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Jordan Concert Series features cellist Anthony Ross

Drake University is proud to present Anthony Ross, principal cellist of the Minnesota Orchestra, for a pair of free performances on December 6 and 7.
November 21, 2017

Drake Opera laid foundation for young alumnus' success

Drake alumnus Eric Ferring, AS'14, is one of many Drake grads who found success in the opera world. "Drake will always have a special place in my heart," he said.
October 30, 2017

Keys to Excellence continues with Arthur Greene in Russian Mystic program

Arthur Greene, professor of piano at University of Michigan, will present the next concert of Drake’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on Nov. 6 in Sheslow Auditorium.
October 27, 2017

Drake Theatre to showcase four student productions

The Drake University Department of Theatre Arts will showcase a collection of four student-produced short plays. Performances are Oct. 27-29.
October 24, 2017

Mies | Weese exhibit explores Iowa connections to renowned modernist architects

An exhibition at Drake University’s Anderson Gallery reveals the Iowa connections to three pioneering minds in modernist architecture. Nov. 9 - Dec. 22
October 24, 2017

Descended from royalty, Drake senior shares his culture through art exhibition

Drake senior Morayo Adeyoju, a native of the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria, shares his cultural history as part of an art exhibition on display through Oct. 22 in The Anderson Gallery. Adeyoju's grandfather was a king of the Yoruba tribe.
October 19, 2017

Mysteries of Drake

Rumors have surrounded the campus burial of President Morehouse, the house that the Fine Arts Center was built around, and the tunnels underneath campus for generations of Bulldogs.  
October 3, 2017

Drake Theatre presents Edward Albee's "The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?"

A family’s already dysfunctional lives begin to crumble when a dark family secret is revealed in Drake University Theatre’s production of Edward Albee's "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?" The production runs Oct. 5-8.
September 27, 2017

World-famous operatic baritone Sherill Milnes and soprano Maria Zouves to visit Drake Sept. 28-29

World-famous operatic baritone Sherrill Milnes and his wife, soprano Maria Zouves, will hold a series of public lectures and masterclasses during their first visit to the University in 13 years.
September 22, 2017

The Anderson Gallery presents "Apparatus: The Technology of Seeing / Worldviews"

The Anderson Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of APPARATUS: The Technology of Seeing / Worldviews, an exhibition running Sept. 22 to Oct. 22, 2017.
September 12, 2017

Zenith Chamber Music Festival set for August 15-19

The 2017 Zenith Chamber Music Festival is set for Aug. 15-19 with free chamber performances by local and international artists in some of central Iowa’s most attractive venues.
June 23, 2017

19-year-old Drake student stars in groundbreaking Netflix-style TV opera

Music major Rowen Sabala stars in “Vireo,” which will reach nearly 34 million homes and also be available for free online.
May 30, 2017

Drake pianist teams up with Euclid Quartet for concert in Sheslow Auditorium

Nicholas Roth, professor of piano, will join forces with the internationally acclaimed Euclid Quartet in a free performance Sunday, April 30, in Drake's Sheslow Auditorium.
April 19, 2017

Drake Theatre invites audiences to "See Rock City: And Other Destinations"

With the spring semester drawing to a close and summer travel locations on the mind, Drake Theatre is taking audiences all over the U.S. with See Rock City: And Other Destinations, a production directed by Michael Rothmayer, associate professor of theatre arts. See Rock City: And Other Destinations, with music by Brad Alexander and book and […]
April 17, 2017

Keys to Excellence Continues with Pianist Alan Chow

Pianist Alan Chow, a professor at the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University, will present the next concert of Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series on March 6.
February 28, 2017