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Jazz it up with Howes two-day music residency

Jazz it up with Howes two-day music residency

April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus   Christian Howes grew up winning competitions as a classical violinist in Columbus, Ohio. He went on to create educational music workshops and a website and will soon bring his knowledge to campus. Howes founded an online learning site in 2011, the...

Music faculty exercise what they teach


February 5, 2014

Practice still key in recital preparation Feb. 5, 2014 By Lauren Piek   Two music department faculty members will put on recitals in February to encourage music students to continue their growth in music education. Professor Matthew Sintchak will perform a saxophone recital at 7:30 p.m. ...

Music department holds holiday concert


December 9, 2013

Group will have ‘big-band sound’ according to director Matt Sintchak: By Elise McArdle   On Dec. 10, UW-Whitewater’s jazz ensemble and undergraduate research band will perform a holiday-themed concert featuring the music of Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Russian composer Tchaiko...

Adam Zolinski to perform senior recital

September 5, 2012

  The different styles and sounds a saxophone is capable of making are among the reasons senior Adam Zolinski said he enjoys playing the instrument. He  started playing the saxophone when he was in the fifth grade. However, his love affair with music started three years earlier when he learned...

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