Monthly Archives: March 2022

The winner of the scholarship competition will perform with a baroque ensemble | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtesy picture Participants in this year’s Levente Medveczky Scholarship Competition, pictured left to right, were: (bottom row) Madalyn Thiriot, Ella Madsen, Alina Baron and Spencer Lyle, and (top row) Kelsey Berges, Katherine Ricks, Zach Richter, Dawson Rasmussen and Logan Purser. For the 13th time, high …

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The first High Country Jazz Festival will be launched from June 8 to 12 | Local News

BOONE – Joining together in an unprecedented partnership, the Appalachian Theater of the High Country, the Boone Sunrise Rotary and the Appalachian State University Jazz Studies Program proudly announce the first High Country Jazz Festival with nearly of a dozen free and paid events at ten different locations in Boone …

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In short: the baroque ensemble is making a comeback in COVID

Breadcrumb Links Theater The music Local News local arts Entertainment Everything and anything from the local arts and entertainment scene. Marie-Noelle Berthelet (center left), Tara Semple (far right) and other members of Per Sonatori rehearse for a Christmas concert in 2014. Photo by Michael Bell /Regina Chief’s Post Reviews and …

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Dafnis Prieto with UW Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra – Isthmus

press release: Mead Witter School of Music Guest Artist Series. $13. April 29 at 8 p.m.: Dafnis Prieto with Contemporary Jazz Ensemble & UW Jazz Orchestra April 30 at 8 p.m.: Dafnis Prieto with the UW World Percussion Ensemble & the UW Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble From Cuba, the revolutionary percussion …

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Orchestra Ensemble – The Triangle

Written by Amanda Davis, Editor DAYTON, Tenn. — 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 from the Orchestral Club come together to perform music from different eras. The Orchestra Club …

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WGS 2022 Dubai: Women are UAE’s great advantage in diplomacy, says country’s first female minister

Speaking about the difficult experiences she had faced as a female minister, Sheikha Lubna shared her story of being sent to the United States for negotiations after some of the lawmakers opposed the acquisition of six US ports by DP World, a Dubai-based company. . At that time, she recalls, …

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Marinus Ensemble brings Haydn to King Family Vineyards | The music

On Tuesday evening, music lovers who attend a sold-out concert at the King Family Vineyards in Crozet will be able to hear the first local performance of an ensemble that relies on a network of musician friends. The concert, made possible by the Sainte-Croix church in Crozet, will feature “The …

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Thoroughbred Country, SC – We’re so much more than horses!

Aiken training track Looking for a fun weekend or midweek getaway from downtown Atlanta? We have what you need. Take an easy 2.5-hour drive on Interstate 20 to discover South Carolina’s Thoroughbred Country tourist region. Exit at one of the convenient access points on I-20, such as Aiken or North …

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When Patsy Cline broke through as a country music sensation | At the Smithsonian

A western-style performance outfit worn by Patsy Cline and sewn by her mother. The costume features sewn-on disc-shaped patches with the titles of some of Cline’s records. Jaclyn Nash/NMAH On January 21, 1957, Patsy Cline made her national television debut on “Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts,” which airs Monday nights on …

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Aquinas Academy musician forms ensemble for all states

Helayna Baer, ​​a student at Aquinas Academy of Pittsburgh in Hampton, achieved the highest level a high school musician could achieve when she earned a spot in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association’s All-State Festival ensemble. Each year, thousands of high school musicians across the state audition in their respective geographies. …

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The New World Players chamber ensemble performs the music of Final Fantasy

On Saturday, March 19, Rackham Auditorium hosted the New World Players Chamber Ensemble’s performance titled “A New World: Intimate Music from ‘Final Fantasy'”. The small orchestra was conducted by conductor Eric Roth, who received his BA from the University of Michigan. . “Final Fantasy” is a popular fantasy media franchise …

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Play with heart and for your country

