APEX Ensemble: “Respecting tradition, embracing modernism”

One hundred years ago, in 1922, an ensemble later known as the Montclair Orchestra gave its first concert at the Montclair Art Museum. The ensemble grew to become the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, moving to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Ninety-four years after the township’s first symphony …

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Best country music duos of all time – 24/7 Wall St.

What’s better than a country song sung by your favorite performer? How about one sung by two of them, in perfect harmony? Country music has produced a number of memorable duets involving husbands and wives, fathers and sons, fathers and daughters, and combinations of artists from other genres. (Sometimes couples …

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Bath Festival Orchestra/Manning review – aquatic theme fails to float together revived | Classical music

Jhe Bath Festival Orchestra was established by Yehudi Menuhin in 1959, when he began his 10-festival tenure as director. It has now been revived under the direction of Peter Manning and aims to invoke the status and reputation of the original band while providing a platform for emerging talent. However, …

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Country stars Kathy Mattea and Suzy Bogguss finally together Thursday at the Ridgefield Playhouse

Don’t miss! Country stars Kathy Mattea and Suzy Bogguss are “Together At Last” on May 19 It’s almost here! A very special debut performance by Grammy Award-winning Country Stars Kathy Mattea and Suzy Bogguss will take place at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. Best …

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The country is in mourning after the Buffalo shooting – Houston Public Media

People gather outside the scene of a supermarket shooting, in Buffalo, NY on Sunday, May 15, 2022. Town Square with Ernie Manouse airs at 3 p.m. CT. Tune in to 88.7FM, listen online or subscribe to Podcast. Join the discussion at 888-486-9677, questions@townsquaretalk.org or @townsquaretalk. The country is again in …

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The Ensemble de Violoncelles de Montréal gives young musicians the chance to excel, at no cost – Montreal

The Ensemble de Violoncelles de Montréal offers free equipment and music lessons to children who may never have had the opportunity to play. Six-year-old Amaka Idaboh was the first-ever student to apply to the program two years ago. Today, the freshman plays the cello at college level and even released …

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“Our music is conquering Europe!” : Ukrainians celebrate their country’s victory in Eurovision

Ukraine’s victory in the Eurovision Song Contest lifted the spirits of those still in the war-torn country. For many on the streets of the Ukrainian port city of Odessa, the news that the Kalush Orchestra has won popular support has given people a reason to smile. “It’s very important for …

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Regional Orchestra conductor Beatrice retires after May concert | Local News

John Grinvalds Editor of the Daily Sun Kevin Boesiger will wave his baton for the last time as conductor of the Beatrice Regional Orchestra on Tuesday, May 17. Boesiger, who had been a conductor since 2010, is stepping down. The orchestra’s “Name That Tune” concert will feature a variety of …

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Will Eurovision 2023 take place in Ukraine? Questions whether the war-torn country can accommodate

Looking ahead to May next year, fans are wondering if they will be able to attend the contest in the war-torn country which is struggling with the invading nation of Russia. Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8Cancel play now Eurovision: Ukraine wins the competition with the …

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Finnish President Tells Putin Ukraine Invasion Changes His Country’s ‘Security Environment’

Russia’s military campaign in Ukraine appears to be running out of steam as its forces struggle to take more territory in the Donbass amid fierce resistance, Western military officials have said. After initially failing to take the capital, kyiv, in the first weeks of the war, Russian forces refocused their …

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Osmo Vänskä Named Laureate Conductor of the Orchestra of Minnesota

(Photo credit: Joel Larson) For one of Vänskä’s last concerts as musical director from June 2 to 4, 2022, he will pay tribute to the Finnish violinist and composer Jaakko Kuusisto — died in February 2022 — conducting the world premiere of Kuusisto’s Symphony. Next weekend, June 10-12, Vänskä will …

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May 13-20 Music Schedule – For King & Country, Warren Dunes, Black Tiger Sex Machine and Sharky and the Fins

Music For King & Country – The pop duo presents What Are We Waiting For? city ​​tour. Friday, 7 p.m. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $22-$201. (800) 325-7328. Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters – Formed in 2007, the Boxmasters have garnered an impressive and diverse musical catalog that …

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Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra conductor turns 40

Michael Stefan Wood The program will include Khachaturian – Adagio of Spartacus; Wagner – Tannhäuser Overture; Saint-Saëns – Cello concerto; and Beethoven – Symphony No. 5: a fine way to mark Michael’s four decades as a conductor. “I feel very proud. Being a conductor is a wonderful privilege because you …

