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Originally from Southwest Philadelphia, she uses the arts to create her own schools | Way of life

A Philadelphia native uses her passion for the arts to give kids the academic spark they need to thrive inside and outside of the classroom. Tiffany Ford, also known as “The Childcare Guru”, is owner of Little Leaders Learning Academy, co-owner of Stages Community School and founder of Leaders and …

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High School Performing Arts set to stage ‘Doctor in Wonderland’

GALION – The Galion Performing Arts department will present its interpretation of “The Doctor in Wonderland” on April 1, 2 and 3. All performances will take place at the Galion Community Theater downtown. This play, written by Don Zolidis, is a comedy about a certain BBC doctor and his companion …

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Tyler ISD Fine Arts Students Have a ‘Magical Experience’ and Perform with the East Texas Symphony Orchestra

TYLER, Texas (KETK) — All of Tyler ISD’s fourth and fifth-year fine arts students performed with the East Texas Symphony Orchestra at a Carnegie Hall Link-Up. Tyler ISD hosted the event at their new theater on March 9. Longview ISD students help fund drinking water well in Uganda The school …

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New Performing Arts Center Opens at Festus High | Education

FESTUS — Link Luttrell will be honored with one last request as superintendent of the Festus school district when his favorite musical “Annie” opens this month at the high school’s new performing arts center. After 14 years in the district of 3,250 students, Luttrell will retire from Festus in June …

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ArtsBridge Hires Elizabeth Lenhart as Director of Arts Education

The ArtsBridge Foundation announced in the following press release that it has hired Elizabeth Lenhart as Director of Arts Education. ATLANTE – March 3, 2022 – The ArtsBridge Foundation today announced that Elizabeth “Beth” Lenhart has joined the organization as Director of Arts Education. In this role, Lenhart will oversee …

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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra returns to the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Photo courtesy of Krannert Center website The Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed Thursday at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts. The Krannert Center was able to have the first completely sold out show since, it’s their first since reopening. A wave of silence descended on the audience as the lights went …

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HV Performing Arts is back with Big Fish!

Hopewell Valley Central High School once again welcomes the public to the Performing Arts Center on March 4, 5, 11 and 12 for an exhilarating adventure into the southern wilderness with Big Fish! Big fish focuses on the epic adventures and impossible stories Edward Bloom tells his son Will. Will …

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Arts Ed NJ Releases ‘March Forward Spring 2022 Guidance For Arts Education’

Arts Ed NJ, the performing arts affiliate of the National Association of State High School Associations (NFHS), has suspended mitigation guidelines for schools designated as “mask optional” effective March 7, 2022. The announcement coincides with the all-new March Forward Spring 2022 Guide for Arts Education (http://marchforwardnj.org/), which provides the most …

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Daily Life of Tuskegee Airmen: The Lieutenant Rayner Collection

In 1982, the National Air and Space Museum inaugurated the exhibition Black Wings: American black in aviation and the accompanying book was published the following year. The exhibit relied heavily on donations of historic photographs, including a set of black-and-white copies of U.S. Army Air Force photographic negatives donated by …

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How Sandra Bassett, CEO of the West Valley Arts Council, balances art and business

For 20 years, musician and arts leader Sandra Bassett worked in sales management for corporate America. Heineken, Dr. Pepper, Walmart, K-Mart and Frito Lays were among the accounts she managed. Although she thrived in the business world, she retained a love for music and performed on the side. Now she …

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‘Rent’ will be staged at the Geyer Performing Arts Center | Entertainment

For the Observer-Rapporteur The production of the musical “Rent” at the Geyer Performing Arts Center is an exciting project for the show’s co-directors and cast. “That show really defined who we were and how we felt at the time,” said Tyler Handford, who co-directs production with Rachael Szabo. “He was …

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The Vast Treasure of ‘Poochi’ Srinivasa Iyengar Compositions

Lec-dems about the lives and works of musicians of the past provide a window into a bygone era and how music has evolved over the decades. At the Academy of Music, Ritha Rajan presented an interesting account of Ramanathapuram ‘Poochi’ Srinivasa Iyengar, an eminent musician-composer, one of the best known …

