Senior Spotlight: Chloe Dougherty
Jan05

Senior Spotlight: Chloe Dougherty

By Casey Ottaway, A&E Editor What is your major? I am a music performance major with an East Asian studies minor. When did you first fall in love with making music? Before I can even remember! My mom has shown me videos of me singing (horribly out of tune) to The Little Mermaid at three years old. I would sing it non-stop, on repeat; I was obsessed! One moment that I can remember that sticks out to me is from fourth grade. We had...

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The Sunderman Conservatory Announces New Faculty Members
Dec20

The Sunderman Conservatory Announces New Faculty Members

By Julia Gokalp, Contributing Writer As Gettysburg College welcomed the return of the full student body this semester, new appointees were concurrently welcomed to the faculty of the Sunderman Conservatory of Music. In a series of emails addressed to the students and staff of the Conservatory, its director, James Day, introduced each of the new faculty members to the community. Among the new members of the faculty is Eric Byrd, the...

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Senior Spotlight: Brian Buechele
Dec20

Senior Spotlight: Brian Buechele

By Casey Ottaway, A&E Editor Those who saw Into the Woods in early November might remember the sensational performance of Brian Buechele ’22 as “Jack.” With a combination of brilliant (and often improvised) physical comedy, nuanced acting, and a show-stopping performance of “Giants in the Sky,” Buechele’s prodigious talent and his love of musical theater were on display for all to see. A music education major, Buechele recently...

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Senior Spotlight: Samantha Burr, Bassoon
Dec20

Senior Spotlight: Samantha Burr, Bassoon

By Casey Ottaway, Arts and Entertainment Editor What is your major? “I’m majoring in music education and I’m minoring in English as well as Peace and Justice Studies.” What is your instrument? “Bassoon.” When did you first fall in love with music, and when did you realize you wanted to be a music educator?  “I have always loved music; it has always been a huge part of my life and my...

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Review: Wind Symphony’s “The Automatic Earth”
Dec19

Review: Wind Symphony’s “The Automatic Earth”

By Noelle Muni, Staff Writer On Saturday Nov. 20, the Sunderman Conservatory Wind Symphony presented “The Automatic Earth” under the direction of conductor Russell McCutcheon.  The stage was transformed from its usual state, the musicians completely surrounded by what appeared to be wooden panels not just to the sides, but above them as well. Wordlessly, Dr. McCutcheon took his place, and the concert began its opening number, “Angels...

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Review: “Hawkeye” Episodes 1 and 2
Dec19

Review: “Hawkeye” Episodes 1 and 2

By Laken Franchetti, Staff Writer The Marvel series Hawkeye premiered on Disney+ Wednesday, Nov. 24. The first two of six episodes were released. After the events of Avengers: Endgame, Clint Barton wants to simply spend Christmas with his family, however, he becomes stuck in New York and must help rising archer Kate Bishop deal with the Tracksuit Mafia and a murder-mystery. The new characters, movie callbacks, and comic references...

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