Monthly Archives: February 2022

🌱 Red River Ensemble in Austin + Face Mask Meeting + PARD Award

Morning, people of Austin! Gabriela Couvillion here with a brand new copy of the Austin Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Partly sunny and pleasant. High: 71 Low: 44. Here are the top stories in Austin today: “A new music program formed by Dell Medical School, UT Health Austin, and Ascension …

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Hill Country Nonprofit Longneck Manor promotes conservation by allowing people to mingle with animals | Art Stories and Interviews | San Antonio

Click to enlarge Michael Karlis Longneck Manor founder Rick Barongi feeds a friend. Fixed: Due to a reporting error, Reed Gardner’s position at Longneck Manor was incorrect. He is an employee of the association. Imagine waking up to find the two-foot-long purple tongue of a giraffe licking …

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Lenape Chamber Ensemble plans local performances

The Lenape Chamber Ensemble returns with performances for flute, strings and piano next month.At 8:15 p.m. on March 4, the historic Upper Tinicum Lutheran Church in Upper Black Eddy will host the set. The Doylestown Life Sciences Auditorium will host their performance at 3 p.m. on March 6. A musical …

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The Bristol Press – Plainville Wind Ensemble will give a free concert of ‘The Lord of the Rings Symphony’

PLAINVILLE – The Plainville Wind Ensemble has announced that it will perform a free concert of “The Lord of the Rings Symphony” with renowned composer Johan de Meij at Plainville High School. “The Lord of the Rings Symphony” was first performed by Johan de Meij in 1988. It received the …

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New Britain Herald – Plainville Wind Ensemble will give a free concert of ‘The Lord of the Rings Symphony’

PLAINVILLE – The Plainville Wind Ensemble has announced that it will perform a free concert of “The Lord of the Rings Symphony” with renowned composer Johan de Meij at Plainville High School. “The Lord of the Rings Symphony” was first performed by Johan de Meij in 1988. It received the …

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A tribute, from the commitment to peace (Arafura Wind Ensemble)

Darwin in 1942 was a very small tropical town living with the anxious anticipation of war, as local composer Cathy Applegate noted when presenting her commemorative work, Darwin 1942premiered for two special concerts by the Arafura Wind Ensemble (AWE) at Christ Church Cathedral, Darwin on February 18 and 19. The …

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10 Chelmsford High Musicians Accepted To The All-State Ensemble – Lowell Sun

CHELMSFORD — Ten musicians representing the Chelmsford High School band, orchestra and choir have been selected to participate in the 2022 Massachusetts Music Educators Association All-State Ensemble, the association announced Feb. 3. Junior Sarah Buliszak (flute) and sophomores Keya Upadhyay (flute) and Kyle Pinto (trombone) were each named to the …

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Evanston Dance Ensemble will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a celebration of dance

Evanston Dance Ensemble (EDE), the pre-professional dance company in residence at Dance Center Evanston, is delighted to present the final show of its twenty-fifth anniversary season. Throughout its history, EDE has been highly regarded for its original works as well as its adaptations of classics, including Alice in Wonderland, A …

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Piano Concertos Nos 4 & 6 (Gianluca Cascioli, Resonanz Ensemble, Riccardo Minasi)

A senior orchestral string player once told me that she could always tell whether or not a conductor was previously a string player or pianist: string players always know how to convey a sustained string pianissimo (of the sort that begins Mahler’s First Symphony) to achieve the shimmering effect. I …

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Texas Country Reporter joins MOSC for “A Texas Tribute”

A press release details the Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale will celebrate the Lone Star State with “A TEXAS TRIBUTE” presented by Capital Farm Credit at 7:30 p.m. on March 19 at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $32-$52, students are $8 with a paying adult or valid college …

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Musical Review: SCO Chamber Ensemble & Maxim Emelyanychev, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh

Maxim Emelyanychev PIC: Chris Christodoulou SCO Chamber Ensemble & Maxim Emelyanychev, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh **** Bit by bit, the pieces are falling back into place as we continue to emerge (keep everything crossed) from the worst of the pandemic. This weekend it was the turn of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s …

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Scrappy and Invaluable, a unique musical ensemble returns

BOSTON — It’s been a theme of this troubled time: if the pandemic has ruined your big birthday bash, just celebrate a year (or two) later. the Boston Modern Orchestra Project – BMOP, universally – turned 25 last April. But this unique and invaluable ensemble, which, under the direction of …

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Baylor Symphony Orchestra conductor Stephen Heyde retires | Education

Harth-Bedoya, 54, on the phone after finishing a gig in Poland, said he was looking forward to joining the faculty at Baylor in August. “I’m truly honored and humbled. It’s incredible work that Stephen has done for decades,” he said. “Those are big shoes to fill, but I feel like …