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Lyric Opera of Chicago announces roster of artists for 2022/23 ensemble

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center, the professional artist development program of Lyric Opera of Chicago, has announced the full roster of 16 artists making up its 2022/23 Ensemble. The Ensemble begins its rigorous program this month in Chicago. Freshman sopranos Kathryn Henry and Lindsey Reynolds, tenors …

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Munich Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nodoka Okisawa and violinist Robert Mcduffie come to NJPAC

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Munich Symphony Orchestra conductor Nodoka Okisawa and Grammy-nominated violinist Robert McDuffie on Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 3 p.m. In 1945, the Munich Symphony Orchestra was founded to serve its citizens through music and remains the heart of the orchestra’s mission today. …

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Orville Peck presents “Queer Country” at the Arlington Theater

Graham Glass / Daily Nexus An anonymous cowboy in a fringed mask and floral-print suit had full control of the Arlington Theater on April 26. The cowboy, multi-talented country singer Orville Peck, was in Santa Barbara for the first time on his Bronco tour in support of his latest album. …

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FHS Jazz Ensemble reaches another high note with second place at the Ellington Jazz Festival | Local News

Decades after he was first invited to perform at the annual Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival at Lincoln Center in New York, the song remains much the same for the Foxboro High School Jazz Ensemble. Sharing the stage last weekend with 14 other high school jazz bands from across the country, …

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Brand new East Lothian Schools Brass Ensemble take second place

A GROUP of musicians who had their first rehearsal less than four weeks before a national competition finished second. The East Lothian Schools Brass Ensemble were among the entrants to the Brass Ensemble of the Year. The online music competition is open to ensembles of up to 10 musicians, ages …

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From Companion to Mentor: Meet the Next Generation in APEX Together’s Season Finale

Soprano Felicia Moore and baritone John Brancy Ensemble APEX’s season finale performance this Sunday in Montclair features soprano Felicia Moore and baritone John Brancy of the Juilliard Vocal Arts Program, joined by the next generation of orchestra musicians led by Music Director and Conductor conductor David Chan, in a moving …

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The Dillsboro Jazz Festival is coming to the porch on June 4

The event will feature Mandy Gaines and the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra. Photo provided. (Dillsboro, Ind.) – Dillsboro Arts is proud to present the 2022 Dillsboro Jazz Festival, featuring internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist Mandy Gaines with the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra on June 4, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 …

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A young NB musician will perform in New York

(Photo: submitted) A 12-year-old New Brunswick musician will have the unique opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York. Marysol Boisvert of Richibucto won third place in the American Protégé International Talent competition. Talented musicians from 12 countries, including the United States, Australia, Azerbaijan, Canada, Costa Rica, India, Malaysia, …

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The Bristol Press – Plainville Wind Ensemble brings the music of Middle-earth to life

@BRIANJOHNSONBP PLAINVILLE – The Plainville Wind Ensemble brings Middle-earth music to Plainville with a free concert. World-renowned composer Johan de Meij will conduct the ensemble. “He’s hugely well-known in the band world,” said Ken Bagley, musical director of the Plainville Wind Ensemble. “He has performed all over the world and …

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The Gaya ensemble performs famous jazz songs [PHOTO/VIDEO]

May 9, 2022 4:42 p.m. (UTC+04:00) 296 By Laman Ismayilova The Gaya Ensemble successfully performed at the International Mugham Center within the framework of Baku International Jazz Day. The concert titled “Through the Years” was named after the only surviving remnant of Victor Youmans and Edward Heyman’s score for the …

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Platinum Jubilee Event Guide for All Black Country

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee The Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II is celebrated in 2022 across the UK and the Commonwealth to mark the 70th anniversary of the ascension of Queen Elizabeth II on February 6, 1952. The Queen is the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee and the …

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Mickey Gilley, country star whose club inspired ‘Urban Cowboy’, dies at 86

Mickey Leroy Gilley was born March 9, 1936 in Natchez, Mississippi, to Irene (Lewis) and Arthur Gilley. Raised in Ferriday, Louisiana, he grew up singing gospel harmonies with his cousins, Mr. Swaggart and Mr. Lewis, and sneaking into local juke joints with them to listen to blues and honky-tonk music. …

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Snapshot: Country sensation Kane Brown is coming to Regina in December

