Royal Purple

The show must go on

College of Arts and Communication Dean Eileen M. Hayes is proud that returning students are continuing to learn and improve their skills through the pandemic. Hayes is an ethnomusicologist with expertise in race and gender in the music of U.S. social movements. She is also President of the College Music Society. In her spare time she lectures to her cats Tiger and Woods, and practices singing like Beyonce. Dr. Hayes loves her Warhawk face covering.
Center of the Arts goes virtual
August 31, 2020

The show will go on for the Greenhill Center of the Arts this fall despite the inability to host in-person experiences. Performers will step out of the spotlight and into people’s homes through online...

Center of the Arts needs a sound check

February 17, 2020

UW-Whitewater is a school that prides itself on providing the most state of the art facilities and resources for their students to work efficiently in preparing for their future careers. This claim is...

View, appreciate campus art

February 18, 2019

After being the Arts & Rec Editor at The Royal Purple for almost two years there is one thing I have learned about college students. Most students don’t do anything unless they absolutely have...

Students bring 1997 comedy musical to stage

Students bring 1997 comedy musical to stage
‘Triumph of Love’ follows the difficult path to love
February 11, 2019

A story about love and reason that brings a comedic musical to life on stage of Princess Leonide who will do anything for love is coming to Whitewater. “Triumph of Love” will open on Feb. 26 at 7:30...

Faculty, staff display creative achievements

photos courtesy of Michael Flanagan Director of Crossman Gallery
January 21, 2019

UW-Whitewater faculty and staff will be given the opportunity to reveal scholarly research and other creative achievements in The Crossman Gallery. A reception will be held Jan. 29, from 3 to 4:30 p.m....

Orchestra focuses on music of the world

October 16, 2014

By Hilary Igl   At midnight any day of the week the trill of violins, trumpets, clarinets and many other instruments can be heard when walking by practice rooms in the Center of the Arts. The...

Dance Co. hosts student-run show

Ammerman
May 6, 2014

May 7, 2014 By Signe Trewyn By Nat Edson   Students have the opportunity to find their place in the art of dance at the Emerging Choreographer’s Concert. Artistic Director and President...

Professors collaborate with students

Wiley
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...

Minor Vices ready to ‘rock’ at UW-Whitewater

LaMuro
February 26, 2014

Feb. 26, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Get ready to rock and interact with Milwaukee-based band Minor Vices as they take the Light Recital Hall stage. Christopher Burns...

Take a journey ‘Into the Woods’

Take a journey ‘Into the Woods’
February 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014 By Lauren Piek   The Theatre/dance and Music Departments will showcase the co-produced musical “Into the Woods,” from Feb. 21 to March 1 at the Barnett Theatre in the Greenhill...

Professors featured in concert series

League
October 1, 2013

By Signe Trewyn   Music Mosaics: Flute & Strings will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, in Light Recital Hall in the Greenhill Center of the Arts. Sarah Altermatt, director of public events...

Studio recitals allow students to become soloists

November 14, 2012

  Studio recitals, a frequent event at UW-Whitewater, allows music students to perform once or twice a year. The trombone studio recital is the first of the three recitals to take place over...

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