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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Orchestra and chorale to join forces in long-awaited collaboration

Sam Patterson, Campus Life Reporter February 16, 2023

There are countless ways to express music. Different instruments, styles and performers combine to produce vastly unique aural experiences. Each branch of the musical world offers fresh artistic expression,...

Photo contributed by Paul Luongo.

Whitman’s orchestra prepares for a note-worthy concert

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter February 17, 2022

A peek into any practice room in Chism Recital Hall reveals a student hard at work, whether it be in a solo practice session, or a lesson guided by Whitman faculty. On Feb. 18, the Orchestra Winter Concert...

Wire Watch: Week of April 27

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor April 27, 2017

"Righteous Dopefiend:" The unique multimedia exhibition on homelessness will close at the end of the month. Open Thursday-Friday, April 27-28, 12:00-4:00 p.m., Maxey Hall W40. Free admission. Spring...

Photo by Rachael Barton

Junior Principle Player Exudes Passion for Violin

Emma Dahl November 21, 2013
When junior Ryan Jacobsen arrived on Whitman Campus he thought he was going to be a doctor. Music stayed in the forefront of his mind, however, and now he a declared music major, Jacobsen is taking off in the Music Department.

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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