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Plenty to see at Light Recital Hall in January

Plenty to see at Light Recital Hall in January

January 22, 2014

Jan. 22, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus   Awea Duo Musicians:Jennifer Brimson Cooper, flute; and Mas Sugihara, saxophone. How did the group start: We both went to Moorhead State University in Kentucky. Moorhead is actually a town with a population of 7,000 people, so it’s a v...

Professors describe foreign instruments

October 16, 2012

  Instruments like the guitar, piano, violin and clarinet are popular for students to start playing in elementary school and beyond. The berimbau, khaen and bodhrán are less common among American children and are unknown to many. Yet these instruments, native to Brazil, Laos and Ir...

‘Adventure’ piece to be highlighted in concert series

April 18, 2012

A small group of music students have the opportunity to perform their composition pieces in the Sonict Music Ensemble Concert Series. The Sonict Music Ensemble, which was created by three UW-Whitewater music faculty members, hosts six to eight concerts over the academic year. Associate Professor...

Former percussion student Trevor Saint returns to perform rare glockenspiel recital

January 18, 2012

Former UW-Whitewater percussion student Trevor Saint is returning to campus to perform his one-of-a-kind recital. In December 2010, he began performing a solo glockenspiel recital. According to Saint, he is the only one in the world who is doing this. A glockenspiel is a member of the percussi...

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