Tag Archives: music
Keys to excellence

Keys to excellence

Three first-class Yamaha Artists in Education will perform a piano concert series at Drake in celebration of the University’s Keys to Excellence campaign — an initiative to replace 68 well-used campus pianos.

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The skill of starting from scratch

The skill of starting from scratch

Transforming ambitious students into entrepreneurs A bold, yet practical vision. An evolving set of skills. The drive, and confidence, to succeed. These are among the assets of an entrepreneur; and there are myriad opportunities to acquire and develop them at Drake University. Brandon Clark, LW’10, has had the ambition required to start his own business […]

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Jazz immersion

Jazz immersion

The Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center, which opened in winter 2010, allows students of all interests and majors to perform, book musical acts, learn musical production techniques, and enjoy concerts by local and national musicians. The 4,600-square-foot facility adjoining the Harmon Fine Arts Center features a practice and performance hall, a jazz gallery, piano alcove and state-of-the-art recording studio.

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