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REVIEW: We will rock you

Ben Elton, writer-director of We Will Rock You at the Grand Opera House in York WE Will Rock You is “intriguing, thought-provoking, painfully romantic, brutally cynical, and both sad and hilarious,” says Ben Elton, futuristic writer-director of “rock theatrical” Queen. It’s also probably the dumbest musical you’ll ever see. Even …

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“Power of Sport Summit” to celebrate the arts and diversity

CLEVELAND – Cleveland is just days away from being in the national spotlight for the 2022 NBA All-Star Game. Events are planned all weekend for the enjoyment of guests and visitors. Performers are also gearing up for a big weekend. On Friday, February 18, the “Cleveland Power of Sport Summit” …

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CSU Pueblo Festival of the Winds will feature original compositions

When Mark Connor premieres his musical composition at Colorado State University Pueblo’s 14th Festival of the Winds, he will pay a moving tribute to his nephew, who died of an overdose two years ago. “I didn’t want to write something that was just dark and dark,” Connor said. “That’s not …

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LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts will present ALL SHOOK UP

In a triumphant return after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, students from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Arts will take the stage this month for the musical performance from the entire school of “All Shook Up,” a 2004 Broadway musical that takes …

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The New World School of the Arts High School named “National Magnet School of Excellence” by Magnet Schools of America

The New World School of the Arts has been named a National Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America, the national association of magnet and subject schools. MSA’s National Merit Awards program recognizes the top magnet schools in the United States. These awards recognize magnet schools that demonstrate …

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Lewiston High School opens its first arts and music wing

LEWISTON — When art and music students head to class on Tuesday, it won’t be the basement they’ll head to, but the new two-story addition to Lewiston High School. After 18 months of construction, the school’s first arts and music wing is open, and students and staff are thrilled. Unlike …

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Local Advocate Continues to Defend the Arts in Tupelo :: WRAL.com

By BROOKE BULLOCK BURLESON, Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal TUPELO, Miss. — The artistic community has long been the heart of Tupelo. With arts education embedded in public schools and countless outlets for dance, theater and music, Tupelo has made it a priority to make arts experiences tangible for all ages. …

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Organizers Need Youth to Participate in Franklin County Arts Scene | Community

FRANKLIN COUNTY — For Erin Grainger, the performing arts scene in the northwest corner of Vermont is thriving. Churches, village greens and town halls abound with soft music, but it could fade if the next generation doesn’t keep it going. “I think sometimes the right hand doesn’t know what the …

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Gulfshore Opera offers an inspiring season 8 program

KEARNS The 8th season of the Gulfshore Opera sees the return of large-scale productions, exciting new venues and touring productions. The Bat’s Revenge (Die Fledermaus), Opera Meets Broadway and Tosca will tour the three counties of the Gulfshore Opera Southwest Florida region: Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties. Anthony Kearns in …

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Meet the Creepy Rochester Metal Man | Culture

Against the incessant din of traffic on Westfall Road, Dan Sprague put down a Blackstar amplifier on the sidewalk near CityGate, plugged in his Les Paul fake guitar, and let a chord tear. He was hard to miss even without the distorted growl of his amp. He wore a black …

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Becomes Inspiration for Actor Sam Primack | Arts and theater

Bruce Miller of the Journal speaks with actor Sam Primack, one of the stars of “Dear Evan Hansen”. Bruce miller Waiting at home during the pandemic stoked Sam Primack’s love for the theater. “It made me want to do it more,” he explains. “It made me more passionate and I …

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Sailor Circus Academy Returns With ‘Let It Snow’ Holiday Show | Arts and entertainment

The music is booming, the lights are shining and the students are playing without a net. It’s just another day at Sailor Circus Academy, a seven-decade institution in Sarasota, and a whole host of rehearsals are going on at the same time. There are children who attack the trapeze and …

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Performing Arts at the College Level – The News Herald

