organ http://kmuw.org en Remembering Robert Town http://kmuw.org/post/remembering-robert-town <p></p><p><font size="2"><span style="font-size:10pt;">This past weekend, a memorial service was held for former Wichita State University professor Robert Town, who died in December. Town was professor of organ at the university from 1965 - 2006 and played a major part in the university's acquisition of the great Marcussen organ, which is housed in Wiedemann Hall and was the first such organ built in North America.</span></font></p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Fletcher Powell 28953 at http://kmuw.org Remembering Robert Town WSU’s Lynne Davis Awarded Prestigous French Title http://kmuw.org/post/wsu-s-lynne-davis-awarded-prestigous-french-title <p>A Wichita State University professor of organ has been awarded one of France&rsquo;s most distinguished titles by the country&rsquo;s Minister of Culture and Communications.</p><p>The title, Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters, or Chevalier de l&rsquo;Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, was given to WSU&rsquo;s Lynne Davis and recognizes influential artists and writers who have contributed to and encouraged French art and literature around the world.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 1687 at http://kmuw.org WSU’s Lynne Davis Awarded Prestigous French Title