Musician Spotlight: SoundCloud artist, junior Jiwhan Kim creates, publishes unique music

Jiwhan Kim, SoundCloud artist and junior, creates music at home using a microphone and computer software. Kim said his love for music motivates him to create beats.

Christian Ledbetter

October 24, 2019

How would you describe the genre of your music and your style? “It would definitely be like rap, trap or hip hop. But I’m not always (doing) rap, trap, or hip hop. I love every genre of music; I respect every genre of music, and I feel like I have my own vibe in the music. If someone listens to ...

MUSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Q&A with senior Joseph Hsu, who composed his own concerto “Non Noire Memoire”

Hsu rehearses his concerto in a practice room. Hsu said he wrote his concerto for five parts.

April 19, 2019

How did you compose your concerto? I compose my music on my computer. There is a free program called “MuseScore” that allows you to do music notation. So, I was able to write my music while playing the piano onto the computer. I wrote for five parts: the piano, violin 1, violin 2, viola and cello/b...

Q&A with sophomore Mikayla “Kayla” Phillips who released her new single “September”

Q&A with sophomore Mikayla

Jesse Cooper

February 22, 2019

  What music are you most interested in (in writing), what do you like to write? “I enjoy writing more kind of laid back, singer songwriter kind of vibe. Usually more acoustic or guitar driven or piano driven. I write a lot of ballads, it's kind of my little niche.”   Who a...