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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...

Wire Watch: Mar. 26-Apr. 1

Wire Watch: Mar. 26-Apr. 1

Gillian Mackay-Brown, Managing Editor March 9, 2023

Trans Week of Empowerment All Week, Reid Campus Center Monday: Educational Tabling, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday: Gayme night, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Zine-making, 10 a.m-1 p.m. Thursday: Destressor...

Whitman’s Jazz Ensemble takes audience on musical journey in fall recital

Charlie Hunter, Campus Life Reporter November 17, 2022

Do you like jazz? The Whitman College Department of Music held their jazz concert on Nov. 12 in Chism Hall. Doors opened at 6:30 p.m. for students, friends and faculty who braved the cold and took their...

Artist Spotlight: Robby Brothers, student cellist

Artist Spotlight: Robby Brothers, student cellist

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer February 16, 2017

One need not be a music major to love music, as senior Robby Brothers shows. Brothers, a geology major, is active in Whitman’s music department and considers music an important part of his life. He...

Sheehan challenges Orientalism with Scenes and Types

Sheehan challenges Orientalism with “Scenes and Types”

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer February 11, 2016

Whitman sophomore William Monico had not attended any of the previous exhibitions in Olin Hall's Sheehan Gallery, but what he saw last Friday, at the reception for the Gallery's new "Scenes and Types"...

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 violin, learning piano and helping out Professor Sharon Alker as a Writing Fellow for the Encounters program. Lee's recital will be Saturday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Chism Auditorium.

Fine arts departments welcome new professors

Mallory Martin September 13, 2012

The performing arts around campus just got a facelift with three new professors joining the Whitman team. Coming to us from around the country and the world, these gentlemen will have plenty to contribute...

Illustration: Erika Zinser

Music department hiring decisions, curriculum shifts concern students

Emily Lin-Jones May 3, 2012
A series of end-of-year curriculum changes and hiring decisions in the music department have left many music students feeling like they don't have a voice in the future direction of the department.The academic year may be winding down, but some end-of-year hiring decisions and curriculum changes in Whitman’s music department have still managed to cause a stir among students.
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