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Fridays at Four: Roger McVey and the art of “Transformations”

Rohan Press, A&E Reporter

October 9, 2019

The piece was Gustave le Gray. Roger McVey sways at the piano, and the music sways with him. His delicate phrasings create a series of impressions that coalesce, physicalize, then fade away. The theme and title of this week’s Friday at Four recital series — organized and hosted by Professor Ja...

Wire Watch: Sept. 26-Oct. 3

Wire Watch: Sept. 26-Oct. 3

Ryder Brookes, A&E Reporter

September 26, 2019

Fridays at Four Recital Series: John Mortensen Friday, September 27, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., Kimball Theatre at Hunter Conservatory. Join nationally renowned Cedarville Music Professor John Mortensen as he presents an improvised concert for the city of Walla Walla. Tie Dye Event, Presented by WEB Sat...

A Meditative Sitar Performance

Professor J.J. Gregg brought a rare chance to hear the sitar to Whitman.

Nidhi Jaltare, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018

Sounds of the sitar resonated through Kimball Theatre as Whitman professor J.J. Gregg gave a performance on Friday, Feb. 23. The concert, part of the Whitman Music Department’s “Fridays at Four” series, brought an excellent opportunity to hear such an instrument to campus, and audience members...

Kate and the Crocodiles Blends Genres

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2017

Two communities, the students and faculty of Whitman College and Walla Walla community members, filled Hunter Conservatory on Friday, Sept. 15. They were gathered to hear a live performance of Kate and the Crocodiles, a three person band from Portland, Ore. The band's singer, Kate Morrison, is a Wh...

The Music Department presents Fridays at Four

The Music Department presents Fridays at Four

Geoffrey Leach

October 3, 2014

If you're looking for something to do between your last class and an early dinner on Friday, start your weekend on a good note and go to Kimball Theatre. Fridays at Four provides a variety of free concerts for the campus and community. The event happens every other week and showcases musicians from...

Syrinx Effect Brings Cinematic Flair to Chamber Music

Syrinx Effect Brings Cinematic Flair to Chamber Music

James Kennedy

October 10, 2013

Two and a half years after forming Syrinx Effect, the dynamic duo from Seattle consisting of Kate Olson and Naomi Siegel has already played at multiple Earshot Jazz Festivals and toured all over the country. With largely improvised music using a variety of unconventional techniques, no two performa...

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