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November 2017

Visiting Artist Lecture series presents: Kim Stringfellow

November 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Fine Arts 5062 Pullman, WA United States + Google Map

The Mojave Project is an experimental transmedia documentary and curatorial project led by Kim Stringfellow exploring the physical, geological and cultural landscape of the Mojave Desert. The Mojave Project reconsiders and establishes multiple ways in which to interpret this unique and complex landscape, through association and connection of seemingly unrelated sites, themes, and subjects thus creating a speculative and immersive experience for our audience. The Mojave Project explores the following themes: Desert as Wasteland; Geological Time vs. Human Time; Sacrifice…

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Deep Roots: Paul Henning and the WSU Symphony Orchestra

November 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bryan Hall Theatre, Bryan Hall, 605 Veterans Way
Pullman, WA 99164 United States
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All Paul Henning event information available at: Nov. 6-9: Hollywood composer, studio musician, WSU alum, shares insights The WSU Symphony Orchestra will perform Marche Militaire by Saint-Saens; Double Concerto for Oboe and Violin by J.S. Bach featuring School of Music faculty member soloists Keri McCarthy, oboe and Meredith Arksey, violin, with Jill Schneider, continuo; Russian Easter Overture by Rimsky-Korsakov; and the music of Paul Henning, including “Deep Roots.”  Paul Henning (WSU ’98) will be returning to the Palouse to perform…

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NATS (National Association Teachers of Singing)

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - November 11 @ 10:00 pm
Kimbrough Music Building, WSU Campus
Pullman, WA United States
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On Saturday, November 11, 2017 the Inland Empire National Association of Teachers of Singing Auditions will take place in Kimbrough Music Building.  133 singers from across the region will be singing in Rooms K101, K115, KCH, K245, K346, B42 and B 48 throughout the day, starting at 9:40 with preliminary rounds ending at 4:10.  The final rounds will be held in Bryan Hall Theatre starting at approximately 4:45 p.m. All auditions are free and open to the public.

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FOCAM Guest Recital: R. Andrew Lee, piano

November 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kimbrough Concert Hall, Kimbrough Music Building
Pullman, WA 99164 United States
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The WSU School of Music welcomes critically acclaimed pianist R. Andrew Lee for an evening of minimalist piano music. Lee is one of the foremost interpreters of minimal music, renowned internationally for his performances and recordings on the Irritable Hedgehog Music record label. His work has been praised by Gramophone Magazine, The New York Times, Pitchfork, and The New Yorker among others, and he maintains an active performing calendar throughout the United States and Europe. The program will include Marti…

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DACA and the Dreamers – Coffee and Politics Event

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Trump administration recently announced that it would suspend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Join Dan Tichenor at the WSU Foley Institute to discuss the dynamics of American immigration reform and the challenges ahead. Dan Tichenor is the Phillip H. Knight Professor of Social Science and Senior Faculty Fellow at the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics at the University of Oregon.

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Physics & Astronomy Distinguished Colloquium – Dr. Valy Vardeny

November 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a Distinguished Colloquium featuring Dr. Valy Vardeny, Department of Physics & Astronomy at University of Utah. Dr. Vardeny will present his talk, “Organometal Halide Perovskites; Photovoltaics and beyond”, Tuesday, 11/14/17 at 4:10 p.m. in Webster 17. Bio:  Prof. Z. Valy Vardeny is a Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University of Utah. Among his many research interests are optical, electrical and magnetic properties of organic semiconductors; fabrication of organic optoelectronic (OLED’s…

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Student Recital: Alice Heimstra, oboe

November 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bryan Hall Theatre, Bryan Hall, 605 Veterans Way
Pullman, WA 99164 United States
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Guest Recital: Ross Holcombe, trombone

November 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
FREE

Financial support for this guest recital provided by

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Opera Workshop

November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bryan Hall Theatre, Bryan Hall, 605 Veterans Way
Pullman, WA 99164 United States
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The music of 20th Century American composer, Seymour Barab, will be featured in the WSU Opera Workshop performance on Thursday, November 16 at 8:00 p.m. in Bryan Hall Theatre. Although he composed art songs and instrumental works, he is most known for his operas, composing 4 full length and 38 one-act operas before his death in 2014. Directed by Dr. Julie Anne Wieck and accompanied by Dr. Michael Seregow, the program will consist of two one-act comic operas, each with…

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Orchestra Festival

FREE

The WSU School of Music hosts its annual WSU Orchestra Festival on Friday, November 17, 2017. High School groups from all across the state will be performing in Kimbrough Concert Hall all day, with the WSU Symphony Orchestra performing at noon in Bryan Hall Theatre. This event is open to the public and without charge.

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