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Jazz musicians record demos with help from audio production students

(02/13/13 6:51pm)

While developing the jazz combo program at Grand Valley State University, Mike Drost, associate professor of jazz guitar, set out to make sure his students had the same opportunities he had as an undergrad at Western Michigan University. Now, student musicians have the opportunity to experience a professional recording session, ending with a product that is free and usable in their professional careers.












Going Blonde

(06/02/13 7:04am)

Get ready to go blonde—Legally Blonde the Musical opens May 31 at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and will run through June 16. This is the first time the musical will run on the Civic’s stage and, even better, features three Grand Valley State University students in prominent roles.