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Musical Veteran Tribute

Musical Veteran Tribute

April 29, 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...

Carnegie Hall calls, UW-W answers

Carnegie Hall calls, UW-W answers

March 6, 2013

  The 54 students in the Symphonic Wind Ensemble all returned to UW-Whitewater from New York empty handed. Not one had a medal draped around his or her neck, or so much as a certificate of achievement tucked away in a backpack. But that didn’t matter. No one needed an award to validate what...

Wind Ensemble prepare for concert, trip to NYC

February 29, 2012

In February 2013, the Symphonic Wind Ensemble plans to travel to New York City to play in Carnegie Hall. Sophomore percussionist Dominic Gischia said he hopes he makes the auditions so he can participate with the ensemble in this event. “Carnegie Hall is the premiere concert stage in the U....

Whitewater band director celebrates 25 years of teaching

November 22, 2011

Dr. Glenn Hayes is celebrating his 25th year at UW-Whitewater, and he couldn’t be more grateful for the time he’s spent here. “It’s a lot of great memories,” Hayes said. “I’m really happy here. Most of my students that have been in the music program are actually colleagues now and...

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