Campus Events
Campus Events
September 20, 2018

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

1:00pm Identity Crisis Auditions
Location: Music-Drama Center 259 - Classroom
Auditions for Identity Crisis A Cappella. We're gearing up for ICCA 2019 and we're looking for fresh talent to take us to the next level and fill out of sound.
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.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

8:00pm Guest recital:SymbiosisDuo: Stacey Baker, tuba, and Gail Robertson, euphonium
Location: Harper Hall

Sunday, September 30, 2018

8:00pm Faculty recital:John Daniel, trumpet
Location: Lawrence Memorial Chapel
John Daniel is an Associate Professor of Trumpet at Lawrence University. He received the Specialist in Music degree from the University of Michigan, Master of Arts in Music from the University of Iowa, and Bachelor of Music from Ball State University. His primary teachers were David Greenhoe, Richard Giangiulio, and Armando Ghitalla. Mr. Daniel previously held tenured positions at Penn State University and Abilene Christian University. While attending the University of Michigan on full scholarship he won the graduate concerto award and was principal trumpet of orchestras in Ann Arbor and Saginaw, Michigan. Mr. Daniel served as principal trumpet with the San Angelo Symphony Orchestra and Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra for nine years and has performed with the San Antonio Symphony, Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra, Palm Beach Opera, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and Music at Penn's Woods Orchestra, as well as "subbing" for the Broadway revivals of "Annie Get Your Gun" and "Gypsy." He performs as principal trumpet in the Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra, co-principal trumpet in the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra and first trumpet in Lawrence Brass. He has played recitals in Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, throughout South Korea, and throughout the United States. As a jazz musician he performs with the Lawrence University faculty jazz group and has appeared with Lionel Hampton, Bill Watrous, Wycliff Gordon, Marvin Stamm, Vinnie DiMartino, Phil Woods, Ernie Watts, The Nelson Riddle Orchestra and many others. He conducts and solos annually for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center Telethon Orchestra. Mr. Daniel released "A Calling" in 2004, a jazz CD featuring his own compositions and is featured on a 2006 Mark Masters release, "Karel Husa Trumpet Concertos." The Husa CD was on the entry list to be nominated for a Grammy Award in the category "best solo with orchestra" and "best classical recording." He has been a member of North America's finest brass band, The Brass Band of Battle Creek, since 1993 and plays Schilke trumpets, flugelhorn and cornets exclusively. He plays soprano cornet for the Tallgrass Brass Band in Eastern Iowa. In April of 2011, Mr. Daniel self-published a trumpet method, "Special Studies for Trumpet." The book represents a lifetime of practicing and teaching the trumpet. It is used by members of major symphony orchestras, leading freelancers in New York and Los Angeles, soloists and college trumpet teachers at major institutions including the Juilliard School. It is available at:
Lectures and Art

Friday, September 21, 2018

11:30am Alumni Networking Lunch with Todd Wexman '84 and Joe Ahmad '84
Location: Alice G. Chapman Hall 202 - Conference Room
Join these successful alumni for a casual networking lunch and learn more about entry points into Law and Real Estate careers. Also, gain their feedback on how to prepare for a professional JD or MBA degree.
12:30pm LCF Friday Lunch Discussion
Location: Warch Campus Center 126 - Schumann Room
Lawrence Christian Fellowship invites everyone for a time of food, fellowship, and discussion. Bring your thoughts and questions! This event enhances spiritual and religious life.
5:00pm Shabbat
Location: Sabin House 113 - Living Room
We celebrate the weekly sabbath by blessing over bread and grape juice and having a discussion. This event enhances spiritual and religious life.
6:00pm Fall 2018 Exhibitions Opening Artist Talk
Location: Wriston Art Center 224 - Wriston Auditorium
Fall 2018 Exhibitions Opening Artist Talk - Xiaohong Zhang
6:00pm Fall 2018 Exhibitions Opening Reception
Location: Wriston Art Center 202 - Lobby
Fall 2018 Exhibitions Opening Reception