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Artist Spotlight: Robby Brothers, student cellist

Artist Spotlight: Robby Brothers, student cellist

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under A&E

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 plays the cello along with the piano and mandola, and is currently working on composing an album. The...

Sheehan challenges Orientalism with “Scenes and Types”

Sheehan challenges Orientalism with “Scenes and Types”

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

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" exhibit, had him captivated. "I was fascinated by how much history each picture contained," said...

Katherine Lee

Katherine Lee

Mallory Martin

February 27, 2013


Filed under A&E

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


Filed under A&E

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 to the campus. Alumnus Jimmy Maize '02, recipient of the Pete Reid Award for Young Alumni in...

Music department hiring decisions, curriculum shifts concern students

Music department hiring decisions, curriculum shifts concern students

Emily Lin-Jones

May 3, 2012


Filed under NEWS

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. Whitman Orchestra members were perplexed by the decision not to rehire Visiting Assistant Professor of Musi...

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