09 Apr 2018

Wesleyan showcases talent at annual concert

Texas Wesleyan’s Department of Music held the 22nd annual President’s Honors Concert in the Nicholas Martin Hall on Friday night. Family, friends, and regular attendees of Wesleyan concerts chatted among each other while they waited for the first performance to start. President Frederick Slabach; his wife Melany Neilson; and alumni

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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