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Music student, professor experience inspiration together

November 28, 2012

  Senior Bradley Riss was first introduced to music when he was five. Fast forward 18 years, and he is now graduating UW-Whitewater with a degree in music. He said his mother is his biggest inspiration because she was also a cellist and motivated him to stick with his instrument throughout...

Professor to perform challenging, rare cello piece

November 10, 2011

Bach’s suites for unaccompanied cello are almost never played in a single concert, but Associate Professor Benjamin Whitcomb has welcomed the challenge and will perform all six suites in one concert. “The Bach suites are the pinnacle,” Whitcomb said. “I would argue that they are the most...

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