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Northeast Public Radio Profiles Sister Mary Anne Nelson, founder of Saint Rose music industry program

    January 5, 2016 — Sister Mary Anne Nelson, CSJ, founded the music industry program at The College of Saint Rose in 1981 and has directed it ever since.  She’s why Billboard has thrice named Saint Rose to its lists of the top music business programs in North America.  She counts The Beatles, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and…

Good to know Saint Rose Commencement Preview: A new song (or two) for a new president

Nicole DeMarco, a College of Saint Rose senior, had not yet met David Szczerbacki, the Saint Rose president, when her professor asked her to write a song commemorating Szczerbacki’s inauguration. DeMarco has been writing songs since childhood and plans to make this her profession. She came to Saint Rose to learn the fundamentals of music theory, production, performance, recording and marketing. So,…

Good to know: Dave Brubeck was here – twice

Tucked against a wall of Studio A in The College of Saint Rose communications building, where music industry students took a final exam on Tuesday, a slice of American jazz history beckons. Written in a flowing, cursive hand, the name “Dave Brubeck” is sheltered beneath the lid of the gleaming Mason & Hamlin grand piano. “1971,” it is labeled. Informed of this, a…