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Album Review: ‘Beyoncé’ by Beyoncé

January 22, 2014

January 22, 2014 By Signe Trewyn   Beyoncé’s amazing new self-titled album arrived on the music scene as a surprise to her legions of fans and the industry itself. The album went on to sell 80,000 copies within the first three hours of release and contains 14 songs and 18 videos. This...

Album Review: ‘Prism’ by Katy Perry

December 9, 2013

Review by Staff Writer Signe Trewyn   Katy Perry’s last album, 2010’s “Teenage Dream,” was known worldwide for five number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100. This is tied for the most in history with Michael Jackson’s 1987 album, “Bad.” What Perry’s new album “Prism”...

Echelon String Quartet takes stage

November 20, 2013

By Signe Trewyn   Four local alumni will bring their talent to the stage this week hoping to introduce their audience to music that they might not usually listen to, as the Echelon String Quartet reaches beyond the usual repertoire. The group includes Blaine Mcquinn and Alerdale Wimer on...

Senior recitalist transferred to UW-Whitewater and never looked back

October 23, 2013

By Signe Trewyn   Ryan Isensee began music when he was in sixth grade and he continued it throughout middle school and straight through high school. Isensee originally transferred from UW-Eau Claire and settled in Whitewater where he pursued his music education. He is a music major and...

Album Review: ’20/20 Experience 2 of 2′ by Justin Timberlake

October 16, 2013

Review by Staff Writer Signe Trewyn   Over the years, I haven’t been an avid listener of Justin Timberlake, but his new album changed that. It was an enjoyable record and one of my personal favorites from Timberlake. “The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2” was one of the best-selling albums...

Journey tribute band is ‘ready to rock’

Journey tribute band is ‘ready to rock’

October 9, 2013

Group replicates sound on stage, but has its own style: By Signe Trewyn   DSB- America’s Favorite Tribute to Journey is traveling to UW-Whitewater for a one night show at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, in the Young Auditorium. Lead singer Juan Del Castillo, originally from California, has been singing...

Professors featured in concert series

Professors featured in concert series

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 for the College of Arts & Communications, said Music Mosaics is a concert series that showcases...

Vocalist prepares for recital

September 18, 2013

Senior Emily Roach has been singing since she was 12 years old: By Signe Trewyn   Emily Roach is preparing to take the stage for the moment she’s worked toward her entire college career: her senior recital. Roach, a music major, began taking voice lessons when she was 12 years old...

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