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Turning sounds to music

Adam Montgomery February 28, 2022

Unquiet Places: Electroacoustic, Improvised and Fixed-Media Music was presented by Carey Campbell on Feb. 18 with just over 40 attendees, featuring guest artists Dan Jonas, Susan Campbell and Dan Pack.Campbell,...

Weber States Jazz band performs at the Concerto Night in 2014. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

New year, new performances

Makayla Geddes January 10, 2022

A new semester isn't only a fresh schedule and more homework. The return to campus after winter break means a new calendar of art events across campus. "Every semester, we have a variety of different performances...

Head of vocal performance and vocal pedagogy Karen Bruestle held a vocal performance that spotlighted the work of performing arts faculty. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

A focal point on faculty vocals

Claire Young November 8, 2021

Karen Bruestle, a Weber State University employee of 21 years in the vocal program, hosted a unique musical recital to highlight faculty in the performing arts department on Nov. 6. Bruestle is the head...

The Bells of Rhymney was performed by the WSU Concert Choir and was directed by Mark Henderson. (Lisa Rajigah/The Signpost) Photo credit: Lisa Rajigah

Coming back to the stage

Makayla Geddes October 25, 2021

This year's Annual Fall Choirfest at Weber State University's Allred Theatre exhibited a large offering of different musical styles and disciplines. Songs varied from madrigals to showtunes to jazz classics....

Crews install a new stage floor and orchestra pit in the Allred Theater in the Browning Center for the Performing Arts on July 6, 2021. Photo credit: Weber State University

Curtain call on mystery musical

Noah Lutman October 18, 2021

Weber State University's performing arts department wrapped their comedic musical production of Something's Afoot over the weekend. The show ran for two weekends and began planning for production last...

Peter Grueneisen, recording studio designer, and 
Shane Sanders, principal architect, enjoy the completed recording studio. (Lisa Rajigah/The Signpost)

A state-of-the-art studio for state-of-the-art sound

Caitlyn Nichols October 6, 2021

After years of conception and planning, The Ray L. Kimber Music and Sound Recording Studio in the Browning Center is finally finished and open. A VIP open house was held Oct. 1 for the architects, faculty,...

Tori Nybo and Emily Peralez perform Define Me for the Dance Form, a show put on by the Performing Arts Department at Weber State University. (Signpost Archives)

Finding aid for performances made

Makayla Geddes September 27, 2021

The Performing Arts department at Weber State University currently offers over 30 scholarships in film studies, music, dance and theatre. Applications for the scholarships open at various times throughout...

The Austad Auditorium, along with the Allred Theater, have undergone sound upgrades as part of the Browning Centers renovations. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Browning Center: back with class

Caitlyn Nichols September 8, 2021

After a full summer of construction and renovation, The Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts will be ready to present with its own new features and upgrades this fall. The first renovations are...

The Browning Center has a large glass awning outside of its main doors. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Lindquist College hosts a student appreciation day

Kierstynn King April 7, 2021

The Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities will host a student appreciation day on April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.It will be a drive-thru event located in front of the Kimball Arts and Browning Center...

Abigail Philpott performs “First You Dream” at the Weber State University musical production Crushing the Curve: Behind the Curtain while wearing a mask due to COVID-19 safety restrictions. (Abdulrahman Almohammadi / The Signpost) Photo credit: Abdulrahman Almohammadi

‘Crushing the Curve: A New World’ showcases camaraderie amongst performers

Ally Nelson March 17, 2021

Gracefully sitting underneath a lone bulb of light, Abigail Philpott performed “First You Dream” from the musical Steel Pier. She sang about “remarkable times” of dreaming and flying...

Archiving the pandemic for future reference

Archiving the pandemic for future reference

Adam Rubin January 25, 2021

In March 2020, the Stewart Library's Special Collections and Archive Department created a questionnaire with short, open-ended questions in order to document and archive the community's personal and local...

Archiving the pandemic for future reference

Archiving the pandemic for future reference

Adam Rubin January 25, 2021

In March 2020, the Stewart Library's Special Collections and Archive Department created a questionnaire with short, open-ended questions in order to document and archive the community's personal and local...

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