The Liberal Arts Musical Edge

JJ Kuchan is a Masters of Music Education graduate student at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He played trumpet with the Wind Ensemble all four years of his time at William & Mary and served as Publicity Officer, Vice President, and President. JJ graduated from William & Mary in 2013 with History and Music degrees. ​When I first arrived at the University [...]

WMWE: A Transition

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  Hello there! My name is Kevin Kay, and I’d like to introduce myself on this fabulous W&M Wind Ensemble blog. I suppose, first and foremost, I should say a little about myself. I am a freshman here at the college, hoping to major in physics with a minor in music. I was born and [...]

Alma Mater Hail

Hayley SooHoo

Halfway through my first semester of Wind Symphony (now the Wind Ensemble), I almost dropped out. I remember calling home and explaining to my mom that I just wasn’t sure it was worth the time and extra bit of pressure it put on me. I wasn’t in band in high school, so the atmosphere was new to [...]

WMWE: Meet a Member

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          Hi, I’d like to introduce myself to the WMWE webpage. I’m Megan Haney-Claus from Charlottesville, VA, and I am a sophomore at William and Mary. At the moment, I am firmly undecided about my future major, but I’m sure that I will wait until the very last possible day to declare. [...]

The WMWE Student Org: A Spotlight on Sports

WMWE Intramural Floor Hockey Champions, fall 2012

One of my favorite things about the W&M Wind Ensemble is how much time WMWE members spend with each other. I’m not just talking about the hours we spend in rehearsals or concerts either- as a student organization as well as a curricular class, we also spend a lot of time eating, socializing, and playing [...]

WMWE: A Student Perspective

My name is Lucy King and I am a rising junior at the College. I’ve played the trombone for about 12 years now, and this will be my third year in the Wind Ensemble. I’m a marketing major with a concentration in organizational management and leadership, and I plan on pursuing a career in marketing [...]