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WSU alumna to appear on ‘America’s Got Talent’

By Alexiss Turner, WSU Student Affairs

wsus blakey-americas-got-talent PULLMAN, Wash. – Lareesa Marquette-Blakely, a ’15 WSU alumna, will perform on “America’s got Talent,” 8 p.m. (Pacific Time) Tuesday, Aug. 29, on NBC. » More …

WSU hosts Choral Festival

PULLMAN – The WSU Educational Choral Festival will be held all day Saturday, Oct. 24 in the Kimbrough Music Building on the WSU campus.

Eleven high school choirs are participating in the festival, sponsored by the WSU School of Music Choral Area. The participating high schools include Marysville-Pilchuck, Auburn, Kamiaken, Shadle Park, Medical Lake and Post Falls.

The students will spend all day performing for a panel of invited clinicians and working with clinicians in private workshops. Throughout the day there will also be performances by the WSU Opera Workshop, University Singers and VoJazz.

The day will end with the WSU Choral … » More …

WSU Vancouver hosts holiday open house

VANCOUVER – The WSU Vancouver Office of Development and Alumni Relations invites the community to share the holiday spirit at an open house in the Firstenburg Student Commons, 4 to 7 p.m., Dec. 3.

The WSU Vancouver Community Choir will perform at 5 p.m., followed by a greeting from Chancellor Hal Dengerink at 5:30 p.m.

Anyone from the community is welcome on campus to shop late at the Bookie, munch on holiday snacks, hear the chancellor speak on what will be happening at WSU in the coming new year, get gifts wrapped in WSU gift wrap, and have their picture taken with WSU … » More …

Concert on April 24

The Washington State University Concert Choir and Symphony Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in Bryan Hall Auditorium.The choir, directed by Lori Wiest, and orchestra, directed by L. Keating Johnson, will perform “Dona Nobis Pacem,” composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams. The piece is a cantata written in six movements for soprano and baritone soloists with chorus and orchestra. The piece includes poetry by Walt Whitman, a section of a public speech by John Bright and biblical quotations. Soloists include Dr. Julie Anne Wieck, a WSU voice faculty member, and Ben Gudgeon, a graduate student studying vocal performance. Vaughn Williams is cited as … » More …