Irena at Carnegie Hall on January 8, 2020 “I feel great deep sorrow. Why is this happening? It’s hard to understand, it all happened so suddenly. And it’s not 150% fair. As Born in Ukraine classical pianist Irena Portenkonow resident of Dobbs Ferry, refers to the carnage and suffering that …

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Country star Dustin Lynch in concert at 1st Summit Arena | News

This concert will make you party. Country music singer/songwriter Dustin Lynch, with special guest Sean Stemaly, will perform his Party Mode Tour at 8 p.m. April 2 at 1st Summit Arena @ Cambria County War Memorial, 326 Napoleon St. in downtown Johnstown . Lynch has built a steady recording career …

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The young North Country pianist shares her keys to success

TOWN OF ANTWERP, New York (WWNY) – A soothing, natural-paced melody, and the pianist: Victoria Huffman, 16. “It gives me this feeling in my chest that makes me feel like I’m floating,” Huffman said. Huffman won this year’s Upstate New York Orchestra Young Artists Competition, giving him the chance to …

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UNCSA Jazz Ensemble with Owen Broder, saxophone

Emerging Artist Series The last jazz concert of the year will celebrate the saxophonist Owen Broder (High School ’08), winner of a 2021 UNCSA Alumni Artpreneur Award. While at UNCSA, Broder served as principal alto saxophonist and baritone saxophonist with the award-winning Jazz Ensemble. The group will also offer several …

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Country music royalty Rosanne Cash performs at the Schaefer Center in Boone on April 9 | Education

Singer-songwriter wraps up 2022 season of The Schaefer Center Presents BOONE, North Carolina — the The Schaefer Center presents series, presented by Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts and Culture Programs, features award-winning singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash in Boone on Saturday, April 9 at 7 p.m. The iconic Americana artist will …

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Get up close with one of country music’s biggest stars

Get closer to one of the biggest names in country music! Martina McBride makes its debut at The Ridgefield Gambling House on Friday April 8, 2022 at 8 p.m. All tickets include a pre-show cocktail in the lobby with hors d’oeuvres courtesy of Texas Truck Stop and a glass of …

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Accent makes its Canadian debut with the SSO on Saturday

Andrew Kesler and Danny Fong, two artists from Saskatoon, will make their Canadian debut on Saturday night at TCU Place alongside the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra. Both Kesler and Fong are part of vocal sextet group Accent. Fong says their music is different from that of more traditional acapella groups. “Accent …

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Country Thunder launches additional tickets for Morgan Wallen’s show in Arizona | Music

A year after being caught on camera making a racial slur, country singer Morgan Wallen’s career has gone from dismal to dazzling. The singer has become country music’s hottest ticket, selling out a trio of shows last week at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena – capacity 20,000 – and two shows at …

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CompCord Jazz Ensemble will perform as part of the Harlem Jazz Boxx Creative Music Series

CompCord Jazz Ensemble, part of the new music organization Concordance of composerswill perform Friday, April 15 as part of the Harlem Jazz Boxx Creative Music Series at Rendall Memorial Presbyterian Church, West 137th and Malcolm X Blvd. CompCord Jazz Ensemble focuses on performing contemporary jazz compositions written specifically for this …

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Paul Serra and Country Gold will play in Manchester

March 24—The Army Navy Club, 1090 Main St., Manchester, will host Paul Serra and Country Gold on Friday from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The band plays classic and traditional country music, including favorites such as “Help Me Make It Through the Night”, “Together Again”, “Your Cheating Heart”, and more. …

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MUSIC: Paul Serra and Country Gold will play in Manchester | Free time

The Army Navy Club, 1090 Main St., Manchester, will host Paul Serra and Country Gold on Friday from 7 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. The band plays classic and traditional country music, including favorites such as “Help Me Make It Through the Night”, “Together Again”, “Your Cheating Heart”, and more. For …

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Concert of the TUTTI III Festival: Symphony orchestra and wind ensemble

