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Students from International Leadership of Texas Keller-Saginaw High School perform ‘Graziella’ and ‘The Girl from Ipanema’.

Guitar Studio recital an expose of complexity, minimalism, grief and hope

Kehinde Hopkins, Content Producer April 27, 2024

The Wesleyan Music Department’s latest guitar studio recital was an emotional foray into grief, sadness and the hope that lies beyond. Adorned in all black, five guitarists, including the director Dr....

The students came together in the closing song and sang “Somewhere Tonight” from “West Side Story.”

Music department presents ‘Scene D’amore’

Alexis Bernal, Content Producer April 3, 2024

On March 7, Texas Wesleyan’s music department performed “Scene D’amore,” at Nicholas Martin Hall. Co-Directors included Keith Critcher, Arielle Collier and David Bogaev.   The Music Department...

Texas Wesleyan, North Side High School, and Western Hills High School perform “To New Heights” at Martin Hall.

Wesleyan Singers present ‘To New Heights’ at the Martin Hall

Richard Amaefule, Content Producer April 2, 2024

On March 21, Wesleyan singers presented their show “To New Heights” with guest performers from North Side  and Western Hills high schools in Fort Worth.   Gabrielle Little, a junior business...

Dr. Ilka Araujo, chair of the music department and associate professor of piano and music history, hosts an annual faculty recital to celebrate the renovation of Martin Hall on Oct. 24, 2023.

Dr. Ilka Araujo’s crescendo from music professor to TAMS president-elect

Kehinde Hopkins, Content Producer March 22, 2024

Dr. Ilka Araujo, chair of the music department and professor of piano and music history, was elected to be the president of the Texas Association of Music Schools (TAMS).   TAMS unanimously nominated...

Texas Wesleyan’s wind ensemble performs their spring concert inspired by University College Day’s theme “Sky is the Limit”.

Wind ensemble concert presents a symphony of sounds

Chiara Watson, Editor-in-chief March 20, 2024

The department of music hosted a wind ensemble concert on March 19 in the Nicholas Martin Hall at 7:30 p.m.   Texas Wesleyan’s wind ensemble, directed and conducted by Dr. Thomas Willmann, the visiting...

Music events are performed at the Martin Hall Auditorium in the Ann Waggoner Fine Arts Building.

Music department encourages the community to attend events

Veida Dima, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2022

The TxWes Music Department hosted several musical events this semester with even more scheduled through Dec. 6. The next performance on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. features the senior piano recital of Grace...

The orchestra, joined by Pitombeira’s wife, perform the second concerto of the evening.

Department of music presents music by Liduino Pitombeira

Chiara Watson, Content Producer November 9, 2022

On Tuesday the Texas Wesleyan Department of Music hosted a concert in honor of Brazilian composer Liduino Pitombeira. Starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Martin Hall, the concert boasted many performances...

The performers stand in front of the crowd after Fridays concert.
Photo by Elena Maldonado

President’s Honors Concert showcases Wesleyan students

Elena Maldonado April 1, 2019

The Department of Music held its 23rd annual President’s Honors Concert on Friday night in Nicholas Martin Hall. The hosts were President Frederick Slabach, his wife Melany Neilson and Texas Wesleyan...

Jessica Koebbe plays the piano during her guest recital on Tuesday night. Photo by Elena Maldonado.

Koebbe plays a noteworthy performance at Wesleyan

Elena Maldonado February 13, 2019

The Department of Music hosted Dr. Jessica Koebbe for a guest piano recital on Tuesday night at the Nicholas Martin Hall. Koebbe is a former Texas Wesleyan professor, according to the program handed out...

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