Monthly Archives: October 2021

Virginia Native Auditioning for Music Director of the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra

Conductor and Music Director Michael Butterman will audition as the final candidate for the new Music Director of the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra (Courtesy of the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra) WILLIAMSBURG – The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) will conclude its search for a new Music Director with one final audition before the …

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Review: “Our Country Friends,” by Gary Shteyngart

Here is: the cutting edge of pandemic literature. Last year, in a superhuman feat, Scottish author Ali Smith delivered “Summer,” the brilliant final installment of his seasonal quartet, written in real time as COVID-19 raged across the world. This spring Rachel Cusk posted “Second Place”, about overworked artists quarantined on …

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Leading media coverage of “This Big Messy Country of Ours”

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and provides behind-the-scenes information on how our journalism comes together. Jia Lynn Yang has been editor-in-chief of the national office since February, where she oversees a team of around 50 journalists and editors. Prior to joining The Times in 2017, …

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Leslie Jordan Directs the Cast of ‘Country’ on PBS Music Series Friday Night

Leslie Jordan, from Chattanooga, can add another credit to her resume. On Friday night, he will appear in PBS’s “One Voice” series with the American Pops Orchestra. Subtitled “The Songs We Share”, the APO and Maestro Luke Frazier series celebrates “quintessentially American music that has transcended its original genre to …

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Ensemble Q with Eva Kong

Ensemble Q returned with an unprecedented “intimate evening of musical decadence”. The group was formed in 2017 by Trish and Paul Dean and is one of Australia’s most dynamic and innovative chamber ensembles. Their drive to reorganize general opinions about stuffy chamber music has attracted many prominent national and international …

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Maestro Luke Frazier, from West Virginia, shares the impact of country music on him in time for new Country and American Roots episodes of “One Voice: The Songs We Share” premiering October 29

Maestro Luke Frazier, from West Virginia, shares the impact of country music on him in time for new Country and American Roots episodes of “One Voice: The Songs We Share” premiering October 29 By: Emily Votaw Posted on: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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Q&A with Summerville Orchestra conductor Wojciech Milewski | Community News

The Summerville Orchestra kicked off its new eighth season on October 1 and 2 with its “Godzilla Eats Las Vegas” program. The members returned to their new location where they began performing before COVID-19 – the Summer Corners Performing Arts Center. This first concert featured the works of Eric Whitacre, …

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STORYTELLERS THROUGH THE SONG: Best-selling country writers The Warren Brothers set a date for Clayton’s symphony | Entertainment

Now consider the lyrics to “Red Solo Cup,” 2011 top 10 country artist Toby Keith, co-written by the Warren Brothers, Nashville songwriters Brett and Brad: “Red solo cup uh huh / I fill you up / Let’s party / Let’s party / I love you, Red solo cup / I …

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Intersection Trio replaces Janoska Ensemble on October 27

The Intersection musical trio will perform at the Bartlesville Community Center at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. This will be the second act in the Bartlesville Community Concert Association’s 2021-22 concert series. A combination of soulful expression, instrumental virtuosity and playful banter, Intersection’s music is a blend of classical, jazz, Latin and …

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Monday Informer: Gustavus Ensemble State Tour to End with Home Concert | Local News

The free press After a year of very limited live performances, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra kicked off their 2021 Minnesota tour on Saturday. The ensemble performs works by Verdi and Dvorak for concerts in schools and churches across the state. Upon their return, the ensemble will perform a home concert …

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Artist Series Concerts celebrates A CLASSIC CHRISTMAS with Ensemble Frisson

Artist Series Concerts welcomes the holidays with Frisson, a dynamic ensemble of seven young master musicians playing together under the artistic direction of oboist Thomas Gallant, himself an acclaimed artist whom The New Yorker hailed as “a player who unites technical mastery to intention, charm and wit.” Their holiday program …

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Orchestra Ensemble – Le Triangle

Written by Amanda Davis, Editor-in-Chief DAYTON, Tennessee – Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Rudd, the Bryan College Orchestra Club plays music. Bryan College students and members of the Dayton community in the Orchestra Club come together to play music from various eras. The Orchestra Club …

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A ‘spark plug’ for the McCaskey cross-country team, Naomi-Jeanne Main also a national fiddle star | High school cross country

Teams’ top scorers or fastest runners tend to get most of the big sports titles. Peel back the layers of any good team, however, and you’ll tend to find an unsung student-athlete who serves as a key cog in its success. JP McCaskey High School senior Naomi-Jeanne Main is a …

