Visual and Performing Arts
Dr. David J. Rudari, Assistant Professor of Music and Ms. Sun Jung Lee,
Distinguished Lecturer in Music, Piano, were Guest Conductor and
Accompanist for the 2012 Pittsburgh Diocese High School Honors Choir
festival, held at Oakland Catholic High School and Seton-LaSalle High
School on Friday, February 3. The program featured works by Copland,
Andre Thomas, Matthias Seiber, Verdi, and Randall Thompson. This marks
Dr. Rudari's third appearance as Guest Conductor with the Diocese of
Pittsburgh, and Ms. Lee's first.
Assistant Professor of Music Pandel Collaros
engineered the recording of alumna Amanda McCoy's bass performance for
"The Coming Down Rain," a new song by the progressive rock band Zasz.
To hear the finished song and learn more about Zasz, go to www.zaszmusic.com.
The official launch event for Wiley Cash's
first novel, A Land More Kind Than Home, is scheduled for Sat., April
21 at 4 p.m. in the Renner Art Gallery on the campus of Bethany College.
There will be a reading, followed by a book signing. Books will be
available to purchase, and a portion of the proceeds will go to raise
money for the Brooke County Library. Although the novel and the e-book
will be released on April 17, 2012, you can pre-order both from Amazon,
Barnes and Noble, and all independent bookstores. You can also see the
cover and read the first chapter here http://www.scribd.com/doc/80130244/A-LAND-MORE-KIND-THAN-HOME-by-Wiley-Cash.
"Cash’s debut novel is a chilling descent into the
world of religious frenzy in small town North Carolina. The languid
atmosphere seduces, and Cash’s fine first effort pulls the reader into a
shadowy, tormented world where wolves prowl in the guise of sheep." -