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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...

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From Noise to Art: Tatsuya Nakatani Sculpts Sound

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor October 7, 2017

In the crash of cymbals and ringing of singing bowls, a seemingly random series of noise is shaped into a sculpture of sound. Tatsuya Nakatani, master percussionist and sound artist, demonstrated this...

Nakatani drums Chism Hall into delighted fervor

Mallory Martin October 27, 2011

Contemporary improv drummer Tatsuya Nakatani has traveled the world performing his unique style of percussion. On Monday, Oct. 17, he visited Whitman's Chism Auditorium to play for a small crowd. Over...

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