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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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Catawba Alumnus Advances in America's Got Talent Competition

May 8, 2012
Category: Academics, Alumni, Events, Music
Dennis Reed of Charlotte, 2006 graduate of Catawba College, has been selected by the America's Got Talent judges along with his troupe, Inspire the Fire (ITF),  to move on from Las Vegas to the next round of competition in New York.Reed, who majored in Music Business, was the first place winner of…
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"Yung Citizen" to Perform in Senior Showcase on April 30

April 26, 2012
Category: Academics, Events, Music, Students
Catawba College student Christopher "Yung Citizen" Williams will have his Senior Showcase on Monday, April 30, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. in Hedrick Little Theatre on campus. Williams, a music business major from Charlotte, will be performing with fellow Catawba student, Jaymarr "J-Real" Williams of…
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