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The SCSU Symphonic Band and songs of revolution


Alexandra Scicchitano – Special to the Southern News Craig Hlavac asked the audience in between pieces whether anyone has ever played in a band, causing a lot of hands to raise. “How many of you have played in a band before?” said Hlavac, the interim associate dean and conductor of the Southern Connecticut State University Symphonic Band. The Symphonic Band,

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SCSU Symphonic Band tuning up for semester of performances


Tyler Korponai – Online Editor Garner Hall erupts with a constellation of sounds and textures as the SCSU Symphonic Band tunes up. Woodwind and brass instruments begin to blend with one another and create music in unison. Conductor Craig Hlavac takes his position at the helm and stands poised to lead this ensemble. Now in their second week, the Symphonic

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University Band honors veterans with performance


Jeff Lamson – Special to the Southern News The SCSU Band honored veterans of the armed forces with a variety of patriotic marches and compositions. Craig Hlavac directed the University Band in its tribute with pieces such as “Arlington,” “Veterans’ Salute” and an encore of “The Stars and Stripes Forever.” It was a powerful evening on Nov. 9, with many

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Stutzman Recital Series performance featuring SCSU faculty


Tyler Korponai – Photo Editor On Wednesday, April 6, the Charles Garner Recital Hall of Engleman was filled with music for a performance for the Stutzman recital series. Featured for the evening was oboist Olav van Hezewijk, pianist Eric Trudel and guest violinist, Yaroslav. “Tonight’s performance was part of the Stutzman recital series which is a collection of usually faculty recitals that

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Search for new provost suspended


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter President Mary Papazian announced the search for the next provost was suspended. Papazian said the search was deferred because she is leaving for another position in California and since the provost works very closely with the president, it will give a chance to whoever is appointed to find a provost more suited for them. “You want

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