The Wichitan

OcTubafest kicks off Thursday on steps of Akin Auditorium

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 9, 2018

Enjoy brass music while tasting German cuisine at OcTubafest this Thursday on the steps of Akin Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. "The previous concert was inside last year. This time, weather permitting, it will be outside," Christopher Vivio, assistant professor of music, said. "The idea is that it should hopefully grow." The event, ...

Faculty recital rescheduled for May 4

Christopher Vivio performs a tuba solo as part of the University Wind Ensemble concert April 27. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Andrea Pedon, Reporter

April 17, 2018

Christopher Vivio, assistant professor of music, had to be taken to the emergency department before he was supposed to perform at a music faculty recital accompanied by Ruth Morrow, Bolin distinguished chair of piano, on April 17. Morrow said, “I was to perform with Chris Vivio who is our low brass pr...

Low-brass ensemble performs at first Octubafest

Brittany Hill, Reporter

November 1, 2017

The Department of Music introduced the first Octubafest performed by the Low Brass Ensemble to an audience of 50 people in Akin Auditorium Oct. 30. Christopher Vivio, ensemble conductor, said, "This is our firstOctubafest. It's something that was created to showcase ensemble. We hope to expand and...

‘Bone Yard’ trombones perform tonight

Austin Glenn, music education freshman, and Makayla Scott, music education freshman, practice at The Bone Yard Jazz Trombone Ensemble rehearsal for An Evening of Jazz and Pop Music Tuesday afternoon. The performance was in Akin Auditorium Nov. 18. Makayla Scott, music education freshman, said,

Eddie Miller

November 18, 2014

WHO: The Bone Yard (Austin Glenn, Matt Crockett, James Ivey, Adam McGee, Justin Pruett, Makayla Scott, Jordan Willett, Trey McLaughlin, Zahra Lake and Alan Black, instructor) SONGS: "Chameleon," "Soul Bossa Nova," "Fly Me to the Moon," "Green Onions," "Surfer Girl," "Get Lucky," "Get Ready," "Aut...

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