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Showcase will be held on Dec. 1 in the EAB, Edward Jones Commons

Student Work Displayed in Graphic Design Showcase Dec. 1

November 17, 2017

Webster will host the 5th annual Graphic Design Showcase Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. This showcase is an open portfolio review event in which graphic design students will present their most recent digital and print portfolios.

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Check out Demo Day classes by visiting the Community Music School website

Now Enrolling Students for Spring Kindermusik and Music For Little Mozarts

November 15, 2017

Open enrollment for Community Music School of Webster University’s Kindermusik® and Music for Little Mozarts (keyboard) Spring classes will begin on Monday, Dec. 4. Classes are available in four convenient locations in Chesterfield, Webster Groves and University City and are open to children from newborn to six year olds and their caregivers.

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donor recognition

Video: Recognition Dinner Celebrates Donors to Webster, CMS

November 15, 2017

Webster University recognized its loyal supporters at the Donor Recognition Dinner on Nov. 9 in the Starlight Room at the Chase Park Plaza. Highlights of the event included honoring Arden and Harry Fisher with the 2107 Visionary Award for their dedication to the Community Music School, inspiring hundreds of young musicians.

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A panel discussion with local music and theater leaders kicked off Brewer's Fall 2017 visit.

Soprano's Visit Includes Master Class, Scholarship Benefit

November 15, 2017

Renowned operatic soprano and visiting professor Christine Brewer returned to campus this week for a panel discussion with local theater and music leaders and a master class with Department of Music students. Wednesday evening's master class is free to all students, while the $15 general admission benefits the Nigh Opera Scholarship Fund. Brewer will return in Spring 2018 for a week-long teaching residency focused on music from the Holocaust.

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Mieko Hironaka-Bergt

In the News: Pollak, Cross, Werfelmann, Hironaka-Bergt, Bushey

November 14, 2017

Music faculty David Werfelmann and Mieko Hironaka-Bergt will be interviewed Wednesday on 107.3 FM about their Nov. 21 concert. ... Vienna director Johannes Pollak was on Austrian radio FM4 about Brexit's prospects. ... Criminology professor Remy Cross was interviewed about the investigation of police action during the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally. ... Art and psychology major Amanda Bushey was featured in the Belleville News Democrat for her art therapy work with veterans dealing with PTSD.

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Chamber Singers Dazzle in National Performance

November 06, 2017

Webster University Chamber Singers performed on Friday, Nov. 3 at the biennial gathering of the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO) in Baton Rouge, receiving a standing ovation. The Chamber Singers ensemble was one of 10 collegiate choirs selected through a blind peer review to perform at the conference.

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Photo (by Gerry Love): Mysteria Spellazza.

Webster Dance Presents 'New Works' Concert Nov. 9-11

November 02, 2017

Webster University Dance faculty, alumni, and students collaborate to present New Works Dance Concert 2017. The concert features the creative work of Webster Dance faculty and alumni and is performed by Webster Dance students. Performances are Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. at Stage III on Webster's main campus.

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Englis has designed costumes for The Rep since 1979.

Video: Professor's Costume Design for Rep's 'Hamlet'

October 13, 2017

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is performing "Hamlet" for the first time in its history, which was an opportunity for NBC affiliate KSDK-TV to shine the spotlight on the costume design of Webster University professor and Conservatory chair, Dottie Englis. In addition to her role with Webster, since 1979 Englis has designed costumes for the Rep, which resides on Webster University's main campus.

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Agnes Wilcox

Agnes Wilcox Memorial Service in Loretto-Hilton Oct 22

October 12, 2017

There will be a memorial service for Agnes Wilcox on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Loretto-Hilton Center theater. Wilcox was on the Conservatory of Theatre Arts faculty, was a recipient of Webster University’s Community Service Award, and made an impact in the St. Louis community and far beyond as a director, educator, and founder of Prison Performing Arts. The family will be present and share images and thoughts from her life and work.

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One of ten collegiate choirs selected to perform at biennial conference

Chamber Singers Selected to Perform at National Event

October 09, 2017

The Webster University Chamber Singers ensemble is one of 10 collegiate choirs selected to perform at the biennial conference of the National Collegiate Choral Association (NCCO). The performance in Baton Rouge is Friday, Nov. 3. St. Louis audiences will have a chance to see them perform in a free preview concert, open to all, on Monday, Oct. 30, at Second Presbyterian Church in the Central West End.

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Browning Hall

In the News: Inside Browning Hall; Miller-Struttmann in Scientific American; alum concert design

October 06, 2017

The St. Louis Business Journal featured inside looks at Browning Hall, which was recently recognized for design excellence. ... Nicole Miller-Struttmann is quoted in a Scientific American story on the effects of climate change on bee populations. ... Alumnus John Cameron Carter is profiled in Projection, Lights and Staging News talking about his experience at Webster.

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