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Artist spotlight: Caroline Granner

Artist spotlight: Caroline Granner

Photo by Taylor Blackson. Junior Caroline Granner, or “Caro,” as she’s affectionately known by her friends, is full of enthusiasm and creative energy. An avid actress, playwright and singer-songwriter, you might recognize Granner’s name as she’s been involved in everything from acting in musical productions like “Next to Normal” to singing her original tunes as

Artist spotlight: Wendell Leafstedt

Senior composition major Wendell Leafstedt is serious and thoughtful, pausing often to think while articulating himself inquisitively with his hands. Curious and open, it is with this same reflective earnestness that Wendell approaches music. “The desire to make music comes from everything I encounter in daily life,” said Leafstedt. As an example, he gestured to

Arum Rae debuts “Sub Rosa”

I first ran into singer-songwriter Arum Rae at a small private concert at The Refuge in Appleton, Wisconsin. While the other bands had loud, complex setups with racks upon racks of pedals and gear, Arum Rae stood alone with her electric guitar. From the first note, she filled the room with a confident but gentle

Bully performs iconic show at The Draw

On Oct. 19, Bully and Guano Girls performed in two respectively high-energy sets at The Draw, a small off-campus venue. Despite the concert taking place over reading period, it was surprisingly well-attended, with audience members ranging from freshman to upperclassmen to Lawrence alums all mingling and dancing in the crowd. It’s exciting to have such

LU Choirs ask, “Why do we sing?”

On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Lawrence University Choirs performed their Fall Preview Concert in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Under the direction of Associate Professor and Co-Director of Choral Studies Stephen Sieck, Viking Chorale and Concert Choir performed a program exploring the questions “Why do we sing?” and “What roles does music play in our lives?”

Guano Girls enthusiastically perform at their debut gig

From left to right, Bridget Bartal, LIly Greene and George Greenberg perform in Sinfonia Loft. They are the members of a new rock band on campus, called Guano Girls. Photo by Julia Balesteri. Junior Bridget Bartal is performing with her band, The Guano Girls, at Sinfonia Live. She has a broken guitar string and there’s

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