Day: December 1, 2015

KSO Interviewed about Fall Recital

KSO Interview Fall 2015

HOUGHTON — The only major symphony orchestra in the Keweenaw is refining its holiday tunes.

Michigan Tech University’s Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra held its first fall recital at the Portage Lake United Church.

“A great symphony orchestra where the vast majority of the musicians are engineers and scientist,” said the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra’s music director Joel Neves. “Yet they come together and make great music.”

Read more and watch the video at Upper Michigan’s Source, by Aleah Hordges.


Lisa Johnson Interviewed on the Project Learning Lab

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech students are taking their creativity outside the classroom.

The university’s sculpture class is learning hands on in the Rozsa Gallery’s Project Learning Lab.

“In the gallery the students are able to really respond to the space,” said assistant professor Lisa Johnson. “They’re able to transform the space in almost any way they like and really get some hands on practice doing design and collaboration and visual arts all together.”

Read more and watch the video at Upper Michigan’s Source, by Aleah Hordges.

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