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JCA moves arts forward

Butler University’s art college, which has its roots in the Metropolitan School of Music of the late nineteenth century, underwent another transformation this week. The Jordan College of Fine Arts officially changed its name to the Jordan College of the Arts, notifying students and faculty Monday around noon that the change was immediately in effect.

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.

More events to be ticketed this spring

Butler University community members will see an increase in the number of ticketed art events next semester with the opening of the Howard L. Schrott Center for the Performing and Visual Arts, administrators within the Jordan College of Fine Arts said. “We think,” JCFA Dean Ronald Caltabiano said, “that we will be able to charge