Stout Middle School volunteers nurtured the school’s performing arts program with a school-wide talent show on December 14 to encourage creativity and provide a safe space for students to s Express. Volunteer principal and mentor Amen Salha, a high school student at Edsel Ford High School, said he launched the …

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Parents, don’t worry if your kids want to study fine art in college

As college application season is in full swing, high school kids sit down with their parents to discuss how they imagine adulthood. Many teens will envision a life in the arts, regardless of old tropes on starving artists. Many mothers and fathers will fear tropes. Here’s my advice: let your …

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Robinson Student Spreads Joy with Holiday Ornament Collection

BURKE, VA – When Robinson High School eighth grader Daphne Taylor learned that ECHO was collecting Christmas decorations for those in need, she wanted to help. ECHO collected ornaments for people who could not afford them. Thanks to Taylor’s fundraising efforts, the fundraising campaign that was slated to end on …

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This week in A + E: from December 16 to 22 | Arts and entertainment

Thusday Janet Williams aka The Tennessee Tramp 7 p.m. at McCurdy’s Comedy, 1923 Ringling Blvd. 25 $ Visit McCurdysComedy.com Here is the funny one. Janet Williams has been on tour for two decades, and her end-of-life turn as a stand-up comedian came after a divorce left her with plenty to …

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ICYMI Dan Feuerriegel Interview – Soap Opera Digest

After nine months of working at DAYS, Dan Feuerriegel finally shows off his best face – and his best physique – as EJ DiMera. His hair is longer, his body is leaner, and he wears facial scarves. “My appearance during my initial hearing was quite similar to what I have …

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Dean / Black School of Performing Arts – Sandra Black

Sandra Black is the owner of the Dean / Black School of Performing Arts, located on Northgate Drive in Midland. She and her five employees provide dance lessons in ballet, jazz, tap dance, hip-hop, creative and contemporary movement. They also offer technique courses. Their students range from the age of …

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KLASEY: The opera was the first theater in Kankakee | Local news

The history of theaters in Kankakee began, literally, on a good note. On November 14 and 15, 1884, Mrs. Abbie Carrington and a touring company of opera singers performed excerpts from Faust and other operas. The performance took place in Kankakee’s first building designed specifically as a theater – the …

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Liberty North senior performs original compositions on Saturday | Entertainment

FREEDOM – Georgia Barge, 17, is a household name and voice in high school and community theater. She was in the Liberty North drama department during her high school career, most notably after playing Donna Sheridan in “Mamma Mia!” His stint at the Corbin Theater included the Corbin Kids Company …

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Performing Arts Program Reinvents “A Christmas Carol” Hip-Hop Style – York College / CUNY

The opening of the piece will take place this Friday, December 3 at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC) at 7 p.m. According to director / producer, Professor Thomas Marion, it will be a treat. “We are all looking forward to opening Friday for a weekend, live on stage at …

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“It’s So Happy”: Black Arts MKE Prepares To Launch Annual “Black Nativity” Production

This year’s theme is “for the culture” and members of the public can expect to see black cultural references in the choreography, costumes and more. (Photo by Jenny Plevin) By Ana Martinez-Ortiz Almost everyone knows the story of the Nativity. Mary and Joseph go to Bethlehem in search of a …

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Reviews | The arts department deserves the same respect as the sports department | Opinion

We’ve all heard the classic story of the arts department in a school being a second thought to the athletics department. While this is not true in all schools, it is certainly a problem on the minds of students across the country, including the Northwest. There has been a stigma …

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The Tradition Continues, 8th “Season of Hope Arts Festival”

Friday November 26 with the tree lighting at 6:00 p.m., by municipal commissioner Seby Haddad. Roberto Hugo Gonzalez’s photos – Advertising – Texas border affairs “We invite the community to join us as we celebrate our 8e Annual A season of hope Arts Festival, at McAllen’s Art Village on Main, …

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Gather on stage to revive the performing arts

