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NKU String Project classes break out into small groups of four to five students for their second weekly meetings, allowing more individualized training for students and hands-on experience for teaching assistants.

Reflecting on the NKU String Project’s impact 10 years in

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 29, 2022

Community members surrounding NKU have traveled to campus to learn string music with the NKU String Project for the last 10 years. Now celebrating this milestone, the program is reflecting on the difference...

Album artwork done by NKU alum Hannah Jones.

El Ritmo Del Mañana has their ‘First Christmas’ a few Christmas’ late

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 28, 2022

Two holiday seasons have passed since the conception of El Ritmo Del Mañana’s second album, Ritmo’s First Christmas. As the third season falls upon us, the latin jazz band is set to drop the project...

VIDEO: String Area Recital

Greaves Concert Hall resounded with music on Wednesday, Nov. 2 during the String Area Recital, featuring the School of the Art's guitar ensemble and a small chamber strings ensemble.

Visualization of the arena changeover process for a concert.

Communication and controlled chaos: Behind the scenes of a concert at Truist Arena

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor October 15, 2022

On the night of Wednesday, Oct. 12, NKU’s campus was winding down. Most students had gone home, were tucked away in their dorms or studying elsewhere on campus. But Truist Arena was bubbling, and...

A look upon Greaves Concert Hall from the stage vantage.

SOTA Music Program prepares to kickoff fall concerts

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor September 28, 2022

Every semester, NKU’s School of the Arts hosts a series of concerts with ensembles of different sizes and styles taking the stage to showcase various areas of music studies in the program.  This...

Memorial in honor of the eleven people who lost their lives on December 3, 1979 at the Who concert in Cincinnati.

Tragedy, growth and healing: The Who set to return to Cincinnati

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor May 6, 2022

On December 3, 1979, an eager sellout crowd of 18,348 people gradually trickled into the walkways of Riverfront Coliseum, awaiting entry for a performance by rock band The Who. The show featured general...

Confetti lauching towards the fans to start the show.

For King & Country headlines the “What Are We Waiting For” tour at Truist Arena

Misti Hopper, Copy Editor April 24, 2022

Grammy award winning duo, For King & Country, took the stage for their “What Are We Waiting For” tour at the newly renamed Truist Arena on NKU’s campus. The brothers performed on April 23...

Fear of missing out album cover.

Fear of Missing Out: Rhydakiid’s statement of comfort outside the comfort zone

Killian Baarlaer, Reporter April 9, 2022

Rhydakiid was at a frat party at Florida State University when he conceived the idea for what would become his debut studio project. The chaos and indulgence of the scene was one a lot of young adults...

Cast members performing in the Greaves Concert Hall.

A Return of the Opera with “Signor Deluso”

Emily Sisk, Reporter March 31, 2022

Anyone seeking laughter and great entertainment can find precisely that at the “Signor Deluso” opera on Friday and Sunday in Greaves Concert Hall. Audiences can expect boisterous opera-style singing,...

Conan Gray soaking in the love from his fans in Cincinnati.

Conan Gray takes center stage at The Andrew Brady Icon Center

Misti Hopper, Copy Editor March 24, 2022

Conan Gray has taken the world by storm since he started his successful YouTube channel in 2013. Eventually, he found a more than dedicated fanbase and began his music career with his first song “Idle...

E The Profit and Tanner Moeves began working together in 2020, creating music videos and kickstarting E The Profit’s career in music.

E The Profit: Northern Kentucky rapper making noise in the local hip-hop scene

Killian Baarlaer, Reporter March 24, 2022

  Elijah Jouett – a 23-year-old hip hop artist from Northern Kentucky who goes by E The Profit– has lofty goals for his music career. Like many young people raised in the Northern Kentucky...

Zeal & Ardor Album Review: An alternate history spin on gospel blues metal

Zeal & Ardor Album Review: An alternate history spin on gospel blues metal

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor March 5, 2022

Manuel Gagneux did it again. Zeal & Ardor, Gagneux’s wrathful brainchild that combines the musicality of African American field gospels with the distorted electric guitar and demonic screeching...

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