The EMU Gospel Choir performing at Pease Auditorium in an event honoring Martian Luther King Jr.

The EMU Gospel Choir performing at Pease Auditorium in an event honoring Martian Luther King Jr.

1/22/2019, 6:00am

EMU MLK Gospel Fest

 EMU celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with the Gospel Fest event at Pease Auditorium. It was the fifth out of 12 events that was taken place on campus honoring Dr. King. The event was opened to the public. 

10/24/2017, 3:08pm

Ariel Pink to play Detroit's El Club

Ahead of the release of his latest album, Dedicated to Bobby Jameson, lo-fi character Ariel Pink has been travelling on his first multi-show tour in almost two years, which then also coincided with the release of his previous record pom pom. With this tour, Ariel Pink will be visiting Detroit’s El Club on Sunday, Oct. 29 along with opener Bite Marx. 

12/2/2015, 8:38am

EMU music and dance students to perform Cinderella the ballet

All you need is a Fairy Godmother and the right shoes to become a Princess. This is what happened to the beautiful, yet poor servant, Cinderella from the classic tale, “Cinderella”. Everyone remembers the 1950’s version of “Cinderella” told by Walt Disney animation, but did you know her story was told in dance before the film?

10/31/2015, 4:22pm

Guest musicians perform at Alexander Recital Hall

Eastern Michigan University’s School of Music and Dance welcomed guest cellist, Benjamin Whitcomb, and his accompanied pianist, Vincent DeVries, Tuesday night in Alexander Recital Hall. Dr. Benjamin Whitcomb teaches Cello and Music Theory at the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater.

10/17/2015, 11:56pm

TobyMac performs at Convocation Center

Tobymac came to Eastern and got the party bumping harder than any house party seen thus far off campus, and he didn’t use sex, drugs, or vulgar language to do it -- all he needed was the power of Christ. A crowd of over 3,000 gathered at the EMU Convocation Center to see the five time Grammy winning Christian Hip Hop artist.

4/19/2015, 6:27am

Common visits U of M

Common proved himself to be a master of poetry Friday night at the University of Michigan’s Hill Auditorium. MUSIC Matters, a student organization at U-M, held the concert as the final event in its three-part year-end festival. Jibran Ahmed, MUSIC Matters vice president, said Common’s message aligns with that of his organization. “The hope was that by bringing in Common, [it would] really allow us to engage with an artist who is so involved philanthropically,” Ahmed said. Common gave an energized performance while he tried to empower the crowd.