The W.J. Beal Botanical Garden will see music once again, as garden administrators and staff are reviving a Music in the Garden program that has not been active for 18 years. Starting Friday, June 5, the garden will have music during the lunch hours, with acts being primarily from the Michigan State College of Music.
Last night, the Spartan Sur a capella group released a single off of their first album, “Surround Sound.” Neuroscience junior Bhavya Thaaman said the group has been working on the album for three months.
You’ve probably heard it from your parents, or anyone from the Classic Rock era, that music today is disposable, or that it doesn’t hold the “timeless” quality that music from their era does. While most of these claims are biased and subjective, there may be some truth to them. It’s difficult to state what the sound of our generation is, or even to make the argument that many songs today will be heard more than a few years after their release date.
What began as a fashion show has now developed into a mix of fashion, dance and music as a celebration of the unity between Asian and American cultural identities.
Since she was 15, advertising senior Sarah Brunner has been singing and playing guitar. In the past month, she has taken one huge step closer to her dream with a newly released EP on iTunes.
Among the 35th annual Jazz Spectacular and the third annual Latin IS America Music Festival, which begins in mid-April, the 15th annual Cello Plus Chamber of Music Festival is coming up and will take place from April 6 to 12.
Starting out in the music industry isn’t easy for everyone and Aaron Pride, a fisheries and wildlife freshman, can back that statement up. Pride sat down with The State News to discuss why he picked his non-musical related major and what artists influence him the most in music.
Chris Scales initially started the open jam session in Snyder Hall five years ago after a collaboration between the Community Music School and the Residential College in Arts and Humanities formed.
The question “what kind of music do you like?” sends me into a state of panic. That question has become something of a game. A trap to see who can mention the most obscure or unique artist.
Blue Man Group wowed audiences with bright lights, loud music and a vibrant barrage of colors during their Friday evening performance, and they will continue their spectacle with more shows Saturday and Sunday. Blue Man Group is a group composed of three men painted blue and various musical instruments and musicians.
Spotify allows you to stream a huge variety of albums for free with relatively few ads in between songs. With the convenience of having music available for free on their website and on their mobile app, many people are less likely to actually buy music off of iTunes or the physical CD.
Each time he steps on stage, vocal performance senior Jon OakleyOH acknowledges that it is an opportunity for more than just showcasing his talent. While most of his family and friends are unfamiliar with opera productions, Oakley finds purpose in using his skills to create a new experience for the audience. “It’s always great to give people exposure to a different art form that they have never really seen,” he said. OH“A lot of people have predispositions about opera and they think it’s just people standing and singing, but that’s not the case.