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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Two KZUU 90.7 FM members at the radio station.

WSU radio station participates in Vinylthon

SIA CHHEDA, Evergreen reporter April 25, 2024

Forty-eight hours. WSU radio station KZUU 90.7 FM played 48 hours of continuous vinyl from midnight April 20–midnight April 22 as part of this year’s Vinylthon, an annual event conducted by the...

Ezekiel Mitchell-Hopmeier; I would really love to try to pursue radio in Japan if possible.

Music, fashion to intersect for KZUU program director next semester

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor April 4, 2024

Music is the core passion for Ezekiel Mitchell-Hopmeier, a third-year Japanese major. He has been interested in music since middle school, and his love has only evolved in his recent years in college. At...

Danh Pham conducting U.S. Army Bands Pershings Own.

Music festival to celebrate local youth, highlight musical talent

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor March 21, 2024

To put the spotlight on youth from Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho, the Young Artists Music Festival allows five winners to perform in front of a live audience, backed by an orchestra. The Washington...

A bulletin board in Kimbrough Music Building with a poster advertising the Festival of Contemporary Artists in Music, Pullman, Wash.

Kickoff: 2024 Festival of Contemporary Artists in Music

GABRIELLE BOWMAN, Evergreen news co-editor March 1, 2024

The WSU School of Music kicked off the 2024 Festival of Contemporary Artists in Music on Thursday with concerts lined up until Saturday night. Music emeritus professor Charles Argersinger founded the...

Sarah Miller selects all of the music that the Cougar Marching Band plays in the stands on football gamedays. Courtesy Sarah Miller

‘Immediately irreplaceable,’ Sarah Miller leads WSU pep bands

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 29, 2024

A jazzy, brassy variation of the “Ghostbusters” theme fills the chilling November air. A group of about 15 trombone, sousaphone and baritone players are performing in the plaza outside the WSU field...

Greg Yasinitsky playing a saxophone.

Award-winning regents professor talks 2023 American Prize

IRVIN VILLALVA, Evergreen reporter February 8, 2024

Regents emeritus professor Greg Yasinitsky received a 2023 American Prize honorable mention for his orchestral composition titled “Celebration Overture.” Yasinitsky was commissioned to compose the...

Palouse Choral Society at a performance in October 2022.

Symphony and choral society collaborating to play ‘Messiah’

SIA CHHEDA, Evergreen reporter November 30, 2023

Washington Idaho Symphony will perform Georg F. Handel’s “Messiah” in collaboration with Palouse Choral Society at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 and 4 p.m. Dec. 10 at Pullman High School. The artists will...

WSU singers perform at a past Vocal Extravaganza, Pullman, Wash.

A Vocal Extravaganza of WSU choirs

ROBYN FANCHER, Evergreen reporter November 2, 2023

As the parents of Cougars begin to pack their bags for the upcoming Family Weekend, the choirs of WSU await their arrival to perform the 38th annual Vocal Extravaganza at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Bryan Hall...

Palouse Choral Society at a performance in October 2022.

Palouse Choral Society kicks off season with poetry-themed performance

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief October 26, 2023

The Palouse Choral Society will kick off the performance season Sunday with a poetry-themed performance celebrating National Book Month. PCS artistic director Matthew Myers said the group tries to...

Pullman High School orchestra selling concessions to help fundraise for their Disney trip.

PHS orchestra fundraising for trip to Disney workshop and recording

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief October 12, 2023

The Pullman High School orchestra was accepted to the Disney Imagination Camp Experience and Professional Workshop and is hosting a Disney and Desserts Fundraiser to raise money before their trip in April. PHS...

Cougar Marching Bands new director Jon Sweet leading the band as they prepare to take the field for a pregame performance at a home WSU football game, Sept. 16, in Pullman, Wash.

‘Anybody who knows me knows I’m the world’s biggest marching band nerd’

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter September 26, 2023

Cougs and non-Cougs alike have seen Cougar logos spread across the field for the last few home football games, formed by over 200 members of WSU’s Cougar Marching Band. The one who directed these formations...

Indie, folk, bluegrass and Americana rock musicians to perform at second annual event.

‘A new tradition’: Moscow Mountain Music Fest returns for second year

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter August 10, 2023

Chords of indie, folk, bluegrass and Americana rock music will echo around Moscow on Aug. 12, the second annual Moscow Mountain Music Fest at the epicenter. Starting at noon, musicians from the Pacific...

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