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“Songs of Youth and Joy,” A Unique Collaboration Among Walla Walla Musicians

“Songs of Youth and Joy,” A Unique Collaboration Among Walla Walla Musicians

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Captivating and collaborative, the “Songs of Youth and Joy” concert showcased the incredible musical talent of four Walla Walla musical groups. Held in Cordiner Hall on Sunday, Feb. 26, the concert consisted of performances by Walla Walla High School (Wa-Hi) Belles Voix and Chamber Singers, Walla...

Meet The Filharmonic

Megan Hearst, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
Filed under A&E

The Pioneer sat down with "The Filharmonic" members Joe Caigoy and Jules Cruz to talk boybands, touring and original music.

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Global Studies Concert: Playing Music, Telling Stories

Global Studies Concert: Playing Music, Telling Stories

March 3, 2016
Filed under A&E

For over a year now people from the Whitman community, Walla Walla community and the global community have been united in the effort to bring music from conflict zones both inside and outside the United States

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The Pio talks gaming, genres with Robert DeLong

The Pio talks gaming, genres with Robert DeLong

Megan Hearst and Martina Pansze
February 14, 2016
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

The Pioneer sits down with EDM artist Robert DeLong. DeLong was brought to perform at Whitman on Feb. 11th by Whitman Events Board along with openers Chrome Sparks and Colours. His newest album “In the Cards” was released last September.

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Tacocat brings big sound to Reid

Tacocat brings big sound to Reid

Emma Cooper
November 9, 2015
Filed under A&E

Wednesday night at 8:00pm, Reid Coffee House hosted the Seattle band Tacocat for an evening of musical paradise.

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WEB welcomes the Mowgli’s

Emma Cooper, A&E Writer
September 17, 2015
Filed under A&E

On Thursday, Sept. 17, Whitman will welcome the indie-folk band The Mowgli’s, in an evening concert sponsored by the Whitman Events Board (WEB). The Mowgli’s debuted in 2013 with their hit single “San Francisco” hitting the radio waves. Their music is predominantly upbeat and fun, meant to leave ...

Walla Walla reflects on Gentlemen of the Road

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor
September 17, 2015
Filed under A&E

Anyone who's walked downtown in Walla Walla recently has seen the remnants of the Gentlemen of the Road event: Spray-painted logos, posters decorating the sides of buildings and British flags dot the sidewalk, leftover from the summer concert weekend that relied heavily on community support. The music...

Students learn composition basics through transformative process

Geoffrey Leach
February 19, 2015
Filed under A&E

On Feb. 22 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Music Department will be presenting the Composers Spring Concert. Six students have each composed a piece of music that will be performed in Chism Recital Hall. Each student has written a unique piece that they have worked on since the fall. During the Fall...

Lyons’ music entertains, educates

James Kennedy
October 3, 2014
Filed under A&E

A musician with a message, Dana Lyons has been combining environmental activism with folk and alternative rock since the 1980s. Most well-known for his hit song "Cows with Guns," Lyons will be performing at the Reid Campus Center on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. Lyons' use of sardonic humor in his music...

Morning Teleportation Performs on Reid Side Lawn

Morning Teleportation Performs on  Reid Side Lawn

Marra Clay
September 6, 2014
Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight

Morning Teleportation, a psychedelic rock group from Bowling Green, Kentucky, performed on the Reid side lawn on Sept. 5, 2014. The group has been working with Glacial Pace Recordings, who also produce music with Modest Mouse, Love as Laughter and Mimicking Birds. Morning Teleportation's group features...

WEB Concert Process Contains Multiple Steps

WEB Concert Process Contains Multiple Steps

Daniel Kim
March 6, 2014
Filed under NEWS

On Thursday, Feb. 27, Whitman Events Board hosted the headlining artist Sol featuring Skizzy Mars and Sam Lachow. Like many other concerts hosted at Whitman, the Sol concert had music, performing artists, light shows and a cheering crowd. Hosting big concerts at Whitman proves difficult, due to it...

Trio of Hip-Hop Musicians to Come to Campus for Spring Concert

Emma Dahl
February 27, 2014
Filed under A&E

This Thursday, Feb. 27, three hip-hop artists will be performing in the Reid Campus Center Ballroom for the Whitman Events Board big spring concert. In the past, ballroom performers have included Macklemore, Kitten and St. Vincent (although she technically played on the sidelawn). This semester, there...

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