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Nov. 25, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Diamonds will present a yuletide revue, “Silver Bells and Diamonds,” at Vincennes University’s Red Skelton Performing Arts Center on Dec. 17.  This is the final performance in the inaugural Red Skelton Entertainment Series.

The Diamonds is a Canadian vocal quartet that rose to prominence in the 1950s and early 1960s with 16 Billboard hit records such as “Little Darlin’” and “The Stroll.”  The group is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

In addition to the revue, the evening will also feature a silent auction of more than 25 Christmas wreaths donated by area businesses and organizations.  The wreaths will be on display in the foyer of the Skelton Center beginning Dec. 1 and the bidding will culminate at the Dec. 17 performance....

Nov. 19, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Music Department will present its annual Christmas Gala Concert on Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. (EST), at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.

Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The concert will showcase various Christmas songs in a variety of musical styles.  Featured performers include the Concert Band, VU Connection, Concert Choir, Percussion Ensemble, String Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, and Blues Ensemble, as well as faculty.

November 19, 2014

Nov. 17, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Early bird registration for the 16th Annual Wills, Trusts, and Ethics Institute is underway through Dec. 1.  The institute, hosted by the Vincennes University Foundation, will be held on Dec. 12 in the Indiana Center for Applied Technology on VU’s campus.

The regular registration fee is $210, with a reduced Early Bird fee of $185 if submitted or postmarked by Dec. 1.

The annual institute has provided a continuing education opportunity for area attorneys, CPAs, bank trust officers, and Certified Financial Planners (CFP) who specialize in creating or managing estate wills and trusts.  Continuing Education Units (CEU) approval has been received from the Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education and the Certified Financial Planner Board...

Nov. 13, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - Four Vincennes University faculty members attended the Indiana Music Teachers Association (IMTA) State Conference Nov. 7-8 at Anderson University.  They include Lisa Miller, associate professor and chair of the Music Department; Dr. Matt Latta, assistant professor; and adjunct faculty members Dr. Lisa Lowry and Dr. Claudia Bossard.

Photo:  Dr. Matt Latta, assistant professor, Lisa Miller, associate professor and chair of the Music Department, and adjunct faculty members Dr. Lisa Lowry and Dr. Claudia Bossard.

Dr. Latta was the coordinator for the Vocal Track of the conference and the remaining three served as were presenters.  Dr. Bossard is also the immediate past president of the IMTA.

In addition to the faculty, two VU...

Nov. 13, 2014

VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Music Department will present a Duo Piano/Cello Recital on Nov. 20, 7:00 p.m. (EST), at VU’s Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.  Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

About the Artists

Yotam Baruch, cellist
Baruch has served as the cellist of the Israel Contemporary String Quartet and as assistant principal cellist of the Jerusalem Symphony.  Born in Tel-Aviv, cellist he made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2007 with pianist Efi Hackmey.  He also performed at the Terrace Theater of the Kennedy Center, and the Phillips Collection in DC and in NYC’s Symphony Space.  Baruch received his early education at the Tel Aviv Conservatory of Music and at the Thelma...

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