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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...

Left to the right, Kayla Okus, Clara McGowan, Miranda Johnson, Fai Haw and Kevin Zawila pose for a photo after the 2019 holiday gala.

Music students beat the pandemic blues

Lizzy Rost, Arts and Rec Editor December 6, 2020

This fall members of the music department didn’t let social distancing guidelines defeat them. They stood nine feet apart left to right between a 15-foot gap. At times it was difficult for students to...

A night of purple and white

A night of purple and white

April 23, 2018

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater kicked off its sesquicentennial year with a Purple and White Gala held on the institution’s official 150th anniversary, April 21. The gala featured a cocktail hour,...

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