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Artist Spotlight: David Voss

For senior David Voss, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Music Composition, Lawrence is one of the best places to explore and experiment with artistic and musical talents. Although he does not come from a very musical family, Voss explained his introduction to piano and composition. “I would start doodling around and eventually

Indie Artists Showcase

By Emma Arnesen On Friday, May 8, at midnight, Lawrence University’s Slam Poetry Club (SPC) presented its Indie Artists Showcase. As one of the club’s first all-campus events, the showcase promoted individuals to inspire, connect and express themselves through spoken word and musical talent. Held in the Esch-Hurvis Studio in the Warch Campus Center, the

Cynthia Marie Hoffman presents poetic works in the Wriston Galleries

By Emma Arnesen Author and poet Cynthia Marie Hoffman shared her collection of heart-warming and personal stories from her two works, “Sightseer” and “Paper Doll Fetus.” As a recipient of the Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellowship from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, Hoffman’s poems delightfully contributed to the eighth annual Fox Cities Book Festival. On

Band and ensemble present “Innovations”

By Emma Arnesen This past weekend on Saturday, April 18, the Lawrence University Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble presented their concert, “Innovations,” in Lawrence Memorial Chapel. The first half of the concert included various arrangements performed by the symphonic band, and was followed in the second half of the performance by the wind ensemble, which

Cavatina Duo successfully create unity with disparate instruments

By Emma Arnesen On Monday, April 13, the Conservatory of Music hosted the Cavatina Duo in Harper Hall. Flutist Eugenia Moliner and her guitarist husband Denis Azabagic performed six different pieces, each with several variations which emphasized both of their instruments. The duo’s name, Cavatina, derives from the Italian word, cavata, relating to the tone

IGLU, Creative Writing Club collaborate in Math themed show

By Emma Arnesen On Wednesday, Feb. 25, the Improvisation Group of Lawrence University (IGLU) performed students’ original work, combining mathematics, poetry and musical interpretations in eight short musical compositions. IGLU is an ensemble dedicated to improvising in various musical styles, including rock, 20th century classical, Arabic taqasim, jazz, electronic and Korean sinawi music. In collaboration

Dance team brings guest choreographer, Kim Elliot

By Emma Arnesen This past Monday night, Feb. 16, the Lawrence University Dance team hosted a dance workshop with guest choreographer and dance instructor, Kim Elliott. Co-captain of the dance team freshman Becca Tapia, a former student of Kim Elliott, organized the workshop in hopes of inspiring her teammates and the Lawrence community with the