Music

A Classic Change: Moving the Music Series in a New Direction

September 17, 2014 |

Almost from birth, Polina Bespalko’s life has been filled with music. Records of the great classicists spun endlessly in her Russian home. Her first piano lessons began before she was old enough to count all 88 keys. “My mother was … Read More

Modern Music

October 1, 2013 |

Music students returning to campus this fall found their music classroom had undergone a complete technological makeover.

Now when they sit down at one of 14 brand new Roland electric pianos and turn it on, they also turn on … Read More

Piano Man

January 1, 2013 |

Kevin Cranley had a moment of panic in the middle of his junior year. He wasn’t sure if he wanted a future in the music business, which is like a Kennedy not wanting to get into politics or a Rockefeller … Read More

World Choir Games Friendship Concert

October 1, 2012 |

The World Choir Games were held in Cincinnati this summer, bringing 15,000 people from 64 countries to the region. Nearly 1,000 of the participants stayed in Xavier’s residence halls during the 11-day event. Among those competing in the Games: Xavier’s … Read More

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