Composing an Original Symphony

David Nolan

For his Summer Fellows research, David Nolan composed an original Sonata Allegro movement of a Neo-Romantic symphony.  The piece is written for an array of instruments, he says, and features hints of atonality and non-diatonic music. Read More»


The Rules for Creating Chant; Comparing Two Styles

Hailey Blessing 2014

Hailey Blessing’s interest in chant-style singing began last spring while studying in Florence, Italy. Her Summer Fellow’s research is examining two different styles of world chant and hoping to find what acoustical considerations affected compositional rules. Read More»


A Day at the Ballpark

Just under 100 Ursinus College alumni, parents, faculty and staff joined President and Mrs. Bobby Fong at Citizen’s Bank Park on Sunday, April 21, 2013 to celebrate the Meistersingers performance of the National Anthem at the Phillies vs. Cardinals game.  Read More»


Wind Ensemble Presents Spring Concert

The Ursinus College Wind Ensemble presents its spring concert on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place in the Lenfest Theater at the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public. Read More»

Hubbs Honored for Achievement

Assoc. Professor Holly Hubbs

Associate Professor Holly Hubbs will receive the 2013 Alumni Achievement Citation from Ball State University School of Music at a ceremony on the BSU campus on April 22. Read More»