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Career starts young

Career starts young

November 20, 2014

Singer finds voice and begins vocation as teen By Signe Trewyn By Abrielle Backhaus   An early love of music along with a rapidly growing fan base and a pop/rock genre were all Scott Wesley said he needed to get involved with the music business. “When I was 5 years old, I was dr...

Musical Veteran Tribute

Musical Veteran Tribute

April 30, 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...

Recital features range of music

Recital features range of music

April 2, 2014

Students prepare for French horn performance April 2, 2014 By Lauren Piek   This semester’s horn studio recital will feature music from classical, romantic and modern eras. Music Professor Linda Kimball will direct the horn students during the recital. Kimball teaches high brass techniques, along with horn students at UW-Whitewater. One of Kim...

Be ‘Home Free’ in the UC Down Under

Be ‘Home Free’ in the UC Down Under

April 2, 2014

April 2, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Season four “Sing-Off” champions Home Free, an a cappella country band, will take the UC Down Under Tuesday. Although Home Free was crowned the champion this past December, their win was by no means the beginning of their country...

Spanish composers featured

March 19, 2014

Professor performs with classic guitar March 19, 2014 By Lauren Piek   Taught at a young age to play music, George Lindquist used his early-learned talent to create a career. Lindquist, a classical guitarist and professor at UW-Whitewater, will perform a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m....

Country tribute band plays for UW-W

Country tribute band plays for UW-W

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Signe Trewyn   Students don’t have to leave campus to experience a country music tribute show of past legends Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson. The Highwaymen Live will perform at 7:30 p.m. on March 13, at Young Auditorium. Michael...

Minor Vices ready to ‘rock’ at UW-Whitewater

Minor Vices ready to ‘rock’ at UW-Whitewater

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 and the band will perform their entire album “Misdemeanors,” along with another song titled “Alligator...

WI-JEN Valentine’s Day Dance

WI-JEN Valentine’s Day Dance

February 12, 2014

Feb. 12, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Sarah Steed   If you are struggling to find date ideas for Valentine’s Day, Wisconsin Jazz Education Network’s Valentine’s Day swing dance could spice up the holiday. Senior WI-JEN band member Anna Molloy said she encourages everyone to...

A Tribute to the Carpenters

A Tribute to the Carpenters

February 12, 2014

Feb. 12, 2014 By Lauren Piek   Singer Lisa Rock and her six band members will perform love music of the 1970s and 80s in Close To You-The Music of the Carpenters at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 14 at Young Auditorium. Rock began singing at the age of two, and had her first professional performance when she was 15 years old. Rock said she has been a fan of the Carpenters...

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