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Wednesday, Aug 27

The Music Department offers private instruction in a variety of instruments and in voice and musical composition. The course number is MUS198. There is a fee for the lessons, $500 per unit of instruction, which pays your teacher. The normal course... More

Friday, Jun 13

Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger announced the appointment of six faculty members to endowed professorships in a variety of disciplines. These five-year appointments recognize the chosen professors' outstanding accomplishments in... More

Friday, May 16
Fr. Greg Boyle

Seated under a brilliantly sunny sky in Whittier College's Memorial Stadium, the nearly 450 members of the class of 2014 listened attentively as humanitarian Jesuit Priest Father Gregory J. Boyle entreated them to not only “promote” justice with... More

Monday, Apr 21
2014 Honors Conovcation Attendees

More than 100 Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from departments and college heads for their dedication to academics and service at the 2014 Honors Convocation. Click here to see a full list of student honorees and here to... More

Monday, Apr 14
JS Bach

By Lighmary Flores ’17 For a few days last week, the walls of Memorial Chapel resonated with the rich and beautiful tones of Johan Sebastian Bach as Whittier College hosted the 77th Annual Bach Festival, the oldest collegiate Bach festival west of... More

Thursday, Mar 27

Whittier College presents the 77th Annual Bach Festival—the oldest collegiate Bach festival west of the Mississippi—on April 2-6. This year’s festival celebrates Bach and the Cantata and includes various performances from students, faculty, alumni... More

Thursday, Jan 09

Cue the melody and hit record. On Wednesday, Whittier College’s Department of Music officially opened the doors to the Peasley Center's new state-of-the-art Chowdry Music Studio. A project three years in the making, the soundproof studio comes... More

Tuesday, Jan 07

The Whittier College Brazilian World Percussion troupe made its Rose Bowl stadium debut this Monday during the 2014 Bowl Championship Series (BCS) festivities. Arriving to the stadium with the BCS tailgate in full swing, the Poets made their way... More

Monday, Nov 25

Whittier College welcomed more than 1,100 scholars from colleges and universities from throughout the region for the 2013 Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Change the World: Participate, Innovate, Illuminate, this... More

Monday, Oct 21

A photo from 1960 shows then Choir Director Eugene M. Riddle as he leads Whittier’s A Cappella Choir in song. Although we cannot hear the vocals spilling from students’ diaphragms, there is a visual harmony in their confident posture, perfectly-... More

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