November 29, 2022 — Dr. Shawn Okpebholo ’03, the Jonathan Blanchard professor of composition and music theory at Wheaton College-Conservatory of Music (Ill.), recently received a Grammy nomination for Best Classical Vocal Solo Album for Lord, How Come Me Here?
Music Department News
January 28, 2022 — Asbury’s Professor of Worship Arts, Dan Pinkston, was featured in the 2021 Seoul International Composers Festival for his fantasy composition, “One Dawn, One Dusk,” inspired by three Korean folk songs.
December 21, 2021 — Abe Parker, a 2011 Asbury graduate, advanced his career in the music industry with a recent contract, signing with the record label and music distributor Virgin Records.
December 1, 2021 — Asbury University President Dr. Kevin Brown invites the community to Songs of the Season performance presented by Asbury’s English and Music departments on Friday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hughes Memorial Auditorium.
November 23, 2021 — Asbury senior Olivia McCants won first place at the Kentucky Chapter NATS (National Association of Teachers Singing) Musical Theater competition, making this the third state award that she has won from NATS.
August 30, 2021 — Worship Arts Professor Dr. Daniel Pinkston’s summer in Alaska for Composing in the Wilderness offers a glimpse — or a listen — into what Asbury faculty and staff accomplish outside of the classroom when students are on break.
February 27, 2020 — Faculty and students from Asbury University’s Music Department represented the University recently at the annual Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) Professional Development Conference held earlier this month in Louisville.
April 30, 2019 — Asbury University’s annual Engaging Culture Weekend focuses on the inspirational aspects of the arts.
March 21, 2019 — The March 29 show will feature Asbury’s chorale, along with choirs from other local colleges and universities.
March 12, 2019 — Asbury University’s Artist Series hosted cellist Ben Sollee on March 8.