Breadcrumb Links Music Local News local arts Entertainment Of odds and ends from the local arts and entertainment scene… Singer/songwriter Kane Brown. Photo by Rick Diamond /Getty Images Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on …

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Oswego Venue 1012 to kick off summer with Country Bash and Tribute to Veterans – Shaw Local

The lineup has been announced and tickets are now on sale for the 2022 Oswego Village Summer Event Series at location 1012. The outdoor entertainment venue, which opened in 2021 at 1012 Station Drive near Orchard Road, will host a combination of 17 paid and free events this summer, sponsored …

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Performances by student ensembles throughout the month of May

Performances by the Rose-Hulman Dance Company, Symphony Orchestra, Band and Jazz & Choir student bands are scheduled throughout this month at the Hatfield Hall Theatre. These shows are free and open to the public, with no tickets required. The dance company will perform its annual showcase on Friday, May 6 …

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Okanagan Orchestra Salutes Beethoven – Lake Country Calendar

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra wraps up its 2021/2022 season with an all-Beethoven program that will delight concert-goers of all ages. Back to Beethoven – with Canadian violinist Kerson Leong as guest artist – will mark the end of this “season of resurgence” after two difficult years. Performances will take place …

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Greensboro Symphony Orchestra Music Director Dmitry Sitkovetsky Announces Final Season | Music

GREENSBORO, NC (May 5, 2022) —Maestro Dmitry Sitkovetsky, who has been music director of the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra (GSO) since 2003, announced his retirement at a GSO board meeting on Thursday. “After 20 years of creating beautiful music with the beloved Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and world-class soloists,” he said, “I …

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Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble and Zaryab Ensemble will perform a concert in June – Cal Poly News

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble will be joined by the Zaryab Ensemble for their spring concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 at Spanos Theater on the campus. The ensembles will perform both separately and as a combined group at the concert. Zaryab Ensemble …

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Rock, country and comedy. Find out where to have fun in the Modesto area

Limited seating is available for Brett Young at the Fruit Yard Amphitheater. Big Machine Label Group CARNEGIE CENTER FOR THE ARTS ▪ 209-632-5761 Until May 28, “Pervasive Innovation: Ceramic Sculpture in Northern California”. Until July 23, “Farms & Fields” with reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on May 6. …

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I grew up in a country where abortion was illegal – that’s why Roe v Wade must be preserved at all costs

It is impossible to quantify the pain caused by the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution before it was repealed four years ago (REUTERS) The shame, the sin, and the crisis pregnancy support numbers scrawled on the walls of public restrooms were all I knew about abortion until my late …

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Holly Tucker and WJO mix country and jazz on the Saturday show | Music

Country music comes naturally to Waco singer and songwriter Holly Tucker, but she finds pop and jazz can also be within her reach. Tucker, a Lorena native and Baylor University graduate with a performing career in country music, will collaborate with the Waco Jazz Orchestra as the band’s guest performer …

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Stranraer youngsters are the whole year

Young people from Stranraer Brass have been congratulated after winning Scottish Young Musicians Brass Ensemble of the Year. The online competition attracted entries from across the country and saw the Stranraer Brass Ensemble win ahead of East Lothian Schools Brass Ensemble and Perth High School Brass Ensemble. The competition was …

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HIGH COUNTRY SINFONIA – The Sopris Soleil

MAY 12 @ 7:00 PMSHOW @ 7:00 p.m. // DOORS @ 6:00 p.m.FREE WITH RSVP // DONATION UP TO $20 SUGGESTEDGenre: Chamber Orchestra Join us for High Country Sinfonia’s first TACAW appearance.Their Spring Concert Series is a program of lesser-known composers and deep voices from the string orchestra – cello …

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WATCH: Luke Bryan Says Huntergirl Will ‘Carry the Torch of Country Music’ After Magical ‘Idol’ Performance

HunterGirl had what Katy Perry considered a ‘Cinderella moment’ during american idol‘s Disney Night on Sunday evening (May 1) after a performance of a fan-favorite Disney hit. “It’s my little sister’s favorite Disney movie,” Huntergirl said of Tangledthe film in which the song “I See The Light” appears. Huntergirl; …

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The Creation (Sydney Chamber Choir/Australian Haydn Ensemble)

“This is one of the most ambitious presentations of the Canberra International Music Festival to date,” said ACT Arts Minister Tara Cheyne. She echoed comments from CIMF President Geneviève Jacobs opening the 2022 festival season based on the “Pole to Pole” concept. Jacobs described Canberra’s beloved festival fixture as ‘this …