Denison’s Music Department presents Concert III of the TUTTI Festival: Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. The Denison Symphony Orchestra, Philip Rudd, director, and Wind Ensemble, Chris Westover-Muñoz, director shine the spotlight on Julia Wolfe and other composers in an evening of evocative music. This concert features works by TUTTI 2022 …

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Aurea Ensemble will give a revolutionary concert in Providence on April 1st | Entertainment

PROVIDENCE — Aurea Ensemble, an eclectic chamber ensemble that explores the relationship between music and speech, will mark Women’s History Month with a program featuring Fanny Mendelssohn’s “String Quartet” and the “Piano Quintet” by Florence Price. “We are thrilled to present two dramatic, large-scale chamber works by two remarkable women, …

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“We oppose violence against any sovereign country,” Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard told Arab News

RIYADH: Mexico opposes any form of violence against a sovereign country, whether it’s invading Ukraine or missile attacks targeting Saudi Arabia, the country’s top diplomat has said. Marcelo Ebrard, Mexico’s foreign secretary, made the point forcefully in an exclusive interview with Arab News in Riyadh after arriving on Wednesday on …

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What’s New at Brunton: Country Music, Orchestra and More

Films and music to celebrate Mother’s Day can be enjoyed at Brunton in Musselburgh as part of its lineup of attractions this month and next. An afternoon with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra is a treat for mums this Sunday March 27 at 3 p.m. After a three-year hiatus, the …

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This week: Buffalo Motorama, Springtime in the Country, Ukraine Benefits | Entertainment

The Fairgrounds Event Center and Exhibit Hall will be teeming with vendors – local and national – showcasing spring-themed garden items, art, photography, floral decorations, food and more again. Dan Kaczynski of Premier Promotions points out that only handmade items made by small businesses were accepted into the show. Tab …

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Kohler Memorial Theater hosts classical ensemble Sphinx Virtuosi BIPOC

KOHLER – The Critically Acclaimed Chamber Orchestra Virtuoso Sphinx will perform at 8 p.m. on April 8 at Kohler Memorial Theater as part of 2022 Kohler Foundation Distinguished Guest Series. Eighteen of the country’s most renowned black and Latino classical musicians make up the self-directed orchestra. Chamber members are dedicated …

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Orion Ensemble welcomes guests Stephen Boe and Roger Chase for spring concerts

The Orion Ensemble concludes its 29th season with a concert program featuring guest violinist Stephen Boe and guest violist Roger Chase and featuring works by Mozart and Borodin at three venues: New England Congregational Church in Aurora (May 8), PianoForte Studios in Chicago (May 11) and Nichols Concert Hall in …

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The Rewards of Restoration: Expert Advice from R Molding & Co

Tim Molding of R Molding & Co Traditional Builders and Craftsmen shares his expert insight on how to achieve a good restoration. Since 1798, R Molding & Co have used traditional craftsmanship and materials to create some of Britain’s finest homes – and they’ve been included in Country Life’s Top …

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Review: The Alberta Baroque Ensemble ushers in spring with verve, swing and new work by Allan Gilliland

Breadcrumb Links The music local arts The Alberta Baroque Ensemble with conductor Paul Schieman at Robertson-Wesley United Church, venue for Sunday’s concert, which included the premiere of Allan Gilliland’s Contrafactus, a concerto for flute, violin, strings and harpsichord. Provided Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia …

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Virtuoso Edgar Meyer and the vibrant Scottish Ensemble join forces for an evening of classical works | VTX

Grammy-winning bassist Edgar Meyer is celebrated around the world for his work as a performer and composer, while the Scottish Ensemble has redefined the string orchestra with vibrant and engaging performances. These dynamos combine genre energies and traditions for a performance of classical worksincluding a new composition by Meyer written …

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At ‘Hope in the Night,’ PostClassical Ensemble Gives Black Composer William Levi Dawson a Late Spotlight

