Music News

Band camp a Henderson tradition

For more than 50 years, young musicians have attended summer Band Camp at Henderson State. Today, the camp consists of three sessions for band students in grades 6-12. Many of these students eventu...  READ MORE 

A 'Fantastik' performance

Henderson State University’s Opera Workshop presented the musical fable The Fantastiks March 10 and 11 in the Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre. Opera Workshop gives music stud...  READ MORE 

Mid-winter choral performance

Henderson State University's Concert Choir and Chamber Chorale performed March 5 at Anthony Chapel in Garvan Gardens. The concert was entitled "Mid-Winter Waking." (Photo by Rebecca Fellers)  READ MORE 

Choirs perform holiday concert

Henderson State's concert choir and chamber chorale performed holiday music Dec. 4 to a capacity crowd at First United Methodist Church in Arkadelphia. The Henderson orchestra will be in conce...  READ MORE 

Band camp under way at Henderson

Henderson State Band Camp begins its 51st year of providing a well-rounded musical experience for young musicians. First-year band students just finished camp, and junior high students are on campu...  READ MORE 

NuFusion keeps audience pumped up

NuFusion, Henderson State University’s exciting student jazz ensemble, presented its annual concert April 29 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. The performance featured a wide range of mu...  READ MORE 

An evening of beautiful music

Henderson State choirs presented their winter concert Tuesday in the Russell Fine Arts recital hall. The performance, under the direction of Dr. Andrew Kreckmann, also featured soloists Laura Storm...  READ MORE 

President's concert honors Mae Whipple

Henderson State's annual President's Concert showcased five excellent student musicians and posthumously honored Mae Whipple Feb. 4. Whipple was a member of the Henderson faculty for 45 years. A fr...  READ MORE 

HSU hosts elementary music workshop

Music education majors and public school music educators from around the state attended an elementary music workshop Jan. 29 at Henderson. Guest instructor Joshua Black led the participants in a va...  READ MORE 

Band camp concludes 50th anniversary

HSU Band Camp's senior concert brought the camp's 50th anniversary to an end last week. Former Henderson State band director David Rollins led the senior high first band in its final performance of...  READ MORE 

Band camp gets under way at Henderson

Band camp is a 50-year tradition at Henderson State University. It is believed that at least 50,000 high school and junior high musicians have attended the summer camp since its inception in 1965. ...  READ MORE 

Opera Workshop performs 'Billy Goats Gruff'

Henderson's Opera Workshop presented a free performance of "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" April 26 in the Russell Fine Arts Center recital. The opera for children featured music by Mozart, Rossini, ...  READ MORE 

NuFusion spring concert rocks the house

NuFusion, Henderson's student jazz ensemble, performed its annual spring concert April 24 in the Garrison Center's Grand Ballroom. The performance featured a wide range of music, much of which was ...  READ MORE 

Percussion studio gives lunchtime performance

Henderson State's percussion studio gave a concert Tuesday during the lunch hour in the Russell Fine Arts recital hall. Student musicians, under the direction of Dr. Rick Dimond, performed on a var...  READ MORE 

Wind Ensemble gives rousing performance

Henderson State's Wind Ensemble performed its final spring concert Sunday afternoon in Arkansas Hall. The group is comprised of the university's finest wind and percussion musicians, and perfo...  READ MORE