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The Orwells: A new generation of rock

The Orwells: A new generation of rock

By Frances Welch

April 1, 2015

Coming straight from Chicago suburbia, The Orwells — fronted by Mario Cuomo, guitarists Matt O’Keefe and Dominic Corso, twin brothers Grant Brinner on bass and Henry Brinner on drums — are making their first-ever Champaign-Urbana appearance.Supported by three other Chicago-area bands, the rock ’n’ ...

Voice professor Nathan Gunn balances academics, freelance singing

Voice professor Nathan Gunn balances academics, freelance singing

By Faraz Mirza

October 27, 2014

Nathan Gunn, professor of voice and general director of lyric theatre at the University, is a freelance singer and director of the American Repertoire Council at Opera Philadelphia. Gunn said in an email that he has sang with almost every major opera house and orchestra in the world and recorded with m...