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Grand Haven Musical Fountain

GVSU students to upgrade Grand Haven Musical Fountain

A group of engineering seniors at Grand Valley State University have taken on an extensive project intended to upgrade and enhance a well-known and favorite feature of Grand Haven, Michigan–the Grand Haven Musical Fountain. Jordan Tatchin, Brett Johnson, Brett Bunton, Allie Graff and Luke Hubbard are working with GVSU faculty to improve the already existing physical features of the fountain and add new ones for an updated appearance.

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Gregory Maytan

GVSU violin professor nominated for Grammis Award

The music department at Grand Valley State University is home to many influential and talented faculty members who have gained recognition in their areas of expertise, including Sweden-born associate professor of violin, Gregory Maytan. Recently, Maytan has received a nomination for a Grammis Award in the “Classical CD of the Year” category for his CD “Amanda Maier Volume 1.”

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GVSU theater presents Helen for spring production

Grand Valley State University encourages all students who are interested in acting and theater stage production to mark their calendars for the upcoming auditions for this year’s spring play, Euripides’ “Helen.” Auditions will be held Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, Room 1103, on the Allendale Campus and Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, Room 1525.

Choral concert

GVSU hosts first chorale concert

The music and dance department at Grand Valley State University presented the final choral concert of the year with the Cantate Chamber Ensemble, Select Women’s Ensemble and University Singers Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cook-DeWitt Center on the Allendale Campus. Cantate Chamber Ensemble is under the direction of Ellen Pool, while the Select Women’s Ensemble and University Singers are directed by Shirley Lemon.