Department of Music and Theatre to present at music education workshop

02/26/15
Students, faculty and alumni of Fort Hays State University's Department of Music and Theatre will participate in the 2015 Kansas Music Educator's Association In-Service Workshop from Thursday to Saturday, Feb. 26-28, in Wichita. Dr. Laura Andrews, associate professor, will host an alumni reception on Friday, Feb. 27.

Student groups chosen to perform include the FHSU Percussion Ensemble, led by Dean Kranzler, instructor of music and theatre, and the FHSU Brass Ensemble, led by Dr. Lane Weaver, assistant professor of music and theatre. The Brass Ensemble will also feature a new composition by FHSU Director of Bands Dr. Jeff Jordan, associate professor of music and theatre.

Dr. Ivalah Allen, assistant professor of music and theatre, will present a session for music educators. Allen's presentation will focus on selecting appropriate literature for vocal soloists participating in high school music contests.

Several FHSU alumni working as music educators will also present.

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