Tuesday, Nov. 6, was a big day for the entire country, but for Sterling College Associate Professor of Music Brad Nix the day is significant for reasons outside of politics. On Tuesday, Nix’s first book of piano arrangements, “Sketches in Ivory,” was released for sale.
Published through Shawnee Press, the book consists of early American folk tunes, spirituals and hymns from the Sacred Harp tradition. The book has already acquired an Editors’ Choice designation from J.W. Pepper, a major music