Tag Archives: Anna Buchholz

Contemporary ensemble Roomful of Teeth wows with their vocal prowess

Anybody who thought that the contemporary music audience consisted of roughly five people was not in Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, March 5 night when the cutting-edge vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth blew listeners away with their extended vocal techniques, mastery of the voice and modern repertoire. Roomful of Teeth was founded in 2009 as a

Artist Series features violinist Lee

As the Sochi Winter Olympics kicked off the global athletic competition this past Saturday, Feb. 8, the Chapel exemplified mastery and artistry within the arts with the fourth concert of the season’s Artist Serxies featuring violinist Rachel Lee and pianist Julio Elizalde. Rachel Lee Priday is a Chicago-born violinist who studied at The Juilliard School

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble concert centers around powerful pieces

Epic. That was the theme of the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble concert on Saturday, Jan. 25, and the audience was not let down. Under the direction of Associate Professor of Music Andrew Mast, the concert featured both ensembles, Professor Emeritus Robert Levy, Associate Professor of Music Mark Urness, and composers Theresa Martin and Andrew

Harper Hall features Faculty Jazz Quartet

Though we often speak  highly of our Conservatory professors as teachers and pedagogues, we do not boast about their continually amazing performance careers nearly enough. We were reminded of this last Wednesday, Jan. 15, when the Faculty Jazz Quartet took to the Harper Hall stage and kept audience members on the edge of their seats,

Maccaferri opens New Music at Lawrence Series

The New Music at Lawrence series kicked off the term with a series of events by clarinetist Michael Maccaferri, a well-traveled performer and co-founder of the contemporary music ensemble Eighth Blackbird. Maccaferri gave a master class to Lawrence students, presented a lecture on “Entrepreneurship in the Arts” and culminated his visit with a solo recital,

Jazz Weekend features variety of acts

The 33rd Annual Jazz Celebration Weekend occurred this past weekend, filling the Conservatory with heaps of high school students, visiting nationally known clinicians and world-class jazz artists, making Appleton the jazz metropolis of the Midwest for a few days. The festivities began with a concert on Friday, Nov. 8 by Grammy Award-nominated vocalist Kate McGarry

IGLU gets into the Halloween spirit with improvised music to “Nosferatu”

The Improvisation Group of Lawrence University (IGLU) kicked off the Halloween festivities on Wednesday, Oct. 30 with a unique project of performing live, improvised music alongside the classic horror film “Nosferatu.” This being their first concert of the year, they filled Harper Hall and brought new sounds, tension and humor to this well-known aspect of