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Royal Purple

Founded 1901

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A hoard of audience members dance on stage while José Valentino Ruiz as the artist wraps up the final song for the evening.

‘Love’ creates a spectacular show

Ivy Steege, Journalist September 18, 2022

It’s not often that a person going to view an award-winning flutist can say that they also saw a bassist, singer, and pianist perform on the same night. Especially when it’s the same person who is...

Jazz Ensemble 1, directed by Michael Hackett, is seen here performing at the UW-Whitewater Jazz Ensembles Holiday Concert Dec. 9, 2021.

Jazzy and jolly

Peyton Rollins, Arts & Recreation Editor December 12, 2021

Talented troupes of students performed fun and extremely technical holiday songs at the Holiday Jazz Ensembles Concert Dec. 9 in the Light Recital Hall. The concert was directed by Rob Hodson, Michael...

The Vocal Jazz ensemble, directed by Dr. Michael Hackett, are seen here singing their piece Caroling, Caroling by Alfred Burt and Wihia Hutson at the Gala Benefit Concert on December 4.

Gala Benefit Concert rings in holiday cheer

Sydney Wojcik, Assistant Editor of Arts and Recreation December 5, 2021

A monumental number of students from UW-Whitewater’s Music Department performed for delighted attendees at the annual Gala Benefit Concert Saturday, Dec. 4. The concert had not taken place in a traditional...

Choirs perform after two years without live shows

Choirs perform after two years without live shows

Peyton Rollins, Arts & Recreation Editor October 31, 2021

The Meistersingers and Singing Sirens opened their season with a live performance Sunday, Oct. 24 in the Light Recital Hall. The show included the Meistersingers, Singing Sirens, and the Concert Choir...

Pictured performing at the UW-Whitewater Faculty Concert on the left is guest artist Kevin Chance, piano, and on the right is Cristina Ballatori, flute.

UW-W concert features faculty

Sydney Wojcik, Assistant Editor of Arts and Recreation October 31, 2021

Cristina Ballatori, director of the UW-Whitewater flute choir, performed a concert for the public at Light Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 28, with guest pianist, Kevin Chance. The duo typically perform...

The Icarus Account plays for a packed house in the Down Under of the University Center Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.

The Icarus Account returns for packed performance

Bree Lurvey, Campus News Editor September 26, 2021

The Icarus Account, a band made up of twin brothers Ty and Trey Turner, performed live for an excited crowd in the Down Under of the school's very own University Center this last Thursday, Sept. 23. After...

Faculty member Leanne League gracefully plays “Sonata for Violin and Piano” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on her violin for the Music Mosaics performance. Tickets for the performance are being sold at, and the pre-recorded video will be available to watch on April 15th at 7:30.

Music Mosaics Spring Finale

Matt Ellis, Arts and Rec Editor April 11, 2021

The UW-W Music Department will host a Spring Finale concert for the year to conclude the Music Mosaics Concert Series. The final concert features four award-winning faculty members playing a variety of...

Sophomore communication major Will Cullen performed Sept. 24 in the Residence Hall Association Welcome Back Concert. The vocalist and guitar player has 115,000 followers on Tik Tok.

UW-W Tik Tok star performs Welcome Back Concert

Autumn Hanses-Smith, Assistant Lifestyle Editor September 27, 2020

Sophomore Will Cullen is a communication major at UW-Whitewater and a rising Tik Tok sensation. He already has 115,000 followers, but enjoys performing for his fellow Warhawks more than anything.  “I...

Music professor Benjamin Whitcomb performs “Bach Suites for Cello” by Johann Sebastian Bach at the UW-Whitewater Innovation Center on Friday, Sept. 18.

There’s music in the air

Lizzy Rost, Arts and Recreational Editor September 20, 2020

Music professor Benjamin Whitcomb and lecturer of art and design Bethann Moran-Handzlik performed “Bach Suites for Cello” from 10-11:30 a.m. outside the UW-Whitewater Innovation Center Sept. 18 in...


Professors collaborate with students

March 5, 2014

Chamber Orchestra concert showcases talents  March 5, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   In the Chamber Orchestra, professors are not only educators; they are partners. Instead...

Boe to perform solo piano concert

May 2, 2012

Music Lecturer Karen Boe has been practicing the piano since she was five years old. In addition to the piano, she also knows how to play the cello, which she began studying at age 11, and has sung at...

Five reasons to see “We Shot the Moon”

September 14, 2011
The top five reasons to see the band We Shot the Moon
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