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Arts & Culture | September 16, 2022

‘Do You Want to Be Great?’: Morgan’s Magnificent Marching Machine Gets First New Band Director in Almost 50 Years

On the second floor of the Morgan State University Murphy Fine Arts Center in late August, past the lockers and uniforms, the marching band’s version of Dua Lipa’s radio hit “Don’t Start Now” blared. Inside room 233, five rows of students played their instruments while four then-drum major candidates stood on the left pumping black batons in the air in tempo. A new director stood at the front of the room for the first time in nearly 50 years.

Arts & Culture | September 16, 2022

Morgan State University Choir and Jazz Band Ensemble to perform at Monterey Jazz Festival

Morgan State University students will perform at one of the most prestigious jazz festivals in the world. The university announced that its choir and jazz band ensemble was invited to perform at the 65th annual Monterey Jazz Festival, the longest continuously running jazz festival.

Alumni | September 15, 2022

Devoted Educator, Morgan Alumnus, Starts Smoothie Stores, Hires Former Students

The bulk of Victorious Hall’s career was spent working at Oxon Hill Middle School. Mentoring was Hall’s college job in Baltimore City. Initially, he was studying business management at Morgan State University. Hall currently works as a consultant training teachers in schools across the nation. Spizzy has become his real-life classroom.

Arts & Culture | September 13, 2022

Morgan State University Choir and Jazz Band Ensemble Set to Perform at the Legendary Monterey Jazz Festival

Contributions from Alaska Airlines and Morgan Alumnus, Philanthropist Calvin Tyler Help Pave the Way for Students to Travel to California

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