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Jamie Call Blankinship Receives UNC Board of Governors Award for Teaching Excellence

Jamie Call Blankinship, an alumnus and longtime faculty member of UNCSA, has been named the recipient of the 2022 University of North Carolina (UNC) Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. Blankinship is Director of the Stage Management Program at UNCSA’s School of Design and Production (D&P). She is …

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Ron Miles, discreet master of the jazz cornet, died at 58

He started playing the trumpet in college, as part of a summer music program, and dedicated himself to the instrument as a student at East High School. Mr. Miles played in the jazz band alongside future actor Don Cheadle, who played saxophone, and soon began an apprenticeship with respected Denver …

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HBAAT and V+: Cultural space and municipal cinema MarcqenBarœul

Hart Berteloot Atelier Architecture Territoire (HBAAT) in Lille and V plus in Brussels won the 2017 competition and were commissioned by the town of Marcq-en-Baroeul, in Hauts-de-France, to design a new cinema on Place Doumer.The municipality wanted a building illustrating a modern cultural system for Marcq-en-Baroeul, where the arts come …

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Lecturer Kitty Dubin Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Playwriting Donated to OU – 2022 – School of Music, Theater & Dance – News – OU Magazine

Kitty Dubin is celebrating her 25th birthday this year by teaching playwriting classes at Oakland University. She established the first class in 1997 and now teaches beginner and advanced classes, which are offered through both the School of Music, Theater and Dance and the Creative Writing program, which is part …

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WIU Festival celebrates new music

The Western Illinois University School of Music will host its 35th annual New Music Festival on Monday and Tuesday. Events will take place in Browne Hall and the College of Fine Arts and Communication Recital Hall on the Macomb campus. WIU School of Music professor James Romig and assistant professor …

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Former Eastman School of Music student tries to escape Kiev

ROCHESTER, NY – An Eastman School of Music graduate attempts to escape the city of Kiev, Ukraine as Russian troops continue their assault on the country. “Everyone is nervous here right now,” said violinist Kostia Lukyniuk. “It’s very stressful, but you know, we’re holding on.” What do you want to …

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The Takács Quartet make their stage debut on March 19

The Broad Stage presents an evening with The Takács Quartet, winners of the Grammy Award, 2021 Gramophone Classical Music Awards, Chamber category and 2021 Presto Music Classical Recording Award, make their Broad Stage debut on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. on the Stage main. Hailed as “arguably the greatest …

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Trail Blazer scout Nat Sutton dies

February 28, 2022 – Nat Sutton, Managing Director of ZRG Partners based in the firm’s New York office, has died. “I had the honor of working with Nat Sutton in his final chapter at ZRG,” said Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG. “Nat was a unique person who brought passion and …

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Opera Based on Italian Novel ‘The Leopard’ Debuts in Florida

MIAMI (AP) — A new opera based on the acclaimed Italian novel “The Leopard” makes its world debut in South Florida. Based on the 1958 novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, the opera premieres March 5-6 at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center in Cutler Bay, south Miami. The music …

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Music school gets green light from panel to subdivide land

An Evanston music studio is set to get city approval for plans to subdivide its property and stay in business. The Evanston Land Use Commission approved a 7-2 recommendation on February 23 allowing the Butcher Boy School of Music Production, 1224 Washington St., to split its lot.Studio owner Jim Tullio …

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Spencer Schillerstrom – DePauw University

Spencer Schillerstrom began his musical journey learning to play many instruments, including the piano, cello and flute, before falling in love with the tenor saxophone at the age of 12. With the support of family, friends, and early childhood educators Johnathan Ball and Brayer Teague, Spencer’s love and dedication to …

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Music teacher Liam Birch sentenced to 11 years in prison after treating school students

A music teacher guilty of a campaign of rape, abuse and grooming against six female students has been jailed for 11 years. Matthew Birch, who saw girls as ‘fair game’, lashed out at his victims while working in secondary schools in North Lanarkshire and Fife. The 45-year-old former police officer …

