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Spring Composers Concert: Communicating through creation

Sophomores Annika Cahill and Ash Wells perform student-composed work in the Spring Composers Concert. Photos by Amara Garibyan

Kaitlin Cho, A&E Reporter

February 27, 2020

On Sunday, Feb. 23, Chism Recital Hall reverberated with song: the sonorous bellow of a cello, the bright voices of horns, the smooth sweetness of a clarinet. The Spring Semester Composers Concert, which showcased the work of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music John David Earnest’s students, was in fu...

Fall Composers Concert: A Showcase of Musical Talent

Photo by Samarah Uribe Mendez

Emma Chung, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Whitman's Fall Composers Concert featured music composed and performed by students.

Composers’ Studio: Showcasing Whitman’s Musical Talent

Composers' Studio: Showcasing Whitman's Musical Talent

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2017

Composers' Studio was a refreshing start and a euphonious end to the annual Whitman Undergraduate Conference, highlighting the talents of seven Whitman composers as their pieces came to fruition on stage. The Whitman Undergraduate Conference is a day devoted to students' achievements, allowing studen...

PLU senior’s composition in concert

October 11, 2014

This story was originally published in The Mooring Mast of Pacific Lutheran University on October 10, 2014. It was written by PLU Editor-in-Chief Reland Tuomi. This story is printed here through the Northwest News Network, a collaborative project between many northwest collegiate newspapers. The La...

Upcoming Concert Highlights Student Composers’ Work

The two musicians, Aaron Stern '16 and Jessica Shatkin '15 practice for the Composers Concert.  Photos by Susie Krikava.

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula

February 21, 2013

Many Whitman students dedicate hours to practicing and performing music. There are some students, however, who work to find their passion behind the scenes composing music. These burgeoning composers spend a semester perfecting their works of art in anticipation of premiering them to the public. This...

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