It was the first time music icon Barry Gibb had ever sat down for a public conversation and solo performance, and he did it at MTSU, thanks to the Department ...
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Music industry majors at Middle Tennessee State University now have a chance for financial assistance that pays homage to country music legend Charlie Daniels. MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee surprised Daniels last spring with a presentation on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry that formally announced the Charlie Daniels Scholarship. “On behalf of 26,000 […]
The College of Mass Communication honored students, distinguished alumni and journalists in its once-a-year day of celebration last spring. Ceremonies included the annual Wall of Fame induction and the 20th annual Student Awards. More than 75 undergraduate and graduate students were recognized and more than $36,000 in scholarships were awarded, all of it given through […]
The Center for Popular Music, in collaboration with the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Mass., has received a grant of $127,956 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize, catalog and provide web-based public access to its American vernacular music manuscripts. This award, made under provisions of the “Humanities Collections and Reference Resources” program, […]