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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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