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Conducting pulls it all together for German conductor Ruth Reinhardt, on her way to San Diego

When conductor Ruth Reinhardt was growing up, she sang in a children’s choir, studied the violin and learned the oboe. Looking back now, she thinks she was in search of her musical passion. “I loved music, but I didn’t love a single instrument,” said Reinhardt, 33, who will lead the …

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The Hungarian State Folklore Ensemble presents LISZT MOSAICS

Through live music and traditional dance, the history of Hungarian music and dance will be celebrated at an evening concert. An evening in two halves, the first part will celebrate folk and classical music of the era and be an exploration of how folk music inspired classical. The artistic director …

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5 things to do coming to Gazette country for April 29

1DEAN COLLEGE PRESENTS: DANCE COMPANY: Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance at Dean College will present Dance Company through May 1. Award-winning teachers and guest choreographers showcase the talent of Dean’s dance majors through a mixed program of new and reconstructed dance works, ranging from hip-hop to jazz dance, tap …

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Windsor Symphony Orchestra conductor battles cancer

Robert Franz, 54, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in October 2021. Yet the musical director continued to lead the Windsor Symphony Orchestra (WSO). “I knew I had to keep making music,” says Franz. “Making music is part of who I am.” Franz tells CTV News he first noticed a ‘tingle’ …

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AMERICAN THEATER | Ensemble Theater Co. appoints Scott DeVine as General Manager

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. : ensemble theater company (ETC) plans to welcome Scott DeVine as general manager following a nationwide search. He will co-direct the affairs and operations of the organization alongside ETC’s artistic director, Jonathan Fox. “The ETC Board of Directors decided to hire Scott after a long and exhaustive …

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National Gazette Calendar – April 29, 2022

FRIDAY APRIL 29 THE ADDAMS FAMILY at the Marilyn Rodman Performing Arts Center (MRPAC)/Orpheum Theatre, 1 School St., Foxborough. 7:30 p.m. Presented by Un-Common Theater Company. Tickets: $25 adults purchased in advance or $27 at the door; $20 students/seniors (65+) in advance or $22 at the door. For accessible seating: …

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Take a musical journey with Wind Ensemble

CAL POLY – Join the Cal Poly Humboldt School of Dance, Music and Drama and bandleader Paul Cummings as they present a concert of woodwinds, brass and percussion featuring the Wind Ensemble of university on Friday, April 29 at 8 p.m. at Fulkerson Recital Hall. Concert tickets are $10 general, …

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Aurora Church will host the Orion Ensemble concert on May 8

The New England Congregational Church in Aurora will host the renowned chamber music group Orion Ensemble from the Chicago area. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 8 at the church, 406 W. Galena Blvd. Guest violinists Roger Chase and Stephen Boe will join the ensemble for …

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The students of the group Manistee perform well in solo and ensemble festivals

MANISTEE — The Manistee Middle School band held a solo and ensemble festival on Saturday, and the Chippewas put on a slew of strong performances, recording 14 1s — the highest possible score — and two 2s. • Nathan Erlandson for an oboe solo; • Madalyn Wayward, Lindsey Gardner, Gabrielle …

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Manistee group students perform well at solo and ensemble festivals

MANISTEE — The Manistee Middle School band held a solo and ensemble festival on Saturday, and the Chippewas put on a slew of strong performances, recording 14 1s — the highest possible score — and two 2s. • Nathan Erlandson for an oboe solo; • Madalyn Wayward, Lindsey Gardner, Gabrielle …

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The Small But Mighty: the River Charles Ensemble takes the stage | Arts

Despite being made up of just eight Harvard students, the powerful instrumental melody of the River Charles Ensemble reverberated throughout Paine Hall on April 16 as they celebrated their 10th anniversary with a spring concert. Founded with the intention of providing a collaborative environment for every type of musician in …

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Stranraer Brass Ensemble Wins National Title — 4barsrest

An ensemble of talented young performers from Stranraer Brass have been announced as the first ever “Scottish Young Musicians Brass Ensemble of the Year”. Following an extensive online competition which attracted entries from across the country, an ensemble from Stranraer Brass has been announced as the first-ever ‘Scottish Young Musicians …

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The Stranraer Brass Ensemble named Best Brass Ensemble of the Year for Young Scottish Musicians