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San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra Launches Youth Wind Ensemble – San Bernardino Sun

Nicholas Bratcher, director of bands at Cal State San Bernardino, will conduct the San Bernardino Symphony’s new youth wind ensemble. (Courtesy of Nicholas Bratcher) The San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra is launching a new program for young musicians, the San Bernardino Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble. The set is aimed at woodwind, …

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Symphony Expands Educational Offering with Youth Wind Ensemble | Entertainment

San Bernardino Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (SBSYWE) is a new music education initiative of the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra providing a stimulating and creative environment where young musicians can grow musically and holistically through performance. SBSYWE is an Aeolian Symphony for woodwind, brass and percussion students ages 14-21 from the …

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San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra Launches Youth Wind Ensemble – San Bernardino Sun

Nicholas Bratcher, director of bands at Cal State San Bernardino, will lead the new San Bernardino Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble. (Courtesy of Nicholas Bratcher) The San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra is launching a new program for young musicians, the San Bernardino Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble. The set is aimed at woodwind, …

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Kazakh ensemble FORTE TRIO surprises German audiences with Beethoven’s triple concerto

NUR-SULTAN – Instrumental and chamber ensemble from Kazakhstan FORTE TRIO (piano, violin, cello) performed at the sold-out concert at the Berliner Philharmoniker, one of the most famous concert halls in the world, on February 13, reports the Kazakh state music organizationconcert. FORTE TRIO was created in 2013. Photo credit: cabnews.kz …

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Coronavirus Updates | February 18, 2022

Active cases of COVID-19 in India settle below 3 lakh. Active cases of COVID-19 in India settle below 3 lakh. Maharashtra Less than 50% of NHRM funds spent by Maharashtra, Center on COVID-19 patients, according to health care equipment The Maharashtra and Union governments have spent less than 50% of …

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Deadline Detroit | Videos: Fire destroys Oakland Hills, Metro Detroit’s famous country club

The century-old lodge on Maple Road in Bloomfield Township appears to be a total loss. (Photos: WXYZ screenshots) Morning drama on Maple Road. (Photo: Twitter/Brad Galli, WXYZ) A fire that started around 10 a.m. Thursday ripped through the historic Oakland Hills Country Club clubhouse in Bloomfield Township. The roof of …

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Fire rips through historic Oakland Hills clubhouse – Daily Tribune

Fire swept through the iconic Oakland Hills Country Club clubhouse in Bloomfield Township, one of Michigan’s most exclusive clubs and the site of many professional tournaments, on Thursday. No injuries were reported Thursday afternoon. Flames shot through the roof of the sprawling, multi-story building built in 1922 and adorned with …

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Winners of the Solo and Ensemble Festival

The winners of the Spokane Falls Music Educators Association Solo and Ensemble Festival, held Feb. 5 at Shadle Park High School, have been announced. Winners will compete in the state competition April 29-30 at Central Washington University in Ellensburg. They are: Double bass: Ethan Lotrario, Lewis and Clark Soprano voice: …

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The Bronx Arts Ensemble celebrates 50 years of music and education

NEW YORK – You could say that Judith Insell leads a double life. Violist by night, non-profit administrator by day. The Bronx native first learned to play the viola at a public college in Co-op City. It’s a talent that would take him around the world. “I’ve had an amazing, …

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Every country visited by Timothy Dalton’s 007

While most James Bond actors stick around for at least four or five films, Timothy Dalton only played Bond in two films: Living daylights and License to kill. It would be Bond’s shortest acting tenure if it weren’t for George Lazenby, who only did one. RELATED: Every Country Sean Connery’s …

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The Rocky Mountain Country Music Awards celebrate the best of the year in nine states

One night about ten years ago, country radio talent and Greeley native Shawn Patrick was thinking about how he could honor the local country music scene and bring it to light. “I knew a lot of these talented bands weren’t getting the recognition they deserved,” says Patrick, who directs programming …

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Lycée Bellefontaine shines at the Solo and Ensemble Competition

Bellefontaine High School’s music department shone in a recent solo and ensemble competition at Milton-Union. Several students obtained superior, excellent and good grades. Here are the results by test, class, student or students, and grade: Violin – Solo A – Laney Mitchell – SuperiorPiano – Solo A – Julia Easton …

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The Ensemble intercontemporain wins the 2022 Polar Music Prize

First given to Paul McCartney in 1992, the 2022 Polar Music Awards was given to Intercontemporary ensemble and punk star Iggy Popwho will both receive a cash prize of one million Swedish kronor (110,600 USD). Founded in 1976 by the late French composer Pierre Boulez — winner of the prize …

