February 04, 2022

So-Yeoun Lee
So-Yeoun Lee

Name: So-Yeoun Lee

Major: Vocal Music Education

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

Planned Graduation Date: May 2022

December 17, 2021

photo of Emma TheisAfter working in a memory care unit of a nursing home, I was able to see firsthand how music benefits people with Alzheimer’s disease.

December 10, 2021

Name: Leslie (Schafer) Meyer

Major at ISU: Music- Voice

December 01, 2021

Elise Cameron
Elise Cameron

Name: Elise Cameron 

Major: Performing Arts with emphases in Acting and Directing and Musical Theatre; Music BM

Hometown: Arcadia, IA

Planned Graduation Date: May 2022

November 01, 2021

Alumni FocusName: Jami (Paper) Lercher

Major at ISU: Music Education

October 26, 2021

Professor Sonja Giles - newly appointed Associate Chair of Music and Theatre
Professor Sonja Giles - newly appointed Associate Chair of Music and Theatre

The Department of Music and Theatre appointed Professor Sonja Giles as Associate Chair. Giles is in her 19th year as professor of flute at Iowa State University.

October 26, 2021

Guest Curated by Dr. Jonathan Sturm, Professor of Music

Color Matters explores the complex relationship humans have with color and how color shapes how we see and understand the world.

October 20, 2021

Photo of Bridget Johnston Name: Bridget Johnston

October 19, 2021

The ISU Wind Ensemble plans to honor John Philip Sousa's historic event and recreate its patriotic pride during a 101st anniversary concert and tribute to Sousa on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in State Gym. Originally planned for the 100th anniversary, the concert was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 30, 2021

ISU Theatre student Heaven Booker
Heaven Booker

Name: Heaven Booker

Major: Performing Arts (Musical Theatre, Acting/Directing)

Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Planned Graduation Date: May 2022

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

Music and theatre department chair Brad Dell led an I-FIT session in June on devised theatre, a production collaboratively created by the performers. The challenge for the high schoolers was to make a 90-second piece of theater. He had an ensemble of current ISU students create a 20-second production during the workshop so challenge participants could see what was possible.  

September 21, 2021

Name: Christopher Kent

Major at ISU: Acting/Directing

Graduation Year: 2015

August 27, 2021

Kyle Grossnickle
Kyle Grossnickle

Name: Kyle Grossnickle

Major: Music Education, Bass Trombone

Hometown: Gilbert, Iowa

Planned Graduation Date: May 2023

July 30, 2021

The Organ Historical Society (OHS) premiere of “Kaleidoscope of Colors, A Festival of Pipes” is a five Sunday program representing three centuries of organ building in America.

May 06, 2021

Jonathan O'Neill Rojas

Name: Jonathan O'Neill Rojas  

Major: Management & Performing Arts (Acting/Directing) 

Hometown: Carolina, Puerto Rico

Planned Graduation Date:
Spring 2021


May 06, 2021

Michael Banwarth
Michael Banwarth

Name: Michael Banwarth

Major: Piano Performance

Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa

Planned Graduation Date: 
May 2021


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