News Items 2008-2009

Music department partners with Annie Moses Band to hold national fine arts academy
Brittney Buhlig
7/24/2009 - In a first for Nashville, the Lipscomb University Music Department is playing host to the Fine Arts Summer Academy, a national summer intensive program for young artists, July 10-26. About 250 young performers ranging in ages from 4 to 20 are attending the Academy.

Rehearsal Hall Named in Honor of Buddy and Bernie Arnold

Lipscomb University has honored the late Buddy Arnold, known as one of Lipscomb’s most influential faculty members by generations of Lipscomb students, and his wife, Bernie Arnold, by dedicating the rehearsal hall in the Thomas James McMeen Music Center in their honor and establishing the Buddy and Bernie Arnold Scholarship in Theater.

Fourth Annual Lighting of the Green brings Santa and surprises to campus
Chris Pepple
10/15/2008 - President and Mrs. Randy Lowry invite you to join the Lipscomb family for an evening of holiday festivities on Tuesday, December 2, from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. for the fourth annual Lighting of the Green which will blend tradition with surprises sure to delight all ages. 

The spectacle of Joseph wows audiences in newly renovated Collins Auditorium
Janel Shoun
10/13/2008 - Lipscomb University's production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat was a huge success this weekend. "It far exceeded our expectations," said director Mike Fernandez, who reported that more than 1,700 people attended. 

Nationally acclaimed performer and harpsichord dedication kick off Artist Series
Janel Shoun
9/5/2008 - The Lipscomb University Artist Series began the fall season with a performance by John Paul, organist/choirmaster at St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral in Jackson, Miss., since 1965 and nationally acclaimed harpsichordist.


Dedication Day celebrates four new campus facilities in music, pharmacy, housing
Janel Shoun
8/27/2008 - Lipscomb University’s Dedication Day, Tuesday, Aug. 26, kicked off the fall 2008 semester with a marathon of ribbon-cuttings, receptions and tours to celebrate almost $21 million in new green construction on campus. The Thomas James McMeen Music Center opened in the fall semester of 2008.