Ensembles grapple with space shortage

Ensembles grapple with space shortage

Several music ensembles continue to outgrow their already-constrained practice space located in classroom building AH1. The room now has to accommodate more than 60 students, plus instruments, into a room built for 42.  Brass Ensemble Director Linda Salisbury said she worries about the health of her students far more than...

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Mercury Midday News 2/9/2017

Mercury Midday News 2/9/2017

Local band Maya Piata came on Mercury Midday News this afternoon to discuss the release of her EP “Sunny Days. Maya Piata, who is a business communications senior, was joined on the show by keyboard player and record producer Corbin Winkfield. Read more about Maya Piata in this story The...

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Dallas seeks healing with ‘Love in the Streets’ after tragedy

Dallas seeks healing with ‘Love in the Streets’ after tragedy

On Saturday night, people met at the northernmost tip of Klyde Warren Park in downtown Dallas to spread peace after five police officers passed away in a gunfire ambush about a week ago. “Love in the Streets,” as the event was called, brought together musicians from around the metroplex who...

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Dallas music scene emerges

Dallas music scene emerges

Take a drive through Deep Ellum on any given weekend and you’ll likely hear local music echoing among the old buildings covered in buffed out graffiti behind the massive highways and the canyon of downtown skyscrapers and looming in the background. The music tells the story about an abundance of culture...

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