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Senior musicians say ‘Adios’ to LV

Kat Simonelli Staff Writer Senior music majors Angelica Osorio and Michael Choy presented their senior projects May 18 in Morgan Auditorium in front of family, friends and music enthusiasts alike. Osorio prepared a PowerPoint presentation on musician Astor Piazzolla who most famously played the bandoneon, a type of accordion, and his composition “Adios, Nonino” which means “Farewell, Grandfather”... 

Barbershop performances bring harmony

Barbershop performances bring harmony
Ladies of Leo – a group comprised of junior liberal studies major Melissa Molinaro, sophomore music and theatre arts major Mona Lutfi, sophomore photography and theatre arts major Sonora Hernandez and junior music major Amanda Timko – perform “I Don’t Mind,” “On My Own,” and “Ma, He’s Making Eyes At Me” The at the barbershop harmony concert May 9 in Morgan Auditorium. / photo by... 

Final choral concert delights

Kat Simonelli Staff Writer The ULV Chamber Singers and Gospel Ensemble performed their last concert of the semester Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. The choirs sang pieces entitled “The Jazz 150th,” “Vita De La Mia Vita,” “Elijah Rock,” “Go Down Moses,” “Bulle­rengue,” and their rendition of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Freshman communications major, Timothy... 

Students’ talent moves the crowd

Students’ talent moves the crowd
Vicky Campos, junior music major, and Zachary Green, senior theater major, perform at Sunday’s student recital. Campos sang “Va! Laisse couler mes larmes” by Jules Massenet and “I’ve Heard an Organ Talk Sometimes” by Aaron Copland. Green sang “Someone to Fall Back On,” by Jason Robert Brown. / photo by Katherine Careaga Candice Nuñez Staff Writer Sweet sounds of student voices rang... 

Happenings

Spring Choral Concert The ULV Choral Ensembles, conducted by James Calhoun, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $5 and are students free. West African Drum Concert The University of La Verne West African Drum Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $5 and students are free. Directing Projects The theater department’s... 

Calhoun livens lecture with music

Calhoun livens lecture with music
Assistant Professor of Music James Calhoun is joined by sophomore music major Vicky Campos, junior music major Paolo Kespradit, and junior liberal studies major Melissa Molinaro to sing Richard Smallwood’s, “Total Praise.” Calhoun’s lecture, “The Roots and Evolution of Gospel Music” was noon on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Mariela Patron News Editor James... 

Happenings

‘The Merchant of Venice’ The theater department presents William Shake­speare’s “The Merchant of Venice” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in Dailey Theatre. General admission is $10, staff admission is $8 and students are $5. For reservations call 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. Rose Trio The Rose Trio will perform at 8 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $5... 

Faculty show revives classic pieces

Faculty show revives classic pieces
Tenor Jonathan Mack performs in Morgan Auditorium Sunday with Grace Xia Zhao providing piano accompaniment. Mack has also performed at the University of Southern California and Chapman University, among other venues across the nation. / photo by Zachary Horton Kristina Bugante Staff Writer The resonating vocal talents of soprano Carol Stephenson and tenor Jonathan Mack, accompanied by Grace Xia Zhao’s... 

Original pieces highlight weeklong Pianofest

Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer The University of La Verne hosted its first Pianofest concert series for a week in Morgan Auditorium where a number of pianists performed on different days. The first concert began on March 11 with Reed Gratz and Gayle Serdan of ULV performing together on two different pianos. Gratz’s piano had its hood up and Serdan’s hood was down because he said it created a better sound... 

Gratz gets kick out of Cole Porter

Gratz gets kick out of Cole Porter
Reed Gratz, professor of music, played selections from Cole Porter songs on an electric keyboard in the President’s Dining Room for his entry in the Faculty Lecture Series on Monday. Gratz explained his inspiration and respect for Porter’s work. / photo by Zachary Horton Sydney Daly-Weber Staff Writer Reed Gratz, professor of music, informed a room full of students and faculty about the life and... 
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