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  • Lander Dancers Fall 2011 Concert Dec. 5 and 6

    The stage is set for the Lander Dance Company's Fall 2011 Concert, which will feature several dance numbers, including one inspired by the much-loved holiday classic, "The Nutcracker."
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  • Jazz Ensemble Readies for Show

    When it comes time to plan a concert for the Lander University Jazz Ensemble, associate professor of music Robert Gardiner has two goals: entertaining his audience and challenging his musicians. The group's Thursday, Dec. 8, show, he thinks, will do both.
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  • Karkowskas Teach Master Class at Brewer

    Virtuoso violinist Anna Karkowska instructs sixth-grader Uriah Edwards on how to grip the violin during a master class Monday at Brewer Middle School. Karkowska performed Monday night at Lander University with her sister, Kasha, a concert pianist, as part of the Greenwood-Lander Performing Arts series.
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  • Neufeld to conduct first concert as head of Lander's choral program

    Recently when asked how he got his start in music, Lander University associate professor of music Dr. Charles Neufeld quickly drew a deep breath and said, "I've been making music all of my life." With an exhale of relief and a glow of pride in contemplating this journey, he continued, "I started singing in church and school choirs when I was in the first grade. I started performing in the fourth grade. And by the time I was in the sixth grade I was doing the lead in my school's Christmas show."
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  • Lander Choirs Holiday Concert Nov. 29

    The Lander University Department of Music will present a holiday concert, "Christmas in Song and Ceremony," at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public; doors will open 30 minutes before curtain time.
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  • Selections from 'The Planets' Featured in Wind Ensemble Show

    The final performance of the semester by Lander University's Wind Ensemble will be out of this world.
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  • Hammond Receives Prestigious Award

    Ali Hammond, of Saluda, a student in the Lander University Master of Arts in Teaching art education program, was recently awarded the Liz Smith-Cox Scholarship -- which supports the development of aspiring art educators -- by the South Carolina Art Education Association.
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  • Lander students featured in the play, 'The Golden Samurai'

    The Lander University Department of Mass Communication and Theatre will present its second play of the season, "The Golden Samurai," by Geoffrey Case. Performances will be Nov. 16, 17 and 18, at 8 p.m., and Nov.19, at 3 p.m., in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public. Doors will open 30 minutes before curtain time.
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  • Karkowska Sisters Duo to Perform at Lander University

    Greenwood Lander Performing Arts' 65th season continues on Monday, Nov. 21, with an appearance by the Karkowska Sisters Duo.
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  • Lander students to thank scholarship donors at annual Teal scholarship banquet

    On Thursday, Nov. 10, Lander University students who have received scholarships from The Lander Foundation will have the opportunity to meet the donors who made the scholarships possible, as the university and community gather for the annual Eleanor Shiflet Teal Scholarship Banquet.
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  • Lander MAT Students Make 'Soundsuits'

    Master of Arts in Teaching students at Lander University model the "soundsuits" they created for assistant professor of art Doug McAbee. The students were given the problem of creating a suit or an article of clothing that would create sound when worn.
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  • New Lander Review Hits the Streets

    The 2010-2011 Lander Review is out, the result of a decision to publish the magazine of student artwork and literature in the fall rather than the spring.
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  • Venezuelan Pianist to Perform at Lander

    Lander University's New Artist Piano Concert, an annual event since 2003, continues on Thursday, Oct. 20, with a performance by Venezuelan pianist Claudio Olivera.
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  • Frazer, Blackwood to be featured in Ann Mason Hutto Memorial Voice Recital Series at Lander, Oct. 19

    Soprano Elizabeth Frazer and pianist Amy Blackwood will be the featured musicians in the upcoming Ann Mason Hutto Memorial Voice Recital Series, Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Lander University.
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  • Lander history honor society receives award for excellence

    The history honor society at Lander University has won Honorable Mention in competition for the Best Chapter Award among Division II colleges and universities.
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  • Lander Wind Ensemble Readies for First Show

    Expect "a lot of loud playing" when the Lander University Wind Ensemble takes the stage for its first concert of the season on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
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  • Lander to present production of The Trojan Women, Oct. 5-9

    Lander University's Department of Mass Communication and Theatre will begin their production season with "The Trojan Women," by Euripides. Performances are Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 5-8, at 8 p.m., with matinee performances Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8-9, at 3 p.m. All performances will take place in Lander's Green Room Studio, Abney Cultural Center, Room 220.
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  • Lander schedules faculty music recital

    The Lander University Department of Music will present a faculty recital featuring Dr. Richard Thomas, cello, and Dr. Jun Matsuo, piano, on Monday, Oct. 3. The recital will be held in the Barksdale Recital Hall in Lander's Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center, beginning at 8 p.m. Thomas and Matsuo will offer a program of rarely played works, both old and new, by Beethoven, Pärt, Halffter, Cilèa.
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  • Launch Party Set for Lander Review

    The public is invited to a launch party for the 2010-2011 Lander Review, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
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  • Lander media expert receives prestigious award

    Paul Crutcher, broadcast and emerging media specialist at Lander University, left, receives the Second Annual Mary Frances Poole Alston Award from university president Daniel Ball. Crutcher is also the manager of XLR, Lander’s radio station, and host of his own daily show on the station.
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