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Choir director returns to classroom

Irene Messoloras has performed at the star-studded Carnegie Hall, toured around the world and learned her craft under the great American conductor Robert Shaw. Her journey has led her to the University of La Verne as the new director of choral activities and vocal studies.

Final choral concert delights

The ULV Chamber Singers and Gospel Ensemble performed their last concert of the semester Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium.


Campus and community arts events for the week of May 10, 2013.

Cultures collide to make a joyful sound

The unlikely mix of George Gershwin tunes and traditional African American spiritual pieces amazed a large audience in “Gospel Fusion: Gershwin and Beyond” on Monday night in Morgan Auditorium.

Calhoun livens lecture with music

James Calhoun, director of choral activities, showed how gospel music became the lively music it is today by explaining the evolution of spirituals starting from the 18th century.

Mu Phi crowns Navarro 2013 LV Idol winner

Mu Phi Epsilon concluded its third annual La Verne Idol competition Thursday night naming freshman Alyssa Navarro winner.

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