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Winter Orchestra Concert connects visual arts and music

The Winter Orchestra Concert occurred on Feb. 14. Photo by Thomas Lemoine

Sienna Axe, A&E Reporter

February 20, 2020

Junior Grace Gutierrez, a first violinist in the Whitman orchestra, had never experienced anything like it in her three years playing at Whitman: as the orchestra played under dimmed lights, a screen behind them moved and pulsed in response to the sound. This was the work of Whitman’s Art Department C...

Wire Watch: Week of April 27

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

April 27, 2017

"Righteous Dopefiend:" The unique multimedia exhibition on homelessness will close at the end of the month. Open Thursday-Friday, April 27-28, 12:00-4:00 p.m., Maxey Hall W40. Free admission. Spring Jazz Concert: Featuring the Jazz I Ensemble (directed by Gary Hemenway) and the Jazz II Spring Concert (d...

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 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

Illustration: Erika Zinser

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

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