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What will music sound like in 10 years?

Megan Keane, Columnist

March 20, 2019

I find myself wondering if I’ll like the music my kids listen to. I’ve recently began wondering about it again in light of the Jonas Brothers reunion. My sister and I forced my parents to go to—not one, but—two Jonas Brothers concerts. I’m sure they weren’t thrilled to listen to their albums...

Instead of hating on people, stay quiet

Jackson Bayer, Columnist

February 26, 2019

I was introduced to Lil Pump’s music a couple of years ago by a friend, and my reaction was the same as many who listen to the rapper’s music for the first time: what is this? Keep in mind, this was before “Gucci Gang” and the Kanye collaboration “I Love It.” At the time, Lil Pump had only...

Is Greta Van Fleet a Led Zeppelin clone?

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor

January 23, 2019

A fairly new musical group called Greta Van Fleet has received some mixed publicity after their recent Saturday Night Live performance. For those who are unaware, Greta Van Fleet is a rock band that has recently hit the music scene with some controversial music. The controversy stems from the band’s simi...

Music holds a special power over people and places

Karena Ozier, Columnist

January 22, 2019

Nearly everyone has that song that when they listen to it, it can take them away from any place they are at. Everyone’s song choice varies based on the personality of the person who is listening. Music has a powerful way of capturing how someone is feeling by telling a story through song. Music...

Don’t be an entertainment snob

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnistt

January 15, 2019

Winter is finally coming. After months of suspense and waiting, HBO finally confirmed the final season of "Game of Thrones" will be debuting on April 14. Even better, HBO released an ominous trailer which made fans forgive the network for all of the previous aggravating teasers, which only lasted...

Country group Farewell Angelina to perform at Doudna

Staff Report

January 14, 2019

The all-female country group Farewell Angelina will perform at the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $17 for general admission, $13 for seniors 62-years-old and older and $7 for students. Members of Farewell Angelina include Nicole Witt, ...

Lincoln Trio performs at Doudna Fine Arts Center

Mercury Bowen, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2018

Music wafted over a silent crowd as The Lincoln Trio performed Tuesday night at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The group opened the performance with an original work called “Silver Dagger” composed specifically for the show by Stacy Garrop. Among the other pieces performed was “Four Seasons” b...

Piano trio to play at Doudna

Mercury Bowen, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018

The Grammy-nominated musical group The Lincoln Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Recital Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The Chicago-based piano trio consists of pianist Marta Aznavoorian, cellist David Cunliffe and violinist Desirée Ruhstrat. Tickets for the performance will be $7...

Professor, alumnus remember performance with Aretha Franklin

Brian Shaw an Eastern alumnus, poses with Aretha Franklin after a concert during the 1997 Family Weekend.

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

August 20, 2018

As the world mourns the loss of the Queen of Soul, some of Eastern’s own take time to rekindle an old memory of when their lives crossed paths with Aretha Franklin. It was Parents Weekend 1997, about 21 years ago when five students and two professors performed on stage with Aretha Franklin in front...

Students prepare their own pieces for Composers’ Forum Concert

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

April 24, 2018

Students will show pieces they have been working on throughout the semester during the Composers' Forum Concert, set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The forum, which occurs every semester, is a showcase for Eastern student composers, said music professor...

Department chairs looking at how new School of Fine and Performing Arts will be structured

Abbey Whittington, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2018

Editor’s Note: This story looks at one of two new schools being created under the College of Arts and Liberal Sciences. The next article will look at the new School of Communication and Journalism. Though the chairs of programs that will be in the new School of Fine and Performing Arts said ther...

Thoughts on music, memory and wine

Abbey Whittington, Columnist

April 16, 2018

As I sat on my “art stool” working on a project during my senior year of high school, my art teacher, Kate Bretzlaff, broke the classroom’s silence with a carefully selected playlist. Before she revealed her personalized setlist, she said something to the class that stuck with me: “You should...

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