Trumpet players from across the United States will converge at Western Carolina University for the Fifth Annual WCU Trumpet Festival, with several free performances throughout the Jan. 12-14 weekend, including a mass ensemble expected to top 100 musicians on stage at one time.
Two students working on their master's degrees in music at Western Carolina University received a student award for their recent presentation at the convention for the Association for Technology in Music Education.
A newly endowed scholarship fund at Western Carolina University established in honor of Robert Holquist, WCU's director of choral activities since 1979, will provide financial assistance to students majoring in music and vocal performance.
A new musical collaboration between two Western Carolina University graduate students and their professor will be premiered later this month, providing the aural backdrop as the University of North Carolina system presents one of its top academic honors.
Western Carolina University student vocalists Mitchell Hutchings of Charlotte and Heather Hallmark of Burlington recently earned high marks while competing against the best college singers in the region.