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Catawba College’s Cortez Collective Debut Single Released in late August

September 19, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Music, Students
L-R: Ariel Cortez, Taylor Hawes, and Carlos Cortez Cortez Collective, a blues rock band created by brothers, Carlos and Ariel Cortez, who attend Catawba College released their debut single, "Time," in late August. Carlos Cortez was tracked on guitar, bass guitar, synth and vocals. Ariel Cortez was…
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Two Catawba Music Students Release Debut Single

September 16, 2016
Category: Academics, Events, Music, Students
A new debut single, “Hate That I Love You,” released Sept. 2 features the work of two Catawba College students, both seniors. Darryl Bell of Shelby is the solo artist on the single, while Chris Averill of Bessemer City is the producer and the musician behind the scenes. Chris Averill is a senior…
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Segue 61 Pairs Music Industry Mentors With Elite Students, Now Accepting Applications

September 6, 2016
Category: Academics, Music, Students
Segue 61 is a first-of-its-kind, eight-month certificate program offered by Catawba College to 18 elite students, bridging their transition from formal education to full-fledged careers in the music industry.   Segue 61 is a unique program in Nashville, Tennessee that will soon offer promising…
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Donor Says New Scholarship She Established at Catawba Is Already Paying Dividends

August 4, 2016
Category: Academics, Faculty, Gifts, Music, Students
Kellogg Local philanthropist and arts supporter Sarah Kellogg says her gift to fund an endowed scholarship at Catawba College to honor her longtime friend and music professor Dr. Phillip Burgess is already paying dividends. The inaugural recipient of the Dr. Phillip E. Burgess Sacred Music…
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Retired Catawba Faculty Member Inducted into High School Hall of Fame

July 29, 2016
Category: Academics, Faculty, Music
Elizabeth "Libby" Bradshaw Carlton, a retired assistant professor of music and founder of the Community Music Program at Catawba College, was inducted into the Tazewell (Va.) High School Hall of Fame on July 23.  Tazewell HS Hall of Fame recognizes graduates or staff for their achievement or…
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