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Student recitals showcase musical talents

Jaime Fields , A&E Reporter April 29, 2021

It has been proven time and time again that no matter what limitations come their way, student musicians will rise to the challenge, even if it means giving their final performance virtually.  This...

Adastra Piano Trio Tackles Ambitious, High-Level Works

Adastra Piano Trio Tackles Ambitious, High-Level Works

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor March 30, 2017

Driving melodies and intricate harmonics filled Chism Hall on Wed. March 8, as the Adastra Piano Trio performed Maurice Ravel’s famous composition, the “Ravel Piano Trio,” a powerful and technically...

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Junior Principle Player Exudes Passion for Violin

Emma Dahl November 21, 2013

Junior Ryan Jacobsen, the concertmaster of the Whitman College Orchestra, has been playing violin since he was five. Music and violin performance are his passions, and there is nothing else he'd rather...

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...

The Musician-Athlete

Sarah Debs November 29, 2012

Musician-athletes are few and far between. The dedication, practice time and focus demanded of musician-athletes is incredibly high both in the practice room and on the field. While music and sports...

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