Meet the Morningsiders: Columbia University band makes Lafayette debut

The Morningsiders, a self-described folk-pop Americana band, is composed of five fun-loving, vibrant, and talented young men who met their freshman year at Columbia University. The band will be performing at Lafayette tonight. Officially formed in 2012, Morningsiders has performed numerous times around college campuses over the past year. The band plans to release their […]

Lorde reigns

Photo courtesy of wikipedia.com She’s only 16 years old, but her album couldn’t be more relatable. Lorde’s highly anticipated debut album Pure Heroin hit shelves this week. Mounting fame due to her hit single, “Royals,” the New Zealand alt-pop queen has become an increasingly popular name within the music industry. Pure Heroin delivers an exceptional […]

Resident pianist

Photo courtesy of nashvillescene.com Lafayette welcomes celebrated composer and pianist Gabriela Lena Frank for a yearlong residency. Frank has been commissioned to compose works for The Lafayette Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, two vocal soloists, and various other musical endeavors across campus this year. Supported by the Mellon Grant, Lafayette has received the special opportunity […]

Tiempo libre

In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, Latin jazz band Tiempo Libre will be performing at the Williams Center for the Arts this weekend. The group performs upbeat and flavorful timba music, a popular Cuban genre that combines funk and rumba. These fun, artistically diverse beats are danceable and energetic. Originating in Havana, Tiempo Libre’s versatile […]