Billed as the next big development in music in Scotland, Brass Ensemble of the Year and Solo Performer of the Year seek to find the best young musicians from each local authority and independent schools in Scotland to compete against. After an online competition which attracted entries from across the …

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Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present rescheduled “symphonic strings” on May 10 | Culture & Leisure

Oklahoma City — The strings take center stage at the May 10 Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble concert at First Baptist Church downtown. The event is a postponement of his January 11 concert, “Symphonic strings.” Due to a resurgence of COVID, the concert has been postponed for the safety of the public …

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Cuckoos: the bird with the onomatopoeic name that cries is “an indicator that we have survived another winter”

They may be parasitic creatures with murderous and greedy offspring, but the prospect of no annual competition to hear the cuckoo’s first call is grim, Claire Jackson believes. The sketched landscape receives its first color wash. As the brimstones awaken and the buds bloom, a large gray bird appears, seemingly …

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Lincoln returns to Mabel Tainter | Country Life News

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SASO dances to the finish line, the conductor of the Civic Orchestra finishes his race | Arts and Theater

Two local orchestras wrap up their 2021-22 season this weekend. SASO dance of joy the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra dance to the finish line of his 2021-22 season which was all about movement and dancing. This weekend, under the baton of the guest chef Eric Lederhandler, the volunteer ensemble will …

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Ensemble Theater Company appoints new CEO

The Ensemble Theater Company of Santa Barbara (ETC) announced Thursday that it has named Scott DeVine as its chief business executive following a nationwide search. Mr. DeVine brings nearly 20 years of theater management experience to the role of General Manager to lead the commercial and operational functions of the …

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Oregon Country Fair Announces 2022 Lineup – Eugene Weekly

After a few years in the Cloud, the Oregon Country Fair returns for an in-person event on July 8, 9, and 10, 2022. The 2022 lineup is filled with Fair favorites like California Honeydrops, MarchFourth, High Step Society and new artists who are destined to become Fair favorites. MonoNeon and …

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National Gazette Calendar – April 22, 2022

FRIDAY APRIL 22 DEAN COLLEGE SENIOR DANCE SHOWCASE on the Main Stage, Dean College Campus Center, 109 West Central St., Franklin. 7:30 p.m. Presented by the Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance at Dean College. Students showcase their expertise in choreography, performance and production in this annual collaborative showcase. Families …

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Ensemble Theater Company appoints Scott Devine as new CEO following nationwide search

The Ensemble Theater Company of Santa Barbara (ETC) today announced that it has appointed Scott DeVine as the organization’s business manager following a nationwide search. Mr. DeVine brings nearly 20 years of theater management experience to his role as General Manager to lead the commercial and operational functions of the …

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Review: PostClassical Ensemble Performs Mahler’s 4th Symphony “A Wicked New Look”

Placeholder while loading article actions Spring has arrived and Mahler is in the air. In early April, the National Symphony Orchestra presented the composer’s second symphony (the “Resurrection”) under the direction of special guest conductor Michael Tilson Thomas. (That same weekend, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra polished said symphony into its …

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Washington Classical Review » Blog Archive » Postclassical Ensemble misses the mark in Mahler’s odd mix

Trombonist David Taylor performed in the PostClassical Ensemble’s Mahler program conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez on Wednesday night at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater. Photo: Daniel Schwartz The PostClassical Ensemble tried another big hit for its latest program, heard Wednesday night at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. A chamber ensemble of …

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Eurovision 2022: when is it? Date of the final, which country is hosting and who is the UK entry

The Eurovision Song Contest is the biggest music competition in the world and it’s set to return to UK screens in 2022. Attention turns to Ukraine this year, which is already proving to be a favorite with bookmakers and fans alike to win amid the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war. There are …

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Chor Leoni and the Leonids

Chor Leoni announces the first performance of his new professional ensemble with A Sound Like This: Chor Leoni & The Leonids on May 12 & 13, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at the newly restored St. Andrew’s-Wesley United (1022 Nelson St). Bringing together nine acclaimed male singers from across North America, …

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5 things to do coming to Gazette country for April 22

1 DEAN COLLEGE PRESENTS SENIOR DANCE SHOWCASE: The Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance at Dean College will present the Senior Dance Showcase on Friday April 22 and Saturday April 23. Creating a performance from the ground up, Dean’s senior dance students share their expertise in choreography, performance and production …

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Wind Ensemble performs at Cal Poly Humboldt – Times-Standard

