Wednesday Mar 12
The Martha's Vineyard Times
"Music Street" brings sound to schools and shelters
Most year-round Islanders are resolved to the fact that while the summer affords multiple opportunities to enjoy performances by visiting artists, the off-season is a relatively quiet time for the arts.
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Wednesday Mar 12
LIVE: Sarah Jarosz @ The Egg, 3/7/14
Sarah Jarosz recently graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music. Those Beantown digs are close enough to lump her in with the Berklee bluegrass gang, and she certainly shares the politesse of that crowd.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Why it's good to be Sarah Jarocz
Sarah Jarocz' third album, Build Me Up From Bones , spent six weeks atop Billboard 's Americana chart.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Lake Street Dive's Mike 'McDuck' Olson
Who could have predicted that one of the year's pop breakthroughs would be Lake Street Dive, a group formed at the New England Conservatory of Music ? Even though the quartet came together a decade ago, the stars aligned for the latest album, "Bad Self Portraits," after it scored a YouTube hit with a sidewalk cover of the Jackson 5's "I Want You ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Press Play: Robert Elkjer's quiet 'Hush'
This sophomore solo piano album by San Rafael musician-composer Robert Elkjer is very much in the mold of George Winston, who pioneered the new age, meditative solo piano genre that is now populated his many acolytes and imitators on websites such as SoloPiano and Whisperings.
Cellist Colin Carr is doin' the Schumann with the TSO
In true, doomed, predestined, Romantic fashion, the German composer Robert Schumann died when he was only 46 in 1856.
Lake Street Dive makes a splash
They all studied at Boston's prestigious New England Conservatory of Music and put in a decade establishing themselves as serious musicians.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Music of Departures and Returns
Catalan guitarist, composer and bandleader Oscar Penas has compiled an outstanding cast for his fourth CD, Music of Departures and Returns .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Lake Street Dive breaks big and Bad
Just before releasing its latest set of swinging soul gems, Bad Self Portraits , earlier this month, Lake Street Dive scored an impressive trifecta.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Have 1724 Stradivarius, Will Travel
The immensely gifted Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos is not yet a household name in this country, but word of his talents is spreading.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
My Verona NJ
Licitra, VHS '12 Grad, To Perform In Boston
Nick Licitra, a tuba player and member of the TCNJ Wind Ensemble, will be performing at the College Band Directors National Association Eastern Division Conference in Boston from March 6 to 8, at the New England Conservatory of Music.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Critic's pick: Lake Street Dive, 'Bad Self Portraits'
Maybe they just caught me at the right time, but taking in last weekend's sneak preview of spring with the windows open and Lake Street Dive's extraordinary new pop party album Bad Self Portraits blasting from the speakers sure made it seem as though winter's days were numbered.
Chapel services test Gordon College's values
The chapel is the one place at this small, liberal arts Christian college along the North Shore where 40 faith traditions converge, the one place where Gordon College's 1,700 students come together to worship and praise.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Local students selected to perform at New England Conservatory of Music
Local students, as part of the TCNJ Wind Ensemble, have been selected to perform at the College Band Directors National Association Eastern Division Conference in Boston, Massachusetts from March 6-8, at the New England Conservatory of Music.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Detroit News
Young Sphinx players from all over gathering at Orchestra Hall to shine
This weekend, young black and Latino string players from all over the country will gather in Orchestra Hall for the 17th annual Sphinx Competition.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Chelmsford Community Band Announces New Director
The Chelmsford Community Band is ecstatic to announce that a new director will be joining them in time for their annual Winter Concert on Sunday, March 2nd.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Bubbling Under: Lake Street Dive Splashes Onto Billboard 200
Each Friday, Billboard presents Bubbling Under, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success.