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Music

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Music Building to Open for Classes in Spring

By Sydney Wisman Students enrolled in music programs at Trevecca can expect to begin classes in the building in January. The $7.9 million 25,509-square-foot building will be home to three classrooms, five studios for private instruction, seven practice rooms, additional spaces for instrumental and choral instruction and a 2,810-square-foot black box theatre. Trevecca closed the $1.4 million deal on the land that previously belonged to Volunteer Trucking Company in December of last year. Renovations on existing buildings on the property began in January 2016. Those buildings are to house the Center for Music and Worship Arts—an idea over 20 years in the making. (more…)
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Trevecca Students Play Popular Nashville Music Venue

By Antonio Guerrero A Trevecca band played its second show ever at a storied Nashville venue just a week after their debut at a Hub Show on campus. “This is our first actual performance at a venue but only our second performance as a band”, said TJ Magee, vocalist and founder of the all-Trevecca student band, Eustace. Formed this fall, the band is made up of five Trevecca students who decided to start a band after leading worship together at Cornerstone Church in Ala. (more…)
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Trevecca Band to Participate in United Nashville House Show

By Brooklyn Dance A Trevecca band will join other college performers in Nashville at an event designed to bring together Christians from various college campuses in the city. Eustace, a band made up of five Trevecca students, will be one of the acts in United Nashville's annual House Show on Oct. 20. (more…)
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Hub Shows to Start Back

By Brooklyn Dance Continuing an 8-year tradition, the first Hub show of the 2016-2017 school year is tonight at 7:00 p.m. Held weekly on Wednesday nights, Hub shows are designed get students out of their rooms and connecting with other people. Photos provided by Danielle Miles, at a 2015 Hub show. (more…)
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New Requirements in Worship Arts

By Anali Frias The worship arts program will have new requirements starting in the fall. The interdisciplinary program, which trains worships leaders, will now include coursework in music theory, conducting and playing an instrument in addition to requirements of theology and communication courses. “Almost every job posting I reviewed assumes that the prospective employee will have musical training,” said Sam Green, program director and music professor at Trevecca. The revised program will allow students to have a musical experience, while maintaining the versatile approach of the worship arts program, said Green. Music department faculty members made tweaks to the program as it became an official program of the newly formed School of Music and Worship Arts. Some courses were deleted ...
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Trevecca student opera to be performed at Noah Liff Opera Center

  by Ashley Walling An opera written and produced by Trevecca students will be performed at the home of Nashville Opera. On April 23, 2016 students will perform Requiem for the Living at the Noah Liff Opera Center. This is the first time Trevecca students have performed at the center. “The opportunity to stage a performance in a professional venue, and in cooperation with a professional opera company is a fantastic thing that was before never imagined, although now it is coming to life,” said Eric Wilson, chair of the department of music. (more…)
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School of Music and Worship Arts to open this fall

 By Anali Frias Only part of the new School of Music and Worship Arts building will be open to students this fall. The entire building won’t be ready for occupation, according to David Caldwell, executive vice president for finance and administration.  The Board of Trustees on Nov. 6 approved Univeristy President Dan Boone's recommendation to create the School of Music and Worship Arts..  The restructuring of the music department is almost complete. Trevecca in December purchased the 4.8 acre Volunteer Trucking property behind Tennessee Hall for around $1.5 million. The existing building on the property will undergo renovations this spring in order to house music majors, worship arts majors and students of the National Praise and Worship Institute. Music majors make up about...
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Hub Show highlights campus talent

by Ashley Walling The first time the song “You’re not in love” by a Trevecca duo made an appearance was at the Hub Show on Wednesday night. Singer and songwriters Jake Neumar and Laura Adkins performed their original song “You’re not in love” to a student audience full of cheers, claps and whistling. “That song was flirting with me and I fell,” said freshman, Samuel Iglesias. Every Wednesday night the Hub turns into a live music venue for aspiring singers and songwriters at Trevecca. The event, hosted by Student Development, was designed as a way to create a regular stage and audience for students who are pursuing music careers. Neumar and Adkins plan to come out with new material. “It’s going to be old timey,” said Neumar, who recently signed a publishing deal with HCT Media. “It’s ...
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Trevecca’s PR Bands to hold auditions

by Jessy Anne Walters Trevecca’s public relations groups will be holding auditions Jan. 26 and 27 in order to expand the groups and replace two students who will not be returning. “[The student’s reasoning for not returning] was really a combination of a variety of things,” said Randy Kinder, director of PR music groups. PR groups travel and preform for Trevecca in order to help recruit new students within Nashville and the southwest. (more…)
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Trevecca closed on Volunteer Trucking Contract

by Olivia Kelley The property that will be the site of Trevecca’s new music building officially belongs to Trevecca. The university closed the $1.4 million real estate deal today on the land that formerly belonged to Volunteer Trucking Company. “We have been trying to accomplish this for over 50 years, so this is a big deal," said Dan Boone, university president. Trevecca bought 5 acres and Volunteer Trucking Company donated another 2 acres. The university plans to build $6.5 million building for the School of Music and Worship Arts on the property. (more…)