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Faculty cello recital wows

On Sunday, Mar. 1, Assistant Professor of Music Horacio Contreras and George and Marjorie Olsen Chandler Professor of Music Catherine Kautsky performed several selections from the works of Beethoven, Desenne, Debussy and Astor Piazzolla. Contreras, who is widely recognized as one of the best Venezuelan cellists of his generation, played alongside Kautsky, who is the

Jazz band performs “Kansas City Suite”

For their Winter Term performance, the Lawrence University Jazz Ensemble (LUJE) took on Benny Carter’s “Kansas City Suite” on Wednesday night in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Carter, well known in the music world, has arranged and composed primarily jazz music across many different platforms. He gained popularity for his big band compositions, but also became

IGLU incorporates electronic manipulation

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, the Improvisational Group of Lawrence University (IGLU) put on their Winter Term performance in Harper Hall, rather than Esch Hurvis where they have performed the past few terms. Directed by Instructor Music Matt Turner, the group comes together from all areas of the Conservatory, be that strings, brass, woodwind, percussion and

Album Review: “Miss Anthropocene”

Grimes, aka Claire Boucher, has been known since her MySpace days for her dark, eclectic, self-produced pop and aesthetics created by using looping and layering techniques in production. Her image, maintained by her unconventional approach to music and art as well as self-proclaimed “anti-imperialism” via Twitter, spurned an array of reactions to her announcement of