Murray State University department of music to host outdoor spring concert on April 22

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of music will host an outdoor “Bright Days Ahead” spring concert on April 22 beginning at 6 p.m. at Woods Park, located at the corner of 14th Street and Olive Boulevard. The free concert is open to the public and will be the department’s first public performance in […]

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Murray State University music ensembles to perform at Kentucky Music Educators Association conference

MURRAY, Ky. — The wind ensemble and the saxophone choir from the Murray State University Department of Music were recently selected to perform at the 2021 Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) Professional Development Conference, to be held virtually on February 14-20.   The ensembles submitted recordings from previous live performances and were chosen by a KMEA […]

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Murray State University Galleries hosts IGNITION, an exhibit of work through February 17

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Department of Art & Design and University Galleries are pleased to present IGNITION, recent paintings and drawings by Jason Stout. The works in the exhibit were selected from Stout’s “Cloud Composition Series” and will be on display through February 17 in the Clara M. Eagle Main Gallery. Stout will […]

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Murray State University Galleries hosts Visual Elegy exhibit

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and University Galleries are pleased to announce Visual Elegy, a collaborative printmaking exhibition in response to the poetry of bell hooks. Visual Elegy will be on exhibit in the Clara M. Eagle Upper Gallery from January 28 through March 1, 2021. Twenty-six printmakers […]

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Murray State University Jazz Orchestra releases fourth holiday album

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Jazz Orchestra released their fourth album, “More Season’s Greetings,” which will be available on all major streaming platforms later the week of December 14, 2020.   The selections for “More Season’s Greetings” were recorded during 2018 and 2019. Some of the featured selections include White Christmas, The Christmas Song, Let […]

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Murray State University’s theatre arts program presents It’s a Wonderful Life on 91.3 WKMS

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts, in collaboration with 91.3 WKMS, will present It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play on Friday, December 11, 2020 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is a radio adaptation by Joe Landry of […]

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Murray State University department of music students receive numerous recognitions

MURRAY, Ky. — Students from Murray State University’s Department of Music have received a number of recent recognitions for their talents. KY NATS: Chapter Auditions Several students took part in the annual auditions for the Kentucky chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) on October 23-24, 2020. The event was held virtually […]

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Enjoy the sounds of the season with The Holidays at Murray State

Enjoy the sounds of the season with The Holidays at Murray State, an annual production which showcases our department of music. Wishing you the happiest of holidays and new year. Go Racers! Holidays at Murray State 2020 Airings (subject to change): Kentucky KET – 12/21 at 8 p.m. ESTKET2 – 12/30 at 7 p.m. EST […]

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Murray State University Theatre Arts program produces children’s play, Vasilisa: Brave and Wise

MURRAY, Ky. — The Theatre Arts program at Murray State University recently completed production and recording of an original children’s play, Vasilisa: Brave and Wise to distribute to regional elementary schools.  Traditionally, the Theatre Arts program invites elementary students from around the area to its annual children’s show on campus. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, that […]

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Murray State University Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Band and Blue and Gold Jazz Combos present Fall Campus Concert Nov. 5

MURRAY, Ky. — The award-winning Murray State University Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Band and the Blue and Gold Jazz Combos will present a Fall Campus Concert on Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in historic Lovett Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Dr. Todd E. Hill, professor of music, is the director of […]

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