13 Sep 2017

Wesleyan’s first Voice-Versa concert set to hit the stage

Mary Grim and Daniel Hernandez walked into Dr. Jerome Bierschenk’s office last semester with an idea never before done at Texas Wesleyan: a concert of gender-swapped songs. On Thursday, their idea will become reality. Wesleyan’s Department of Music will host its first Voice-Versa concert at Nicholas Martin Hall from 7:30

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31 Mar 2017

Students prepare for honors concert

Junior music major Tyler Simpson feels humbled that this will be his third consecutive year to perform in the President’s Honor Concert. In Simpson’s first semester at Texas Wesleyan University, he was one of two freshmen invited to perform. “I was informed of its importance early on in the semester

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16 Oct 2016

New professor to orchestrate orchestra

New Assistant Professor of Instrumental Studies Dr. Paul Sikes plans to bring an orchestra and a pep band to Texas Wesleyan. “We have not had a significant program in recent years and, with my orchestral background, I plan to change that by offering the same challenges and benefits to the

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01 Oct 2016

Music Department enrollment soars

Texas Wesleyan’s Department of Music has grown rapidly in recent semesters and is expected to grow even larger. The increase includes more than 20 new majors since last spring, and along with more students there are more opportunities, including the establishment of a pep band and an orchestral band. “If

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19 Mar 2014

Texas Wesleyan shares music with the United Kingdom

Professor and Music Department chairman Dr. John Fisher traveled with South African soprano Suré Eloff  to England to debut Gregory Rose’s song cycle “Avebury Stone Circles” March 13 and 15. Over spring break there were two performances: one at the Church of St. Mary-le-bow, Cheapside, in central London, on March 13 and another at the