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New student music premieres at Composer’s Concert

Taneeka Hansen

February 24, 2011

On Friday, Feb. 25, Chism Recital Hall will premiere musical pieces by six by student composers. While most of the composers are currently enrolled at Whitman, two of the students attend Walla Walla University and one is a recent Whitman graduate. All of the composers share the experience of individual...

Maberry strikes chord with challenging opera production

Maberry strikes chord with challenging opera production


November 9, 2009

The Divertimento Baroque Opera Company, directed and conducted by junior Jackson Maberry, does not fit anyone's stereotype of opera. In their recent performance of Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," nobody was having histrionics and there was no formal acting or theatrical staging. Rather, it was completely abou...

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