Following a performance by schoolchildren from the university’s String Project, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s seasoned pros performed before a crowd of 500 at Durgin Hall.
Music students collected used instruments to distribute to Lowell’s schools to help with music education.
Honors students organized and staffed a day of fun for siblings separated by the foster system in a newly designated service-learning college writing course.
Greg Alexandropoulos ’14 wanted to start a band. Now he has Western Education, which is making its mark with a new recording.
The UMass Lowell Mary Jo Leahey Symphonic Band Camp this summer is a group of 125 students who are taking part in the 18th running of the free camp that aims to help young musicians develop their love for music.
The largest single grant from this year's UMass President’s Creative Economy Initiatives Fund went to Alan Williams and Gena Greher of UMass Lowell’s Music Department to explore the cultural identity of Lowell’s Cambodian-American youth.
Western Education is ready to rumble. The foursome of UMass Lowell music students and graduates is jacked up to be "competing" in the WZLX Rock 'n' Roll Rumble, which is celebrating its 35th year of giving up-and-coming bands some exposure on the big Boston music stage.
Gina Greher, UMass Lowell's coordinator of music education, has been named the 2014 Nancy Donahue Endowed Professor of the Arts.
The prestigious Nancy Donahue Endowed Professor of the Arts position has been bestowed on Music Prof. Gena Greher, who plans to use funds to support art education in Lowell.
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