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Jazz Under the Stars concert lineup announced

The 2019 Jazz Under the Stars series will begin on Thursday, July 11th in the outdoor amphitheatre of the Mary Baker Russell Music Center at PLU. This annual summer concert

PLU Trumpet Ensemble live on KING-FM

On March 15th at 8 p.m., the PLU Trumpet Ensemble will be performing live in Seattle on KING-FM for their “Northwest Focus Live” program. The opportunity came about earlier in

New Director of Jazz Studies, Cassio Vianna

PLU’s music faculty welcomes their newest hire, Cassio Vianna. The native of Brazil brings with him an extensive resume of teaching, composing, and performing jazz music. This year, he’ll begin

Snapshot of the recent Honolulu trip

The PLU Wind Ensemble traveled to Hawaii at the end of January for their 2019 Hawaiian Tour. The trip was the groups’ first time touring the islands in over 20

PLU Wind Ensemble travels to Hawaii

The PLU Wind Ensemble will be traveling to Hawaii at the end of January for their 2019 Hawaiian Tour. This will mark the groups’ first time touring the islands in

Upcoming Opera, Le Nozze di Figaro

This pinnacle of classical opera focuses on the marriage of Figaro and Susanna. Together with the Countess Almaviva, they foil the efforts of the philandering Count to seduce Susanna and teach

Lyric Brass CD Release

This week we sat down with Dr. Zachary Lyman to talk about everything from recording issues and Bach, to the new Lyric Brass CD and everyone involved in this project.

A PLU Christmas, Winter Rose

Don’t miss one of the most beloved holiday traditions in the Pacific Northwest, as the Choir of the West, University Chorale and University Symphony Orchestra present our annual Christmas concerts.

Richard D. Moe Organ Recital Series

The Richard D. Moe Organ Series has an exciting lineup of performances planned for the 2018-19 academic year. The upcoming October 21st performance will be the 20th Anniversary Concert of

PLU University Jazz Ensemble’s upcoming concert

On Friday, May 11th, the public is invited to a collaborative concert featuring the Stadium High School Jazz Band, the Pacific Lutheran University Jazz Ensemble and special guest and world

A Slice of Paradise

A Slice of Paradise The Malick Folk Performing Company from Trinidad and Tobago will perform from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, April 22 in the Karen Hille Phillips Center for Performing Arts.

PLU’s Wind Ensemble upcoming CBDNA performance

In an all encompassing PLU performance, PLU’s Wind Ensemble will be travelling to California to perform at the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA), West/Northwest Conference this spring. “It was

Backstage with Violinist Svend Rønning

This week we sat down with Dr. Rønning to talk about everything from Rick Steves to Rachmaninoff. Read on! How did you first get started playing the violin? What drew