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Sounds of the 1980 Winter Olympics: “Give it All You Got” by Chuck Mangione and the Crane School of Music compose a soundtrack for Lake Placid

As the XXIV Olympic Winter Games unfold in Beijing, China, we look back 42 years to the XIII Olympic Winter Games which were held in Lake Placid from February 13, 1980 to February 24, 1980. Land of the Miracle on Ice and speed skater Eric Heiden winning five gold medals, …

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West Side Rag » Parents unhappy with local high school options, as application deadline approaches

Posted on February 3, 2022 at 7:01 p.m. by West Side Rag By Dena Twain District 3 parents are unhappy with the choices available to them as they face the March 1 deadline for New York City Department of Education (DOE) high school applications . The Zone 3 School District …

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Dilts Named New General Manager of Franklin Theater | Brentwood homepage

The Franklin Theater shared on Wednesday the hiring of Eric Dilts as its new general manager. In this role, the Heritage Foundation says Dilts will be responsible for leading the nonprofit’s programmatic and operational activities, including spearheading community engagement and client relations initiatives. “I am thrilled to join the team …

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Miss. teacher returning home after being hospitalized for 139 days with COVID-19

PETAL, Miss. (WDAM) – Five months ago, Kristi Linton was fighting for her life. She was diagnosed with COVID-19 in August 2021 and was eventually admitted to the University of Mississippi Medical Center, according to WDAM. “The doctors didn’t think I was going to make it,” Linton said. “I told …

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Beegie Adair, a jazz master in the country music capital, dies at 84

Beegie Adair, whose status as a renowned jazz pianist was all the more notable for where she built her career — Nashville, the birthplace of country music — died Jan. 23 at her Franklin, Tennessee, residence. . She was 84 years old. Monica Ramey, his manager and frequent voice partner, …

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A Crescendo of Opportunities – APU Articles

Nothing beats the satisfying feeling of unwrapping the perfect Christmas present or opening a long-awaited school acceptance letter. Azusa Pacific University alumnus Erick Quintanilla ’11, MM ’13, had the same magical feeling the first time he opened a saxophone case in his 7th grade band class. From the moment Quintanilla …

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MIAMI’S ELITE FROST MUSIC SCHOOL PRESENTS A WORLD PREMIERE OPERA BASED ON ONE OF THE GREATEST NOVELS OF ALL TIME LATER ADAPTED TO THE AWARD-WINNING CLASSIC FILM

THE LEOPARD Music by Michael Dellaira Libretto by JD McClatchy SATURDAY AND SUNDAY – MARCH 5 AND 6, 2022 South Miami-Dade Cultural Center for the Arts 10950 SW 211 St. Cutler Bay, FL 33189 786-573-5300/ SMDCAC.ORG Show time: 3:00 p.m. Based on Il GattopardoOne of the greatest literary works of …

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Nine free BCRs to attend this semester

Are you struggling to meet the BCR requirement? Here are nine free BCRs you can attend this semester. Photo courtesy of Butler University. EMMA QUASNY | CULTURAL EDITOR | [email protected] Butler students are required to attend eight Butler Cultural Requirements, or BCR, before graduation, excluding Jordan College of the Arts …

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The Avon High School musicians have teamed up to perform at the Educator Conference Feb. 3-5

AVON, Ohio — Three Avon High School musicians are very excited about their next chance in the spotlight. In fact, you could say they’re jazzed up. Senior Zack Britting, who plays baritone saxophone; junior Anthony Kwasny on trombone; and second Eli Leder, on bass, are among 17 Ohio students selected …

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Passim School of Music Announces Winter 2022 Semester Including Classes in Songs by Bob Dylan & The Band and Bonnie Raitt

