Author: Michele Pettis

Brockport Symphony Orchestra Has a Night on Broadway

Brockport Symphony Orchestra Has a Night on Broadway

Michele Pettis—On Thursday night, the Brockport Symphony Orchestra played "A Night on Broadway". The evening featured songs from Show Boat, Porgy & Bess, Carousel, West Side Story, The Music Man, Beauty and the Beast, and My Fair Lady. The orchestra spotlighted performances by vocal soloist Mary Wojciechowski and trumpet soloist Stephen Jessup. The concert was both entertaining … Continue reading Brockport Symphony Orchestra Has a Night on Broadway

Writers Forum – Take a Hike

Michele Pettis—On Wednesday, May 1st, Cheryl Strayed spoke about her book Wild. The college presented her with the Art of Fact Award. The lecture was held off campus at Temple Br'th Kodesh in Brighton. I have not yet read Wild, but it is on my summer to-read list. I can't wait until the semester is … Continue reading Writers Forum – Take a Hike

Scholar’s Day – Do It Yourself

Michele Pettis—For her Honors project Madeleine Bryant decided she wanted to write a novel. And she did. As a want-to-be writer I'm totally in awe of this. Madeleine presented her book, Nation Nine, on Scholar's Day. She explained her inspiration for writing. She had done some doodles in her notebook and they seemed to grow personalities. … Continue reading Scholar’s Day – Do It Yourself