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kennywerner.com

Jazz pianist Kenny Werner will headline concerts with the Western Jazz Quartet and the WMU Jazz Orchestra this weekend. Werner and WMU professor of jazz saxophone Andrew Rathbun joined Cara Lieurance for a conversation about his life as a composer, performer, and educator. Werner discusses the events that led to him writing his highly-regarded book for musicians, Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within

Werner will join Andrew Rathbun, Scott Cowan, Tom Knific and Keith Hall onstage tonight at 8 pm in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. On Saturday at 7:30 pm, he'll perform with the WMU Jazz Orchestra. Details at the Jazz Studies website.


imaniwinds.com

Horn player/composer Jeff Scott and bassoonist Monica Ellis of Imani Winds joined Cara Lieurance for an update on their latest adventures before their concert in Western Michigan University's Dalton Center Recital Hall on Wednesday night. The groundbreaking ensemble, responsible for implementing new music, energy and identity to the classical wind quintet, has visited Kalamazoo a number of times in its 21-year existence, inspiring many young musicians in their workshops, master classes, and school visits.


WMU Opens New Virtual Reality Lab

Feb 28, 2018
Amir Muhammad / WMUK

When you were a kid playing video games, did you ever dream that one day you could actually go inside the game and play? Well, that future has arrived with new technology at Western Michigan University’s Waldo Library.


Atkins & Greenspan Writing

When Dennis Archer arrived at Western Michigan University he was driving an old Studebaker. It broke down in a place he wasn't supposed to park. Archer convinced campus police to sell the car in exchange for forgiving his parking tickets . More than 50 years later Archer had a dorm named after him on the WMU campus. 


WMUK

The Dean of Western Michigan University’s Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine says full accreditation is “the step I’ve been waiting seven years for since I came to Kalamazoo.”


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