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Each of these Jungle Cat band members have their own cat names. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Meet the Jazzy Jungle Cats

They’ve got brassBy Grace Hooley | Echo “A-one, a-two, a-one, two, three . . .” Cue the toe-tapping and swing dancing. One of Taylor’s musical gems, the Jungle Cats, has been bringing jazz to Taylor’s campus for four years, and these nine men bring this music to life through their […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Sean Sele, juniors Alexis Turner and Erin Davis, sophomore Bradley Jensen and Freshman Brandt Maina perform after only one month of preparation.  (Photograph by Halie Owens)

Where there’s a will, there’s a way!

The Taylor Lyric Theatre produced an opera in a monthBy Hope Bolinger | Echo If you plan to forge a will in 1299 Florence, you might want to consider one of these easier goals: maintaining a 4.0 GPA, finding a spoon in the DC, riding a unicycle at Taylathon or entering a […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(Photograph provided by unsplash.com) Need some help studying? Try listening to these classical melodies.

Focused study sessions

Taylor’s music department gives study music suggestions By JoAnn Rediger | Faculty Contributor “Research supports the idea that listening to classical music while studying can enhance learning and concentration. Film scores are also an excellent source of music to listen to while studying. Thank you to the 9 a.m. Art […]

by · December 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(Photograph by Naomi Page) Sophomore Margie Crosby paints for this semester’s water-based media class.

The arts outlined

Check out the different groups and classes around campusBy Grace Hooley | Echo Vocals, cello, flute, handbells—no matter which instrument, Taylor offers multiple outlets for musical talents. With spring registration beginning, check out these opportunities to audition for to use and expand your gifts. Vocal Ensembles: Adoration Chorus (Women’s chorus) […]

by · November 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The White Linen Chamber Concert has been an annual Taylor tradition for 15 years. (Graphic illustrated by Isabelle Kroeker)

Practicing what they preach

Music professors to share their passion for music at weekend concertBy Ian Proano | Echo  This weekend, the department of music, theater and dance will put on its annual White Linen Chamber Concert. Attending students will see a different side of their professors as full-time and adjunct faculty members each perform […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Music students will hone in on details, perfecting their posture in the Alexander Technique Workshop. (Provided by unsplash.com)

Posture matters

Taylor’s music department hosts professional to teach the Alexander Technique By Jessie Stover | Contributor “Change involves carrying out an activity against the habit of life.” This quote by Frederick Matthias (F.M.) Alexander, creator of the Alexander Technique, is the starting point for understanding the definition of the Alexander Technique and […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Taylor Professors will get a chance to make music with their friends and colleagues during a piano quintet. (Provided by unsplash.com)

Musical appreciation

Taylor music professors prepare for weekend performancesBy Danielle Barnes | Contributor  Two recitals hit Taylor’s campus starting next weekend: one filled with angelic vocals and the other featuring the sounds of the clarinet and piano. Professors Leon Harshenin and Christopher Bade will set the stage to perform “Viennese Masters” and professor […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Emily Brokaw works to perfect her performance.

Composing final memories

Three music senior recitals this weekend By Grace Hooley | Echo After years of classes, practices and critiques, seniors will show an audience the beauty of hard work in the Taylor music department. Four seniors will perform in the recital hall this weekend. Each performance will include different types of […]

by · April 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Two Js make a double recital

Two Js make a double recital

You’ve heard them as part of Big Al & the Jungle Cats. Now the musical duo of Jeff Janiszewski and Joel Helms are combining their talents for a rare double senior recital this Friday.