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KU School of Music students participate in Undergraduate Research Symposium

Monday, April 4, 2011

Three KU music composition students, two music education students, and one music theory student recently participated in the KU Undergraduate Research Symposium, presented by the University Honors Program, April 2 at the Kansas Union.

Students from all over KU’s campus presented their poster sessions or live research projects during this symposium. The School of Music students who participated are:

Jason Charney, a junior from Overland Park, KS, presented a chamber opera entitled Deep Blue. Charney composed this for the KU Helianthus Contemporary Ensemble.

Evan Hunter , a senior from Lawrence, KS, presented Avian Suite, a musical composition for a woodwind quintet.

Nathan Towns, a senior from Lawrence, KS, presented a film score entitled Chekhov's Gun.

Becca Hinshaw, a senior from Lawrence, KS, presented in the poster session with research entitled “College Students’ Participation in College Choir.”

Katherine (Katie) Staton, a senior from Salina, KS, presented in the poster session with research entitled “Difference in Music Preference between Music and Non-Music Majors.”

Becky Sullivan, a senior from Lawrence, KS, presented poster session research on the metrical complexity in the music of singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens.

For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436. www.music.ku.edu.

 

 

 



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