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WSU composer dedicates song to outgoing principal

Washington State University music professor Greg Yasinitsky isn’t interested in composing pieces that sit on a shelf. But if his framed scores hang on the wall once in a while, that’s okay. Yasinitsky, the composer-in-residence at Lincoln Middle School, dedicated “Room 806” to out-going principal Bill Motsenbocker. At the final concert of the year in […]

Jazz Big Band, VOJAZZ to perform

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, a concert featuring the award-winning Washington State University Jazz Big Band and VOJAZZ vocal jazz ensemble will be presented at 8:00 pm in Kimbrough Concert Hall on the WSU Campus. The concert will be free of charge.The concert will open with VOJAZZ performing under the direction of new WSU faculty member […]

Yasinitsky, Barash to perform in recital at WSU

Washington State University flute instructor Ann Marie Yasinitsky and oboe professor Amarai Barash will be featured during a faculty recital Sept. 23 on the WSU campus. The 8 p.m. program is set for Bryan Hall Auditorium and is open to the public without charge. Yasinitsky, assisted by pianist Gerald Berthiaume, pianist Sheila Zilar and cellist […]

Yasinitsky compositions to premiere in Clarkston

New compositions by Washington State University Music Professor Gregory Yasinitsky will be premiered at the Clarkston High School Performing Arts Center in Clarkston, Washington. The new pieces will be performed by ensembles from Clarkston High School under the direction of award-winning music educator Fred Dole. Yasinitsky’s compositions were created as part of a residency funded […]

Yasinitsky named state Composer of the Year

Greg Yasinitsky, a Washington State University music professor, was named Washington State Composer of the Year by the Washington State Music Teachers Association. The award includes a commission for a new work to be premiered at the association’s conference in June 2003. Yasinitsky was also selected by the association as Washington’s candidate for consideration for […]

Flutist Yasinitsky in recital

The Washington State University School of Music and Theatre Arts will present a faculty recital featuring flute instructor Ann Marie Yasinitsky, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Bryan Hall Theatre. Yasinitsky will be assisted by violinist Meredith Arksey, violist Erich Lear, cellist Eugene Zenzen and pianist Sheila Zilar. The program will include Mozart#s Quartet in […]