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Music Stories

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  • String Madness goes International (PSU Story)
  • Concerts bring students and composers together (PSU Story)
  • Choirs to perform spring concert on March 13 (PSU Story)
  • The "Sing4Peace" concert is open to the public and free of charge (Morning Sun)
  • First Year getting a chance to DJ on the campus radio station (PSU Story)
  • National Independence Day Parade (PSU Story)
  • A Paraguayan journey (PSU Story)
  • PSU Choirs produce holiday CD (PSU Story | Purchase CD)
  • For one student, performance is also a display of will, attitude (PSU Story | Globe)
  • College grad, 15, looks to the future (PSU Story | KSNF/KODE | KOAM | OzarksFirst)
  • Pittsburg State University Band (KNSF/KODE)
  • Band tunes up for fall season (PSU Story)
  • Students perform at International Trumpet Guild Convention (Sun)
  • Choirs present ‘Bouquet of British Masses’ (PSU Story)
  • PSU Student Richard Harper Overcomes All Odds (KNSF/KODE)
  • Jee Yeun Kim is singing her dream ( Moring Sun)
  • Musicians can be heroes, too (Globe)
  • Mic'd up with Richard Harper and the Pitt State Band (KNSF/KODE)
  • Pitt state class surprised with Tuba Gram! (YouTube | KOAM)
  • SEK Symphony features 'future stars' Chris Goddard, Daniel Ayala, and Madison Youngberg-King (PSU Story)
  • Homecoming King and Queen, Ryan Robinson, percussion major, and Alyssa Marsh, voice minor, say thank you (YouTube)
  • Students learn from the best at Midwest Trumpet Festival (PSU Story)
  • Pride of the Plains Marching Band half-time show (CNN / YouTube)
  • Despite hearing problem, Harper hears the sound of music (Morning Sun)
  • Four PSU student soloists featured in SEK Symphony Orchestra concert (Morning Sun)
  • International Student Spotlight: Ernesto Estigarribia, viola (Paraguay) (YouTube)
  • PSU and MSSU join together for a Jazz concert (Globe)


Faculty and Staff

  • Legacy lives on through trumpet donation (PSU Story)
  • Pittsburg Music Festival begins Thursday! (Globe)
  • Beloved holiday ballet to be preformed in Pittsburg , Joplin (Globe)
  • VSU Music presents organ concert (Valdosta Daily Times)
  • Professor cheers Grammy success (PSU Story)
  • Rusty Jones reflects on career in music (Morning Sun)
  • Patrick Howle has a deep connection with opera (Morning Sun)
  • Howle and Natenberg make their Carnegie Hall debut (PSU Story)
  • Hastings juggling many roles (PSU Story)
  • Kimberly Harries will run in the Marine Corps Marathon (Morning Sun)
  • McCray Recital Hall gets a new name & look (YouTube)
  • Kehle performs at International Trombone Festival (PSU Story)
  • Julie Penner is a pioneer woman (Morning Sun)
  • Craig Fuchs, Professor - Chamber Winds, Wind Ensemble, Conducting, and Band Literature (PSU Story)
  • Dr. Craig Fuchs is recognized as Outstanding Faculty recipient (YouTube)
  • PSU Professor Plays at Carnegie Hall (PSU Story)
  • Carol Deats (PSU Story)
  • Stella Hastings, Associate Professor of Music (PSU Story)
  • Craig Fuchs (YouTube)


Alumni and Friends

  • PSU music grad named conductor (Post)
  • Piano festival and competition coming to Pittsburg in July (Globe)
  • Music Alumni Lemuel Sheppard receives the 2017 Meritorious Achievement Award (PSU Story)
  • Top honor for Miami band director Toye Harris (Miami news record)
  • Popular pianist headed to Hibbing (Hibbing Daily Tribune)
  • Pitt state Alumni starts pep band at New Hopi High (Navaja-Hopi)
  • Pair of musicians add event to Buck Clayton Jazz Fest (Morning Sun)
  • Baxter springs high school honors music teacher (KSNF/KODE)
  • PSU Alumnus looks back on musical career (KSNF/KODE)
  • Pitt State alumni returns home (Globe)
  • Alumni soloists contribute to spring oratorio (Morning Sun)
  • PSU honors David G. Osborne for achievement (PSU Story | Photos)
  • Italian Immersion (Morning Sun)
  • Area man makes name in opera stages (Globe)


Events, Speakers, and Lecture


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