Sue Gamble

Host, Central Stage

Sue Gamble, Professor Emerita of music education, taught at Central Michigan University from 1978 to 2016. She also served as chair of the department of music, 1983-1990. She previously taught general music and choral music in grades 7-12 in central Pennsylvania.

She received her bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees from The Pennsylvania State University and has published articles in the Music Educator's Journal, the Midwest Kodály Music Education Association Bulletin and the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Bulletin of Research.

She specialized in elementary and middle school music methods as well as in music of world cultures. Dr. Gamble also serves as the on-air host of the WCMU program “Central Stage.”

The 2018 season of Central Stage continues Thursday on WCMU.  It’s our series of performances by faculty artists and student ensembles from Central Michigan University’s SCHOOL of MUSIC.  Dr. Sue Gamble, professor emerita of Music Education is host.  

This week, a concert of choral music featuring performances by the Central Michigan University Concert Choir and the CMU Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. Amon Eady.

This week, a recital featuring Professor of Clarinet, Kennen White, performing Claude Debussy’s Premiere Rhapsodie, a standard in the repertory for clarinet and Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet by Igor Stravinsky.  Also, White performs a piece called Twist Variations from Daniel Dorff’s In a Deep Funk part of his Set for Solo Bass Clarinet.

Central Michigan University School of Music

This week, a recital featuring Professor of Tuba, Mark Cox and Professor of Trombone, Robert Lindahl.  It’s a program featuring diverse literature for these two brass instruments, including Arthur Pryor’s show piece for trombone, Fantastic Polka, Sonata No. 2 by Domenico Gabrielli for tuba and trombone continuo and Concert Piece for Tuba and Piano by contemporary American composer, Libby Larsen.

It’s an all brass program this week on Central Stage!

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Central Michigan University School of Music

The 2018 season of Central Stage premiered Thursday at 2:00 pm on WCMU.  It’s our series of performances by faculty artists and student ensembles from Central Michigan University’s School of Music.  Dr. Sue Gamble, professor emerita of Music Education is host.