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Drew Shriner poses with his Crocs.

Croc Thoughts

Is worship music emotionally manipulative?By Drew Shriner | Echo As a natural cynic, I frequently find myself glancing around during chapel, skeptically wondering about the authenticity of everyone’s worship experience. Once, during a particularly strong bout of cynicism, I thought, “Am I really having an encounter with the Holy Spirit, […]

by · March 15, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Photo provided by Taylor Music Department

Musician prays through violin

Hasun Yoo’s senior recital, with a twistKatie Pfotzer | Echo Why would a successful violinist drop out of a prestigious music school to come to a small school like Taylor University? Even among the most ardent of Taylor enthusiasts, this might raise a few eyebrows. “When I was (leaving) New […]

by · March 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The 2018 chorale performs for the Valentine’s Day banquet.
(Photograph provided by Cathy Moore)

Chorale and Sounds presents benefit banquet

Annual Valentine’s Day banquet is inspired by the Grammys Emily Pawlowski | Echo The Grammys are coming early to Taylor’s campus. This Saturday at 6:30 p.m., the Taylor Chorale and Sounds will perform at their annual Valentine’s Day Benefit Banquet. The theme for this year’s dinner is “And the Winner […]

by · February 8, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Let your Christmas joy ring true with this concert.

Ringing in the Christmas season

Ringers perform their winter concertBy Katie Pfotzer | Contributor At the mention of handbells, a few things may come to mind. Maybe a concert with an athletic display of bell-ringing prowess. Maybe that one episode of “New Girl” where Winston becomes a handbell savant. Or maybe all you can think of […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The Chorale celebrates Christmas around the world.
(Photograph provided by JoAnn Rediger)

Cultural music proclaims “Noel” this Christmas

It is time for Chorale’s Sing NoelBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Christmas has exploded onto campus. As the residence halls are oozing with pine trees, glittering lights and mistletoe, the music department is also kicking off the holiday season with Sing Noel. This year, Sing Noel’s theme is “Christmas Around […]

by · November 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Visit the recital hall on Nov. 8 to remember WWI with music and poetry.

Take the time to reflect with poetry and music

Faculty recital commemorates WWIBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo The music of rejoicing voices replaced the cacophony of gunfire 100 years ago. Taylor is still remembering that day. Poetry and music will be combined in a recital called “Remembrances of War.” According to a press release, Lorne Mook, associate professor of English, […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Where is that music coming from? (Photograph provided by Sonya Downing)

The forgotten choir has a nice ring to it

An opinion on the Taylor RingersBy Sonya Downing | Contributor  Taylor University is a musical campus. The bell tower chimes hymns, Wengatz boys bless the world with jazz, and angels wish they could sing like members of Chorale. And students join the chorus by flocking to audition for chapel bands, Gospel […]

by · October 26, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Generation of jams

Generation of jams

Auditions for MyGen are right around the cornerBy Leah Ryg | Contributor Have you ever been sitting in your car jamming to some old Taylor Swift, wishing you could share your talent with the world? Well lucky for you, MyGen is right around the corner. MyGen is a production where […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Enjoy three band’s music and dinner at a local concert. (Photograph provided by Grains and Grill website)

Good times are coming to Grains and Grill

Fairmont restaurant hosts concert for James Dean festivalBy Emily Pawlowski | Echo This Saturday, Grains and Grill restaurant in Fairmont is hosting a concert to celebrate the James Dean Festival. Music and festivities begin at 5 p.m., with Cadaver Dogs opening the show. Soulshot is to follow at 6:45 p.m., and […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The Fairmount Historical Museum in Grant County will be hosting their annual James Dean Festival.

Calling All James Dean Lovers

Annual James Dean Festival Coming SoonBy Mica Evans | Echo The Fairmount Historical Museum in Grant County will be hosting their annual James Dean Festival from Sept. 28 until Sept. 30 starting at 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and ending at 4 p.m. on Sunday. If you […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Features