Sunderman Spotlight: Brian Ruether
Mar29

Sunderman Spotlight: Brian Ruether

By Katherine Lentz, Arts & Entertainment Editor What is your major? I’m a music and biology double major. What is your instrument? I mostly play the clarinet, but I also play the saxophone, drum set, and electronic wind instrument. What has been the most important part of your conservatory experience? I’ve discovered a lot of meaning in hearing music as not only a form of expression but as a form of language. The ethnomusicology...

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Leal Named Director of Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra
Mar21

Leal Named Director of Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Dr. César Leal, a Colombian-born musicologist who currently serves as the Director of the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra at the University of the South in Tennessee, will be the next director of the Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra. Leal replaces Vimbayi Kaziboni, who left last May after two years at Gettysburg to take a position at the Boston Conservatory. The role of orchestra director has been...

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Review: ‘Antlia Pneumatica’
Mar07

Review: ‘Antlia Pneumatica’

By Kathy Scott, Contributing Writer Antlia Pneumatica is a newer play written by Anne Washburn about a group of friends that are brought together again after years apart, for the funeral of one of their friends they had all fallen out of touch with. This play was confusing and slow in the beginning. Although it did pick up pace, it did not get any clearer as to what exactly was going on. However, the acting was lovely, especially by...

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Column: “Green Book” Backlash is Unjustified
Mar02

Column: “Green Book” Backlash is Unjustified

By Ethan Cannistra, Contributing Writer The most prestigious award that is given out in Hollywood every year is the Academy Award for Best Picture. This honor has been given to some of the best movies over the last decade such as Argo, The Shape of Water, and most recently Green Book. However, people are not happy that Green Book beat out the best picture front runner, Roma, at the Academy Awards this year. People all over the...

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Music Video Review – Everyday by Weyes Blood
Feb27

Music Video Review – Everyday by Weyes Blood

By Charlie Sternberg, Staff Writer The lush orchestration of baroque pop is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of scoring an eighties slasher film, but it’s a welcome surprise in the music video for Weyes (pronounced “wise”) Blood’s new song, “Everyday.” The track, which is from Natalie Mering’s upcoming album, Titanic Rising, was produced by Jonathan Rado. He has worked on albums with...

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Column: Hart’s Apologies Are Enough
Feb19

Column: Hart’s Apologies Are Enough

By Ethan Cannistra, Contributing Writer The Academy Awards ceremony is the most important night of the year in the film industry. Actors, directors, cinematographers, and many more people involved in filmmaking all gather together for one night to celebrate the best that the year in film had to offer, and at the center of this ceremony is a host. The host of the Oscars serves several roles, such as keeping the individuals attending...

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