“All Together Now” brings together local theater artists for a special weekend November 11, 2021 11:08 p.m. LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – From high school students to middle school to local professionals, theatergoers across the capital have the chance to celebrate theater live by performing together. Presented by Music Theater International, …

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Arts calendar published on November 3, 2021

Willmar, November 4, 6 p.m., Whitney Music / Jazz N Java; Gravel Road music with John A-Fram Beck and Friends; free hat basket for musicians; call to reserve at 320-214-9433 or email [email protected] Marshall, November 5-6, 7:30 p.m., October 30-31, November 6-7, 2 p.m., Southwest Minnesota State University; $ 10, …

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Performing Arts – November 3

Tribute to Neil Diamond by Matt Vee Celebrate the music of Neil Diamond performed by Matt Vee, his family and friends with his performance “I Am… He Said” at 7 pm on January 21 at the Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts on the campus of Brainerd High School. With songs …

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The theater guild nears the dress rehearsal for the performing arts center building

He got curtains from Broadway. He bought seats from the Bellagio in Las Vegas. And now the Scotts Valley Community Theater Guild is about to complete a performing arts center on the site of the old ice rink. According to Guild Board member Trish Melehan, it took about $ 80,000 …

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Performing Arts – October 27

Tribute to Neil Diamond by Matt Vee Celebrate the music of Neil Diamond performed by Matt Vee, his family and friends with his performance “I Am… He Said” at 7 pm on January 21 at the Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts on the campus of Brainerd High School. With songs …

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Boyle County Performing Arts Center to Present Student Run “Waking Sleepy Hollow” – The Advocate-Messenger

The Boyle County Performing Arts Center, a new facility adjacent to Boyle County High School, presents a Boyle County High School play titled “Waking Sleepy Hollow,” a variation on the story of the Headless Horseman. “This is the first play the high school has created and performed for the Boyle …

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Wolf Trap Offers $ 5,000 Grants To DC Area Performing Arts Teachers

VIENNA, VA – The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is accepting applications for this year’s High School Performing Arts Teacher Grants program. Grants are available for teachers in the DC area. The grant application deadline is November 15, and fellows will be appointed in December for the 2021-22 …

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Renovations Aim To Keep The Arts At The Forefront In Century-Old Theater | Reporting

It was a sign of the times at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Closed theaters with no movies to announce got creative with their marquees, displaying phrases like “Now showing nothing with nobody”, “When Harry Met Sally on Zoom”, “The Corona Chronicles” and “To Be Continued” . Meanwhile, the …

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Fall and the Arts Kicks Off at ICOE | Education

EL CENTRO – Music, paintings, food, sculptures and auctions collided at the inaugural Fall and the Arts Foundation for Education – the nonprofit arm of the Imperial Office of the county education – Thursday, October 7, at the ICOE in El Centro. The Autumn & the Arts event was a …

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Business Council for the Arts (BCA) honors North Texas Performing Arts in 2021 Obelisk Awards

The Business Council for the Arts (BCA) has announced that Plano’s North Texas Performing Arts has been awarded the 2021 Obelisks in the Arts. Get to Know North Texas Performing Arts (NTPA), winner of the 2021 Business Council for the Arts Obelisk Award for Arts Education The NTPA is the …

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The School of Visual and Performing Arts, organizer of the annual VAPA recruitment day on October 13

Tweeter tweet button for twitter Posted on October 10, 2021 By Ashlyn Dupree ULM Marketing and Communication Office MONROE, THE– The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts and Recruiting Office are hosting their annual VAPA Day on Wednesday, October 13. This event is for high school …

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Salem Hills High School Wins National School of Performing Arts Excellence

SALEM, Utah – Salem Hills High School is now one of the elite companies. The school won the 2021 National Performing Arts School of Excellence Award from the Federation of State High School Associations. Only one school in the country, out of more than 20,000 eligible, receives recognition each year. …

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Composing for those who can’t: Mason Bynes uses his compositions to defend others

Mason Bynes, a Boston based composer, singer, multimedia artist and advisor, spends most of her time working tirelessly to make sure someone else shines. This is how she approaches her compositions and works with the students of the Berklee College of Music as a career advisor. At only 24 years …

