The Washburn Review

Student, Shuhua Zheng, delivers operatic senior recital

Andrew Shermoen

December 6, 2016

“I think I was born with the nature to love music,” Shuhua Zheng said. The vocal music major is in her senior year at Washburn and is glad that she chose to move here from her native China for her education. “In Chi...

Faculty member hits a high note at opera recital

Josh Setchel

November 17, 2016

On the evening of Nov. 10, faculty member Andrea Garritano performed her vocal recital at White Concert Hall. Along with colleague Anthony Radford, of California State University in Fresno, Garritano performed a vari...

Classic Italian opera takes a ’50s twist

Ryan Thompson

April 16, 2016

Washburn Opera Studio brought a “Grease” interpretation to “L’Elisir d’Amore” April 8 and 9 in White Concert Hall. Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti and librettist Felice Romani wrote “L’Elisir d’Amore...

Washburn history professor has talent in opera

Katie Wade is a sophomore history and mass media major.

February 11, 2015

Dr. Tony Silvestri, a beloved professor in the history department, has been described as a Renaissance man of the Washburn campus. While he is most well-known on campus for his uniquely taught history courses, he is also a ...

‘A Little Night’ WUsic

Colton Goeffert,Washburn Review

March 14, 2013

March 9 and 10 Washburn University Opera Studio put on two separate presentations of “A Little Night Music”, a play adapted from the book “Smiles of a Summer Night” with music and lyrics penned by Stephen ...