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Artist spotlight: Dominic Ellis

Artist spotlight: Dominic Ellis

Photo courtesy to Mariah Griffin. A few days before being interviewed, senior Dominic Ellis made an important decision about his life after Lawrence. A composer and trombonist, Ellis grew up in Appleton and describes an excitement to leave the city. Although he says he is not quite ready to say goodbye to Lawrence, he recently

Artist spotlight: Jacob Dalton

Photo by Taylor Blackson. Senior Jacob Dalton’s passion for theatre began early. His first acting experience occurred when he starred in the play “Pirates of Penzance,” capturing the lead role at just ten years old. Inspired by parents who encouraged him to further his craft, Jacob participated in acting competitions in both middle and high

Artist Spotlight: Kelsey Stalker

Photo by Kiran Mufty   If you have been to Lawrence and Appleton’s art galleries in the last few years, you may be familiar with the works of fifth-year senior Kelsey Stalker. Stalker is a studio art and environmental studies double-major who enjoys blending her interests in her art pieces. Originally from Janesville, WI, Stalker

Artist Spotlight: Maddy Brotherton

Photo by Natalie Cash Taking classes in both the college and conservatory has shaped senior Maddy Brotherton’s musical career at Lawrence University. Coming from a musical background with notable family member musicians and having played violin for over 16 years, Brotherton has seen more intersection and connection between her Violin Performance major and Russian minor

Artist Spotlight: Ilan Blanck

Photo by Veronica Bella When asked what inspiration he has found from being a musician, supersenior Ilan Blanck stated, “Oh my gosh, everything!” As a double major in classical guitar performance and music composition, Blanck has experience playing in over 10 campus bands as well as almost every large ensemble at Lawrence. “Through music I’ve

Artist Spotlight: Sofie Yang

For senior Sofie Yang, violin has been an integrative part of her life. Growing up in Milwaukee, Yang was first introduced to violin through an “instrument petting zoo” hosted by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO). Since first trying the instrument, Sofie noted, “I wanted to learn how to play! I started [violin] the summer before

Artist Spotlight: Brandin Kreuder

Photo by Veronica Bella Lawrence’s five-year Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music double-degree program allows students to pursue both musical and non-musical interests in a highly collaborative and innovative environment. For supersenior Brandin Kreuder, the double-degree program has allowed him to explore his love for both violin and the visual arts. Pursuing a Bachelor

Artist Spotlight: Mitchell Nelson

Photo by Veronica Bella For senior and trumpet performance major Mitchell Nelson, music has always been a part of life. With parents as band directors, Mitchell has continued his love for music from his youth to the present as a current member of Lawrence University’s Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra while pursuing a Bachelor of

Artist Spotlight: David Voss

For senior David Voss, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Music Composition, Lawrence is one of the best places to explore and experiment with artistic and musical talents. Although he does not come from a very musical family, Voss explained his introduction to piano and composition. “I would start doodling around and eventually

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