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HelloFresh workers across the country, including Aurora, prepare to vote in union elections

HelloFresh workers are organizing for safer working conditions and higher wages. Workers say the effort is in response to the June crash and a broader desire to improve working conditions inside the company’s quick warehouses. Many also want a higher salary. In a statement, a spokesperson for HelloFresh said the …

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Concert of wind ensemble and jazz orchestra

22 October 2021 The Humboldt State University Wind Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra will perform on Saturday, October 30 at 8 p.m. at Fulkerson Recital Hall. School of dance, music and theater for a live instrumental concert featuring the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, October 30 at 8 p.m. …

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Illinois ranked state with some of the country’s top drivers

ST. LOUIS– Illinois is the fifth best driving state in the country, according to QuoteWizard, one of the nation’s leading online insurance marketplaces. Top 5 in 22: St. Louis news that will make us talk QuoteWizard analyzed data from two million auto insurance quotes from drivers across the country. The …

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The voice of pain from a country in the spotlight of the WSO

Much has changed for Winnipeg country singer Don Amero since last March, when he was scheduled to perform for the first time with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. CONCERT OVERVIEW Click to enlarge Don Amero with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra• Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m .; Sunday, 2 p.m.• Centenary concert …

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Two unlocked cars reported stolen at Greenwich Country Club; ‘something new’ in flights

GREENWICH – Car thieves in Greenwich are trying a new tactic – stealing vehicles from a local country club, police say. Police said they received reports that two Land Rovers were stolen mid-morning on Sunday from a local country club, which has not been identified. The cars had both been …

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New Woody Guthrie Center exhibit shines a light on women in country music

A new exhibit opens this week at the Woody Guthrie Center. The exhibition is called “Stronger Together: The Power of Women in Country Music”. From the dress Dolly Parton wore in a performance at the Grand Ole Opry, to Taylor Swift’s dress from her first music video, the exhibit walks …

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Chicago Español Ensemble Dances Until A Storm In Celebration at Auditorium | Chicago News

“Horizonte”, choreographed and performed by Monica Saucedo. (Credit Dean Paul) It was an evening of multiple celebrations on Saturday as Spanish dance company Ensemble Español de Chicago arrived on the scene of the Auditorium Theater in ceremonial dress to mark the return of live performances in the historic hall after …

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Township of Brighton student secures spot in national musical ensemble

BEAVER – Brighton Township resident Shannon Witkouski, an accomplished multi-instrument musician, has been selected as one of six percussionists from across the country to perform with elite high school talent at the ANHE concert (All-National Honor Ensembles) of the National Association for Music Education in 2021. Bande. Witkouski, a student …

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MONDAY MANIQUE | Violinist Malin Broman becomes her own ensemble

Broman, first violin of the Swedish Radio Symphony, came to Britta Byström with the idea of ​​a room in which she could “play with herself”. Byström immediately thought of Virginia Woolf’s 1929 long essay “A Room of Your Own.” Woolf’s essay focuses on the privacy that women need to write …

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Vaccinations and Reported COVID Cases Remain Low in Amish Country of Ohio | News

Holmes County in northeast Ohio has the state’s worst vaccination rate – just 17% – and yet the county has the state’s lowest COVID spread rate. For the estimated 23,000 Amish citizens of Holmes County – nearly half of the county – COVID-19 is a fact of life. “People still …

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High Country Sinfonia will present a series of three concerts over the valley

High Country Sinfonia will be on a three-stop tour of the Roaring Fork Valley in the coming days, featuring in-person performances of works by Handel, Vivaldi, Montgomery and Tchaikovsky. Free performances are at Grace Church in Emma (Thursdays at 7 p.m.), Third Street Center in Carbondale (Saturdays at 7 p.m.) …

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Azrieli Prize winners shine in Talea Ensemble US premieres program

James Baker led the Talea Ensemble on Saturday night at the DiMenna Center in an Azrieli Award winning program. Photo: Chris Lee Even as a subarctic cold front swept through New York City on Saturday night, causing temperatures to drop 20 degrees, onlookers at the DiMenna Center on West 37e …

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Nu Deco Ensemble announces the program for the 2021-2022 season

After a year relegated to livestreams, Nude Deco Set announced his return to performances in person for his 2021-2022 season. The Miami-based organization’s roster that gives the chamber orchestra a modern twist includes five performances at the North Beach Bandshell and the Adrienne Arsht Center. Nu Deco co-founders Sam Hyken …