But Friday’s program also served as an evening prep session on composer William Levi Dawson (1899-1990). A skilled arranger of spirituals and long-time leader of the Tuskegee Institute Choir, Dawson was also an exquisitely talented composer whose voice fills a remarkable silence in the history of modern American music. (On …

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Washington Classical Review » Blog Archive » PostClassical Ensemble shines a light on William Dawson’s neglected music

The music of William Dawson was celebrated at a concert by the PostClassical Ensemble on Friday evening. PostClassical Ensemble devoted three concerts this season to a project of rediscovering the classical music of African-American composers. For the last of them, Friday evening at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, …

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Children’s Concert introduces Aiken students to orchestral music and jazz | Local News

After a year-long hiatus, Children’s Concerts returned on February 16 and 17 with a new look and sound. Adam DePriest conducted the Aiken Civic Orchestra in a performance of “The Orchestra Swings” as part of the Weill Institute’s Link Up program at Carnegie Hall. Orchestras from across the country participate …

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Wine, dine and all that jazz at the Beachwood Country Club

KZN Philharmonic Orchestra (KZNPO) with Natalie Rungan and Salt Rock resident Njabulo Nzuza presents Perfectly well at the Beachwood Country Club in Durban North on Monday 21 March from 4.30pm. READ ALSO: Stranded passengers, furious with flight suspensions Not only will there be great jazz tunes, but patrons will also …

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Country Mansion Was A Wedding Gift, Now It’s A Wedding Venue | Gloucester Solicitor

One of the most photographed mansions in the country Victoria was built as a gift to a bride-to-be. James Sanders paid £3,000 in 1876 for the impressive two-storey building on the high street of Yea, about 100 kilometers northeast of Melbourne. Today, Beaufort Manor is on the market for between …

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Country Mansion Was A Wedding Gift, Now It’s A Wedding Venue | the lawyer

news, news, rural, property, real estate, country victoria, yes, beaufort mansion, weddings One of the most photographed mansions in the country of Victoria was built as a gift to a bride-to-be. James Sanders paid £3,000 in 1876 for the impressive two-storey building on the high street of Yea, about 100 …

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Symphony Orchestra concert featuring classic and contemporary country hits

The South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will team up this weekend with the band Jeans ‘N Classics to perform a tribute show to a beloved member of the community. America’s Heartland, featuring classic and contemporary country music, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Saturday at the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium, 100 W. …

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Chineke! Chamber Ensemble (Adelaide Festival)

In the Igbo language of Nigeria, Chinese means “the spirit of creation”. the Chineke! Foundation was created in the UK by bassist Chi-Chi Nwanoku OBE in 2015, and the group Chineke! Orchestra and Chineke! Chamber Ensemble was founded shortly thereafter. Chineke! Chamber ensemble performing at the 2022 Adelaide Festival. Image …

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A Ukrainian orchestra organizes concerts to support the country at war

Russian advance in Ukraine stalled on all fronts, UK MoD says Mithil Agarwal 20h ago / 07:50 UTC Russian forces appear to be struggling to advance on all fronts as the war in Ukraine enters its fourth week. “The Russian invasion of Ukraine is largely stalled on all fronts,” Britain’s …

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Blackcaps: The little garden birds with a big voice

Small, shy, and chubby with a neat black crown, this effervescent bird sings its heart out in spring. Jack Watkins meets the Blackcap, also known as the March Nightingale. During a walk in the woods in early spring, the ears need a moment to retune. The sun is out and …

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All Moms and Maple Syrup Part of Local Draw – Shaw Local

Here is a list of current events and upcoming activities in the Sauk Valley. Don’t forget to check out 5 things to do for other opportunities. [ 5 Things To Do In the Sauk Valley ] Do you have information about an upcoming event or attraction? Be sure to let us know. …

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Wind Ensemble will premiere the “Windborne” concerto on March 30 | Nebraska today

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Wind Ensemble will premiere Windborne by composer Kevin Day, a horn concerto commissioned by Glenn Korff School of Music alumnus Steven Cohen. The piece will premiere at the Wind Ensemble Concert at 7:30 p.m. on March 30 at the Kimball Recital Hall. The concert is free …

