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Music in WSU’s Visual and Performing Arts Department takes on many forms. Students join the Chorus and/or Chorale, earning credit and performing live at a variety of venues on- and off-campus. Instrumental and voice students participate in individual and ensemble coursework and perform at various venues on campus through coffee houses and our Fall and Spring Mosaic of Music productions. Current ensembles include brass, guitar, jazz, Musicá!, orchestra, piano, string, and wind, plus African drumming.
Worcester State University's Jazz Ensemble musicians perform "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy" together through the distance thanks to audio production by Wondersmith Audio and video production by Emigre Pictures.
Worcester State University's VPA Department and Music Professor Kyle Martin present Spring 2020 original music compositions by Jacob Poitras, Ryan Finneran-Gallagher, Jonathan Paine, Han Nguyen, Nicole Mongeau, Nathan Devries, Stephanie Jacher, Julian Wagner, and Anthony Marzilli, respectively.
Worcester State University's VPA Department and Music Professor Kyle Martin present Spring 2020 Mosaic of Music. Featured students and classes include: Julian Wagner, Students of "Music in the Elementary School" Class, Sarah Tonkin, Jacob Poitras, Ryan Finneran-Gallagher, Ryan Costa, Krysta Lopez, Emily Labrie, Katherine Wagner, Karen Shalev, Stephanie Jacher, Liam Carmody, Renee Mercier, Chantal Thomas, Kaylee Salatino, Jacob Poitras (Part 2, on trumpet), Gina Phillips, Ziliang Jin, Erica White, Guitar Ensemble (Evan Couture, Stephanie Jacher, Ziliang Jin, Anthony Marzilli, Jonathan Paine, Connor Tompkins, and Julian Wagner), and the Wind Ensemble (Elias Boone and Erica White), respectively. Professors Jonathan Yasuda, Carlos Odria, Joe Scott and Evan Doyle are featured accompanists.
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Worcester State University Jazz Ensemble performs Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Worcester State University Jazz Ensemble performs Little Sunflower
Freedom Jazz Dance
Worcester State University performs Freedom Jazz Dance
Worcester State University Jazz Ensemble performs Footprints
God Bless the Child
Worcester State University Jazz Ensemble performs God Bless the Child
Annie Machado, VPA major, delivers the vocals on "Lost in Paradise" (Lee).
Ian Simpson, VPA major, performs "Misty" (Garner).