Author Archives: Margaret Norby

ViBE performs rock n’ roll-themed program

ViBE performs rock n’ roll-themed program

ViBE performs in Harper Hall. Photo by Hikari Mine The Viking Bassoon Ensemble (ViBE) filled Harper Hall with the sounds of “Rock n’ Roll” at 8 p.m. this past Sunday, Nov. 6. Directed by Instructor of Bassoon Carl Rath, the ensemble includes freshman Emilia Jackson, sophmores Stuart Young and Phillip Knisley, seniors Alaina Leisten and

“A Man of No Importance” showcases talent

Over the course of the past Thursday through Saturday, Lawrence University’s Theatre Department held four performances of the musical “A Man of No Importance” at the Stansbury Theatre. The musical is based on a 1994 film adaptation of a book by Terrance McNally, with music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. “A Man

Duo Violão Brasil teaches Brazilian improvisation

Duo Violão Brasil teaches improvisational techniques in a small group setting. Photo by Angelica Hurtado At 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, Duo Violão Brasil came to Shattuck Hall in the Conservatory to present a workshop on popular rhythms found in Brazilian music. The workshop—a part of Lawrence University’s first ever improvisation festival, ImprovisationaLU—was open

“Trios for Two” dazzles with multi-instrumentalism

This past Friday, Sept. 16 brought guest artists Molly Gebrian, viola, and Danny Holt, piano and percussion, to the Harper Hall stage at 8 p.m. Gebrian and Holt first came to know each other at fifteen years old when they attended the same summer music camp. Gebrian and Holt showcased contemporary works commissioned for “Trios

America’s Alternative History

On May 18, Teofilo Ruiz, Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles, took the Wriston Auditorium stage to present a lecture entitled “1492: The History of the Vanquished.” As we all know, 1492 was the year Christopher Columbus sailed to the Americas and spread the news that he had “discovered” something great.

Warch Campus Center exhibit provides an inside look at Cuban History

The Warch Campus Center Galleries display Professor of Spanish Gustavo Fares’ photographs of exhibits at a Cuban museum. Photo by Veronica Bella From May 2-18, the Warch Campus Center is featuring an exhibit by Lawrence University Professor of Spanish Gustavo Fares entitled “Cuba: The Revolution from the Inside” on its third floor. The exhibit features

“18 Musicians” celebrates 40th anniversary

A variety of instruments lined the Lawrence Memorial Chapel stage this past Sunday, April 24, as Lawrence students and faculty came together to perform Steve Reich’s “Music for 18 Musicians.” The piece first premiered in New York City on April 24, 1976, exactly 40 years ago, and Sunday’s performance celebrated this fact. The New Music

Lawrence bands tell stories in “Vignettes”

On Friday, April 15, the Lawrence University Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble came together in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel to present a program entitled “Vignettes.” Conductors Matthew Arau ‘97 and Andrew Mast chose each piece in the program with the intention of telling a story. The Lawrence University Symphonic Band, conducted by Arau, began the