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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Walla Walla Symphony in Competitive Process for New Music Director and Conductor

Aya Mahmoudi, News Reporter November 16, 2023

The Walla Walla Symphony, a fully independent, non-profit organization based in Walla Walla, is on the search for a new Music Director and Conductor — which is a single position at the Symphony.  The...

“Swan Lake” connects orchestra with ballet

Rohan Press, A&E Reporter October 24, 2019

Four days. That’s the amount of time the Walla Walla Symphony had to rehearse the score for "Swan Lake" as a unified orchestra before their performance in Cordiner Hall on Oct. 20..  “We only got...

Mike Hammond: the Muffler Man

Alissa Antilla, Staff Reporter November 17, 2016

Stepping into Melody Muffler, an unexpected collision of an automotive shop and art gallery, is like entering a whole new world. This world is a culmination of disparate elements of artist, musician and...

Contributed photo by Jon Christopher Meyers Photography.

Community Collaboration Brings “The Nutcracker” To Life

Lane Barton December 11, 2014

On Dec. 13, the Walla Walla community will have the opportunity to view two performances of the "The Nutcracker" in Cordiner Hall. The return of this biannual event, set up by the Walla Walla Symphony...

Walla Walla Symphony to Continue Century-Old Tradition with New Season

Walla Walla Symphony to Continue Century-Old Tradition with New Season

Isabel Mills October 3, 2013
Find out more about the Walla Walla Symphony and its upcoming season.

The Sound Of Music

Karah Kemmerly October 3, 2013
Just in time for the start of their new season, The Pioneer sits with the conductor of the Walla Walla Symphony to find out more about his job and history. Then feature writers take a look at the busy lives of several music majors.

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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