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Drumline secures state record with Yamaha

Drumline secures state record with Yamaha

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

October 26, 2016

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater drumline recently set a state record with an endorsement from the multinational famous instrument company, Yamaha. The endorsement means the drumline has portrayed and maintained a level of excellence that puts them on the same level as Division I universit...

Students, faculty gather to celebrate dean of students’ life

November 17, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 18, 2015   Warhawk Marching Band director Glenn Hayes never wears his purple sportcoat away from the football field, but he broke his own rule last week for Mary Beth Mackin. “I believe our friend would approve and smile,” Hayes wrote in a note that Chancellor...

Musical Veteran Tribute

Musical Veteran Tribute

April 29, 2014

April 30, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Students and community members can honor their veterans through a musical tribute by American composers at the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band. Music Professor Glenn Hayes said the band will display talents and honor the...

Carnegie Hall calls, UW-W answers

Carnegie Hall calls, UW-W answers

March 6, 2013

  The 54 students in the Symphonic Wind Ensemble all returned to UW-Whitewater from New York empty handed. Not one had a medal draped around his or her neck, or so much as a certificate of achievement tucked away in a backpack. But that didn’t matter. No one needed an award to validate what...

‘First option’ is all senior music major needed

‘First option’ is all senior music major needed

February 6, 2013

  When Raquel Bruening was in fourth grade, she decided to play clarinet without giving any thought to another instrument. Bruening stuck by the decision and is getting ready for one of the biggest performances in her career: her senior recital at UW-Whitewater. Bruening, a Music Education...

Student looks forward to sharing music

October 2, 2012

  Many UW-Whitewater students within the music department are given the chance to perform a recital for fellow students, faculty and community members during their senior years. At 3 p.m. on Sunday in the Light Recital Hall, Mallory Hillock will be performing her senior clarinet recital in...

Wind Ensemble prepare for concert, trip to NYC

February 29, 2012

In February 2013, the Symphonic Wind Ensemble plans to travel to New York City to play in Carnegie Hall. Sophomore percussionist Dominic Gischia said he hopes he makes the auditions so he can participate with the ensemble in this event. “Carnegie Hall is the premiere concert stage in the U....

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