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Station Manager Matt McClellan mans the sound board inside Horizon Radio’s broadcast room.  McClellan has led the station for three semesters. “I enjoy hearing stories and talking to people and hearing what they have to say or play,” he said.
Horizon Radio's Matt McClellan talks passion, leadership and campus involvement
July 10, 2019

As students wander the halls of University Center South, sounds of American Football’s “Never Meant” may emanate from a peculiar room with a glowing red “on-air” sign. Inside, there is a strong...

Backtrack rocks the Ogle Center

Members of the a capella group Backtrack (left to right): Johnny Buffalo (beatbox), Mallory Moser (soprano), Jojo Otseidu (bass), Mike Hinkle (tenor), Melissa Jordano (alto)
New York a capella group performs at IUS
April 15, 2019

Backtrack, an award-winning acapella group based in New York City, visited the Ogle Center on their Midwestern tour. They cover a variety of genres, from pop to Motown to classical, as well as original...

The Vocalists of IUS

Director Jeramy Nichols leading an IUS Concert Choir rehearsal on Monday, Sept. 17.
An inside look at the IUS Concert Choir
September 27, 2018

You walk down the steps into the basement, or “ground level,” of Knobview at IU Southeast. You first hear a piano followed by a loud, yet beautiful, singing voice escaping through the cracks of one...

ACE of Spades

ACE of Spades
Local Musician and ACES Director, Shane Thomas, talks about music and the road to finding his passion
April 15, 2018

Shane Thomas’ love for music began as a child when his babysitter would come over each morning, and put Elvis records and movies on for the two to listen to before his bus ride to school. Nowadays,...

14 Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

14 Love Songs for Valentine's Day
Whether it’s a special occasion or just any other day
February 4, 2018

Valentine’s Day may conjure beautiful or pessimistic feelings depending on an individual’s experience with love and all of its chalked-up glory. From Lana Del Rey’s nostalgic, yet timeless, “Love,”...

Bringing the Music to Life

The logo for A/Tonal was created by an IU Southeast graduate.
Design by Aaron Hooper
A/tonal: Living Music by Living Composers with IU Southeast Roots
January 20, 2018

Beethoven, Bach and Mozart are well-known classical musicians from 18th century Europe; however, Louisville is home to A/tonal, an ensemble featuring living composers with IU Southeast roots. Unlike...

Music at IUS

Dr. Erich Stem sets up recording for the album
August 28, 2017

You probably know that IU Southeast has a music department. You might imagine people playing violins or composing music. But you might not have known that the department helps students learn about other...

Technikolor: Making Their Dreams a Reality

Technikolor: Making Their Dreams a Reality
March 1, 2017

At IU Southeast, a group of students are trying to make their dreams a reality. Senior Samuel Ullrich, pre-law major, sophomore Clarence Jackson, business major and Jefferey Jernigan make up the group...

Acappella Geeks Club Continues the IU Tradition

Acappella Geeks Club Continues the IU Tradition
February 14, 2017

There is a long history of a cappella groups in relation to Indiana University. The tradition continues here at IU Southeast with the Acappella Geeks Club. The vocal group has been a part of IU Southeast...

New Albany Has Some ‘Crazy Neighbors’

From left to right: Austin Merten, Tyler Reed, Amber Renee, Leora Nosko, Lance Sorrels and Alan Passmore
Local band takes their music to the masses.
December 5, 2016

There seems to be one thing that can bring people together and that is music. The Crazy Neighbors is a band located right here in New Albany that was formed because everyone in the group had a passion...

The Sound of Our Souls

The Sound of Our Souls
IUS sophomore talks about his upcoming project and the path that led him to complete it
September 19, 2016

With a mother who sang as first alto in her church choir since she was 10 and a father who was a professional disc jockey, it may come as no small surprise that their son turned out to be an aspiring musician. Delmar...

Out of the crowd

Esarey with Swift backstage. Esarey said she was dancing to Swift's song
IU Southeast freshman and aspiring musician meets Taylor Swift
January 11, 2016

It is a rare occasion in life when someone is given a chance to meet their idol. It is an even rarer occasion when that person meets their idol while wearing a pink and blue light-up tutu. That is the...

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