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The Weber State University Wind Ensemble started its concert year with a diverse group of musicians, including the Northridge High School Band and non-music major wind ensemble members. Thomas Root, a WSU professor of music for 28 years, said he is dedicated to education and outreach within the arts on local and national levels. As […]

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Lin plays final recital tonight

Fan-Ya Lin, a senior in the piano program in the Sid and Mary Foulger School of Music, will play her final recital tonight in the Garrison Choral Room. Lin’s accomplishments have set her apart in the music program, and she has become something of a living legend within the department. An international student, Lin grew up in Taiwan […]

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Over the last decade, I’ve performed with several different local bands. Drumming in front of a crowd is my favorite thing to do, and I’m always thankful for the opportunity. I’ve played for crowds of three and crowds of several hundred, and each show has been worthwhile. Some days you don’t get paid at all, […]

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Professor plays recital with broken finger

Palumbo Professor Michael Palumbo played through the pain in his last faculty recital on Monday. “I broke my finger when I dropped a 30-pound weight on it at the gym during exercise,” Palumbo said. “I’m playing on it because I have no choice.” His broken finger was on his left hand, which he uses to […]

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New visiting professor looks to expand music program

[media-credit name="Roberts" align="alignright" width="300"][/media-credit]Shannon Roberts is a new visiting professor for the Weber State University Music Department and the newest addition to the jazz and band programs on campus. Donald Keipp, the former director of both the marching and jazz band, retired last year after a long and successful career at WSU. Roberts holds a Ph.D. and master’s […]

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Jazz at the Station reunites former Wildcats

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the Weber State University department of performing arts hosted its last Jazz at the Station program for the summer months. The final summer performance was originally scheduled to be held outside in the fountain plaza of the Union Station on Ogden’s Historic 25th Street. Because of a banquet being held by […]

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