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Erin Hogan has a voice that shatters limitations

Holly Jenvey, Contributing Writer March 31, 2020

As the sun sets, Erin Hogan’s day is far from over. At around 6 p.m she enters DePaul University’s Holtschneider Performance Center for yet another vocal rehearsal for one of her many upcoming performances. “I...

Trumpeter Stephen Burns joins DePaul School of Music, brings fresh ideas

Alayne Trinko, Staff Writer February 23, 2020

Standing tall in the afternoon sun, the Chicago Fine Arts Building reflected the hustle and bustle of Michigan Ave. in its windows. Inside, on the 9th floor of the performance hall, is the Fulcrum Point...

Student shows highlight DePaul jazz program

Jonathan Lee, Contributing Writer November 11, 2019

Duke Ellington: If the first thing that comes to mind is “Big Mouth,” do yourself a favor and head over to a jazz club near you. Lucky for you, a new one opened just last year by the name of Holtschneider...

School of Music building opens up for Autumn Quarter

Xavier Ortega September 17, 2018

The new building is named after former president of the university, Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider. There are a total of four different concert spaces within the Holtschneider Performance Center....

School of Music students adjust to new reality

School of Music students adjust to new reality

Jackson Danbeck January 18, 2016

With the reconstruction of DePaul’s School of Music now underway, music students and faculty are adapting to changes, the most prevalent being the relocation of practice rooms to the Annex building...

DePaul community remembers student Ben Darneille, alumnus Alex Greene

DePaul community remembers student Ben Darneille, alumnus Alex Greene

Megan Deppen August 31, 2015

They were phenomenal musicians and best friends. By remembering their quirks, passions and dedication, the DePaul community copes with the deaths of DePaul tuba player Ben Darneille, 21, and DePaul...

DePaul School of Music student, alum killed in car crash

DePaul School of Music student, alum killed in car crash

Megan Deppen August 27, 2015

Two DePaul students died Aug. 24 in a car accident on a Wyoming highway after performing at a summer music festival in Colorado. The two friends played together in a brass quintet and were remembered...

Zach Yanez warms up for his senior recital May 24. He was joined by pianist Joey Skoch, bassist Emma Dayhuff, guitarist Zac Nunnery and saxophone player Tom Caminito. “That’s kind of what we do,” Yanez said, referring to his fellow musicians. “We’re there for people.” (Kirsten Onsgard / The DePaulia)

Composing the future: Journeys of three DePaul musicians as they prepare for graduation

Kirsten Onsgard May 31, 2015

Editor's note: This is the last article in a three-part series following three seniors in the School of Music. Read part 1 here, and part 2 here.  Too often, college is about looking forward....

Christine Roberts practices during opera choral rehearsal April 15. Oftentime, voice students wait before beginning graduate school because the voice takes years to mature to its full potential. (Kirsten Onsgard / The DePaulia)

Composing the future: The journeys of three DePaul musicians as they prepare for graduation (Part Two)

Kirsten Onsgard April 19, 2015

This is the second in a three-part series following three seniors in the School of Music. Part one was published Feb. 2. For seniors, there’s often one question that begins well intentioned but ends...

Chrstine Roberts rehearses pieces in Italian and German as her instructor, Jane Bunnell, critiques her technique. Roberts will one day attend graduate school to pursue a future in opera. (Kirsten Onsgard / The DePaulia)

Composing the future: The journeys of three DePaul musicians as they prepare for graduation

Kirsten Onsgard February 1, 2015

In about 18 weeks, more than 3,500 students will be awarded diplomas. For seniors, June 13 looms in the near future, marking either a transition into the job market or furthering an academic career. For...

 Bonnacci plays the marimba. Small repairs to percussion instruments are made on-site at the Music School, but they are sent out to be professionally tuned. (Maggie Gallagher / The DePaulia)

Time for a tune up: Repairing DePaul School of Music instruments

Stefani Szenda November 16, 2014

The School of Music at DePaul University has more than 100 pianos, large percussion instruments, and an inventory of other highly specialized instruments. With so many instruments, the School of Music...

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