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Whitman alumni continue to find joy in music

Jaime Fields, Campus Life Editor November 4, 2021

Take a walk past the Hall of Music late at night, and chances are you’ll still be able to hear someone practicing their instrument or their singing. There are many opportunities to get involved in music...

Music Majors Commit In and Out of the Classroom

Serena Runyan October 3, 2013

At almost any given time, a group of music majors can be found talking in the Hall of Music hallway or slaving over homework in the music library. From striking up conversations about theory, to performing,...

Katherine Lee.  Photos by Faith Bernstein.

Katherine Lee

Mallory Martin February 27, 2013

This week, The Pioneer sat down with violinist Katherine Lee. A junior English/music double major who hails from Honolulu, Hawaii, Lee spends most of her time adjusting to the cold, practicing her...

Piano Professor’s Departure Upsets Music Students

Sarah Cornett November 15, 2012

In the past three years, the Whitman music department has undergone monumental shifts in its faculty, both tenure-track and temporary. After a recent decision to not rehire highly esteemed piano specialist...

Maberry strikes chord with challenging opera production

Maberry strikes chord with challenging opera production

caitlinhardee 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,"...

The music major makes good for Whitman alum

Hadley Jolley October 31, 2009

When Village Theater in Everett, Washington offered Jamie Lilly '04 a job, she initially turned them down. She had worked at the theater for two summers as an intern before graduating from Whitman, and...

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