Rianna Turner
Staff Reporter
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Student composers to present art songs in Beinecke

Yale College New Music will host a performance in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library on Thursday night. The concert, titled “Art Song VI,” […]

A cappella groups perform benefit concert

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, a capella groups joined together for a charity concert to raise money to help survivors of sexual assault on Monday. […]

Pianist Gryaznov performs all-Rachmaninoff program

The European Studies Council at the MacMillan Center presented a concert featuring Russian pianist and composer Vyacheslav Gryaznov on Saturday, Nov. 10. The performance, organized […]

Artist Profile: Singer Kohl Weisman ’19

Kohl Weisman ’19 is not sure about what kind of artist he is. He was raised on progressive rock and musical theatre, taught himself piano […]

YUCO explores childhood through music

On Sunday, Nov. 4, the Yale Undergraduate Chamber Orchestra performed a concert of music inspired by the theme of childhood before an audience of Yale […]

School of Music violinist records folk albums

Many music listeners may view classical music as the antithesis of folk music. But for violinist Maura Scanlin MUS ’19, both classical violin and traditional […]

Inaugural festival celebrates African films

The Council on African Studies will screen movies that honor the diverse cultural histories of Africa and challenge perceptions of the continent at its inaugural […]

Yale Russian Chorus alums return for 65th anniversary

In 1953, amid the tensions of the Cold War, George Litton ’56 of Yale’s Russian Club invited School of Music student Denis Mickiewicz MUS ’57 […]

No More Mayonnaise Rice: A Music Major for the Masses

On this campus, it often seems as though everyone and their roommate is some kind of musician. The quiet boy downstairs plays the cello; every […]

The Right to Keep Secrets

WKND Editors’ Note: This piece is a personal essay, based on a single reporter’s experience. It is an exploration of hearsay and rumor and should be read […]

Rocking the Boat

“Men on Boats,” written by Jaclyn Backhaus, is described as a “true(ish)” account of an 1869 expedition to chart the Colorado River. The expedition group […]