Mari Edwards ’14 has been writing and playing music since his high school days in Chicago, drawing on personal experiences and using music to explore who he is and who he will become. He released his first full-length album, Higher Edukation, on SoundCloud in April.
When Cole Porter died in 1964, he left his 40-acre summer estate, Buxton Hill, and its contents to Williams. His gift included a Bechstein grand piano (above), upon which he wrote most of the score of his best-known musical, Kiss Me, Kate. The piano currently has a home in Thompson Memorial Chapel. Bechstein pianos have