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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Concert pianist is all smiles in his new career

VanBeck graduated from the Eastman School of Music and the University of Rochester with bachelor's degrees in piano performance and mathematics.


Related Topix: University of Rochester, Rice University, Arts, Dentistry, Medicine, Benton Harbor, MI

4 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Tanglewood: Of death and transcendence

The Boston Symphony Orchestra dedicated its Tanglewood program yesterday to the memory of Rafael Fruehbeck de Burgos, who would have conducted it and two other concerts this week if he had lived.


Related Topix: Spain, World News, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

Music just what the doctor ordered as orchestra performs at Warrnambool Base Hospital | Photos

Ken Stott leads the Warrnambool Symphony Orchestra in its special performance at the Warrnambool Base Hospital on Saturday.


Related Topix: Arts

9 hrs ago | The Olympian

Olympia musicians enrich trip to Italy

Join the Olympia Symphony Orchestra for its 8th Annual Concert at the Capitol at 5:30 p.m., Sunday .


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, Olympia, WA, Arts, Wine, Drink, us Travel

13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

a Silaa charms with familiar tropes

Brass players stood like sentinels along the edge of an upthrust triangle of grass against the backdrop of a New York cityscape gilded by the late sun.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Richard Wagner, Classical, Music, Travel, Entertainment

17 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Two Centuries of American Music at St. John's in Thomaston

Sean Fleming, organist and pianist; John David Adams, bass-baritone; and Anthony Antolini, pianist, will collaborate in a concert entitled "An American Sampler: A Chronological Retrospective of American Music from 1814 to 2014," at St. John's Episcopal Church, 200 Main Street, Thomaston, at 7:30 PM on Saturday, August 9. A suggested donation of $15 ... (more)


Related Topix: Thomaston, ME, Canada, Bowdoin, ME, Newcastle, ME, Arts, Opera

21 hrs ago | SFGate

Rocker Melissa Etheridge to jam with S.F. Symphony

Melissa Etheridge will play old and new material with the S.F. Symphony on Wednesday and Thursday.


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Music, Entertainment

22 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Hugh McColla s secret campaign raised millions for citya s arts

Former Bank of America president Hugh McColl, left, started a campaign to raise money for the Charlotte Symphony, but it expanded to the Thrive fund to include other arts groups.


Related Topix: Arts

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Messenger

Flutist Benz joins FD Area Symphony

Benz is the band director at Manson Northwest Webster for seventh through 12th grade.


Related Topix: Arts, University of South Dakota

Oboist can't stand symphony

AN OBOIST who has performed internationally is suing Queensland Symphony Orchestra for $620,000, claiming she was put under stress that ended her orchestral career.


Related Topix: Arts


EXCHANGE: Band provides opportunity for musicians

The registration form for the Greater Decatur Youth Band state: "Why practice at home when you can jam in the park?" That's slightly misleading, said Gary Shaw, chairman of winds, brass and percussion, professor of music and conductor of the Millikin University Wind Ensemble.


Related Topix: Millikin University, Arts

Hampton Roads Daily Press

David Nicholson: Ferguson Center adds eight performances

Ferguson Center for the Arts has added seven new artists to its 2014-2015 season, including drummer Jae Sinnett and the Virginia Symphony, Gipsy Kings and the Baltimore Symphony.


Related Topix: Arts, The Gipsy Kings, Latin, Ronnie Milsap, Country, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, Entertainment

WCPO-TV9 Cincinnati

9 On Your Side to air LumenoCity concert live Dona t have tickets to LumenoCity? Dona t fret.

WCPO 9 On Your Side will air the event live Saturday, Aug. 2 thanks to a partnership with CET and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.


Related Topix: Arts

LaGrange Daily News

1989: Sweet Land of Liberty Parade goes international

Local July Fourth Parade Makes News 'Around World' - LaGrange's "Sweet Land of Liberty" Fourth of July Parade has received international recognition, according to local merchant Chris Cleaveland, who is visiting relatives in West Germany.


Related Topix: Troup County, GA, LaGrange, GA, World News, Georgia, LaGrange College, Arts

Pacific Symphony Kicks Off Symphony in the Cities Concerts Tonight

Pack a picnic and gather the family for an evening of free music and outdoor summer fun when Pacific Symphony presents "Symphony in the Cities" in Irvine and Mission Viejo.


Related Topix: Arts, Irvine, CA, Mission Viejo, CA, Classical, Bizet, Vivaldi, Copland

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Alabama Live

Didn't she almost have it all?: our 5 favorite moments in time from 'The Music of Whitney...

She's a drop-dead gorgeous Broadway star with a big, beautiful voice who astounded her family with her rendition of "The Greatest Love of All" when she was three and matured into a consummate performer who never stopped appreciating Whitney.


Related Topix: Whitney Houston, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Arts, Entertainment

Whittier Daily News

La Mirada Symphony has new president, music director

Rose Bourassa of La Mirada, who has been on the board for about four years, has been elected president.


Related Topix: Arts, La Mirada, CA, Buena Park, CA, Norwalk, CA, Brea, CA, Theater

The Washington Post

Some standout playing, but orchestra struggles at cohesion

Summer is a difficult season for orchestras.The conventional wisdom is that audiences become less interested in listening to symphonic repertoire indoors, so orchestras often go foraging for them, in nontraditional venues and with gimmicks like pops concerts and movie and video-game scoring.


Related Topix: Arts, Empty Clip Studios, Symphony, Video Games, Music, Entertainment, Health

The Age

Melbourne Symphony

It seems like yesterday that Markus Stenz was taking the MSO through his extroverted interpretations of the nine Mahler symphonies.


Related Topix: Arts

Grand Rapids Symphony's 'Summertime Hits': A little of this and that, and a lot of fun

Grand Rapids Symphony played "Summertime Hits" at the Picnic Pops, conducted by Matt Catingub and featuring vocalist Anita Hall, on Thursday, July 24, at Cannonsburg Ski Area.


Related Topix: Arts, Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys, Entertainment