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Contemporary Music Center spring tour will land at Malone University on Saturday, April 13

March 26, 2013 | Release # 6584

College students spending spring semester at the Contemporary Music Center in Nashville, Tenn., are gearing up to conclude their semester with a week-long tour to seven colleges across the country. The tour is entirely student run and will showcase all that the students have learned about the music industry throughout the semester.

The concert featuring Malone University's own Keven Chambers, a senior music production major from New Castle Penn.; Marcus Cunningham, a senior music production major from Bristolville; and Nate Miller, a senior music production major from Wethersfield, Conn.;  will perform at Malone's campus Saturday, April 13 at 8 p.m. in the Johnson Center Chapel on the campus located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.

The students of semester 24 at The Contemporary Music Center in Nashville, Tenn. are concluding their semester with his eight day long tour, beginning at Messiah College in Grantham, Penn. and ending back at The Hardscuffle in Brentwood, Tenn. Every show will be run totally by CMC students and will also include a performance by a local band from each university.

Every semester, college students from all over the country come to the CMC and apply to be a part of one of three course tracks: business, artist, and tech. Each track equips students to work in that particular field of the music industry. All of the combined experiences of the semester give the students the knowledge to put on this self-sufficient tour.  Each live show brings an energetic array of music from different genres and musical backgrounds to excite audiences and give real world experience to the program's students.

Andrew in Vienna – a student group at Malone -- will close out the concert. Members of Andrew in Vienna include:

Andrew in Vienna

  • Chaz Stead, a junior music major from East Sparta
  • Jacob Hazlett, a freshman communication arts major from Canton
  • Ben Beadle, a junior music production major from Canal Fulton
  • Lucas Bohler, a junior music production major from Peachtree City, Ga.
  • Amy Miller, a junior integrated language arts major from Sugarcreek
  • Brandon Parsons, a junior biology major from Canton

The Contemporary Music Center (CMC) is an off-campus study program that is, in effect, owned by the 100+ schools that make up the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). In this way the CMC is an extended classroom for each school, giving students the opportunity to pursue careers in the music industry.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2015 


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

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