The Cal Poly Humboldt School of Dance, Music and Drama and conductor Paul Cummings will present a concert of woodwinds, brass and percussion featuring the university’s wind ensemble on April 29 at 8 p.m. h at the Fulkerson Recital Hall on campus. Concert tickets are $10 general, $5 for children …

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Classic Rock Concert for a Cause in Kelowna, Vernon – Lake Country Calendar

For the first time on stage since their sold-out Orchestral Rock Odyssey concert series, The Gary Cable Project is back by popular demand. The project will perform classic hits from the golden age of pop/rock music – Chicago, Toto, Steely Dan, Earth Wind & Fire, Lighthouse, Stevie Wonder, Blood Sweat …

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Wisdom Tree Ensemble world premiere at OTCA

The Wisdom Tree Ensemble will make their world premiere appearance at the Old Town Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 23 at 7 p.m. The concert will be dedicated to global and local environmental initiatives in honor of Earth Day, and locally to celebrate the Verde Valley Birding & …

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Step into the opening night of NEXT TO NORMAL at the Westport Country Playhouse

Westport Country Playhouse officially opened its production of the three-time Tony Award®-winning, Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, “Next to Normal” on Saturday, April 9. The musical runs until Sunday, April 24. directed and choreographed by Marcos Santana, who conducted the Playhouse production of “In the Heights” in 2019. Featuring a six-piece live …

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Tambuco Percussion Ensemble, Oregon Ag Fest, Earth Day celebrations: 10 things to do this week

Spring seems to have taken its time to show itself, but that won’t stop us from observing Earth Day, attending a farm and agriculture festival, or celebrating a jazz icon with a night out. tribute to Alberta Rose. This week also includes a classical music event and a watercolor art …

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Shippensburg Jazz Ensemble performs in Luhrs

The Shippensburg University Jazz Ensemble performed to enthusiastic audiences on Monday, April 11 at the Luhrs Performing Arts Center. The SU Department of Music presented the concert, which featured the jazz ensemble playing a varied jazz repertoire, conducted and directed by Trever Famulare, Assistant Professor of Music and Band Manager. …

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Ukrainian food festival celebrates country’s traditions and raises funds to support war-torn nation | Things to do | Cincinnati

Click to enlarge Photo: facebook.com/hope4ukraineproject Traditional Ukrainian dishes will be served during the festival. Amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the United Church of Christ near Wyoming is set to host the Ukrainian Food Festival on April 24, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., to support and celebrate the Ukrainians. …

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The International Contemporary Ensemble of New York appoints a new artistic director

69 years old George E. Lewis first collaborated with the International Contemporary Ensemble in 2011, presenting a Composer Portrait concert for which he composed his work, The will to parry. Having served on the ensemble’s board of directors since 2018, he will now join as artistic director during its 20th …

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Wind ensemble and orchestra concerts celebrate the careers of longtime music teachers Gene Pollart and Ann Danis – URI News

KINGSTON, RI – April 18, 2022 – The University of Rhode Island Music Department wraps up its spring concert schedule in April and May with a lineup that includes two shows that celebrate 75 years of combined service to the University by the music teachers Gene Pollart and Anne Danis. …

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Jazz group and ensemble UMaine has invited guest musician Nadje Noordhuis – The Maine Campus

On Thursday, April 14, the “Jazz Ensemble Concert” was held at the Minsky Recital Hall conducted by Dan Barrett, professor of music theory and jazz courses at the University of Maine. UMaine was fortunate to receive a Cultural Affairs Committee/Distinguished Lecture Series grant that enabled a special guest artist to …

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Orthodox Easter: events in Bucharest and in the country

After a pandemic-induced hiatus, Easter fairs have returned to cities across the country and museums are holding various themed events as the celebration approaches. Below we outline some of the activities available in Bucharest and other cities the week before Orthodox Easter. In Bucharestthe Creart, one of the city’s cultural …

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The Oakton Piano Ensemble returns to concerts

After a two-year hiatus, the Oakton Community College Piano Ensemble celebrates its return to live performance. The ensemble will perform concerts at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 23 and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 24 at the Footlik Theater at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. Founded and led …

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An entertaining portrait of this country’s greatest comic generation in “When Comedy Went to School” – April 21 at 10 p.m.

Why are there so many Jewish actors? In a 1970s survey, it was found that although Jews made up about 3% of the total US population, they made up 80% of professional comedians. How did a nation that began the 20th century mocking the folksy humor of Will Rogers end …

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