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VIDEO: Catawba Alumnus Sings Moving Impromptu Duet with Ingrid Michaelson

August 6, 2012
Category: Alumni, Music, Theatre Arts
Catawba College alumnus Sheldon Rogers shared a moving, impromptu performance with music star Ingrid Michaelson in Lancaster, PA. A 2009 graduate of Catawba's Musical Theatre program, Rogers was in the front row at Michaelson's show and sang an unplanned duet with the New York-based indie-pop…
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Catawba Grads at the Helm of Uwharrie Players' "Camelot"

July 26, 2012
Category: Alumni, Events, Music, Theatre Arts
When the Uwharrie Players of Stanly County open their production of "Camelot" on July 27, two Catawba College graduates will be a big part of it.Heather Wilson is the artistic director and John Stafford is the musical director.Freelance director Heather Wilson earned her B.A. in Theatre Arts from…
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VIDEO: Vernaculars Perform at Association for Popular Music Education

July 12, 2012
Category: Academics, Events, Music, Students
The Catawba College Vernaculars performed at the annual Association for Popular Music Education conference in Nashville in June 2012.The Vernaculars are the flagship ensemble of Catawba's popular music degree concentration and are dedicated to the performance of contemporary popular (aka vernacular)…
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Catawba Alumnus to Appear on America's Got Talent Competition July 17

July 9, 2012
Category: Alumni, Events, Music
2006 Catawba College alumnus Dennis Reed will appear on the NBC television series America's Got Talent on July 17 with his troupe, Inspire the Fire (ITF), as part of the top 48 finalists. The show will air on NBC at 8:00 p.m., EST.Please tune in to support and VOTE for Dennis and these inspiring…
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Catawba Welcomes New Director of Choral Music

June 29, 2012
Category: Academics, Faculty, Music
Dr. Jim Shepherd is Catawba College's new director of choral music and assistant professor of music. He will join the faculty at the college in August for the start of the 2012-2013 academic year.Shepherd comes to Catawba from Concord University in Athens, West Virginia, where he served during the…
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