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Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: Meet the Family

By Kendall Buzzelli Ever wonder what it’s like to travel with six (and counting) kids on tour? Somehow and someway, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy do just that with their musical family. We spoke with Natalie about the highlights and

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Wharton Center News

Yamato: What is taiko drumming?

By Kendall Buzzelli When I think of drumming, I think of the cool kid in School of Rock or Miles Teller in the movie Whiplash. It’s a very specific view of what drumming can be; I’m unfamiliar with the different kinds of

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Posted in Wharton Center News

7 Super Talented Kids You’ve Got To See To Believe

By Kristin Pagels The boys of the Vienna Boys Choir have charmed audiences around the globe for centuries — yes, CENTURIES — with their prodigious musical talent and charming demeanor. The Vienna Boys Choir includes both a boarding school (named Palais

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Posted in Act One Family Series, At Wharton Center, College of Music, Performing Arts, Wharton Center News, World

11 Things You Know To Be True (if you’re a music major)

By Kristin Pagels Becoming a classically trained musician is no easy task.  Chances are you’ve been preparing for years, or even your whole life, to get into music school.  Once accepted, your friends and family will notice that you’ve adopted

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Posted in Classic Series, College of Music, Performing Arts, Wharton Center News

Inside imaGen: We Foxes

By Kendall Buzzelli ĭmáGen, a partnership through Wharton Center and MSU’s Department of Theatre, brings another new concert reading for the fourth year straight this weekend. We Foxes, a new musical by Ryan Scott Oliver, tells the story of Willa –

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Theatre, Wharton Center News

INTERNS REACT: THE HOT SARDINES

The weather is slowly warming up, but at Wharton Center we’re making things HOT this week with The Hot Sardines! We gathered our student interns again for the third installment of Interns React: The Hot Sardines.

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Jazz, Wharton Center News

In the Hot Seat: Alexander Daev of Moscow Festival Ballet

By Kendall Buzzelli Time for another “In the Hot Seat”! We talked with Alexander Daev, the Ballet Master and Assistant Artistic Director of Moscow Festival Ballet. Hear about his passion for ballet and see it in motion at Wharton Center

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Behind the Scenes, IN THE HOT SEAT, Performing Arts, Q&A, Wharton Center News

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