Passim Music School is back with over two dozen classes, including a pair of classes examining the music of Bob Dylan & The Band and Bonnie Raitt. This semester, half of the classes will take place online, while the rest will remain in person. All classes will begin remotely for …

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Dean of the music school at THE HONG KONG ACADEMY FOR PERFORMING ARTS

Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts DEAN OF THE MUSIC SCHOOL In a city renowned for its international outlook and connectivity, the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts plays a unique and influential role in the development of future generations of performing artists, including performers, practitioners, designers and technicians. The …

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CFMT awards over $ 2.6 million in grants

Ellen Lehman, President of CFMT The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT), a charity dedicated to enriching the quality of life in Middle Tennessee and beyond, recently announced $ 2,664,888 in grants to 439 local nonprofit organizations in as part of their annual 2021 grant-making process. The grants will benefit …

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$ 50 million donation to Juilliard targets racial disparities in music

For three decades, The Juilliard School has sought to bring more diversity to classical music by offering a weekend training program aimed largely at black and Latino schoolchildren. Now the famous conservatory is planning a major expansion of the initiative, known as the Music Advancement Program: Juilliard announced on Thursday …

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Super senior: Natasha Koval Paden

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – At her home in South Burlington, Natasha Koval Paden’s fingers dance on the keys of her grand piano. “Language has meaning. For me sound makes sense, ”said Paden. Chopin’s Fantaisie-Impromptu is very much like his life – there is joy and melancholy. His talents were …

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Augustana School of Music Creates Multimedia Entrepreneurs Through Innovative Programs and Technology

When Gilbert DeWitte ’24, a student at the University of Augustana, heard about the new Multimedia entrepreneurship Program within the Augustana School of Music, he knew this was the one for him. “I chose Augustana not only because they offer a specialization like Multimedia Entrepreneurship that is what I’m looking …

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Palmerton’s ninth annual Christmas in the park features 154 trees – Times News Online

Posted on December 06, 2021 at 1:45 p.m. Santa and all his magical elves ushered in the ninth anniversary of Christmas in Palmerton Park held in Palmerton Borough Park on Saturday. Mayor William Gallagher told those in attendance that Michele O’Neill, chair of the Christmas in the park committee, approached …

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Prism Trio to Present Exciting and Spontaneous Jazz Performance at the Lied Center | Culture

Besides education, going to college gives many students the opportunity to discover new things, explore their passions, and make connections that will help them in their future careers. For a group of music majors from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the university led them to find each other first as friends, …

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Afghanistan’s only music school finishes leaving Kabul for fear of Taliban crackdown

The last two of more than 270 students, teachers and staff at Afghanistan’s only music school have left the country following the Taliban takeover, the institution’s founder said on Thursday. “It was extremely moving,” said Ahmad Sarmast, founder and director of the Afghan National Institute of Music, of the students …

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“I have a key role at certain points in the show”

In a new interview with Guitar world, old Red hot peppers guitarist Josh klinghoffer discussed his relationship with his former band and revealed what it’s like to tour with Pearl Jam. Josh klinghoffer is an American guitarist who rose to prominence as the guitarist of the rock band Red hot …

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PCFMC Piano / Organ Program November 14

The Ponca City Federated Music Club will present a Piano / Organ program in the First United Methodist Church Shrine, 6th and Central on Sunday, November 14 at 2 p.m. The public is cordially invited to attend this free program. This program is a continuation of the celebration of the …

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Music school turned to zoom to survive pandemic

Danvers, MA – Coming from Berklee College of Music, Darren Muise was trained in music education in the early 1990s. After landing his first teaching contract at a local music store, Muise began to consider to open his own school. That was in 1995. The Music Connection has never stopped …

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Local businesses honored at RJ’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Hundreds of local businesses were recognized during the Record-JournalReaders’ Choice Awards ceremony Thursday, October 14. “We all know that local businesses are the lifeblood of our economy and for our readers this program allows them to learn about their local businesses that we can count on for trusted products and …

