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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Haley King

Whitman’s Percussion Ensemble Revival

Cy Burchenal, Staff Reporter April 26, 2018

The first Whitman Percussion Ensemble concert in 11 years took place on Sunday, April 15 at Chism Recital Hall. There has not been a percussion ensemble on campus for more than a decade, and a renewed...

The Musician-Athlete

Sarah Debs November 29, 2012
Whitman student musician-athletes senior Katri Gilbert and sophomore Cheney Doane offer their thoughts on how they balance music and sport with grace and insight.

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 Melissa Loehnig, some music students are questioning the policies of the administration and the nature of the tenure track at Whitman.

Senior music majors prepare for recitals

Alex Hagen April 19, 2012
For Whitman’s senior music majors, the end of the year brings senior recitals—their last chance to perform for the Whitman community and watch their peers show off what they can do. Beginning Sunday, April 15 at 3:00 p.m., the seniors’ performances reflect not only their current talents and skills, but also their growth and progress from the beginning of their music studies at Whitman.

Musical Whitties find fresh avenues for expression through Walla Walla Symphony

Mallory Martin March 1, 2012
Whitman students seeking a large-scale professional ensemble experience have risen to the challenges and rewards of playing with the Walla Walla Symphony. The 104-year old orchestra performs at Whitman's Cordiner Hall and has long drawn on some of the college's own students, including current seniors Robin Miller and Rebecca Young and first-year Ryan Jacobsen.
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