Tag: live music

Plazapalooza Enters Fourth Year

Local Lineup Holds Both Fresh Talent And Familiar Faces BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF In 2015, local Mason band Cinema Hearts sat down for an interview with Fourth Estate about their music and their band. At the time, Caroline Weinroth, lead…

Tuba Euphonium Ensemble Gets Low

Mason’s Tuba Euphonium Ensemble is going strong with performances scheduled throughout the spring BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF When most people think of a professional music ensemble, they think of a symphonic band or a jazz group. However, Mason has plenty…

Volition Hosts Open Mic Night

Mason’s undergraduate literary and arts journal hosts place for students to perform their work BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Music played as Volition, Mason’s undergraduate literary and arts journal, hosted its first open mic event of the semester on…

A Night At the Theater

St. Olaf Orchestra visits Mason BY ALEXANDRIA MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Last Tuesday evening, the St. Olaf Orchestra performed in Mason’s Center for the Arts. Mason students Camille Brayshaw and Rhyan Elliott sat front and center in the fourth row with…

A Look into the Golden Age of Broadway

The Mason Cabaret prepares to thrill at the Center for the Arts BY PETER NJOROGE, STAFF WRITER In her bestselling memoir “Becoming,” former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama proposes that art is nothing less than essential for…

Jazz Ensemble Swings

Group covers Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and more in Jazz Vocal Night BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF From Duke Ellington to Sara Bareilles, the Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble played tunes from all eras of jazz at their Mason Jazz Vocal Night…

All About the Bass

At Music in the Lobby, students have no treble playing Mozart, Brahms and more BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY EDITOR On Wednesday, Oct. 24, Mason held its second Music in the Lobby this semester in a partnership between the School of…