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Annual Cabaret performances showcase international culture

Annual Cabaret performances showcase international culture

Students performed the Chinese Thousand-Hand Guan Yin dance in the first act. Photos by Marieke de Koker. Celebrating cultures and traditions from all over the world, the Lawrence International (LI) annual Cabaret performance was held in the Stansbury Theater last weekend. The two showings were held on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3

Meditations on Music: Mike Truesdell

Percussionist Mike Truesdell performs in Harper Hall. Photo by Marieke de Koker. Percussionist Mike Truesdell ’07 made a return to his alma mater this past Friday with a performance that was succinctly and sensitively programmed, while also displaying his broad ranges of technique, approach and artistry. While most of the audience was made up of

Artist spotlight: Cosette Bardawil

Portrait of Cosette Bardwill. Photo by Marieke de Koker. For fourth-year student Cosette Bardawil, Lawrence University’s dual degree program offered her the ability to explore two different kinds of language — music and French. Pursuing a Bachelor of Music for Flute Performance and Bachelor of Arts for French and Francophone Studies, Bardawil sees how the

2018 Presto! Tour: Outreach through music

Lawrence University’s annual Presto! tour will send our Cantala Women’s Choir and Concert Choir to Chicago from March 14-17. As per tradition, this tour is an outreach-based project that will feature public performances and community service efforts that focus on making an impact on communities through music. The choirs will perform two concerts in Chicago

Appleton Pollinator Project supports urban biodiversity

The Appleton Pollinator Project has constructed and placed several artificial bee hives around the city of Appleton. Photo by Marieke de Koker Offering an opportunity to contribute to Lawrence research, Assistant Professor of Biology Israel Del Toro gave a presentation called “Urban Gardens with B.Y.O. Beez” in the Warch Campus Center Cinema last Wednesday. The

LU brass ensembles team up for performance

Students of the Lawrence University Brass Department perform in Harper Hall. Photo by Marieke de Koker. This Monday evening, I attended the Lawrence Brass Department Concert. This was a project developed by Lawrence’s brass faculty, consisting of music workshopped and rehearsed either throughout the term or at the “Brass Bjorklunden” that occurred over reading period.

Meditations on Music: LSO’s Symphonic Dances

The Lawrence University Symphony Orchestra, conduected by Mark Dupere. Photo by Marieke De Koker. It is not often I go to the large ensemble concerts, but seeing that Debussy’s “Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune” as well as Rachmaninoff (who I had never really heard—somehow—but only knew from Frank O’Hara’s poems) were on the program convinced