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Daniel Lippel kicks off 2017 New Music Series

Daniel Lippel kicks off 2017 New Music Series

Daniel Lippel performs in Harper Hall. Photo by Nidi Garcia On Monday, Oct. 2—as the first in this year’s New Music Series line up—Daniel Lippel, a modern marvel guitarist, performed an impressive repertoire in Harper Hall. Lippel has performed all over the world and his repertoire reflected this. The composers had ranging nationalities from Argentinian

LU Live reacquaints students with university music scene

B. Lilly performs during LU Live. Photo by Taylor Blackson On Friday, Sept. 15, five bands competed for a cash prize at the LU Live event in Esch-Hurvis Studio. The event took place right after the Activities Fair, as newly arrived Lawrentians were welcomed to campus for the year. The acts competed for 500 dollars

Renowned duo performs mix of traditional and contemporary Indian music

Zakir Hussain and Rahul Sharma perform in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Photo by Angelica Hurtado. On Wednesday, April 26, members of the Lawrence University and Appleton communities gathered in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel for the fourth concert in the 2016-17 World Music Series. An internationally renowned duo, Zakir Hussain and Rahul Sharma, gave a concert

Contemporary music duo delights audience

  On Saturday, April 9, Harper Hall held a guest recital by The Arvay/Younglove Duo. The duo, made up of Brandon Arvay on percussion and Matthew Younglove on saxophone, presented a night of contemporary music that constantly demanded the attention of the audience. The duo played an interesting set of music that kept the audience

Meditations On Music: Gerald Clayton Trio

Pianist Gerald Clayton performed the 2016-17 Jazz Series’ third concert this past Friday, Feb. 24. Joined by his trio of bassist Bob Hurst and drummer Eric Harland, the concert also featured tenor saxophonist Dayna Stephens, who played with them during the whole concert. Before the show, the quartet minus Harland did an insightful Q&A, discussing

Meditations on Music: Kane Mathis Duo

The Kane Mathis Duo performs in Harper Hall. Photo by Angelica Hurtado There is nothing quite like starting off Midterm Reading Period with two hours of relaxing world music. On Wednesday, Feb. 8, I, along with many other students and a handful of Appletonians, were able to kick back and relish in an impressive performance

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