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Public Invited to Begin the Christmas Season with Catawba’s Service of Lessons & Carols

November 4, 2016
Category: Events, Music
Members of the general public are invited to begin their Christmas season by attending Catawba College’s 29th annual Service of Lessons and Carols.  The public can attend the service in the beautifully decorated Omwake-Dearborn Chapel on two different evenings – Monday, November 28 and Thursday,…
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Catawba Recognizes Two Individuals as Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipients

November 3, 2016
Category: Alumni, Athletics, Faculty, Music
 Dennis Reed '06 and Jim Gantt '89 Two Catawba College alumni were recognized as recipients of a Distinguished Alumnus Award on October 29th during Homecoming Weekend activities. The honorees included Jim Gantt ’89 of Salisbury and Dennis Reed ’06 of Charlotte. These awards, given annually by…
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John Oates Credits a Catawba Connection for Developing His Musical Style

October 7, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Music, Students
John Oates says that Catawba College indirectly played a role in developing his musical style. He shared the why of that story with a group of Catawba’s music students when he visited campus on October 7. When Oates was a seventh grader in Pennsylvania he had a good friend whose older brother went…
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John Oates’ Concert at Lee Street Theatre Solidifies New Partnership with Catawba College

September 30, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Music, Students, Theatre Arts
 Oates playing with Guthrie Trapp and his group, 18 South John Oates' acoustic concert on October 7th at Lee Street Theatre in Salisbury not only launches the organization's '16-'17 concert series, but it will solidify the new relationship Lee Street Theatre has with Catawba College's Music and…
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In Tune Monthly Cites Catawba as One of Nation’s Best Music Schools for 2017

September 26, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Music, Students
Catawba College has been cited by In Tune Monthly magazine as one of the nation’s Best Music Schools for 2017.  The accolade came in the publication’s October 2016 edition which includes a special report concerning the Best Music Schools for 2017. Catawba Music Department Chair Dr. David Lee Fish…
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