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Back to basics

Published April 16, 2014

From the prominent Opera Theatre to the acclaimed Symphonic Wind Ensemble the Performing Arts Center at Grand Valley State University seems to be synonymous with the concept of classical music. But with the changing nature of todays music industry how does this prepare music majors for the professional world



Commencement ceremonies send off students in positive fashion

Published April 16, 2014

For the students who will be walking across the stage at this semesters commencement ceremonies all the hard work they put into their undergrad degree culminates in one piece of paper. But that simple document is a representation of the time and effort they have put in during their last few years at Grand Valley State University.