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“Getting lost in what I love” – CBS Denver

ARVADA, Colorado (CBS4) – The sounds of a skillful DJ spinning song after song flooded an Arvada parking lot on Saturday morning. At first listen, you would never guess that the musician behind the beats was only 9 years old. “I’ve always found a connection to music, but I didn’t …

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Interview Tirzah: New album ‘Colorgrade’

It’s 10 p.m. in the sleepy London suburb of Sidcup when musician Tirzah Mastin puts her children to bed and joins me on our first call via Zoom. Beside her, a static purring scratches her baby monitors. It evokes the dusty silence after the drop of a needle, just before …

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Podcasts from opera pros

“Aria Code” is an increasingly popular podcast. But what else do opera professionals listen to? Here are some recommendations. (Their comments, via email, have been edited and condensed.) Merrin Lazyan, co-creator and main producer of “Aria Code”: I enjoyed the podcasts produced by Glyndebourne Opera House and Los Angeles Opera …

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Roc Nation School of Music, Sports and Entertainment Supports Hope Scholarship Program with Inaugural School Collection

Today, the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment at Long Island University unveiled its first collection of back-to-school merchandise for the fall semester 2021, where proceeds from all purchases will be donated. to the Hope Fellowship Program. The collection will include T-shirts, sweaters, hoodies, shorts, socks, hats, beach …

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The next performance of “To Awaken The Sleeper” at the Colorado Music Festival was inspired by James Baldwin – CBS Denver

BOULDER, Colorado (CBS4) – The Colorado Music Festival at Chautauqua Auditorium on Thursday will present a composition by Joel Thompson inspired by the words of James Baldwin, echoing the author’s sentiment influencing the nation’s progress and the work that remains to be done. Portrait of the American writer James Baldwin …

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Jon Hassell obituary | Music

In his quest for what he called Fourth World music, trumpeter and composer Jon Hassell, who died at the age of 84, exerted an influence on his contemporaries far beyond the immediate popularity of his own. artwork. To create “contemporary coffee-colored classical music,” Hassell brought together pieces of music from …

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SUNY Fredonia School of Music to Offer Free Summer Workshops for Middle and High School Students and Teachers | News, Sports, Jobs

A series of free online workshops and master classes for middle and high school students and teachers will be organized by the State University of the Fredonia School of Music in late June and July. Full schedule and registration information are online at fredonia.edu/summermusic Pre-registration is required for free sessions. …

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Xadie James Antonio: the one-person queer group

^ I support Local Community Journalism Support Denver’s independent voice and help keep Westword’s future free. Colorado Springs-raised musician, singer and songwriter Xadie James Antonio (they / them) – who has made music with Definitely Maybe, Scatter Gather, Witches and Science and, currently, the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra – has been …

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Montgomery’s Beat Champ has the recipe for success

For Montgomery’s Beat Champ, stringing together a beat is more than just throwing sounds together. It’s even more than putting together a puzzle. Think of him more as a gourmet chef with a musical recipe, which he likes to prepare with quality ingredients. “If you’re picking out sounds that already …

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Howard H. Bariteau | Obituary

Howard H. Bariteau went to live with Jesus on Sunday, May 30, 2021, who died at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center after a brief admission. Howard H. Bariteau was born in Watertown on July 26, 1934, the only child of the late Henry and Clara Abbott Bariteau of Carthage. He graduated from …

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Bits & Bytes: OLLI speaks with Dr. Joe Coughlin of MIT’s AgeLab; Summer Youth Program Adventures in Music; United Live Community Celebration; BCC virtual information sessions

OLLI at BCC will present a virtual discussion with Dr. Joe Coughlin, researcher, educator, speaker and advisor whose work explores how global demographics, technology and changing generational behaviors are transforming businesses and society. Photo courtesy OLLI OLLI will present “The New Future of Old Age in Today’s Longevity Economy” PITTSFIELD …

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