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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Karrin Estes sings while Jacob Ramage plays the guitar to Ramage’s composition titled Home.

Composers’ Forum shows students’ semester-long work

Alli Hausman, Reporter December 11, 2023

The Composers’ Forum was hosted at Doudna Fine Arts Center on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. to showcase the work of this semester’s composition students.  The performance featured the compositions of five...

Abilene, a neoclassical quintet featuring piano, vocals, cello, violin, and synth, perform 14 songs in two different sets over the course of the night and end with a Winged Dreams Suite where they play 6 songs with only a brief resting moment in between each piece.

Cello performer, Gaylyn Foto, creates backbone for Abilene performance

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor October 16, 2023

After the revelation she had at around 17 years old, Gaylyn Foto decided she wanted to switch from pure classical performances to a classical crossover style. Before she turned 17, she was trained...

At Doudna Fine Arts Center Thursday afternoon, Sam Tolch, a junior art education major, and Angela Risinger, a junior 2D studio art major, talk to each other about the showcased paintings inside the Glenn Hild Student Art Gallery that were created by students.

Eastern’s Advanced Painting course showcases art from the semester

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter December 9, 2021

Students in Eastern’s Advanced Painting class had the opportunity to showcase their semester’s work on Thursday evening in Doudna. Chris Kahler, who teaches Painting 2 through 6, said the class...

Biannual Radio Play at Doudna Friday

Biannual Radio Play at Doudna Friday

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter December 2, 2021

The Eastern Theatre department is hosting their biannual Holiday Romance Radio Play in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s theater at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The tile of this year’s show is...

In “The Impresario” by Mozart, Ms. Scruples, the head of the opera, played by Angela Gausmann, a junior vocal performance major, listens to Madame Goldenthrill portrayed by Mikayla Beck, graduate student studying vocal performance, who is trying to appeal to them. The show was performed at the Recital Hall in Doudna Fine Arts Center.

THROUGH THE LENS: The Impersario

Jessica Nantes, Photographer November 14, 2021

Ralston String Quartet performs Friday

Ralston String Quartet performs Friday

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 31, 2021

The Ralston String Quartet received a standing ovation after their performance in the Recital Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Friday night. With a nearly sold-out show, the group performed three...

String quartet at Doudna Friday

String quartet at Doudna Friday

Ethan Schobernd, Campus Reporter October 28, 2021

The Ralston String Quartet will be performing three pieces at Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.  The quartet will be playing works that range from the 18th-century...

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