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Adelaide Festival Review: Chineke! bedroom set

Chineke! The orchestra was formed in 2015 to champion change and diversity in classical music and, while it’s a shame the full orchestra couldn’t make it to Adelaide, yesterday’s Festival debut evening by an ensemble of 10 musicians were memorable. Led by Chineke! Founder, bassist Chi-chi Nwanoku, the musicians – …

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Gustavus Jazz Ensemble launches its Spring Break tour

The Gustavus Jazz Ensemble is on tour in Minnesota from March 19-25. The Gustavus Jazz Ensemble begins its Spring Break tour on Saturday March 19. The ensemble will tour Minnesota, play jazz clubs and work with high schools across the state. A full list of tour stops is below. The …

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Emmaus High School Students to Participate in All-State Honors Music Ensemble – East Penn School District

Emmaus High School students have achieved the highest level a high school musician can achieve by earning a spot in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) All-State Festival Music Ensembles. Each year, thousands of musicians from high schools across the state audition in their geographic area. Individually, the students perform …

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State Song and Dance Ensemble thrills listeners [PHOTO]

By Laman Ismayilova The National Song and Dance Ensemble gave a wonderful concert to celebrate the spring awakening. The gala concert featured folk songs and author compositions performed by Honored Artist Almaz Orujova, winner of national and international competitions Taleh Yakhyaev and Ravana Gurbanova. The National Song and Dance Ensemble …

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New food festival in California wine country features chefs from Texas

“Everybody’s talking about Napa,” says the Healdsburg Wine & Food Experience organizer. Steve Dveris wants more people to talk about Sonoma County, which neighbors Napa County and is the site of dozens of family wineries producing some of the best pinot noir, zinfandel and chardonnay in the state. Dveris is …

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NWSA Jazz Ensemble selected for Essentially Ellington competition

NWSA students pictured (lr) are Gabriel Johnson, Ryan Goodman, Edward Lones and Andrew Lones.(Photo courtesy of New World School of the Arts) Led by Jim Gasior, Associate Professor of Jazz and Instrumental Studies at the New World School of the Arts, the NWSA Jazz Ensemble will return to compete in …

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Athens-based songwriter Mike Dekle left a legacy in country music

Mike Dekle, known to many in Athens as their insurance agent but better known in the country music scene as a prolific songwriter, died Feb. 24. He was 77 years old. Dekle’s career as a songwriter solidified in 1983 when country star Kenny Rogers recorded Dekle’s song “Scarlet Fever,” which …

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Texas Country Reporter co-hosts join MOSC in honoring Texas

Bob and Kelli Phillips have traveled every paved road in every county in the state of Texas for the past 50 years. This means that they have been to the Odessa-Midland region several times. The Texas-loving husband-and-wife duo made a career out of it by traveling around the state, speaking …

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Country Mansion Was A Wedding Gift, Now It’s A Wedding Venue | farm online

One of the most photographed mansions in the country of Victoria was built as a gift to a bride-to-be. James Sanders paid £3,000 in 1876 for the impressive two-storey building on the high street of Yea, about 100 kilometers northeast of Melbourne. Today, Beaufort Manor is on the market for …

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Country Mansion Was A Wedding Gift, Now It’s A Wedding Venue | Queensland country life

One of the most photographed mansions in the country of Victoria was built as a gift to a bride-to-be. James Sanders paid £3,000 in 1876 for the impressive two-storey building on the high street of Yea, about 100 kilometers northeast of Melbourne. Today, Beaufort Manor is on the market for …

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CineMoon Ensemble, US Air Force Central Band Performs Broadway Musicals

The “Music Unites” concert presented by CineMoon Ensemble and United States Air Forces Central Band at the National Library of Qatar on Thursday. Doha: CineMoon Ensemble, member of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO) and the United States Air Forces Central Band (AFCENT) serenaded the audience during an evening concert on …

