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Celebrating Differences through World Music

World Music at LMU presents its 20th Annual Spring performance this coming Sunday, 23 April 2017. More information here. The World Music at LMU program began in 1998 when new instruments arrived at LMU on commission from West Africa. With these, the program was able to accompany newly-learned dances and songs from the Volta region […]

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A Ballade in a Minor Key

By Joseph Wakelee-Lynch One of the highlights of the academic year for me is a piano recital by Wojciech Kocyan. To hear some of the world’s great music performed live by a virtuoso is a rare opportunity and gift. Kocyan gave another of his annual concerts this past Saturday evening, on Nov. 19. Murphy Recital […]

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LMU Chamber Orchestra Enjoys Surge of Success

The LMU Chamber Orchestra is enjoying a successful reinvigoration, thanks to the combined efforts of Music Department Chair Mark Saya and chamber orchestra Director Tania Fleischer, as well as a talented group of instructors and student musicians. Currently an ensemble of 16 string musicians, the Chamber Orchestra recently tackled works ranging from classical Schubert to […]

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Sinatra Opera Workshop Broadens Undergraduate Studies

Virginia Saya has seen more than a few students do a 180-degree turn. That sharp reversal of opinion frequently happens, suggests Saya, a Ph.D. in Musicology, professor of music in Loyola Marymount University’s Department of Music and director of the Francis A. Sinatra Opera Workshop, when she takes students to professional opera performances in L.A. […]

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