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Dr. Graves Inducted into Steinway & Sons Hall of Fame

“When I took the position here at EWU in 2003, I was thrilled to come back as an Alum to work with the students here, knowing that I might be able to inspire other young artists to develop their talents and see where it… [Read more]

Music Chair Wins Teaching Award in Entrepreneurship

In September, Dr. Jonathan Middleton, Music Department Chair and Composition Professor, and EWU Information Systems and Business Analytics lecturer, Jeff Culver, attended the Experiential Classroom --- a three-day clinic held at the University of Tampa designed to help attendees develop creative ways to teach… [Read more]

EWU Theatre 2019-2020 Theatre Season

October 3, 2019

Fall Quarter | Nov. 15-23 "Urinetown The Musical" Music by Mark Hollmann Lyrics and book by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis Directed by Jeff Sanders Musical Direction by Carolyn Jess Choreography by Angela Rose Pierson "In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused… [Read more]

Music Dept Hosts Smithsonian Folkways World Music Course

[caption id="attachment_4823" align="alignleft" width="300"] Members of the Smithsonian World Music Pedagogy class perform in the KPBX Studio[/caption] EWU’s Music Department held its first annual Smithsonian Folkways World Music Pedagogy course on the Cheney campus last summer. Music educators from Washington and New York states… [Read more]

Music Department Welcomes New Major

Music Technology and Entrepreneurship Major - Mixing Music, Engineering and Design, and Entrepreneurship The Eastern Washington University Music Department is excited to announce that they are offering a B.A. in Music Technology and Entrepreneurship this fall. The degree is designed to provide professional training… [Read more]

CALE 2019 Awards Ceremony

Frances B. Huston Award Winners [caption id="attachment_3192" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Francis B. Huston Medallion for Education. Starting from the left, Pete Porter, Nicole Rigsby, President Mary Cullinan, Brian Donahue, and Faculty Escort Shelly Shaffer[/caption] Every year, each of CALE’s seven departments chooses a student to… [Read more]

CALE Highlights

Summer 2019 The College of Arts, Letters and Education is always excited to share some of the successes of those affiliated with the college, including students, faculty, staff and alumni. Below are just some of those amazing accomplishments. Art Student: Destiny Vaught will be… [Read more]

EWU Mourns the Loss of George Lotzenhiser

January 29, 2019

George William Lotzenhiser, PhD, a long-time Eastern faculty member and administrator who played a key role in the academic restructuring of the institution, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, in Spokane. He was 95. Professor Lotzenhiser was an EWU alumnus, a former dean of the… [Read more]
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Estonia: A Study Abroad Opportunity

December 1, 2018

Faculty leader Kristina Ploeger and co-leader Carolyn Jess traveled with 14 students from the EWU Symphonic Choir and four local high school choir directors to the country of Estonia - specifically, to the cities of Tallinn, Parnu, and Tartu. The group had a life-changing… [Read more]
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CALE 2018 Awards Ceremony

Frances B. Huston Award Winners [caption id="attachment_3224" align="aligncenter" width="400"] 2018 Huston Award Winners: Starting from the left: Mica Pointer, Wyatt Wireman, Joel Gaytan, Tania Nunez-Guzman, Jeremiah Serrell , Kelsey McCune, and Erin Locke[/caption] Every year seven students are chosen by each of CALE’s seven… [Read more]