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News From Around The College
Bonnie-roo is an annual free concert event hosted by the Music Business Student Association and GrammyU for the past six years. It returns April 16 at the Boonie Plaza.
The 15th Annual Radford University International Guitar Festival is living up to its name with guitarist from Bosnia, Spain, Poland, Brazil and the United States. These renowned artists will present masterclasses and free concerts April 8-9 at the Performance Hall of the Covington Center.
They played at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, St. Mary's Cathedral in Killarney, Trinity College in Dublin, and the Dublin Airport. These were concert stops for The Radford University Wind Ensemble’s March 2016 trip to Ireland.
An adventurous cast and crew cruises into spring in Radford University’s upcoming musical comedy, “Anything Goes.” A longtime favorite of theatregoers, it carries its audience from the stage boards to the shipboards beginning March 29 in the Pridemore Playhouse.
The question is what visually defines modern Appalachia. Is it the coal mines, the rural life of mountain towns, or thriving cities? The answer is found in a new photography exhibition coming to the Radford University Art Museum.
Senior music major Harold Bailey and freshman Hao Qin will perform later this year at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in New York. Both competed at the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition 2016 and won awards, which includes performing at one of the most famous recital halls in the world.
Four fashion design seniors sat at a long table in 211 McGuffey Hall. For the 48 hours starting Feb. 26, they worked in this space completing the Department of Design’s annual charrette.
Radford University had a large turnout of entrants and supporters at the American Advertising Federation awards ceremony presented at the Roanoke Market Square. Several graphic design students and the creative services team from University Relations received awards. Alumni prevailed, as well.
Alumnus Brandon Alford’s story of how Professor Rick Galyean influenced his life is worthy of a closer look. The story began years before Alford, who recently completed his master’s degree at Radford University, began his undergraduate years in Wise.
The Southwest Virginia Juried Student Photography Competition opened Feb. 19 to an audience of over 100 people. The exhibition at the Radford University Art Museum Downtown includes 52 photographic artworks by undergraduate students from 11 regional universities and colleges.
CVPA News From University Relations
Radford University alumna Shawna Hession appeared in The Roanoke Times and Professor of Criminal Justice Tod Burke spoke with multiple media outlets over the past week.
The work of Radford University graduate students Leslie King and Lam Dinh is currently featured in Blacksburg’s Artful Lawyer Gallery.
Ken Smith, associate professor of Graphic Design at Radford University, recently won his fourth George Gray Award of Artistic Excellence at the 36th anniversary of the Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP).
This summer, graduate student Anthony Kaseoru and Associate Professor Trish Winter traveled to Japan to present at the World Music Therapy Conference and at the Nagoya College of Music and Mukogawa Women's University.
The third time was the charm for recent Radford University alumna Shawna Hession ’17. After three student submissions to the American Advertising Awards – formerly the ADDYs – Hession, of Radford, came out on top in 2017 by winning a national award at the American Advertising Awards in June.