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Black Country, New Road Say Hello and Say Goodbye to ‘Ants From Up There’ – The Suffolk Journal

“And though England be mine / I must leave it all behind” declares Isaac Wood, like a theatrical sailor leading his ship through the storm on the track “Chaos Space Marine”, Wood’s first vocal appearance on the second album of the group “Ants From Up”. The.” Since their debut in …

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A concert of three returning ensembles at the SUNY Fredonia Choral Festival | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted Students, with accompanist I-Fei Chen, rehearsing on stage at the King Concert Hall during the 2020 Choral Festival. The return of an in-person concert at King Concert Hall featuring three Fredonia State University student ensembles will highlight the School of Music’s 11th Choral Festival …

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National Symphony Orchestra: Music by Philip Glass based on music by David Bowie and Brian Eno

National Symphony OrchestraDavid Brophy, conductorPresented by Paul Herriott, TEN lyrical fm Music by Philip Glass based on music by David Bowie and Brian Eno Symphony No. 1 “Bass”Symphony No. 4 “Heroes” Turning 85 last month, Philip Glass, the father of minimalism, is one of the most influential composers of his …

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Seneca juniors qualify for national set – Butler Eagle

Seneca Valley juniors Allison Alexander and Elizabeth Hixon have qualified to compete in the National Association for Music Education’s National Honor Bands. They were the only two choral students from Pennsylvania to qualify for the NAFME. Photo submitted Seneca Valley juniors Allison Alexander and Elizabeth Hixon have qualified to compete …

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Encinitas Guitar Orchestra Chamber Ensemble – Friday, February 25, 2022, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday, February 25, 2022, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wendy Ullrich for guitar sounds 925 Balour Drive, Encinitas, 92024 Cost: Free – $18 The Encinitas Guitar Orchestra Chamber Ensemble will perform a program titled “Bossa Nova and More Latin Influences.” The Ensemble includes seventeen guitarists and a bassist chosen …

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The Most Unique Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Cities Nationwide

If you’re tired of the same old boring Valentine’s Day date ideas, we’ve got you covered! From Los Angeles to New York, here are 30 of the most unique and fun date ideas that are sure to impress. LOS ANGELES Candlelight concertsWhat could be more romantic than having dinner surrounded …

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DFW ranks 20th among least affordable cities in the nation – CBS Dallas/Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Real estate website RealtyHop just compiled a list of the least affordable US cities according to their data, and DFW ranks 20th among the least affordable cities in the country. The first place was taken by the city of New York. READ MORE: Plano couple welcome …

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Ellie Consta from her set on music without gender norms

Toby Deller talks to Her Ensemble founder Ellie Consta about making it classic to pop. “I’ve always felt like I love classical music, but I haven’t always loved every aspect of performing,” admits Ellie Consta, violinist and founder of His outfit, the string orchestra for musicians of marginalized genres …

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LGBT Country Music Pioneer Lavender Country Hosts Spring Concert in Tampa | Show Previews | Tampa

Click to enlarge Photo via Drag City Patrick Haggerty from Lavender Country In the 1970s, the country group Lavender Country was always overshadowed by Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Conway Twitty. Although the group’s self-titled debut album – famously centered on homosexuality – is nothing short of a masterpiece, it …

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Iggy Pop and the Ensemble Intercontemporain win the Polar Music Prize

American rocker Iggy Pop, known as “the godfather of punk”, and Ensemble Intercontemporain, a contemporary music orchestra based in Paris, have won the Polar Music Prizes 2022, a Swedish music prize ThroughThe Associated Press February 8, 2022, 12:40 p.m. • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article …

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A concert of three returning ensembles at the Fredonia Choral Festival

Students, with accompanist I-Fei Chen, rehearsing on stage at the King Concert Hall during the 2020 Choral Festival. The return of an in-person concert at the King Concert Hall featuring three student ensembles at SUNY Fredonia will highlight the School of Music’s 11th Annual Choral Festival on Saturday, February 19 …

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Black Country, the perilous triumph of New Road

Electric guitars, spiky or smoking, largely defined the band’s 2021 debut album, “For the First Time”; Reminiscent of Slint and the Fall post-punk, Wood sang through many songs. On “Ants From Up There”, he generally leaned towards melody, while the band played with chamber pop and more pastoral sounds. It …

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Czech Baroque ensemble to perform Handel’s oratorio “The Triumph of Time and Truth” – Brno Daily

