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Going for a Grammy

Alice Giles 'cool' world harp tour stops in Tacoma

Jessica Spring, resident artist, wins major award

Micah Haven, a 2009 Music Education graduate of Pacific Lutheran University and now the director of bands at Meeker Middle School in Tacoma, is a semifinalist for the 2015 Grammy Music Education Award.

Alice Giles, world-renowned harpist, will be performing at Pacific Lutheran University as part of her 2014 world tour on October 19 at 8pm in Lagerquist Concert Hall. The multi-media performance commemorates the Centenary of the First Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914.

Seattle’s renowned Lake Union Civic Orchestra opened its 20th anniversary season with pieces by Mozart, de Falla, Respighi – and Whatley. That’s Taylor Whatley ’15, a Music Composition major at Pacific Lutheran University. And his original composition, “Fanfare Giocoso,” premiered as the opening number of LUCO’s first concert of 2014-15.

PLU digs into the merits of meat consumption

``The Boys Next Door`` opens October 16

Six students of Simon Kogan exhibit work in University Gallery

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, at 7pm, this year’s Ruth Anderson Public Debate asks “Is it right to eat animals?” To answer this question, PLU will feature four debaters offering their perspective on the ethical, environmental, and health concerns surrounding meat. Are you #teammeat or #teamveg?

“The Boys Next Door” by Tom Griffin opens in the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on October 16, 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 and October26 at 2pm.

On Wednesday, October 15 the University Gallery opens “Students of Simon Kogan,” which includes works from artists Roger Cummings, Jennifer Lauder, Rose Nicholas, Sophie Stimson, Cathy Wiggins and Heather Grob. The work will be on display October 15 – November 12 with an opening reception on October 15 from 5pm-7pm.