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Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra Presents Spring Program March 6 at The Fox

Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra Presents Spring Program March 6 at The Fox

Posted on February 28, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kevin Hekmatpanah, will present its spring program, featuring the Gonzaga student winners of the Young Artists’ Concerto Competition, at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 6 at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox (1001 W. Sprague Ave.).

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Talented Bethany Beekly Balances Art, Science

Talented Bethany Beekly Balances Art, Science

Posted on January 25, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University senior Bethany Beekly is gifted in both science and the humanities, and does not allow her rigorous course load to hamper her enthusiasm for music, dance and helping others. An honors student majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry, she has been on the President’s List (minimum 3.7 grade-point average) virtually her entire Gonzaga career.

Gonzaga Fall Events Calendar

Gonzaga Fall Events Calendar

Posted on October 14, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following is a list of public events being held at Gonzaga University – or being held in Spokane and sponsored by Gonzaga – through December. (Schedules for Gonzaga athletics events can be found at gozags.com.)

Gonzaga Concert Choir, Director Timothy Westerhaus Chosen to Perform at Seattle Conference March 5

Gonzaga Concert Choir, Director Timothy Westerhaus Chosen to Perform at Seattle Conference March 5

Posted on March 3, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Northwestern Division of the American Choral Directors Association has selected the Gonzaga University Concert Choir and Timothy Westerhaus, conductor, to perform in the “Music in Worship” portion of its conference at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 5 at Plymouth Congregational Church (1217 Sixth Ave.) in Seattle. The public is welcome; admission is […]

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Gonzaga University Events through December

Gonzaga University Events through December

Posted on November 5, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Following is a list of public events being held at Gonzaga University – or being held in Spokane and sponsored by Gonzaga – through December. To discover what’s happening at Gonzaga: Visit the University’s Online Events Calendar. (Schedules for Gonzaga athletics events can be found at gozags.com.)

Choir Director Timothy Westerhaus Selected for Conductor Exchange in South Korea

Choir Director Timothy Westerhaus Selected for Conductor Exchange in South Korea

Posted on October 9, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – The American Choral Directors Association’s International Conductors Exchange Program has selected Timothy Westerhaus, Gonzaga University’s director of choirs and vocal studies, as a 2016 Conducting Fellow. Westerhaus will represent the United States as a presenter and conductor in South Korea for two weeks in August of 2016. Westerhaus is one of seven […]

Aspiring Surgeon Erin Pazaski Blends Art, Science

Aspiring Surgeon Erin Pazaski Blends Art, Science

Posted on March 12, 2015

Gonzaga senior Erin Pazaski’s life represents an ideal balance of the arts and sciences. This aspiring orthopedic surgeon studies biology and picks up her trumpet to root and toot the Zags to victory as part of the Bulldog Band.

Gonzaga Community Sings ‘Star Spangled Banner’ in Anniversary Tribute

Gonzaga Community Sings ‘Star Spangled Banner’ in Anniversary Tribute

Posted on September 16, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Over 200 members of the Gonzaga community raised their voices to sing the “Star Spangled Banner” on Sept. 12 — marking the 200th anniversary of our national anthem. Gonzaga’s combined Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus, and Women’s Chorus led the community in singing the official 1917 musical edition of the national anthem on the steps of the Crosby Student Center. The effort was part of a nationwide campaign led by the Star Spangled Music Foundation that encouraged singers across the country to mark the anniversary. Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics to the “Star Spangled Banner” in 1814.

Miss Myrtle E. Woldson Bequeaths Funds for Performing Arts Center at Gonzaga

Miss Myrtle E. Woldson Bequeaths Funds for Performing Arts Center at Gonzaga

Posted on May 6, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. — Miss Myrtle E. Woldson, an accomplished businesswoman, musician and philanthropist, has celebrated her love of the arts, music and education with a bequest to Gonzaga University for full funding to design, build and furnish a performing arts center on the campus.