One of Europe’s most prestigious ensembles, the Czech Baroque Ensemble, will present Handel’s oratorio, “The Triumph of Time and Truth”. The concert will take place on February 10, 2022 and is described by the ensemble as the culmination of the 10th concert season of Brno’s “Bach to Mozart” program. Photo …

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Death of Lata Mangeshkar: “She was the pride and glory of our country”

As a group of Lata Mangeshkar fans eagerly wait for the police to let them into Dadar’s Shivaji Park, they pay a worthy tribute to the legend. They start singing “Tera jaana, dil ke aramaanon ka loot jaana…” from Anari (1959), staring at their smartphone screens for the lyrics. Strangers …

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The artists sought to feature their work on a national tour alongside the Scottish Ensemble

A NEW project wants works by artists for a national tour. The Scottish Ensemble string band will perform alongside the traveling art exhibition. Photo: Scottish Ensemble A show called Scottish Creations asks creatives to come forward to have their art exhibited across the country. Artists from all fields can apply, …

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Free Young Student Latin Jazz Ensemble Launches in Charlotte | WFAE 90.7

JazzArts Charlotte has long strived to inspire the city’s youngest creatives through music education. Since its inception in 2009, the non-profit organization has, among other initiatives, organized workshops for youth ensembles, music camps and launched a music outreach program for local schools. “Music education for young people is extremely important …

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Elegy (Offspring Ensemble)

The Offspring Ensemble has marked the passing of three groundbreaking composers who died last year in the third of their Offspring for All digital concert series. The “revered and esteemed” trio, consisting of Dutchman Louis Andriessen, American Frederic Rzewski and Australian Ian Shanahan, were strong advocates for change, both musically …

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The return of pioneering female ensemble Firdaus Orchestra

DUBAI:– The one-of-a-kind, all-female Firdaus Orchestra will perform next February 6 at Jubilee Park at Expo 2020 Dubai, complemented by the star power of Anoushka, sitar player, producer, Grammy-nominated film composer and activist. Shankar. Mentored by decorated music maestro AR Rahman, the groundbreaking orchestra is made up of 23 nationalities …

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Social justice or soothing baby – this string set does it all

Palaver Strings uses “music where words fail” to calm and unite the community, says Matthew Smith, cellist and educator at the musician-run string ensemble and nonprofit organization. The Portland, Maine-based organization tackles social issues, from racial justice to coral reef conservation to family unity, with classical music. He engages with …

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Caroline Ukulele Set | First Fridays: Celebrating the Sights and Sounds of Carolina

WITH Carolina Ukulele Set PROGRAM Grow as you go | Sydney Trail here is the song | Robyn Ardern and Matthew Wasyluk Golden Haired Sister | Chiazo Agina, Anna Keener, Isabela Peterson Rising black smoke | Anna Keener and Isabela Peterson apunk | Isabelle Peterson 80s mix | Robyn Ardern, …

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Which country at the 2022 Olympics has the best national anthem? –LX

We’re running out of time before the opening ceremonies of the 2022 Winter Olympics begin. But we wanted to know: Which Winter Olympics powerhouse has the best anthem? We evaluated the instrumentals and lyrics of the anthems of the 15 most medal-winning nations at the last Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, …

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Jazz artists join the Dana Ensemble for a concert Wednesday at YSU | News, Sports, Jobs

Trumpeter and Dana School of Music alumnus James Suggs and vocalist Evelyn Wright will join the Dana Ensemble for a concert Wednesday at the Ford Theater in Bliss Hall. “A great way to spend the evening” will feature music from The Great American Songbook arranged especially for this …

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Take3 infuses classic classics with pop and country classics

KAREN BOSSICK’S STORY PHOTOS COURTESY OF TAKE3 and THE ARGYROS Get ready for a Bach mashup with ‘Amazing Grace’, ‘Carmen’ with imaginary dragons, jams with oldies like Billy Joel and the Beatles and a high-energy take on popular movies and TV shows when Take3 comes to town. . …

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Lee’s Wind Ensemble Presents Moday Spring Concert

The Lee University Wind Ensemble will perform Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Conn Center on Lee’s campus. The concert will be conducted by Dr. David Holsinger, music teacher at Lee and conductor of the ensemble. The performance will include group music from composers such as Charles Ives, Peter Meechan, …

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Punta Gorda Symphony presents the orchestral music of great ballets | Let’s go!

The country united states of americaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic …

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Mickey Guyton will sing the national anthem at Super Bowl LVI

Many of Guyton’s peers have taken to social media to show their excitement for the GRAMMY nominee. Mickey Guyton gets ready to sing the national anthem at Super Bowl LVI Los Angeles, which will take place at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday, February 13, 2022. On Tuesday …

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