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Opera Scenes Performances Jan. 20-22

January 20, 2017

The Opera Studio of Webster University's Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts presents scenes from five different operas combined in one performance on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20-22, in Nerinx Hall's Heagney Theatre. These fully-staged scenes from Cosi fan tutte, Le nozze di Figaro, The Rake's Progress, Orphee and Eurydice, and La Boheme will include orchestra and guest music and stage directors. General admission is $10, and $5 for seniors. Admission for all students is free with valid student I.D.

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Hoffman LaChance Contemporary hosts a reception for

News Around Webster: Lang, Cosic, Woolf, Hulsizer

January 19, 2017

A reception for Tom Lang's recent prints and drawings takes place Jan. 20 at Hoffman LaChance Contemporary in Maplewood; on the same day, Zlatko Cosic's "It Can't Go Forever #1" will screen in Karlsruhe, Germany. Separately, psychology professors Linda Woolf and Michael Hulsizer presented in Florida on "Politics, Sex and Religion."

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FDC Monthly Faculty Writing Hours Begin Feb. 3

January 18, 2017

The Faculty Development Center invites all part-time and full-time faculty to participate in monthly writing hours in the FDC Suite, a quiet space designated for faculty use. All are welcome, and coffee and tea will be provided. Click through to view the Writing Hours schedule for Spring 2017. In addition, the Library and the FDC will offer a full-day writing retreat on March 31.

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Johnson Cano's concert recently received a rave review from the New York Times.

Johnson Cano '06 on New Bernstein CD with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

January 17, 2017

Webster University alumna Jennifer Johnson Cano '06 is featured on a major new CD release from the international music label Naxos. The new disc features the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, led by Marin Alsop, conducting two seminal orchestral works by Leonard Bernstein. Also on the disc is French superstar pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.

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December Toast

Snapshots: December Toast to Mid-Year Grads

December 22, 2016

The 5th annual December Toast: A Celebration of Our Mid-Year Graduates was held Friday, Dec. 16, in the Community Music School Concert Hall. President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster and the deans from each of the schools offered congratulations and remarks to the graduates. Charlie Hahn, vice president of Advancement, welcomed the newest alumni to the Alumni Association, which was founded by a small group of Webster graduates in 1923 to maintain a connection between Webster alumni and their alma mater.

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Senior Vocalist Danielle Feinstein Performs on Fox 2 News

December 21, 2016

Senior vocal performance major Danielle Feinstein appeared on Fox 2 News in a live on-air segment Tuesday morning, Dec. 20, representing the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and Webster University's Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. Feinstein performed an unaccompanied rendition of the Christmas classic, "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas."

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Senior music education student Cameron White conducts his work during Webster University Department of Music's

Music Student's Original Work Featured in 'Gift to the City' Holiday Concert

December 21, 2016

For the eighth year in a row, Webster University music students and faculty gave St. Louis a performance to remember with the “Gift to the City” holiday concert at Christ Church Cathedral downtown. This time, and for the second event this year, one student even took a turn to conduct his own work.

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The conference is purposefully organized to be inclusive of all disciplines.

4th RAD Highlights Collaborative Research across Webster Network

December 16, 2016

Webster’s fourth Research Across Disciplines Conference drew 64 undergraduate and graduate student research participants from across Webster and local universities, including Webster students presenting via videoconference from Geneva, Vienna, Zurich and online learning modules. The conference buttresses on-going efforts to afford students access to the high-impact educational practice of collaborative research.

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CMS Spring New Student Registration Jan. 7-12

December 15, 2016

The Community Music School of Webster University offers one-on-one instruction on all instruments of the band and orchestra, piano, guitar, harp, and voice, at three St. Louis locations. Students of all ages and ability levels can be matched with one of the 100 master music teachers during Spring New Student Registration Jan. 7-12, for the semester running Jan. 17-June 5.

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CMS Spring Kindermusik, Little Mozarts Class Enrollment Now Open

December 08, 2016

Enrollment for the Spring 2017 Kindermusik and Music for Little Mozarts (keyboard) classes is now open at the Community Music School of Webster University. Open to children age's birth-6 years old, their music-and-movement activities are carefully and creatively designed to enhance cognitive, language, physical, creative, and social-emotional development.

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Michaela Finnerty and Bridget Carey

Students Present at Graphic Design Showcase

December 06, 2016

Ten Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios at the annual Graphic Design Showcase on Dec. 2. Local designers, art directors and human resources representatives with an interest in design were also on hand to critique their work and answer students' questions. The showcase featured the work of Sarah Boudreau, Bridget Carey, Anna Cruzen, Jenni Fetcho, Michaela Finnerty, Jake Hunn, Eva Ju, Justin Smith, Farah Tinnemeyer and Severin Watson.

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Check out student work at Research Across Disciplines Dec. 9-10.

First Year Inquiry Showcase at Research Across Disciplines

December 06, 2016

As part of the upcoming Research Across Disciplines conference Dec. 9-10, all are invited to visit First Year Inquiry Showcase, which will display the results of inquiry projects conducted by students enrolled in First Year Seminars during the Fall 2016 semester. The showcase will feature posters, films and artifacts that reflect the research conducted by First Year Students.

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