Tag Archives: young people

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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Weehawken jazz master Barry Harris leaves a rich legacy | Appreciation

By Michele Drayton Barry Harris was taken aback when he found out he was one of three jazz pianists up for the GRAMMY organization’s President’s Merit Award. “What is it? I don’t know what it is,” Harris recalled during an interview on Florida’s WMNF-FM radio in 2005. “But when I …

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News from the Côte-Nord in brief | News

Salem Democratic Caucus March 5 On Saturday, March 5 at 1 p.m., Salem Democrats from Wards 1-7 will meet via Zoom to elect 32 delegates and 28 alternates to represent Salem at the 2022 Democratic State Convention. Registered and pre-registered Democrats ages 16 years old on February 4 can vote …

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Music teacher hailed by Gateshead School for inspiring harmonious learning

A music teacher with over ten years experience teaching children in Gateshead has been praised by pupils and staff. Lesley Mathison, who has been teaching music at Roman Road Primary School since September, has received wonderful feedback from pupils in a school-led survey. Students as young as five years old …

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American Idol winner Ruben Studdard will teach at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC).

Next month, American Idol season two winner Ruben Studdard will give a masterclass for performing arts majors at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC). The course, which will take place March 7 and 28, will include first-hand experience from Studdard on how to prepare for the music industry while …

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Ten things to do for free in Denver this week

Click to enlarge Love is in the air. Downtown Denver To start the week off right, head to the downtown Denver ice rink: although skating there is always free, on Valentine’s Day you won’t need to pay for equipment. This is just the start of the great free activities in …

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Blomstedt explains Bruckner 4

Herbert Blomstedt (Hilary Scott 2019) With the lamentable departure of the beloved Bernard Haitink from this sphere, Herbert Blomstedt, whether he is interested in the fact or not (and he is no doubt tired of being interviewed on the subject) has assumed the role of former man of ‘State among …

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The Last Scoop of 2021 – Lomabeat.com

2021 has been another great year for new music and emerging artists, but before we look at the great music to come, here are some albums I should have spent more time with in 2021; and you should too! “Red (Taylor’s Version)” – Taylor Swift Of all Taylor Swift’s catalog, …

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The Jazz Institute and Suzuki School continue to teach music in Sudbury

Breadcrumb Links Music Local entertainment Entertainment Sudbury Symphony Orchestra Expands Educational Offerings for Children Author of the article: Jim moodie Matt Gould and his daughter Sophia perform for Music Monday at RL Beattie Public School. Provided Content of the article The Sudbury Symphony Orchestra has expanded its teaching offering to …

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5 ways pandemic money has helped – and failed – those in need

Illustration: Aïda Amer / Axios As the coronavirus wreaked economic ruin, city lawmakers at the federal level rushed to deploy billions of dollars to help avert some of the worst damage. Financial aid programs have been created for small businesses, the entertainment industry, restaurants, host families, renters and others. And …

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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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Bandmates launches non-profit to bring music to young people in need

Two musicians have created a non-profit organization that provides disadvantaged young people with free musical instruments and three months of music lessons The nonprofit MusicCan was launched on December 1 to help underserved people by providing them with free instruments along with three months of music lessons at a local …

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Today in history | Comment

Today is Wednesday, October 27, the 300th day of 2021. There are 65 days left in the year. The highlight of today’s history: On October 27, 1978, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin (men-AH’-kem BAY’-gihn) were named Nobel Peace Prize laureates for their progress towards reaching …

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Opera Parallele announces the 2021-22 season

Opera Parallèle (OP) General and Artistic Director Nicole Paiement today announced the repertoire, cast and creative teams for the 2021-2022 season for the company’s 12th anniversary. The nationally acclaimed company will premiere of a newly orchestrated version of Harriet’s Spirit by acclaimed jazz artist Marcus Shelby; the first on the …

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A non-traditional educational path – InsideSources

As summer approaches, recent high school graduates across the country are planning the next steps in their lives. About 69 percent of these adolescents will choose the route of traditional higher education. Yet only four out of ten will graduate after four years. The truth is, the standard American education …

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The program helps teens find creative outlets through art

Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices Flight School offers the Arts on Main summer program for ages 13-18. The first session featured artist Nate Lovett. Upcoming, Chris Campbell on Mindfulness and Bobby Dotson on Music. Art and music are often used in therapy and counseling with CBHCs. The program shows different aspects. …

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Broadway, record stars as mentor at Songbook Academy 2021

Grammy-winning singer Catherine Russell and stage and film stars Telly Leung and Solea Pfeiffer will join Michael Feinstein as professional mentors during this year’s Songbook Academy Summer Intensive, the premier music program for young people of the country focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood. . …

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Inside today’s virtual artist labels

Ex-factory New’s FN Meka factory Virtual artists are nothing new: Animation group Gorillaz, created by musician Damon Albarn and visual artist Jamie Hewlett, has sold the equivalent of more than 24 million albums worldwide (according to his label, Parlophone) and won a Grammy Award for the hit “Feel Good Inc.” …

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Play music for 40 hours as part of the annual fundraiser

Brent Duncan / Supplied Mountainview High School’s band Bring on the Chops are planning a unique 40-hour music against famine. Back left, Isa Creba, 17, and Sarah Duncan, 16, front left, George Duncan, 17, Matthew Creba, 16, and Josh Lovely, 17. The Mountainview High School band members performed World Vision’s …

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You are invited to make music »Albuquerque Journal

………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. Busy McCarroll of Busy y los Big Deals is one of the organizers of Make Music Day Santa Fe. (Courtesy of Make Music Day Santa Fe) Copyright © 2021 …

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Music and dance continue to drive societal change

The Opinion BDN section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. David L. Nevins is co-editor of The Fulcrum and co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bridge Alliance Education Fund. Watching …

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Music and dance continue to drive change

Nevins co-editor of The Fulcrum and co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bridge Alliance Education Fund. Watching the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday night, I realized that this celebration of lifelong artistic achievement is more than just a show business awards ceremony. The Kennedy Center represents …

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Shall we dance? The Pacific Dance Festival 2021 goes national!

Entering fully into the limelight as Aotearoa’s national organization for Pacific dance artists, the Pacific dance festival hits the road in 2021 – expanding to four venues around Auckland in June and visiting arts festivals across the country with their world-class performances this year. Continuing their broad commitment to the …

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Move percussion beyond its stereotype

Percussion music is more than creating intense rhythmic sound waves. It can be sweet, emotional, and most of all, creative. Percussionist Yu Le wants to convey this idea to the public, especially to those who only consider percussion as drums and gongs. In fact, there are dozens of orchestral instruments …

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How I get there: Alua Arthur, Death Doula

Successful women talk about managing their careers and their lives. Illustration: Lauren Tamaki In 2012, Alua Arthur left her legal career to become a death doula. The problem was, she had no idea such a job existed. “All I knew was there had to be a better way to support …

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