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Undergraduate Research Symposium is FLC’s biggest day for student research

On Thursday, April 24, one of the largest research showcases in the Four Corners region will take place at Fort Lewis College’s Undergraduate Research Symposium. Stemming from the College’s recent formation of the School of Arts & Sciences, both artistic and scientific projects will be part of the symposium. The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Student brings ragtime piano greats together in Durango

Adam Swanson loves old-time piano. And later this month, he's going to share that love, festival style. 

This month, Swanson – a senior Music major from Shenandoah, Iowa, and a multiple-time ragtime piano world champion – will bring all those loves together when the Diamond Belle and Strater Hotel host the Durango Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival, March 14 - 16.

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Student brings ragtime piano greats together in Durango

Adam Swanson loves old-time piano. And later this month, he's going to share that love, festival style.

Swanson, a junior Music major from Shenandoah, Iowa, was 10 years old when he first heard ragtime music. “We bought my grandparents an internet system, and I heard ragtime as the background music,” says Swanson. “I liked it so much I started asking my mom to play it, because she played a little piano. Before long I started learning on my own.”

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Chamber Choir takes center stage for music educators

The Fort Lewis College Music Department will be in the spotlight -- literally -- when the college's Chamber Choir takes the stage to perform Gian Carlo Menotti's The Unicorn, The Gorgon, and The Manticore at the Colorado Music Educators Association's annual meeting in Colorado Springs on January 24.

CMEA is the Colorado chapter of the National Association for Music Educators, a professional alliance of music teachers and students at all levels. The annual conference hosts thousands involved in music education from across the state.

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Carnegie Hall welcomes FLC Music student and ragtime piano world champion

Swanson plays a little ragtime in Fort Lewis College's Roshong Recital Hall. In 2002, when Adam Swanson was 10 years old, he first heard ragtime music. “We bought my grandparents an internet system, and I heard ragtime as the backgr ...

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