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Tuesday | Southland Times

Singer grateful for Major's advice

STAR QUALITY: Former pop singer Oliver Sewell heads to the Manhattan School of Music in the United States in August to start a two-year Masters in Opera Studies.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts Will Commemorate The...

The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts Will Commemorate The Duke's 115th Birthday With Outdoor Ceremony & Concert, 4/27-29 Although the legendary Duke Ellington passed away on May 24, 1974, nearly 40 years ago, his fame and stature continue to grow and blossom.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Duke Ellington, Dance, Cotton Club, The Big Band, Arts

South Whidbey Record

Renowned jazz pianist returns 'home' to Whidbey

For Aaron Parks, expanding his career as a jazz pianist in New York City is a whirlwind at times, but Whidbey Island is where he feels most grounded.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Entertainment

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Real Hollywood Heroes Part 1 ~ April 14, 2014

"Armies do not fight wars; nations fight wars. War is not a military activity conducted by soldiers, but rather a social activity that involves entire nations.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Pete Kelly's Blues, Music!, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Ella Fitzgerald

Sat Apr 12, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Manhattan School of Music Names Five Winners in the Annual Ades Vocal Competition

Last evening , Manhattan School of Music announced the winners of the Alan M. and Joan Taub Ades Vocal Competition, held for a fifth year in the Ades Performance Space at the School.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Stuff.co.nz

Singer grateful for Major's advice

STAR QUALITY: Former pop singer Oliver Sewell heads to the Manhattan School of Music in the United States in August to start a two-year Masters in Opera Studies.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Hugh Masekela - 75 and counting

Trumpeter, composer, lyricist, singer, bandleader, father and struggle activist Hugh Masekela has garnered many titles under his belt so far.

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Related Topix: Hugh Masekela, Jazz, Miles Davis & John Coltrane, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane

Sat Apr 05, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Coverage: The New York Pops Lights, Camera, Action: a Night in Hollywood Rehearsal Photos

On April 4, 2014, The New York Pops continues its 31st season at Carnegie Hall with Lights, Camera, Action: A Night in Hollywood, featuring the orchestra and Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA, to travel through Hollywood history with the music that has transformed film's most iconic scenes into unforgettable moments of passion, fear, love, and ... (more)

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Jersey Journal

New faculty members join NJWA Music Studio in Westfield

Ted Schlosberg, founder and executive director of the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts, announced the addition of three new faculty members to the staff of the Music Studio.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NJ, Symphony, Arts, Classical, Basking Ridge, NJ

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Pocono Record

Jay Rattman Quartet at Deer Head tonight

The Jay Rattman Quartet will perform from 7 to 11 p.m. today at the Deer Head Inn, 5 Main St., Delaware Water Gap.

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Related Topix: Delaware Water Gap, PA, Stroudsburg, PA, Blue Note, Jazz

All About Jazz

Read "Alex LoRe Trio: Dream House"

Dream House is the excellent debut release by the Alex LoRe Trio, nearly an hour of beautiful music from LoRe on alto sax, Desmond White on bass, and Colin Stranahan on drums.

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Related Topix: New England Conservatory of Music

Tue Apr 01, 2014

All About Jazz

Justin DiCioccio -- Tribute To Sammy Nestico at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

On Monday March 24th Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola was the again the scene of a memorable big band concert from the Manhattan School of Music Concert Jazz Band under the direction of Justin DiCioccio.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Count Basie, Duquesne University

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Daily News Journal

'Steinway Artist' plans free public concert at MTSU

"Steinway Artist" Heather Conner will present a free public piano concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, Sundance Film Festival, University of Northern Colorado, Philadelphia, TN, Yale University

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Moving Forward

Opening Tuesday, Chico School of Rock is now called Chico Rockstars by new owners Jessica Braun and her husband Michael Poropat.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Orland, CA, Glenn, CA

The Daily Advance

Lori Meads: Remembering a native son for Jazz Appreciation Month

The month of April is just around the corner. Since April is Jazz Appreciation Month, I thought it would be fitting to recognize a very well-known name in jazz that also relates to the Albemarle Region.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Thelonious Monk, Clifford Brown

All About Jazz

Read "Nicky Schrire: On Songs, Spaces And Places"

You learn so much from recording, and they're things that you wouldn't learn doing anything else.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

Steinway Artist Conner giving free concert April 1 at MTSU

Steinway Artist Heather Conner will present a free public concert in MTSU's Wright Music Building at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 1. Photo submitted Steinway Artist Heather Conner will present a free public piano concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, Sundance Film Festival, University of Northern Colorado, Philadelphia, TN, Yale University

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Beacon

British maestro teaches free, public classes at School of Music

Students wave their batons to Beethoven's "Edmond Overture" in the Symphony Orchestra's master class for those that aspire to become future conductors of the music world.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Curtis Institute of Music

The Newtown Bee

American String Quartet Returning To Edmond Town Hall

American String Quartet - clockwise from left: cellist Wolfram Koessel, violinist Peter Winograd, violinist Laurie Carner and violist Daniel Avshalomov - will make their next appearance at Edmond Town Hall Theatre on April 13. The concert will be the season final for Newtown Friends of Music's 2013-14 season, its 36th of presenting "exquisite ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Juilliard School, Recreational Vehicle, Coleman, Symphony, Arts

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

JHU names Saint Louis Symphony president dean of Peabody Institute

Fred Bronstein, president of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, will become the new head of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University on June 1. His title will be dean, rather than the previous, longtime designation of director, in keeping with JHU's practice with its other academic divisions.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Johns Hopkins University, Boston, MA, Boston University, Entertainment

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