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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.
With performers from the U.S., Croatia and Vietnam, the 16th Annual Radford University Guitar Festival lives up to its name. Hosted at the Covington Center for the Arts March 31 to April 2, the weekend includes many performances and masterclasses along with a health and wellness lecture for performing artists.
Department of Dance assistant professor Amy VanKirk, in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), will premiere a new dance work, “Remember the Future,” inspired by the storied history and major accomplishments of the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.
CVPA News From University Relations
As part of the Radford University Department of Design fashion curriculum, each senior crafts their own clothing line. To create the one-of-a-kind garments, students purchase their own fabrics and textiles to craft the high-quality creations.
Two Radford University Music Therapy students presented their research on personal identity influencing personal music preferences, “The Effect of Socio-Cultural Identity on Musical Distaste,” in London from Sept. 11-17.
The Department of Dance is presenting Fall Dance Fest over Homecoming Weekend, showcasing the artistic talents of Radford University faculty and students.
New students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) participated in a community learning experience to kick off the new academic year.
The Department of Design is hosting a Fall Fashion Show that highlights the creative talents of Radford University students.