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Allerton Barn Music Festival returns for eighth season

The eighth year of the Allerton Music Barn Festival in Monticello kicks off tomorrow with Jupiter Plus at 7:30 p.m. The annual festival has become popular in the area and typically sells out each season. Tickets can be purchased online at allertonmusicbarn.com
September 17, 2014

No, there won’t be a chorus of moos and oinks echoing from livestock at the 2014 Allerton Music Barn Festival. Instead, live performances of string, brass and other instruments will fill the barn, engaging...

Student becomes first doctoral candidate in wind conducting

J. Ashley Jarrell, the University’s first doctoral candidate in Wind Conducting and visiting assistant director of bands, conducts a concert at Foellinger Great Hall on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
March 3, 2014

While most University students are here to work toward their careers and bolster their resumes, Jonathan Ashley Jarrell has returned to being a student after 10 years as an educator for one purpose: to...

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