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W&J student receives national Hispanic honor society award

April 13, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (April 13, 2021)—Washington & Jefferson College junior Clara Sherwood is one of just four undergraduate students in the nation to receive a study abroad award from the Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. Clara plans to study abroad in Sevilla, Spain during Fall 2021 to complement her designed major, Music & …  

CANCELLED: W&J Little Big Band Concert

April 2, 2021
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Come out and listen to the W&J Little Big Band perform a collection of swing, funk, Afro-Cuban, and rock tunes. They’ll be playing music composed and arranged by Milt Jackson, Weather Report, Shorty Rodgers, Mongo Santamaria, Sting and more. Come out and groove!   Due to rain, the concert has been canceled. The concert will …  

‘What’s past is prologue’: Area colleges, universities innovate in the arts

March 27, 2021
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The arts, by their nature, are full of innovators – those people who will think outside of the box to make something work in any given situation.

And that’s why a virtual production of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” will jettison into 2021 with the help of Zoom … and PowerPoint.

Professor of Music Susan Medley to lead ‘Requiem’ in memory of COVID victims

March 9, 2021
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Pittsburgh Concert Chorale will offer a special online performance of Mozart’s “Requiem” in memory of lives lost to covid-19.

“It’s our gift to the community,” said Susan Medley, PCC music director. “Covid has impacted every life in some way, but there are so many whose lives will never be the same.”

W&J students earn voter turnout grant, selected as Campus Vote Democracy Fellows

November 5, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Nov. 5, 2020)-The 2020 presidential election is just one of the stories that’s dominated the news cycle this year and W&J students have been paying attention to its importance. But it’s not a candidate they’re focused on; it’s the importance of voting itself – and they decided to do something about it. Members …  

COVID-19 Pandemic, Social Tension Inspires W&J Student to Make A Difference

October 29, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 29, 2020)— When the global pandemic hit, and with immigration and the struggles those seeking asylum experience weighing heavy on her mind, Clara Sherwood ’22 found herself feeling restless with the tension. The globally minded Washington & Jefferson College junior wanted to find a way that she could contribute to easing those …  

W&J Student Partners with W&J Diversity & Leadership Initiatives to Highlight Immigrant Stories with Refugee Voices Lecture Series

October 29, 2020
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WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 29, 2020)-Everyone has a story. Clara Sherwood ’22 wants to make sure those stories are heard. The W&J junior-who is majoring in International Studies, Spanish and Music and Conflict Resolution (a thematic major she designed)-has been instrumental in organizing a new lecture series through Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) Office of Diversity …  

Spring Student Recognition Recital

September 29, 2020
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Recital features selected performances from W&J’s Applied Music studios.

Spring W&J Wind Ensemble Concert

September 29, 2020
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Enjoy a nice outdoor concert featuring the W&J Wind Ensemble. They will be performing a wide variety of works, including Holst’s famed “First Suite in Eb,” as well as works by Ticheli, Williams, Hazo, Dunton, Fillmore, Yi, and Erickson. Bring an outdoor chair or blanket and enjoy live music right here on campus!

Spring Choral Concert

September 29, 2020
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The W&J Choir and Camerata Singers will present John Rutter’s Requiem in memory of those lost to the COVID-19 pandemic. This virtual concert also includes W&J faculty, friends, and alumni from around the world who have been participating in online rehearsals. The concert will premiere on W&J’s YouTube channel on Friday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. and will …