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Lamkin’s legacy honored in concert

Lamkin’s legacy honored in concert
Cellist Rick Mooney accompanies the La Verne Chamber Singers in a concert in Morgan Auditorium that was a culmination of choral music that professor of music Kathy Lamkin taught in her classes during her 34 years at the University of La Verne. / photo by Bailey Maguire Kristina Bugante Editorial Director Kathy Lamkin, professor of music, was honored for her 34 years of service at the University of... 

Orchestra performs movie soundtracks

Orchestra performs movie soundtracks
The music department and the La Verne Symphony Orchestra presented “Music of the Movies” Saturday at Morgan Auditorium. Conductor Emmanuel Lagumbay led the orchestra in songs from “The Hobbit,” “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Pirates of the Caribbean.” The orchestra is made up of students enrolled in MUS 119 taught by Danielle Rosaria Nahas.... 

Alonzo revisits childhood with music

Alonzo revisits childhood with music
Sarah Alonzo, junior music major with a minor in biology, performed at the Fridays At Noon Student Recital in Morgan Auditorium May 15. Alonzo did three different numbers, and the last song she soloed, “I Bought Me a Cat” by Aaron Copland, is an old children’s song, where she had to sing animal noises. / photo by Celine Dehban  Read More →

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‘Big Screen Barbershop’ The University of La Verne music department presents barbershop choruses at 6 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Carol and the Belles and 3rd St. Sound will produce a combined ensemble highlighting music songs from movies. There is a $10 suggested donation and students are free. Senior Video Screening The communications department will screen the department’s senior broadcast... 

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Theatre in Community Students of the Theatre and Community class will perform short plays at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Dailey Theatre. The performance is under the supervision of director of theater Steve Kent and artist-in-residence Alma Martinez. Chamber Orchestra The La Verne Chamber Orchestra will perform under the supervision of Danielle Cummins at 7 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Audi­torium. Admission is... 

Lamkin reminisces in last lecture

Lamkin reminisces in last lecture
Kathy Lamkin, professor of music history, gives her last faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Lamkin joined the University of La Verne faculty in 1981 and will retire after this semester. Her lecture went through her educational, familial and professional timeline. Throughout her 34 years at the University, Lamkin has served as the chairwoman of both the music department and fine... 

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Senior Recital Vicky Campos will perform “Poems of Emily Dickinson” along with a classical vocal and musical theater collection at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Theatre in Community Theatrical productions will be presented by the students of the Theatre and Community class at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday in Dailey Theater. The performance is under the supervision... 

‘Cry Me A River’

'Cry Me A River'
Senior music major Stephenson Holder performs “Cry Me a River” by Arthur Hamilton during his senior recital Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. Holder was accompanied by pianist and artist-in residence Grace Xia Zhao, Music Department Manager Steve Biondo on drums and senior Ernie Reyes on guitar. Holder’s favorite from his set of classical, jazz and pop Broadway numbers were “All I Need” by Jonathan... 

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Directing Projects The theater department presents student directing projects at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. Admission is free. ‘Scientific Magic’ The “Scientific Magic” exhibition will run through May 15 at the Harris Gallery. This exhibit features the recent sculptural paintings of Sarah Cromarty and photography works of Christopher Russell. The gallery reception... 

Diverse melodies unite cultures

Diverse melodies unite cultures
Mehdi Bagheri, composer and master of the kamanche, plays Saturday in Morgan Auditorium along with Peter Hanna and Robert Catalano. Bagheri hails from Iran and holds concerts around the world. The kamanche is an Iranian bowed string instrument that is played with a variable-tension bow. He started his musical career as a percussionist playing the tonbak. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Emily Lau Metro... 
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