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Country arts support program open to local projects | Keeper Cowra

Arts OutWest is calling for residents with small, exciting local arts projects in mind to apply for the Nationwide Arts Support Program (CASP). The CASP is an annual series of small grants funded by the Government of New South Wales and awarded locally by Regional Arts Development Organizations (RADOS). Arts …

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Winnipeg bandleader reunites with wife after harrowing escape from Ukraine

Russian-born Daniel Raiskin can still feel the shock and disbelief that happened the morning Ukraine was attacked. The Music Director of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra was in Bratislava, Slovakia preparing for a performance when the Russian invasion began Feb. 24. His wife was in Ukraine. …

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Country Music Alan Jackson Finale: Lexington Rupp Arena

One of country music’s biggest stars is coming to Lexington one last time. Alan Jackson announced on Friday that he would be bringing his “Last Call: One More for the Road!” tour at Rupp Arena on September 9 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the show go on sale at 10 …

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Bobbie Nelson, sister and bandmate of country music legend Willie Nelson, dies at 91

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Bobbie Nelson, the older sister of country music legend Willie Nelson and longtime pianist in his band, has died, her family has announced. She was 91 years old. An original member of the Willie Nelson and Family Band, Bobbie Nelson played the piano for over 50 …

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The Sheryl Trailer Follows the Iconic Career of Country Musician Sheryl Crow

Showtime Documentary Films has unveiled the trailer for Sherylan intimate film that chronicles the life and career of the music superstar Sheryl Raven. The film has its world premiere tonight at SXSW, then hits our screens in early May. The documentary is set to reveal the artist’s all-time highs and …

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Texarkana’s Mann conducts Ensemble Bravura on “Finding Home” album

The musicians of Ensemble Bravura love playing together, but that’s not all they have in common. The title of the group’s debut album, “Finding Home,” reflects its members’ shared status as international musicians, said founder Philip Mann, music director of the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra. The composers of the pieces on …

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LHS Wind Ensemble Gets High Marks at District Festival | News

It has been a long and frustrating two years for many teachers across the state and locally as well. On March 3, the Ludington High School Wind Ensemble traveled to Shelby to perform at the District Band and Orchestra Festival, and those frustrations turned into joy with an overall grade …

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Ukraine-born Las Vegas bandleader hosts benefit concert

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, musicians around the world are mobilizing in support of the Ukrainian people. That includes a concert here in Las Vegas on Sunday afternoon at the Flamingo Library near Maryland Parkway. Taras Krysa is the conductor and artistic director of the …

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CT Dance School Performance at Westport Country Playhouse, Cameron Carpenter in Goldberg Variations at Saugatuck Congregational Church and more!

Saturday March 12, 12:00 p.m. Opening Saturdays at noon, this exhibit is a partnership with the Ridgefield Historical Society. Celebrating the Society’s 20th anniversary in its current home by featuring an exhibit inspired by Ridgefield’s past, the exhibit will be on view through April 2. Celebrate Women’s History Month at …

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Ukrainian expat musicians raise their voices to help their country

Live Updates: Follow the latest news on Russia-Ukraine Horrified by the war unfolding in their home country, Ukrainians abroad help their brothers and sisters resist the Russian invasion in any way possible, even with violins and beautiful songs. Desperate for supplies to send to their compatriots, Ukrainian musicians have staged …

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“no body, no crime”: country ballads of yesterday and today

Content Warning: This article contains mentions of abusive relationships, murder and the death penalty. Macalester students are famous for their hatred of country music. Since my first year here, I’ve made it my mission to introduce Scots to country music they can rock to. There are many amazing artists out …

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Icons from country music to comic books – what’s happening in Dublin this week

Country music, comic book mania and a local comedy superstar in the making. Check out our top picks for the week ahead in Dublin. Country to Country 2022, 3Arena Europe’s biggest country music festival returns to Dublin this weekend, with North Carolina chart leader Luke Combs, Hootie & the Blowfish …

