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Meet MSM Artist Scholar: American Baritone Lucia Lucas

Lucia one of ten MSM Artist Scholars engaging with the MSM Community for the 2021 – 2022 season, addressing questions of racial equity, representation, and inclusion within the performing arts and society. Lucia will be presenting at MSM in February, 2022.

Playing the Winter Pandemic Blues: 5 Wellness Tips for Challenging Times

We’re all caught in the double whammy of winter and this pandemic, an easy place to get stuck in the Blues. How can you play your way out to make more interesting music from this unexpected lead sheet? By Michael Alcée of the MSM Counseling Center.

Celebrating Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MSM President James Gandre reflects on the importance of January 17: "Today we celebrate the extraordinary Dr. King, a man whose impact on America’s history and trajectory are beyond calculation." Read James Gandre's letter to the MSM Community.

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