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QueensSound Ensemble awarded $ 5,000 grant to the City Artist Corps

The classic and contemporary trio QueensSound Ensemble is one of 3,000 New York artists to receive $ 5,000 through the Subsidies to the city’s artistic bodies program, presented by The New York Foundation for the Arts and new York City Department of Cultural Affairs, with the support of the mayor’s …

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Montclair Orchestra, now APEX Ensemble, changes name to expand

The Montclair Orchestra is now the APEX Ensemble after announcing its name change last week.WITH THE AUTHORIZATION OF APEX ENSEMBLE By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERShivers@montclairlocal.news The group known until now as the Montclair Orchestra is changing its name and expanding to provide greater opportunities for its students and audiences across the …

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Wilkinson becomes musical director of the Sault Symphony Orchestra

Breadcrumb Links Local entertainment Author of the article: Brian kelly Release date : October 15, 2021 • October 15, 2021 • 4 minutes to read • Join the conversation John Wilkinson attends an Annual General Meeting of the Sault Symphony Orchestra in January 2020. BRIAN KELLY SunMedia Content of the …

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Echéa Quartet wins the ROSL String Ensemble Prize | News

The Echéa Quartet have won the Royal Over-Seas League String Ensemble Prize, taking home a £10,000 prize. The final, held on Tuesday October 12 in London, was made up of four groups: the Brompton Quartet, Heathcliff Trio, Hill Quartet and Echéa Quartet. The Echéa Quartet won with a program by …

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Britt Festival Orchestra Music Director Teddy Abrams named Conductor of the Year by Musical America

Musical america First appeared in print in 1898 and is America’s oldest classical music magazine. Since 1960, it has recognized stellar performers of classical music with its annual awards, recognizing excellence and artistic achievement in the arts and ranking among the highest honors in classical music. This year, Teddy Abrams …

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The Interwoven Ensemble will give its inaugural concert

Founded by GRAMMY winner violinist Keiko Tokunaga, Interlaced was founded in response to the change in social climate that has occurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An individual of Asian descent, Tokunaga was saddened by the news of racial injustice towards the AAPI community. She was shocked by the lack …

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UH Wind Ensemble performs on stage for the first time in 20 months

After being sidelined due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Hawaii at the Mānoa Wind Ensemble took the stage in person for the first time since March 2020. The band broadcast live his autumn concert, which was carried out at EUH Orvis Auditorium in Mānoa on October 10. All …

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Country Singer Neal McCoy Promises Greensburg Audience: ‘Try Us, You’ll Like Us’

Country singer Neal McCoy makes a pretty bold statement ahead of his Oct. 17 show at the Palace Theater in Greensburg. “I challenge people who may not know much about me, or have even heard of me before, to give us their time,” he said. “When the show is over, …

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Country Thunder returns to Arizona with record crowds expected | Subscriber

Many acts of support for this weekend’s lineup were also due to arrive in 2020, including Ashley McBryde, Seaforth, Chicks with Hits, Filmore and Drew Parker. Luke Combs makes his Arizona Country Thunder debut this Saturday, October 16 at the Florence Festival Grounds. The festival had been postponed twice due …

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Jason Aldean fills the Hollywood Casino amphitheater for a breezy evening of country hits | concert reviews

Aldean has avoided topics of COVID vaccines and mask mandates after last week lambasting California’s rules on childhood vaccines and defending criticism of the president on his wife’s social media. Good idea: the fans came out for the music. And during his 95-minute set, Aldean went through most of his …

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Plymouth Philharmonic conductor signs five-year contract extension

PLYMOUTH – Conductor Steven Karidoyanes is preparing to lead the more than 75 professional musicians who make up the orchestra in a return to live and in-person performances. With his 27-season foundation making him the longest-serving conductor and musical director of the orchestra in the Phil’s 106-year history, Karidoyanes added …

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Hank Williams Jr studies Virginia with real country music

The legendary outlaw threw a big party in Doswell, Va. On a chilly, cloudy October night, thousands of diehard fans received a real lesson in country music history from a man who knows a thing or two: Hank Williams, Jr. Hank Jr. took the stage at Meadow Event Park around …

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Indiana Wind Symphony will present Chamber Wind Ensemble • Current editions

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Indiana Wind Symphony music director Charles Conrad said there was an expected need for music for small bands. “The idea was that if the composer wrote pieces for smaller ensembles, he would have a better chance of getting them performed,” he said. “It …

