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Wind Ensemble hits the stage Nov. 21

November 20, 2019

The EWU Wind Ensemble is bringing a variety of musical pieces to life with its first concert of the school year on Nov. 21.  The wind ensemble, which consists of EWU stude...

Graduate student Tim Gales practices the cello. Students in the EWU music program are scheduled to perform in May.

Music department’s 2019 spring concert series

May 2, 2019

Students can unwind from their studies and listen to orchestra, jazz, percussion, wind ensemble and low brass music throughout the EWU music department's conc...

Music Department starts Coffee Club

Music Department starts Coffee Club

February 15, 2019

There’s only 10 minutes until your next class, but the winter chill and lack of sleep combo have you jonesing for your next cup of coffee. There’s o...

EWU student Alejandro Lopez (left) and EWU alumnus Josue Torres (right) perform with Mariachi Las Aguilas. THhe two laughed as they played together and looked out into the audience.

EWU Mariachi club provides diversity and culture to students

October 5, 2018

Freshman Rubyceli Alonso discovered EWU on a field trip with her high school. While she was intrigued by the school’s social work program, it was the...

Karen Walker performing at David Rostkoski's memoral concert. Rostkoski requested that his students from the 1980s, Karen Walker and Jody Graves, to perform at his concert | Bailey Monteith for The Easterner

Memorial concert honors longtime piano professor

June 7, 2018

A memorial concert was held on Saturday, June 2 in the Music Recital Hall that honored David Rostkoski, a long time piano professor at EWU. Rostkoski ...

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Students and faculty remember EWU professor

March 28, 2017

Kendall Feeney, director of the EWU Contemporary Music Ensemble and one of EWU’s piano professors, passed away after a battle with cancer on March 6. Students and faculty alike are mourning the loss of a woman they call a powerful musician and a dear friend.

Music events begin at Eastern

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

Music drifted through the first floor of Eastern’s Music Building as the EWU Jazz and Symphonic bands warmed up for their concert on March 2. The performance started with the jazz band playing “Lost in the Shuffle,” composed by Les Hooper and ended with the symphonic band playing Donald Hunsberger’s “The Loyal Legion.” There are two main types of music classes,...

Music department creates weekly pop music forum

Music department creates weekly pop music forum

February 12, 2014

EWU music students explore the popular music genre through the recent addition of the Pop Music Forum, connecting students with various artists, includin...

EWU teachers pay homage to theatrical music

EWU teachers pay homage to theatrical music

December 6, 2012

It was during ˝Dead Elvis˝ that Lynne Feller-Marshall walked out on stage with her bassoon while wearing a white pantsuit with flashy rhinestones, aviators...

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