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Valley News – Art Notes: New Upper Valley Music Ensemble Goes Baroque

When Filippo Ciabatti first came to the Upper Valley, to work as an assistant to Louis Burkot, longtime artistic director of Opera North, he was already used to following his career wherever it takes him. Originally from Florence, Italy, who began his musical training with piano lessons at the age …

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UW-Parkside Wind Ensemble, community band in concert | Entertainment

What: UW-Parkside Wind Ensemble and Community Band Concert When: 7 p.m. Thursday March 10 Or: Bedford Concert Hall on the west side of campus, 900 Wood Road in Somers Tickets: $10 for adults and $5 for seniors, available online at uwp.edu/therita To note: Seating is limited and socially distanced. Masks …

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Safe from the bombs, Ukraine’s ‘cellar violinist’ performs – Lake Country Calendar

A soft tune from a violin played by a musician who has been dubbed Ukraine’s ‘cellar violinist’ is a lullaby for a child sheltered in the dark basement of an apartment building in the beleaguered Ukrainian town from Kharkov. Vera Lytovchenko has become an internet icon of resilience as images …

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12 Ensemble at the Cambridge Music Festival.

The Cambridge Spring Music Festival’s first concert, ‘Death & the Maiden’, took place at the West Road Concert Hall on Monday evening and featured the acclaimed, unconducted 12 Ensemble, a group of super talented young string players whose repertoire typically combines both historical and modern works. Monday’s program was no …

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Young Columbia musician’s ensemble debuts at Palmetto Chamber Orchestra show | Free time

Before Jesse Kaiser’s high school spring gig, he wasn’t sure what he wanted from the music business. But when the orchestra quieted down after the start of its first entirely self-composed piece, he looked down from the conductor’s podium and saw a standing ovation. He knew what he wanted: to …

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NSU Festival Perpetuates Nation’s Only True Original Art Form

March 9 – Young musicians and world-renowned artists have come together to help develop and cultivate America’s premier art form at Northeastern State University’s Green Country Jazz Fest this week in Tahlequah. The two-day event brought high school jazz kids from across the state to perform, as well as listen …

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JAZZING IT UP: NSU Festival Keeps Nation’s Only True Original Art Form Alive | State

Young musicians and world-renowned artists have come together to help develop and cultivate America’s premier art form at Northeastern State University’s Green Country Jazz Fest this week in Tahlequah. The two-day event brought high school jazz kids from across the state to perform, as well as listen to some of …

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Omega Ensemble announces the composers of CoLAB 2022

The Omega Ensemble Sydney has announced the participants for its CoLAB: Composer Accelerator 2022 program. They are Mark Holdsworth, Julia Potter, Christopher Healey, Sophie Van Dijk and John Rotar. Composers will work with Omega Ensemble throughout the year, benefiting from the guidance and mentorship of Australian and international composers including …

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Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra’s debut in Barcelona

When Mexican Alondra de la Parra considered becoming a conductor, she remembers “they were all men, old and European”. “I am happy that now young women who want to dedicate themselves to this profession have references and do not see it as strange as me, because equality is natural and …

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The country’s first newspaper devoted to abolition closed in 1820. Now it’s coming back.

the original Emancipator, the nation’s first newspaper devoted entirely to abolition, published its first and last issues in 1820 in Tennessee. Just over 200 years later, The Emancipator will return to Boston next month, as part of a joint Boston Globe and Boston University project. The Emancipator co-editors Deborah Douglas …

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The orchestra is his drums: Adam Rudolph’s ensemble approach relies on color, texture and the sound of surprise

Although he finally opted for the more poetic Resonating bodiesAdam Rudolph Was Half-Seriously Considering Calling His Second Album Go: Organic Guitar Orchestra How to Play Guitar. It’s a provocative suggestion given the near absence of anything resembling conventional guitar playing by the nine ax men who make up the inventive …

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