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Elias String Quartet performs in the Chapel

On Feb. 3 in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel, the internationally-acclaimed Elias String Quartet performed three pieces in distinctly different styles for a crowd of enthusiastic Lawrentians and Appleton residents. Founded in 1998, the quartet is based in London; its players are from France, Scotland and Sweden. From the moment they walked onstage, the four musicians

Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet mesmerizes chapel with jazz

Last Friday, Feb. 19, at 8 p.m., the Lawrence University Memorial Chapel experienced a performance by the critically acclaimed Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet. The quartet, composed of one pianist, one bassist, one drummer and, of course, the namesake of the quartet himself—Ambrose Akinmusire on trumpet—performed approximately an hour and a half of jazz without an intermission.

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,