adjudicating at music assessment festivals, Dr. Greig commonly does four or five clinics per year.

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Music Professor's Composition Aired on Public Radio

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Dr. Daniel Perttu's recent composition, "To Spring - An Overture," was aired on WCNY, the public radio station based in Syracuse, Utica, and Watertown, NY. Perttu is an associate professor of music, and currently serves as chair of the Westminster's School of Music. 

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Westminster Wind Ensemble Earns Distinction from Collegiate Band Directors National Association

Friday, August 4, 2017

The Westminster College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. R. Tad Greig, earned another distinction with the Collegiate Band Directors National Association. After their submission was peer-reviewed by the leadership of the Eastern Region, the Westminster College Wind Ensemble was selected as a top small college ensemble in the East. As a result, Greig will travel to Yale University for the CBDNA Conference and present a session related to the beginnning of the emsemble and its many successes over the years.

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Strathgheny School of Scottish Fiddling Presents Two Free Concerts to the Public

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, the concert scheduled for Monday, July 10 will take place in ORR AUDITORIUM. 

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School of Music Presents Oboe and Bassoon Studio Recital

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Westminster College School of Music is having an oboe and bassoon recital performed by students and faculty on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the Wallace Memorial Chapel. The recital features several interpretations of the pastoral, a style which presents a romanticized version of rural country life, and evokes images of shepherds and bagpipes. Admission is free.

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Westminster School of Music to Perform Concert Celebrating of Graduating Seniors

Friday, April 21, 2017

Westminster College School of Music presents "A Celebration of Our Seniors," the final major concert of the season featuring performances from the Westminster College Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band. The concert is Friday, May 5 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Will W. Orr Auditorium.

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