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Villa Grads, Faculty Win in JazzBuffalo Poll 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Grads, Faculty Win in JazzBuffalo Poll

The JazzBuffalo Poll has announced the winners of its 2016 poll, and several member of the Villa community were recognized. The JazzBuffalo Poll is designed for the readers of JazzBuffalo and audiences of jazz performances to recognize outstanding jazz artists and jazz performances in 2016. The poll is an interactive, audience-based platform that allows jazz fans…

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Spring Open House Date Announced 150 150 Villa Maria College

Spring Open House Date Announced

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, Villa Maria College is hosting its Spring Open House for students interested in learning more about the college. Prospective students and their families can learn about our 18 academic programs, including emerging majors in psychology, digital media and communication, digital filmmaking, and our recently-accredited occupational therapy assistant program. Open house…

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Villa Maria College Announces a Change to Its Spring 2016 M&T Concert Series Line Up 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Announces a Change to Its Spring 2016 M&T Concert Series Line Up

Free Monthly Concerts Open to the Public  Buffalo, NY – Villa Maria College has announced a change in one of the entertainers scheduled for its M&T Concert Series for the spring 2016 semester.  Dr. Bevely Smoker’s performance has been canceled. Instead, The Decho Ensemble will perform. The Decho Ensemble, founded in 2011 by saxophonists Sarah Marchitelli…

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Villa Maria College Announces Its Spring 2016 M&T Concert Series Line Up

Free Monthly Concerts Open to the Public  Buffalo, NY – Villa Maria College has announced the line up of entertainers for its M&T Concert Series for the spring 2016 semester.  All concerts take place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Recital Hall on the Villa campus, 240 Pine Ridge Road, Buffalo, NY 14225. …

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Villa Maria College Adjunct Professor to be Inducted into Buffalo Music Hall of Fame 200 207 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Adjunct Professor to be Inducted into Buffalo Music Hall of Fame

Villa students and professors to perform at ceremony on October 8. What does Linda Lombardo Appleby, adjunct professor in Villa Maria College’s Music Department, have in common with Big Wheelie, Ani DiFranco, Jo Ann Falleta, Spyro Gyra and Grover Washington, Jr.? On Thursday, October 8, Lombardo Appleby will be inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall…

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Music Instructors Win 2014 Reader’s Poll 1024 768 Villa Maria College

Music Instructors Win 2014 Reader’s Poll

Three Villa Music instructors were winners in the 2014 Reader’s Poll presented by jazzbuffalo.org. Dr. John Bacon won for best Jazz Drummer, while Kelly Bucheger won as part of What Would Mingus Do? for best Classic BeBop/Hard Bop Group, and Jerry Livingston won for best Jazz Electric Bass. All were nominated by the community in late December 2014, and then selected…

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Gospel Chorus Impresses Maestro With Performance 150 150 Villa Maria College

Gospel Chorus Impresses Maestro With Performance

Villa Maria College’s Gospel Chorus performed at the annual Honors Banquet for the National Federation of Just Communities of Western New York, held on Thursday, April 11 at the Hyatt in downtown Buffalo. The program included Maestro Joann Faletta, who was impressed with the performance of the chorus.  After requesting a private listening, Faletta invited the…

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Music Students Perform at Fundraiser 150 150 Villa Maria College

Music Students Perform at Fundraiser

Villa Maria College Music program students Khalil Garrison ‘16, Victoria Morduant ‘16, Andrea Rosario ‘14, and Danielle Webster ‘14 performed at the annual Kavinoky Theatre fundraiser, the Kavinoky Kavalkade, held at Buffalo’s historic Saturn Club on Saturday, April 5th. Villa Music students at the Saturn Club, getting ready to perform. Along with music instructor Linda Appleby the students performed light…

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Photo Instructor’s New Installation Reviewed in Artvoice 150 150 Villa Maria College

Photo Instructor’s New Installation Reviewed in Artvoice

Photo Instructor Megan Metté is featured in this week’s Artvoice for her large format photos on display at the Unity Church of Practical Christianity on Delaware Avenue. Untitled work by Megan Metté. Courtesy of Artvoice. There is a closing celebration Friday, February 21 from 7 p.m.  to 10 p.m. after the Student Photography exhibit opening reception. The music…

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Villa Maria College Music Program Receives National Accreditation for its Music Degree Programming 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Music Program Receives National Accreditation for its Music Degree Programming

Villa Maria College is pleased to announce it has been granted Associate Membership with the National Association of Schools of Music, (NASM).  The National Association of Schools of Music currently recognizes 641 schools, conservatories, colleges and universities that meet national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials. Villa Maria College becomes one of…

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