the campus rhythms with a sampling of student musical groups,
as described by group members:
the repertoire is selected and researched by group members,"
says Kiri Miller, '00. "Our first major concert of the year is
entitled The Virgin, the Lady, and the Whore: Medieval Musical
Commentary on Women."
American folk-rock. "We sing and play because it bleeds
out of our pores," says Caleb Maskell, '00. "It's more a matter
of heartbeat necessity than cultural exchange. We sing about life,
love, faith, fear, Jesus, and the asphalt prairie."
Russian folk and liturgical music. "Most people's idea
of Russian folk music, if they have one, is what's playing in
the background when they play Tetris," quips Noel Taylor, AM'99.
"But this is not what we do. Our growth is due to the strength
and unique beauty of this music."
Traditional Korean percussion. "We stress the history and culture
that gave birth to the drums we play," says Jay Monteverde, '00.
"Our music carries within it the indomitable spirit of people
who have always been at the bottom but persistently find a way
to push on to the next day."
A cappella music. "We sing soul, jazz, folk, and rock--and enjoy
the spirit of sisterhood and music-making in the process," says
Magazine intern Emily Chang, '00.