Taylor to perform senior recital

Taylor

COLUMBUS, Miss.--The W’s music department will present a virtual recital Friday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m.  The concert will feature senior music major Ayari Taylor performing songs and arias by Mozart, Paisiello, Ponce, Rodrigo and Schubert, plus concert spirituals and the world premiere of a new vocal work by MUW composition student Hannah Heaton.

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Heaton to perform recital

Heather Heaton

COLUMBUS, Miss.--The W’s music department will present a virtual recital Saturday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m.  The concert will feature junior music major Hannah Heaton performing works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Robert Schumann.

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W voice student places first at state competition

Smith

COLUMBUS, Miss.-- Olivia Smith, a music therapy student at Mississippi University for Women, won first place in the Upper College Musical Theatre division at the statewide competition held by the Mississippi chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). 

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Mortyakova elected to IAWM board

Mortyakova

COLUMBUS, Miss. – Dr. Julia Mortyakova, professor and chair of The W Department of Music, was recently elected to the board of the International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM). Mortyakova started serving in the new position January 2021.

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