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Meditations on Music: LU Choir Concert

Meditations on Music: LU Choir Concert

Cantala, The Lawrence University Women’s Choir, performs in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel for the LU Choir Concert. Photo by Veronica Bella This past Saturday, Oct. 8, Viking Chorale, Concert Choir and Cantala performed their first concert of the year. With programming that spanned many styles, in addition to compositional voices outside of the male heteronormative

Meditations on Music: Jazz Faculty Concert Wednesday, Sept. 14

To start off the year right, the Lawrence University Faculty Jazz Quartet played a concert on Sept. 14 led by Lecturer of Music Bill Carrothers. While the jazz faculty groups typically have at their core Carrothers on piano, Associate Professor of Music Mark Urness on bass and Professor of Music Dane Richeson on drums, this

LSO Concert exhibits endurance and variety

The Lawrence University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Professor Octavio Más-Arocas, performed their first concert of the term in the chapel on April 12, 2014. The theme was “Fantastique!” and the evening of music truly justified this title. Small brass ensembles performed short pieces composed by Lawrence students to commence each half of the

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

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

Fast-paced Kaleidoscope showcases diversity of the Conservatory

  On Saturday, Oct. 5, the Lawrence University Conservatory presented the fourth incarnation of Kaleidoscope, a 75 minute, 300 student, 14 ensemble musical extravaganza. Kaleidoscope is performed every other year at the Fox Valley Performing Arts Center but was unfortunately cancelled last year due to conflicting dates with the visiting musical “War Horse.” The center

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