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Students learn to navigate music while socially distant
Coronavirus, Features, Music

Students learn to navigate music while socially distant

Choir rehearsal takes place socially distant. Photo provided by Trevecca Marketing. For Selah Torralba, a sophomore instrumental music performance major, her current experience as a member of the Concert Choir is miles away from what she remembers it being last year. “There used to be rehearsals with anywhere from 10 to 30 people in one rehearsal,” Torralba said. “And now, any sort of larger ensemble is broken up into smaller sections.” Trevecca’s music department has placed its focus on trying to be as prepared as possible for the complications of in-person learning this semester, said David Diehl, the dean of the school of music and worship arts. “We took a very research-based approach to figuring out the best way to offer a quality face-to-face experience that is safe,” D...
Former Trevecca student Fancy finds pop music success
Alumni, Campus News, Music

Former Trevecca student Fancy finds pop music success

By Griffin Dunn A former Trevecca student has found worldwide success in the music industry this year. Fancy (originally Jake Hagood) is the artist behind the song "Goodbye" and the "Who is Fancy?" campaign. He performed the hit song this month live for the first time on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon as his official reveal. Originally from Bentonville, Arkansas, Fancy attended Trevecca from 2008-2010 where he served as sophomore class president from 2009-2010. (more…)
Campus News, Faculty, Music

Dean Diehl Leaving Trevecca To Go Back To Provident Music Group

by Stephen Rudge The director of Trevecca’s music business program is headed back to the label where he worked for 20 years before going full time in the class room. Dean Diehl will become Senior Vice President of Provident Music Group, effective at the end of the semester. Provident is a division of Sony Music Entertainment focusing primarily on Christian music. (more…)
Campus News

Broken Window In Music Building- Possible Vandalism?

by Stephen Rudge Trevecca officials are monitoring the music building a little more closely after a widow was reported shattered yesterday. A student notified security around midnight Jan. 31 that the window facing the quad was broken. “It could have been broken accidentally. I have no idea how hard it is to break the glass in the music building,” said Norm Robison, director of campus security. (more…)
Campus News, Music

Two Trevecca students, two John Lennon contests

By Adam Wadding Two Trevecca students have been named finalists in two prestigious song writing contests. Junior Stefanie Wienecke and Sophomore Andrea Corzine both placed in contests named after the Beatles legend John Lennon. The BMI John Lennon Songwriting program, entered by Corzine, awards scholarships to the best original composition for vocal instrumental performance. Corzine is among the top 40 finalists of the 96 contestants that entered.  She’ll know in June if she’s won a $10,000 scholarship or one of the $5,000 scholarships the runners-up will receive. (more…)