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Western Michigan University Whitney DeCamp says millions of people play violent video games, but he says very few of them commit violent acts. DeCamp’s research into the link, or lack of it, between video games and violent crime has recently been getting more attention.


WMUK Wins MAB Broadcast Excellence Honors

Mar 14, 2018
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Western Michigan University's National Public Radio station WMUK 102.1 FM was recognized for broadcasting excellence, receiving three awards in this category from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters at the Great Lakes Media Show in Lansing, Michigan, March 7.

sunnywilkinson.com

Sunny Wilkinson, a beloved jazz vocalist in Michigan who has trained a generation of singers at both Michigan State and Western Michigan Universities, recently decided to take a little time for herself and her trio in the recording studio, which resulted in her new album, Into The Light.

kennywerner.com

Jazz pianist Kenny Werner will headline concerts with the Western Jazz Quartet and the WMU Jazz Orchestra this weekend. Werner and WMU professor of jazz saxophone Andrew Rathbun joined Cara Lieurance for a conversation about his life as a composer, performer, and educator. Werner discusses the events that led to him writing his highly-regarded book for musicians, Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within

Werner will join Andrew Rathbun, Scott Cowan, Tom Knific and Keith Hall onstage tonight at 8 pm in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. On Saturday at 7:30 pm, he'll perform with the WMU Jazz Orchestra. Details at the Jazz Studies website.


imaniwinds.com

Horn player/composer Jeff Scott and bassoonist Monica Ellis of Imani Winds joined Cara Lieurance for an update on their latest adventures before their concert in Western Michigan University's Dalton Center Recital Hall on Wednesday night. The groundbreaking ensemble, responsible for implementing new music, energy and identity to the classical wind quintet, has visited Kalamazoo a number of times in its 21-year existence, inspiring many young musicians in their workshops, master classes, and school visits.


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