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Sept. 30 WVU Symphony Orchestra performance brings together students, current faculty and professor emeritus

The West Virginia University Symphony Orchestra will perform an intimate concert on Friday, Sept. 30 at WVU’s Canady Creative Arts Center.

The concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m., opens with John Beall’s deeply personal “New Testament Songs.” Beall is a professor emeritus of composition in WVU’s School of Music. WVU Professor of Voice Hope Koehler will accompany WVUSO.

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Four new members join music faculty

The West Virginia University School of Music welcomes four new members to the faculty this school year.

"Our new faculty members are leaders in their fields, bringing depth, creativity, and diversity of ideas to our School,” said Sandy Schwartz, interim director. “I look forward to seeing our students grow professionally with the mentorship of our new faculty. They will strengthen the School of Music's commitment to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity.”

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Mikylah Myers promoted to new Associate Dean position

Mikylah Myers has been named Associate Dean of Artistic and Scholarly Achievement at the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts.

Myers has filled the role of Assistant Dean of Student Artistic Achievement for the last three years and has been a WVU faculty member since 2007.

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