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Gamelan concert creates lively atmosphere

Gamelan performs in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Photo by Hikari Mine.   On Sunday, May 21, the final Balinese Gamelan Concert of the year took place in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Two gamelan groups performed that afternoon: the Gamelan Sekar Kemuda group, which is open to members of the Appleton community, and the Gamelan Cahaya

HMELU performs concert after years of hiatus

The Heavy Metal Ensemble of Lawrence University (HMELU) performs in the Chapel. Photo by Taylor Blackson On Saturday Feb. 17, the Heavy Metal Ensemble of Lawrence University (HMELU) performed its 2014 album “Resurrection Opus” for an animated crowd in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. The metal orchestra, which describes itself as a “sonic behemoth,” is made

Meditations on Music: Jazz Faculty Big Band Concert

Any student in the jazz department is undoubtedly familiar with the faculty jazz combo and its various combinations, but concerts from the big band are a whole lot rarer. Fortunately, though, their talents did not go unheard on Feb. 1 when they performed the music of Dave Rivello, a bandleader and teacher at Eastman. Written

Meditations on Music: Sofar Sounds Appleton Concert

Sofar Sounds is a worldwide organization that builds concerts upon community, mystery and the idea that music is of upmost importance. The concerts are hosted in intimate settings that the attendees do not know until the night before, and the artists performing are not revealed until the event. On January 27, I, along with a

Vocalist and pianist alumni perform moving concert

Alumni Funderburk and Benter perform in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel Photo by Taylor Blackson On Friday, Jan. 13, Lawrence alumni Lacey Jo Benter ’09 and Brent Funderburk ’09 returned to the Lawrence Memorial Chapel to perform a guest recital. Benter, a soprano opera singer, was accompanied by Funderburk on piano. Since graduating from Lawrence, both

Meditations on Music: Concert by Sam Pluta and Peter Evans

“Not too much, but it will probably be enough.” Electronic musician Sam Pluta’s words, while accurate in retrospect, did not begin to prepare me for the meditative cacophony that flowed into my ears for a continuous 45 minutes on Monday night, Nov. 7. A plethora of creative, improvising souls graced Harper Hall’s stage, but Pluta