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Marshall Fundamental School to Host Fall Visual and Performing Arts Festival – Pasadena Now

Students perform at the 2019 Marshall Fundamental School Visual and Performing Arts Fall Festival. * Credit: Marshall Fundamental School) Students perform at the 2019 Marshall Fundamental School Visual and Performing Arts Fall Festival. * Credit: Marshall Fundamental School) Students perform at the 2019 Marshall Fundamental School Visual and Performing Arts …

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Q-authorization trading for compositions | San Diego Drive

Photograph by Caitlin Rother Geza Keller: New Mexico Tech has something to gain from their album You have nothing to lose. “When I was working in Los Alamos in the 80s, I had a Q clearance and I made a complete revelation about my family still in Hungary,” says Geza …

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Canadian College of the Performing Arts announces in-person season 2021-2022

Worlds of drama and comedy; fear and bravery; Heaven and Hell collide on stage during this year’s Canadian College of the Performing Arts live theater season. The College’s ever-adaptable community welcomes nationally recognized directors to reinvigorate students and audiences once again with live performances. “When Worlds Collide on stage, it …

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Officials open performing arts center at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School | Catoosa Walker News

Catoosa County School officials on Tuesday September 14 opened a performing arts center at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School. The LFO Performing Arts Theater, which is funded by ESPLOST (Special Use Local Sales Tax for Education) funds, is expected to open in August 2023. A large crowd of elected officials, community …

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Will the Kjeer trio play soon “Undreampt” compositions during Saturday Night Jazz at The Black Dog

By Bill Stieger Any local jazz fan who hasn’t had the pleasure of hearing pianist Will Kjeer is forewarned: come out and see this up-and-coming artist while he’s still planted in the Twin Towns. Because all the local musicians agree – Kjeer is a performer on the rise. And you …

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Will Kjeer Trio to perform soon-to-be-released “Undreampt” compositions on Saturday Night Jazz at Black Dog

By Bill Stieger Any local jazz aficionado who hasn’t had the pleasure of hearing pianist Will Kjeer be warned: get out and see this up-and-coming artist while he’s still stuck in the Twin Cities. Because all the local musicians agree, Kjeer is an artist in the making. And you never …

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NJSO Youth Orchestras to Release Digital Album of Original Student Compositions

NEW | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS originally published: 07/30/2021 (NEWARK, NJ) – NJSO Youth Orchestras to Release Our voices, an album of original student compositions composed during the program’s 30th anniversary season, August 6. The album marks the culmination of a one-season creative composition project by the NJSO Youth …

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Julián De La Chica considered for his classical music compositions which are known to captivate listeners around the world

For nearly two decades in the music industry, award-winning Colombian composer and pianist Julián De La Chica has made significant contributions to the alternative electronic scene while exploring the influences of minimalism and post-minimalism. Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, a neighborhood of dichotomies, Julián is considered for his classical music compositions …

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Blake Shaw will play original compositions for a virtual performance “Stages”

Bassist and vocalist Blake Shaw has recorded a virtual concert via the Englert Theater as part of their “Stages” lineup which will be available to viewers on May 5 at 7pm. Kate heston Blake Shaw poses for a photo during the intermission of his and Dan Padley’s show outside the …

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WIU alumnus releases recording of personal compositions and arrangements

Relations with WIU universities | The voice of McDonough County MACOMB – A Western Illinois University alumnus recently released a recording of 11 of his compositions and arrangements, at least one of which relates to his alma mater. Jeff Ford, a 1981 graduate with a Bachelor of Music degree from …

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The Transcendental Compositions of Caroline Ho – Yale Daily News

Courtesy of Charlie Gleberman Caroline Ho’s music 22 blurs the lines between the 19th century and the 21st, fusing atmospheric synthesizer, classical and pop music. Every genre Ho listens to can be found in his compositions. “She has an unmistakable ‘Caroline’ sound,” said Yale professor and film composer Konrad Kaczmarek. …

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