Tag Archives: Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall

Duckwall Artist Series presents “Violin and Electronics” with Davis Brooks

The Duckwall Artist Series is an intimate recital series performed by the school of music faculty and guest artists in the Jordan College of the Arts. On September 26, 2017 at 7:30pm Davis Brooks will perform “Violin and Electronics” and include some of his own original compositions at Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall.

Duo marries music, creativity

It wasn’t until the couple got married that they realized the music they could create together. They had avoided performing together, but a conversation during their first anniversary got Johannes Dietrich and Marie-Aline Cadieux thinking. And soon, they’ll bring their performance to Butler. The duo follows performances by music professors Kate Boyd, Douglas Spaniol and

Boyd to play monumental piano piece

On Sept. 4, Butler University’s Kate Boyd will be performing the renowned “Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano” by American composer John Cage in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Cage’s birth. Boyd, the head of the piano department in the Jordan College of Fine Arts, spent her semester-long sabbatical last spring mastering the piece.

The history of Apollo’s angels: Dance historian speaks as part of JCFA lecture series

In its varied forms and centuries-old tradition, ballet is an art form with no written text—until now. Jennifer Homans, dance critic, historian and author of “Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet,” will speak on Feb. 22 in the Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall as part of the Jordan College of Fine Arts’ “Leadership Through the Arts Forum.”

The Earth Project brings eco-friendly events to campus all year

This year, Butler University is looking to planet Earth to stimulate academic conversations throughout its colleges. The Earth Project, run by a committee of faculty and staff through the provost’s office, is designed to support cross-campus collaborative activities and promote collegiality among the faculty, staff, and students. “I think it’s interesting that although the themes

Speaker, JCFA honor German composer

The importance of composer Robert Schumann was discussed as Butler University’s Leadership Through the Arts Forum began Sept. 29 at the Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall. Music historian, author and professor of music at Duke University Larry Todd was the keynote speaker. Schumann, a German composer who lived from 1810 until 1856, changed the world of music