Music Student Jia Rong Gan Among Winners of Concerto Competition at Brevard

Jia Rong Gan, junior violin major from Malaysia, attended Brevard Summer 2010 Institute, Brevard, North Carolina.  During the summer Institute, Jia Rong competed in the concerto competition and was one of five student winners.
Jia Rong played the 3rd movement of Saint-Saens violin concerto #3 on August 1, 2010, at 3:00 PM, one of five [...]

Students and Director Present at International Conference in Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey:
June 29 through July 2, five museum studies students and director Ann Rowson Love presented at the International Conference on the Inclusive Museum in Istanbul Turkey.
Students gave a panel presentation entitled “Constructivist Museum Practices Across Departments: Researching Applications in the United States.” They conducted their research [...]

Museum Studies Students Accept Positions

We are very excited that Museum Studies students are using their Museum Studies skills in positions in the field. Congratulations to the following students as they accept new positions in the field of Museum Studies.

Lacy Bettcher, Assistant Registrar, Figge Art Museum
Liz Crooks, Manager of Endowment Campaign, Figge Art Museum
Kara Fedje, Museum Educator, Family [...]

Performing Arts Society Beerfest 2010

The Beerfest 2010 Committee has been busy planning Beerfest to raise funds for the Performing Arts Society’s arts initiatives. This year’s Beerfest will be held on October 16th from noon to 6:00 PM at The Forum, Macomb, IL. The event will feature 75 unique beers to sample, raffle prizes from breweries, music, and snacks.
In order [...]

COFAC at Homecoming 2010

Following the parade, be sure to visit COFAC on Homecoming Saturday, September 25 from noon to 3:00 PM at The Right Place Tent just west of Hanson Field.
COFAC alums will receive a FREE lunch ticket and everyone who stops by will receive a COFAC visor until the supply runs out.
Visit with your friends and the [...]

School of Music Scholarship Concert 2010

Start your Homecoming Weekend right by attending the annual School of Music Scholarship Concert Friday, September 24, at 7:30 PM in the COFAC Recital Hall.
Featuring the School of Music’s outstanding flagship ensembles, this special concert is a once-a-year event.  The Scholarship Concert raises money for music scholarships to bring extremely talented students to Western.  See [...]

Internationally Known Sculptor Richard Hunt to Speak at WIU

Richard Hunt

Sculptor Richard Hunt will be at Western Illinois University on Thursday, September 23 to give a public talk about his work and long career. He will speak at 6 pm in the Morgan Hall auditorium, room 109. This event is free and open to the WIU campus and Macomb community. [...]