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teaching fractions through 

The sound of music is, in its simplest form, the sound of fractions. Students showed Suncrest Elementary School fourth graders that correlation.

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The end of an era, the start of a legacy

The West Virginia University Symphony Orchestra took the stage on April 20, marking not only the end of a performance season, but the end of a storied career for retiring Professor of Piano James Miltenberger.

Music Industry prof. Darko Velichkovski named as IDEA Fellow

Selected by the Office of the Provost, each Fellow in the program is creating a new course or redesigning an existing course.

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A change of address proves successful for Jazz Director

Last April, Sims became director of jazz studies in the School of Music at West Virginia University and hit the ground running, developing an updated and innovative jazz curriculum for students. On April 14 – almost a year to the day of his appointment – Sims will tell his tales through songs on a new CD with Ropeadope Records.

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Cello day coming up in Fall '17

Join cello Prof. Erin Ellis for Cello Day on Oct. 7, 2017. Events will include masterclasses, technique and scale workshops, and rehearsals with a large cello choir.

Opera-on-Wheels teaches, entertains and gives back

WVU Opera on Wheels is funded through the James and Clara Thomas Opera Outreach Fund, which enables the program to operate with no charge for audience members.

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