Music

​IWU to open music therapy clinic

​IWU to open music therapy clinic

Indiana Wesleyan University’s Music Therapy program recently converted a portion of Center School, an academic building on IWU’s residential campus, into a music therapy clinic that is expected to open in September 2017. The clinic will provide free music...
​Houghton School of Music ranked no. 2

​Houghton School of Music ranked no. 2

Houghton College has been named by Christian Universities Online (CUO) as the second best Christian College Music Program in the nation. Each institution in the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities was considered in creating the top ten list. CUO’s...
Houghton College launches new music industry degree

Houghton College launches new music industry degree

Houghton College’s Greatbatch School of Music (GSoM) is pleased to announce the approval of its new Bachelor of Science degree in music industry, which was previously approved by New York State and given the go ahead by the National Association for Schools of...
A Heritage of Gospel Songs and Hymns

A Heritage of Gospel Songs and Hymns

“…What men sing in the worship of God is both an expression of what they are in moral and spiritual character, and also has a powerful part in the formation of character. If a man sings an irreverent song he thereby shows that he has a low estimate of the...
National Christian Honor Band selected to perform at Kennedy Center

National Christian Honor Band selected to perform at Kennedy Center

The National Christian Honor Band (NCHB), sponsored in part by Houghton College, has recently been accepted as one of only four bands to perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. for the May 2015 National Sousa Festival. The NCHB...
Switchfoot to hold concert at Southern Wesleyan

Switchfoot to hold concert at Southern Wesleyan

On Sunday evening, February 23, SWU will host Switchfoot in concert, with Kopecky Family Band as special guests. Grammy Award-winning Switchfoot is in its seventeenth year, with a string of alternative radio singles and eight studio albums to their credit. One of...
Sister duo using music to minister around the world

Sister duo using music to minister around the world

Two South Carolina sisters are traveling overseas, using music to minister in countries where Christianity isn’t as prevalent. Melody and Anna Payne formed Stand Alone Story, under that name in early 2013. The girls attend Trinity Wesleyan Church in Central, S.C., and...