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Faculty Recital The next faculty recital will feature Danielle Cummins on violin, Benjamin Coyte on cello and Kevin Mills on piano. The recital starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. ‘Alumni Allegories: Dissent’ The Carlson Gallery presents a collaborative project between photography and writing. Students from Sean Bernard’s Writing 307 class will write a written... 

Sunday grooves with Latin beats

Michelle Nunez Staff Writer Faculty members and students grooved along with the Latin jazz rhythms from Reed Gratz on piano on Sunday night in Morgan Auditorium. Accompanying him on stage was fellow music faculty member Steve Alaniz on saxophone and University of La Verne students David Vorobyov playing bass and Phillip Greenwood on drums. The musicians started the performance with the song titled,... 

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‘Visible’ “Visible” is a group exhibition in the Harris Gallery featuring Los Angeles artists Joel Biel, Patrick Lee, Mark Dean Veca and Eric Yahnker. Veca and Yahnker draw upon pop culture figures to create visual absurdities, while Lee and Biel focus on head shot portraits. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The exhibit runs through Thursday. ‘The Romancers’ For... 

First concert series leaves guests jazzed

First concert series leaves guests jazzed
Steve Alaniz, instructor of woodwinds, performs “Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans” with Reed Gratz’s band Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. The performance was the first of the Sunday Music Concert Series for fall 2012. / photo by Katherine Careaga Sarah Veissalov Staff Writer Reed Gratz, professor of music, led a group of jazz musicians for the opening of the Music Concert Series on... 

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Photo Exhibit Photographs from “East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A.” and “Juvenile” by Joseph Rodriguez will be on display at the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall. The exhibit runs from Aug. 27 to Oct. 12. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is free. 909 Film Festival The 909 Film Festival celebrates the work of filmmakers who live and/or produce films in the 909 area code. Six... 

Gospel choir rejoices in the spirit

Gospel choir rejoices in the spirit
Junior soprano Teresa Beardsley, sophomore soprano Rochelle Rose and sophomore tenor Paolo Kespradit are all part of La Verne’s Gospel Choir, which held an informal performance in the Chapel Tuesday. James Calhoun, assistant professor of music, offered the concert to promote the choir and bring gospel music to the University community. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer A... 

Mothers celebrated in song

Mothers celebrated in song
Joy Song Thompson played the cello at “No Ordinary Women,” a Mother’s Day Celebration Concert in Morgan Auditorium Sunday. Thompson began playing at 12-years-old and studied at the Juilliard School. She was accompanied by artist-in-residence, Grace Xia Zhao on piano and violinist Alex Russell. The concert also featured soprano Courtney Huffman. / photo by Cassandra Egan  Read More →

African, Japanese drummers pound out emotion

Shelby Nelson Staff Writer Wednesday’s performance of the West African Drum Ensemble was a celebration of rhythm, culture and African dance. The performance, riveting with energy and culture, captured the audience that filled Morgan Auditorium. The night began with TaikoMix, a Japanese drumming group. “It was wonderful,” Kat Young, an audience member from Claremont, said. “I was inspired. Their... 

Festival voices sing strong

Festival voices sing strong
Julia Yeung performs during the Interfaith Festival of Sacred Music at Hillcrest Homes on Saturday with her fellow University of La Verne Chorale and Chamber Singers. The event, sponsored by the Cultural Arts Society of La Verne, featured performances by the Kishin Daiko Drummers, Harpist Mary Dopkin, and Native American Hoop Dancers, among others. / photo by Warren Bessant  Read More →

Students sing classics two by two

Students sing classics two by two
Senior art history major Margo Cash sings “Lasciatemi morire!” from “Ariana” by Claudio Monteverdi during the student recital, May 4 in Morgan Auditorium. Pianist Kevin Wiley from the music staff at Mt. SAC accompanied Cash’s performance. / photo by Zachary Horton Mariela Patron Staff Writer University of La Verne music students showcased their vocal talents to friends and family in a recital... 
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