Posted on: 22 September, 2015
Petronel Malan, a multiple Grammy nominee and gold medalist of several international piano competitions, will perform a free concert Thursday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ada Arts and Heritage Center.
In addition to the Oct. 1 performance, Malan will be conducting a master class to East Central University students at noon, Oct. 2, in the Faust Auditorium. That is free and open to the public as well.
Described as formidable…dizzying…magical by New York reviewer Harris Goldsmith, Malan brings a uniquely captivating style and continuously enthralls audiences worldwide.
Posted on: 22 September, 2015
It was a summer of performing abroad for East Central University’s Nathaniel Berman and first-year ECU instructor Alexandra Aguirre.
The pair had the honor to play as part of a flute trio with Brielle Frost, of Greeley, Colo., at the Festival Internacional de Flautistas in Lima, Peru this summer as well as playing at the World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg, France.
Posted on: 21 September, 2015
East Central University welcomed a large freshman class, with 752 new students, for the fall 2015 semester, it was announced recently by the university.
ECU also enrolled 360 international students, including those returning, which is up by 116 from 244 for the 2014-15 school year.
Posted on: 18 September, 2015
The acclaimed Chicago Tap Theatre will bring the Chicago Jazz Club experience to East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, by recreating the sights and sounds of a smoke-filled Chicago supper club with internationally-acclaimed dance works and music.
Posted on: 15 September, 2015
“Chickasaw Appreciation Day” will be celebrated with the groundbreaking of the new Chickasaw Plaza at 5 p.m. Saturday at East Central University’s Koi Ishto Stadium.
The groundbreaking, at the northwest corner of the football stadium, is being held one hour before the kickoff of the Tigers’ home football game with Southern Nazarene University at 6 p.m.
Free admission to the game is available for the entire family with Chickasaw employment badges or Chickasaw citizenship cards.
Posted on: 10 September, 2015
Smuggling along the U.S.-Mexico border will be the topic of discussion as Dr. George Diaz delivers the 2015 Rothbaum Lecture entitled “Prohibition and Porous Borders: Unintended Consequences of the 18th Amendment” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Estep Multimedia Room of the Bill S. Cole University Center.
The lecture is free and open to the public. The event is being held in conjunction with Constitution Day.
Posted on: 09 September, 2015
A day of prevention and recovery will be the focus as “Step Out of the Darkness” will take place from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, beginning at the Pontotoc County Courthouse Plaza in Ada and concluding at East Central University’s Bill S. Cole University Center.
The event, free and open to the public, is being sponsored by the Brandon Whitten Institute for Addiction and Recovery at ECU and the Pontotoc County Drug Free Coalition.
Posted on: 08 September, 2015
The East Central University Music Department will present the Ninth Annual ECU Faculty, Students and Friends Composers’ Concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, at the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.
The concert is free and open to the public. This event was originally scheduled for last February, but was postponed due to inclement weather.
W.T. Skye Garcia, composer, is the concert series coordinator.