• Candace Rose

    Dance Classroom Piano Accompanist

    Candace Rose is a jackrabbit of all trades… and plays improvisational piano for dance classes. Originally from Colorado Springs, she holds a B.A. double major in ceramics and music from Colorado Women’s College in Denver. Ventured to Walla Walla in 1974, raised goats and chickens, and continues to thrive with many seat-of-the-pants careers including graphics designer in the days before computers, massage therapist, piano teacher, and assemblage artist in her downtown studio; she stays grounded with lots of yard work.

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  • Paul Whetstone

    Dance Classroom Piano Accompanist

    Paul has been a piano/percussion accompanist for dance classes at Whitman since 2017. After completing a Bachelor of Music Education at UNC-Chapel Hill, he performed and composed for a number of music and theater groups as well as creating 13 solo keyboard projects on CD. Before coming to Walla Walla, he was immersed in the social dance communities of Durham, NC, and Ann Arbor, MI, including teaching ballroom dance for three years.

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