Campus Events
Campus Events
August 20, 2018

Saturday, September 8, 2018

11:00pm SNL Presents:D and Chi, a musical duo
Location: Warch Campus Center 226 - Mead Witter Room
An indie pop duo showcasing hit songs, either acoustic or backed by a full band.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

8:00pm Faculty recital:Bill Carrothers, jazz piano
Location: Harper Hall
Bill Carrothers has been a professional pianist for 35 years. He has played many venues throughout the U.S. and Europe including the The Village Vanguard, Village Gate, Knitting Factory, Birdland, Blues Alley, New Morning (Paris), the Monterey Jazz Festival, Gilmore Keyboard Festival, the Audi Jazz Festival, the Nevers Jazz Festival, the Montreal Jazz Festival, Jazz Middelheim, AngraJazz, and the Marciac Festival in France. In October of 2000, Mr. Carrothers headlined the prestigious Rising Star Tour throughout Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. He has been a leader on twenty-six recordings, all of which have received critical acclaim. His sideman credits include some of the greatest names in jazz including Scott Colley, Buddy DeFranco, Dave Douglas, Curtis Fuller, Drew Gress, Tim Hagans, Billy Hart, Billy Higgins, Ari Hoenig, Freddie Hubbard, Dave King, Lee Konitz, James Moody, Gary Peacock, Dewey Redman, Charlie Rouse, James Spaulding, Bill Stewart, Ira Sullivan, Toots Thielemans, and Benny Wallace. Mr. Carrothers has been an adjunct professor at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin since 2011.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

7:00pm Leonard Bernstein 100th Birthday Celebration
Location: Lawrence Memorial Chapel
With Erin Lesser, flute; Dane Richeson, percussion; Michael Mizrahi, piano; Anthony Padilla, piano; and Steven Paul Spears, tenor.

Friday, September 21, 2018

8:00pm Guest recital:Ben Wahlund, percussion/composer
Location: Harper Hall

Ben Wahlund is a Grammy nominated, award-winning music educator, composer, and performer who lives in the Chicago area. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a masters degree in music theory and composition and a performance certificate in percussion. Mr. Wahlund's undergraduate degrees in music education and music performance with minors in mathematics and philosophy/theology were earned at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. Mr. Wahlund serves as full-time percussion instructor at Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, IL), the Director of Percussion at the College of DuPage (Glen Ellyn, IL), and conducts the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra Percussion Ensembles (Chicago, IL). Published by Bachovich Music, HoneyRock Publications and Innovative Percussion, his music compositions have won numerous international awards and are performed by professionals around the world. Additionally, Ben enjoys teaching many successful private students in his home studio, Black Dog Music Studio. Ben Wahlund performs as part of area orchestras, ¡The Screaming Norwegians! Percussion Duo, the Naper Chamber Players, is a member of the Yamaha Performing Artist roster, the Zildjian Artist Program and endorses Innovative Percussion Sticks and Mallets.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

10:00pm SNL Presents:Fly by Midnight, a retro-pop duo
Location: Warch Campus Center 226 - Mead Witter Room
An energetic and harmony driven retro-pop duo with an interactive performance experience.
Lectures and Art

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

10:00am Mudd and Friends Summer Coffeehouse Series
Location: Seeley G. Mudd Library - First Floor
Join us for coffee and treats and makerspace pedegogy! Reference Librarian and Makerspace Extraordinaire Angela Vanden Elzen will share some great ideas for integrating the Lawrence University Interdisciplinary Makerspace for Engaged Learning into your classes! We've invited speakers from across campus, in addition to our knowledgeable librarians, to present fun, relevant, and interesting information to you every Wednesday morning at 10 am.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

11:30am Campus Resources Fair
Location: Warch Campus Center 324 - Somerset Room
Meet with representatives from offices all across campus to have your questions answered.
1:30pm MANDATORY- Playfair!
Location: Outside 032 - Main Hall Green Area
It's entertainment! It's fun! It's a team-building experience and a perfect way to make new campus friendships.
4:00pm MANDATORY- Cooperative Institutional Research Program
Location: Thomas Steitz Hall of Science 202 - Lecture Hall & Thomas Steitz Hall of Science 102 - Lecture Hall
Students with last names T-V will take a brief survey.