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Riverton native joins the Wyoming Arts Council

Sep 14, 2012 - From staff reports

Michael Lange, a native of Riverton, has joined the Wyoming Arts Council staff as the new community development and arts specialist.

Lange began his love for the arts while playing bass with his high school jazz band. After high school, Lange attended Northwest College in Powell and then the University of Wyoming, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Music with an emphasis in bass performance.

While an undergraduate, Lange produced two concerts, "Need Culture, 1 night of Photo, Art, and Jazz," and "Jazz From the Archives." Both concerts included original arrangements and music, as well as music performed from the archives of the American Heritage Center.

Additionally, Lange co-arranged a piece of cartoon music entitled "Flip the Frog" that was performed during the 2003 concert series by the Cheyenne Symphony and the Oregon-based Modern Music Ensemble 3rd Angle. In 2004, Lange traveled to Slovakia with the Maxwell Quartet to perform at the Academická of Nitra traditional music festival.

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