Teaching the Arts: Professor Perspectives
Apr14

Teaching the Arts: Professor Perspectives

By Kenzie Smith, Arts & Entertainment Editor Art and Art History Professor Felicia Else Next fall, Else will have taught at Gettysburg College for twenty years, but her career plan did not always include art. At the beginning of her undergraduate journey, Else was a pre-med major before going on a study abroad trip where she was heavily impacted by the art. After taking some art history courses, Else decided to change her major....

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Senior Spotlight: JJ Jordan and Dylan Hewett
Apr13

Senior Spotlight: JJ Jordan and Dylan Hewett

By Ainsley Green, Staff Writer Spring semester senior recitals kicked off on Friday, Feb. 23 in Paul Recital Hall at 7 p.m. with a joint recital, which featured music performance majors JJ Jordan ’24 on violin and Dylan Hewett ’24 on cello. Many of their friends, family members and fellow music classmates came out to support the pair as they performed nearly two hours of music with a fifteen-minute intermission. The program, entitled...

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The Sunderman Symphony Orchestra Presents “Rhapsody in Blue”
Apr10

The Sunderman Symphony Orchestra Presents “Rhapsody in Blue”

By Sarah Daniels, Staff Writer On Friday, April 5, the Sunderman Conservatory’s Symphony Orchestra performed their “Rhapsody in Blue” program at the Majestic Theater. The orchestra was conducted by Assistant Professor for the Sunderman Conservatory of Music César Leal, and the musicians had small touches of blue mixed into with their concert black outfits through the form of painted nails, ties, scrunchies and jewelry, unifying the...

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Fashion in the NBA: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
Apr10

Fashion in the NBA: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

By Jake Bertolini-Felice, Guest Columnist Editor’s Note: The Gettysburgian hosts guest columnists from the Fashion Initiative organization at Gettysburg College. The opinions published in this section are those of the individual writers and are in no way representative of the views of The Gettysburgian staff, The Gettysburgian or Gettysburg College. “[T]wo things on my mind: if the jets here and the checks clear; you boys just started...

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Senior Spotlight: Jack Kane, Flute
Apr06

Senior Spotlight: Jack Kane, Flute

By Ainsley Green, Staff Writer On March 22, Jack Kane ’24 performed his senior recital at 8:30 p.m. in Paul Recital Hall. Kane is a music major and philosophy minor, and this recital fulfilled part of his degree requirements for his undergraduate career. Many friends, family members and members of the college community attended to hear Kane perform a variety of pieces from different musical eras and genres, many of which were...

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Senior Spotlight: Christa Calderwood, Clarinet
Apr04

Senior Spotlight: Christa Calderwood, Clarinet

By Sarah Daniels, Staff Writer On Friday, March 22, music major Christa Calderwood ’24 performed her senior recital in Paul Recital Hall at 7 p.m. Her first piece, “Hommage a Bartók,” composed by Béla Kovács, featured a melody that was both sharp and quick. Following was a four-part piece titled “Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 120, no. 1” by Johannes Brahms with Collaborative Pianist for the Sunderman Conservatory of Music Scott...

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