October In the News

October News

Mark Albin, BA Theatre, will be producing a performance, Ghost Quartet, at his non-profit musical theatre company in South Bend called Art 4. Award-winning writer and composer, Dave Mallow, will write the production. The show will be at LangLab this Halloween.

Philipp Mischke, BFA New Media Studies (video and motion media), traveled to Florence, Italy this past summer, and created a video highlighting the trip. Look at his video here and for more information regarding studying abroad in 2020, click here.

Ron Monsma, associate professor of fine arts, received the Tim and Meg Shelly Purchase Award for his painting, ‘Midwest Fair’ at the 2019 Midwest Museum of American Art Juried Regional. In addition, in 2019 his work has been published in four books: Pure Pastel, published by Northlight Books, Manifest International Drawing Annual and Manifest Exhibition Annuals 10 and 11.

Ryan Olivier, assistant professor of music, performance ensemble PhEAD (the Philadelphia Electro-Acoustic Duet) performed at the VU symposium this past summer in Park City, Utah. VU, a symposium for experimental, electronic and improvised music, hosted artists from around the country. PhEAD performed Ryan Olivier’s multimedia work, Fortspinnungand Andrew Litt’s singularity with video by Oliver. You can view a photo from the performance here. Photo by Katie Porter.

Cecelia Roeder, BA ‘15 Communication Studies (journalism), has accepted a position at the Phoenix Symphony as the marketing manager in Arizona.

Matthias Stegmannadjunct lecturer in music, hasa new publication just releasedtitled, J.S. Bach: Sacred Songs and Arias from Schmelli’s Hymnal for Voice and Guitar BWV 439-507. You can find the kindle version on amazon here. A hard copy will be available soon.

Jacquelyn Stutsman, BFA Fine Arts (Photography), has begun a full-time career working as a Lifestyle and Small Wedding photographer. You can find a link to her amazing work here.

Kay Westhues, adjunct lecturer in fine arts, will have her last fall workshop at Ouabache State Parkon Sunday October 20. The workshop will explore the sounds of the fall season. Participants will listen to and record sounds using mobile phones, iPads or digital recording equipment. The presentation will take place from 2:00pm-4:30 pm, in Bluffton, IN.