Music

Meet Our Faculty – Dr. Patrick Stuckemeyer

Why you chose to work at Wesleyan:I really enjoy the small liberal-arts college setting, getting to work with students locally who enjoy the small-class atmosphere that we offer at KWC. Anything you would like to share about your goals for the program: My goal is to provide the very best experience and instruction for music…

Virtual Presentation of The Festival of Lessons & Carols, Dec. 4

The Kentucky Wesleyan Singers will present The Festival of Lessons & Carols on Dec. 4 in a virtual program streaming via Facebook Premiere at 7 p.m. CT giving our alumni and friends around the country the opportunity to enjoy this beloved event. Now in its 10th year, Lessons & Carols is the perfect way to…

Faculty Profile – Dr. Lisa Clark

“I’m from South Bend, Ind., home to Notre Dame and the Fighting Irish. I come from a small family, and most of my close relatives still reside in South Bend. I have three beautiful nieces and three adorable great-nephews (one more on the way). It is always fun and surprising to see how much they…

Earle to retire after 36 years teaching music at KWC

This article appeared in the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer on Monday, March 30, 2020. By Bobbie Hayse Messenger-Inquirer When Diane Earle first considered the position as professor of piano at Kentucky Wesleyan College in 1984, she had to look up Owensboro on the map. Now, 36 years later, Earle has decided to retire from the college where…

Healing through the art of music: Music On Call brings comfort and hope to those who need it

This article appeared in the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer on Monday, Dec. 2 By Bobbie Hayse Messenger-Inquirer Diane Earle considers her piano performances at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital as part of the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra’s Music On Call program that takes place throughout the month of December to be somewhat of a ministry. Christmas can amplify…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Presents The Festival of Lessons & Carols

The Kentucky Wesleyan Singers will present the College’s annual Festival of Lessons & Carols on Dec. 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen Cathedral at 610 Locust St. in Owensboro. Associate Professor of Music Dennis Jewett will direct the Wesleyan Singers. James Wells ’14, director of music at St. Stephen Cathedral, will provide accompaniment and…

Kentucky Wesleyan Band, under new direction, announces performances

The Kentucky Wesleyan Wind Ensemble, under the direction of the new band director, Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Patrick Stuckemeyer, will present their Fall Concert entitled “Short Ride in a Fast Machine,” a collection of wind band classics, on Sunday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. at the Daviess County High School Auditorium. Guest Conductor Dr.…

Kentucky Wesleyan Chamber Orchestra to host miniconcert

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Chamber Orchestra will host an informal mini-concert on Tuesday, November 19, at 5:30 p.m. in Smith Lounge in the Winchester Center. This chamber music ensemble is coached by Nick Palmer, Distinguished Conductor in Residence at the College, and Diane Earle, Artist in Residence and Director of the Kentucky Wesleyan Music Program.…

Abel and Earle to present Duo Recital at Kentucky Wesleyan

Violinist Alfred Abel and pianist Diane Earle will perform a Duo Recital Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. in Tapscott Chapel in the Barnard-Jones Administration Building at Kentucky Wesleyan College. The pair is celebrating over 12 years of performing together. They will perform Romantic period music by Raff, Bruch and Schubert. Abel, from Indianapolis, is…

Kentucky Wesleyan College to hold annual “88 Keys” recital

Kentucky Wesleyan College will present its “88 Keys” piano recital Thursday, April 11, at 6 p.m. in Tapscott Chapel at the College. This popular program features all Kentucky Wesleyan College students taking applied piano lessons. They will perform solos, duets, trios, quartets and ensembles with various styles and composers represented. “88 Keys” has been an…