Art Briefs — June 21, 2017 06.21.2017

UI Screen on the Green returns to campus The University of Idaho began its summer movies series, Screen on the Green, June 15 with “Beauty and the Beast.”

Third time’s a charm 04.03.2017

Ed Sheeran has been churning out great music since 2011. With a Grammy award and several top forty hits off his second album, Sheeran is seemingly unstoppable. But, for the past two years, it looked as though the British singer-songwriter shied away from the music scene. After an incredibly successful second album release, with popular […]

Garfield comes out on top — Washington high school named winner of Saturday’s final Jazz Fest concert 02.26.2017

Garfield High School Jazz Band No. 1 from Seattle, Washington, was named the instrumental sweepstakes champion of the final Young Artist’s Winners Concert Saturday at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. The high school instrumental division included seven jazz band performances from high schools in Canada, Idaho and Washington. Garfield performer Jonathon Sabbath said winning was […]

Celebrating the world music — Guest artist Magda Giannikou describes UI’s music students as excellent collaborators 02.06.2017

The fifth annual World Music Celebration opened successfully at the University of Idaho University Auditorium on Friday night. Three guest musicians Magda Giannikou, Navin Chettri and Habib Iddrisu joined in this two-day celebration. In this opening gala, Magda Giannikou, a Greek singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, and dancer, and Navin Chettri, a vocalist, composer, percussionist, and […]

The universal language — Music brings cultures together 02.03.2017

The countries of Greece, Ghana and Nepal don’t seem like they have much in common. Separated by continents, the people don’t speak the same language, and the cultures are very different, but they all share one thing — expression through music. The universal language of music connects each country, and the World Music Celebration, sponsored […]