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A few years ago, if you were to visit the Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center, you might have met a student guide who made customer service an art form. Now a spring 2017 BA graduate, Regan Chancellor, has left a legacy in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. During her senior year, she made strides both with an academic research project and as the first CVPA Ambassador to graduate from Radford University.
Two very different populations have one thing in common – Monday nights with Mozart. For the first time, Radford University students and community members together formed the Radford University Chorus and rehearsed Monday evenings. From this effort, in an April 24 concert, the group will present Mozart’s “Requiem.”
Each year, with the coming of flowers and warmer breezes and the imminent end of the spring semester also comes “Making a Scene: An Evening of One Acts.” This project of the advanced directing class features each aspiring director’s final project presentation. The number of one acts depends on the number of students and this year that total is seven.
Two pianists, a trombonist and an accordion/piano duo are considered among the best concert musicians in the world per the IBLA Grand Prize World Music Competition.
These performers begin a United States tour at Radford University on April 27.
“The Farce of Martin of Cambray,” translated into modern English by Jody Enders as “Cooch E. Whippet,” depicts a dysfunctional relationship between a husband, Cooch and his wife Wilhelmina. Radford University Departments of English and Theatre present this collaboration at 6 p.m., April 18 and 19.
The CVPA has Spring Fever and a competitive spirit. Radford University is publicly launching a new fundraising initiative April 17. For one week only, April 17 – 21, each college on campus plus Radford University Athletics will raise money for a project of its choice utilizing a new online crowdfunding platform. Each college and Athletics are competing to see which project can reach its goal first.
Radford University students and alumni represented the university at the 2017 Roanoke Advertising Federation Awards. Here is who won ADDY awards.
Exciting classical arrangements, burning jazz standards and the best of original brass compositions are part of an evening at the Bondurant Auditorium when Boston Brass comes to Radford University April 7, 2017.
Radford University Department of Theatre and Cinema rounds out its Pridemore Series with a smash…a smashing production of “The Importance of Being Earnest,” that is. Oscar Wilde’s theatrical masterpiece of wit and frivolity lands on the Hayes Stage April 11 and plays through April 16.
For the third consecutive year, the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship granted select Radford University theatre students money to attend conferences. At SETC, several of those awarded support participated in the Southeastern Theatre Conference Design Competition.
CVPA News From University Relations
Radford University students in a graphic design course are earning real-world experience with a client of the animal variety.
After graduating from Radford University in May, Addie Pawlick, of Chester, completed her first production as lighting designer in graduate school at the University of Houston.
Lust, anger, hatred, revenge - these themes echo across time and space. “Othello,” a Shakespearean classic expands upon these universal themes, was performed by the National Players who added a contemporary twist in Bondurant Auditorium on Nov. 13.
Classical choral tunes echoed through the Performance Hall at the Covington Center when the Department of Music at Radford University hosted a high school choral invitational in October.
The audience of “Speech & Debate” received a heavy dose of reality, which covered intense material in the lives of a small group of high school students.