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WVU music faculty nominated for Grammy

An album recorded and produced by West Virginia University faculty has received a nomination for a 2018 Grammy Award in the Best Classical Compendium category. 

Lucy Mauro, associate professor of piano, and Mark Benincosa, recording engineer and instructor of music technology, released “Mademoiselle – Première Audience” in March 2017 to document the work of Nadia Boulanger.

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William Canady passes away

A longtime friend of the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts, Dr. William Canady has passed away at the age of 93. 

Dr. Canady, retired professor of biochemistry in the WVU Eberly College, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Loulie Dodson Canady.

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Blessings from the Blochs

The late Stuart and Stephanie Bloch were devoted supporters of the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts. Their generosity and commitment impacted thousands of students throughout the years, and will continue to do so for decades to come.

“The Blochs were wonderful and gracious people with a great love of life, engagement for life and love for each other,” said Bernie Schultz, former dean of the college and retired professor of art history. “They had a love and passion for the arts, and they believed strongly in advancing education.”

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