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PREVIEW: The Frontmen of Country Rocked The Cameo; Busy week ahead | Entertainment

Music notes Their bus idled just steps from the backstage door of the Cameo Theater in Bristol, Va., On Saturday night. They are the Frontmen of Country. Composed of singers Larry Stewart, Tim Rushlow and Richie McDonald, all three were former vocalists for the respective bands Restless Heart, Little Texas …

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Mount Kisco, New Castle Pay Country Club Tax Certificate Rules

A recent settlement in a tax certiorari filed by the Mount Kisco Country Club will cost two municipalities additional money, but avoid potentially more costly litigation. Two weeks ago, the Mount Kisco Village Council approved a settlement with the 166-acre golf course that will see the village pay the club …

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Piedmontese women fight forest fires across the country

(WGHP) – Raging forest fires pose a dangerous threat to people and property. Two Piedmontese women faced some of the most difficult conditions on the west coast. Stay on top of the latest news and weather with the FOX8 mobile app. “With fighting fires, fear is a factor,” said Dakota …

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Rockwall-Heath Wind Ensemble, JV Orchestra and Cain MS Symphonic Band win national awards – Blue Ribbon News

ROCKWALL, TX (October 5, 2021) Cain Middle School Symphonic Band, conducted by Preston Prior, has been named the winner of the 2021 National Citation of Excellence competition. This is the highest honor of this division. Only four groups have earned this distinction across the country. Rockwall-Heath High School Wind Ensemble, …

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Fredonia Wind Ensemble returns to live performances

Music composed by Leonard Bernstein for “West Side Story” featuring “Lincolnshire Posy,” considered Percy Grainger’s masterpiece for wind orchestra, will highlight the Fredonia Wind Ensemble concert on Saturday, October 16 at 8 p.m. at the King Concert Hall. This will be the ensemble’s first public concert since March 2, 2019. …

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More than 100 Afghans from music school fly out of country

Dozens of students and teachers from a major music school in Afghanistan have been airlifted to safety en route to Portugal, where the government has agreed to grant them asylum Through ZEINA KARAM Associated Press October 4, 2021, 5:24 PM • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this …

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Over 100 Afghans from music school fled the country

BEIRUT (AP) – More than 100 Afghan National Institute of Music students, alumni and faculty members have left Kabul for Portugal, where the government agreed to grant them asylum, the Afghan National Institute said on Monday. director of the institute. They were on a flight carrying 235 people from Kabul …

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Brooks & Dunn, Travis Tritt ‘Reboot’ Country Music in Virginia

One of the biggest country music tours stopped at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow In the country, after the city limits sign, well, there is a… A large amphitheater nestled in the lush countryside of Bristow, Virginia. It was here at Jiffy Lube Live that Brooks & Dunn and special …

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EXIT NOW | New ARC Ensemble CD “Chamber Works by Dmitri Klebanov”

The CD features violinists who are members of the ARC Ensemble Erika Raum and Marie Berardviolist Steven danncellist Thomas wiebe, and pianist Kevin Ahfat. Nominated for three Grammys and the German OPUS Klassik Awards, the Canadian chamber group consisted of seasoned professors and guest artists from Glenn Gould School of …

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AVAILABLE NOW | New ARC Ensemble CD “Chamber Works by Dmitri Klebanov”

The disc presents violinists who are members of the ARC Ensemble Erika Raum and Marie Berard, violist steven dan, cellist Thomas Wieb, and pianist Kevin Ahfat. Nominated for three Grammys and Germany’s OPUS Klassik awards, the Canadian chamber music group was made up of veteran teachers and guest artists from …

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The Frontmen of Country: Singing trio Richie McDonald of Lonestar, Tim Rushlow, formerly of Little Texas and Larry Stewart of Restless Heart, perform at the Cameo Theater on Saturday | Entertainment

“I was doing shows overseas for the USO, I was doing shows for men and women,” Rushlow said. “I mentioned it to Larry and Richie.” Soon the trio began performing in outposts as extensive as Afghanistan and Bahrain. “We did it for seven, eight years,” Rushlow said, “and we had …

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Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor Andris Nelsons reflects on the return of live music

BOSTON – For the first time in 18 months, the Boston Symphony Orchestra returns to the stage in front of an audience. The new season of BSO at Symphony Hall in Boston began Thursday evening and will end in April 2022. Earlier this week, BSO Music Director and Conductor Andris …

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