|Paper||Westminster College Student Newspapers|
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|Rights Holder||Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Publisher||Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah|
|Paper||Westminster College Student Newspapers|
Forum October Page 4 29, 1982 Music Lives at Westminster "Whats asked Kerry Nordick, a member of Westminsters Barbershop a school without music? Quartet. When Westminsters music program was dissolved due to funding problems, many students felt music adviser, says the loss. Vicki Curry, she is working hard to fill that gap with the music program. So far the program includes: lar lar Choir Barbershop Quartet Woodwind Chamber Ensemble Alan Hanline The Man Behind the Scene When you read a news article about Westminster, the man behind the scene is Alan Hanline, Director of Public Information and Publications at Westminster College. In outlining his duties, he spoke first of his position as "official spokesperson for the Board of Trustees and the College when it comes to relationships with the press and media. Hanline, and his staff, not only coordinate the preparation of all printed materials such as the school catalog and class bulletins, but he also maintains the largest budget on campus for this purpose. Hanline holds a BS and ASc in psychology from Weber State and MEd from BYU. At Westminster, in addition to his duties mentioned above, he is adjunct assistant professor in Communications. One of his responsibilities about which he speaks most enthusiastically is the "promotion of Westminster campus events such as convocations, graduation, baccalaureate and varsity athletics. In 1974, Alan Hanline received his public relations practitioners accreditation with the Public Relations Society of America. He is one of ten in the State of Utah to earn this accreditation. The Public Relations Office is responsible for the coordination of community affairs involving the renting of facilities on campus. Hanline states he often holds workshops for community organizations such as the Diabetes Foundation and he writes his own pamphlets and materials used in these workshops. Hanline has also done considerable writing and editing in the field of journalism, magazine articles, etc. Bruce Spining, to whom Hanline refers as his non-person- lf years says of his one and one-hafun is "Alan with to Hanline, experience working work with in that we have a good time; we are productive; his abilities make us productive and keep us productive. Working should be pleasureable and anyone who works with him enjoys it. Oftentimes, we find the work we have started is better and more successful than we ever imagined it could be. Martha Springer, Secretary of Development, who is the manuscript typist for Public Relations states, "Alan is very knowledgeable in all phases of public relations work and he has a sense of humor which makes it easy to work with him. Of his work at Westminster, Hanline states, "I love teaching and it is absolutely the joy of my life. I have never been in love with my work as I am here. Hanline enjoys a game of tennis or golf, but he is most enthusiastic about his guitar picking. He teaches guitar at his home in Kaysville and is an avid fan, friend and fancier of Chet Atkins, celebrated country-wester- n star. Hanline, Chet and Chets brother, Jim, have written, edited and published guitar teaching helps. He speaks of his association with the Atkins brothers as one of the most rewarding relationships in my life. A family man with four children and a granddaughter he states, when he can work it into his busy schedule, that his immediate plans for the future are "going back to school to work on my doctorate. "right-han- d It also has a mixed quartet and various soloists. The choir is open to everyone, students and community alike. It practices every Wednesday night from 7:30 to 9:30 at Nunemaker. About 15 people come regularly to practice and more come when their schedules permit. means the Curry explained that activity is outside the regular school curriculum, it does not give credit, and participation is free. Many students and administration would like to see credit given for music participation, according to Curry; however, there are legal constraints preventing ar' it until 1984-8- vests, bow ties, gray slacks, gray flannel derby s and black canes to entertain the audience in style with "Goodnight Ladies and "I Was Strolling Through the Park One Day. The Quartet will perform, along with the choir, at all performances. Woodwind players have a place in the music program. Currently composed of three flutes and a clarinet, this quartet is working on a new routine. They are learning to play Renaissance Recorders and will perform with the choir and the Barbershop Quarter as soon as they are ready. Howard Carter, a flutist since he was in the seventh grade, said of the music program, "It is a good outlet and I use music to relax with and to take away my frustrations. Curry says she likes to see the choir represent the performances. It creates College through good public relations, she says, and she has scheduled several public performances for November and off-camp- us December. "It is difficult to meet only once a week on a volunteer basis, Curry said, "but in spite of that, they are doing very well this year. We have been told that they sound very good. 5. "Its neat to get music started here again, Nordick said. "I hope that maybe this spring we can have some kind of musical here at the College Besides his participation in the Barbershop Quartet, Nordick sings in choir, mixed quartet, and is a ..." vibraphone soloist. The choirs repertoire includes works from the 16th Century to the 20th Century and from classical to pop styles. One of the choirs favorite pieces is "Gaudeamus Hodie by Natalie Sleeth. The choir performed for Dr. Ledbetter, Thursday, September 30, when they sang O God of Harvest, Bounteous King, a piece Dr. Ledbetter wrote the lyrics for. The Barbershop Quartet is a special part of the choir. At the talent show Tuesday night, October 5, Mike Black, bass, Bob Marselle, lead, Byron Minchow baritone, and Kerry Nordick, tenor, donned red wool Betty Christensen CLASSIFIEDS: man Marie Hook Vicki Curry leads choir in practice session. WANTED With Zebby Only Full set of acrylics with tips $35.00. First fill and repair is FREE $20.00 value. (801)532-624- 5 194 Trolley Square PHONE (801) 532-NAI- L Salt Lake City, Utah 84102 WANTED: Legislative Assembly Rep. from the faculty of Human and Physical Sciences. Interested parties can obtain applications from ASWC Office, Room 101, Shaw Center. Application deadline is November 4, 1982. Election will be held November 8 and November 9, 1982. One dog. Brown hair. Preferably poodle. Preferably female. Qualifications: Well groomed. Toe nails clipped to appropriate length. Must have a good pedigree. Please send resume to Dusty Roads, in care of Abark Sbark W woof Cbark.