Students dance their hearts out at the Fall Dance Showcase
Nov19

Students dance their hearts out at the Fall Dance Showcase

By Jackie McMahon, Staff Writer On Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11, Gettysburg College’s Dance Ensemble presented their annual fall dance showcase. A student run club led by current club president Briana Costira and vice president Katey Wilson, Dance Ensemble performs a showcase at the end of every semester to show off their student choreographed dances, with the help of advisor Shannon Egan. Dance Ensemble was also...

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Dodging the Bullet: Wonder Rooms and a First-Year Seminar
Nov14

Dodging the Bullet: Wonder Rooms and a First-Year Seminar

By Shannon Zeltmann, Staff Writer A few days ago, I attended an exhibit opening in Schmucker Art Gallery, but this was a special opening … I was one of the students who got to curate this exhibit. How did I end up working on an exhibit in my first semester of college for a field that I want to go into? Four words: my First-Year Seminar. In June, I looked through the list of First-Year Seminars and I wanted to take so many of them, but...

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Review: Jazz Ensemble and Carmen Bradford Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald in Concert
Nov09

Review: Jazz Ensemble and Carmen Bradford Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald in Concert

By Alex Pearson, Staff Writer Last Friday night, the Gettysburg College Jazz Ensemble joined Camerata and soloist Carmen Bradford to celebrate the life and legacy of Ella Fitzgerald … and it was sensational! Carmen Bradford and the Jazz Ensemble really know how to groove. The Jazz Ensemble started the show with “Opener 2.” They had beautiful dynamics and really started off the show with a bang. The soloists, Jenna...

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Sunderman Spotlight: Chelsea Ferraro
Nov04

Sunderman Spotlight: Chelsea Ferraro

What is your major? Bachelor of Music Education What is your instrument? Trumpet What has been the most important part of your conservatory experience? The ability to be in so many ensembles and be involved through working or PLA hours, and getting to know people through all of those experiences. You learn from all of these people and become a better musician and a better teacher. And I love that all of the professors know you, even...

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Review: Alien Sunset
Oct30

Review: Alien Sunset

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer Cut Worms is the musical moniker of Max Clarke. After studying illustration in college with a focus on graphic design and working odd jobs for several years, Clarke decided that writing and recording songs is his true passion. Inspired by a roommate of his who challenged himself to write a song every day for four years, Clarke started by dedicating an hour to music every day in his free time after...

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Review: “Pershing’s Own” Brings Down the House at the Majestic
Oct25

Review: “Pershing’s Own” Brings Down the House at the Majestic

By Alex Pearson, Staff Writer The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” put on a phenomenal show on Friday at the Majestic Theater. After some members came early to conduct a clinic with the Gettysburg College Wind Symphony, a large audience of students, faculty, and community members nearly filled up the Majestic for the evening concert. The event began with the “Commando March,” which was both riveting and...

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