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Dianne Evelyn Blake Croft – St George News

May 27, 1936 — September 18, 2022 Our beautiful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Dianne Evelyn Blake Croft, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2022, surrounded by the love of her nine children in Hurricane, Utah. She was born with a twin brother on May 27, 1936 in Santa Monica, California to David Karr William Blake and Evelyn Pearl Brunet. She ...

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‘Toyota Dream Orchestra Car’ by Young Artist wins ‘Grand Prize’ at World Contest

Opening of the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest in the United States October 1st PLANO, TX, September 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For a 15-year-old musician from Mercer Island, Washingtoncars of the future would include his “piano ship” vehicle, which performs classical music for passengers and bystanders while floating above and through the world’s lush landscapes. ‘Toyota Dream Orchestra Car’ by ...

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Austin community needs $40,000 to save 102-year-old Steinway B grand piano

AUSTIN — An old piano takes center stage as the Austin community raises funds for “Save the Steinway.” The Steinway B grand piano has long lived in the limelight with several spots on Austin high school stages over the past 101 years. Austin High School vocal music director Kalle Akkerman said the piano was likely purchased new and added to ...

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Cade Thompson is “lost without you”

Cade Thompson (Image courtesy of Merge PR) Fri Sep 16, 2022 1:40 p.m. Thompson is touring with Building 429 this fall; finish his run as a headliner this weekend Red Street Records artist Cade Thompson’s latest song, “Lost Without You”, is now available on all DSPs following his previous single, “Arms Of Jesus”. Click on here to listen. Thompson co-wrote ...

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Toni-Marie Montgomery to step down as Dean of the Bienen School of Music in 2023: For Journalists

Toni Marie Montgomerydean of Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University since 2003, will step down at the end of the 2022-23 academic year after a distinguished two-decade tenure, Vice President Kathleen Hagerty announced today. As Northwestern’s first African-American dean and the first female dean of its music school, Montgomery launched a host of initiatives that increased ...

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Famous jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis has died aged 87

CHICAGO (AP) — Acclaimed jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis, whose music entertained fans during a more than 60-year career that began with the Ramsey Lewis Trio and made him one of the musicians of most successful jazz artists in the country, has passed away. He was 87 years old. Lewis is revered in jazz circles for his 1960s hits such as ...

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Chit Chat Corner: Transcending the typical | Lifestyles

When you’re greeted with laughter at the start of a conversation, you know things will be fine. When that laughter follows with the peace of the Lord, you know things are as they should be. Laughter erupted when the email was first read, “He’s not the typical…” And later, when confronted on the phone, that laughter came in full force ...

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Dorothy Roop Roberts obituary

Dorothy Roop Roberts of Pulaski, died September 6. She was born on August 22, 1927 in the Beckley WV area. She just turned 95e birthday. She was born to Reverend Ellis and Madelene Nunn. She grew up in a large family that settled in Draper, Virginia. She graduated from Draper High School and later attended Bluefield Secretarial College. In high ...

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News from the Theater: Gabriel Byrne, Funny Girl, Leopoldstadt, 1776, Death of a Salesman, The Piano Lesson and Topdog/Underdog

News from the Theater: Gabriel Byrne, Funny Girl, Leopoldstadt, 1776, Death of a Salesman, The Piano Lesson and Topdog/Underdog Just in time for Halloween, Irish actor Gabriel Byrne will return to Broadway in his acclaimed solo show, walk with the ghosts, adapted from his bestselling memoir of the same name. Directed by Lonny Price, this limited engagement begins ...

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Business Beat: Restaurant, entertainment coming soon to The Crossing at Main and Main | business beat

A two-story restaurant and bar plans to move inside The Crossing at Main and Main development at Loop 281 and US 259 ​​in Longview. A building permit application filed with the town of Longview shows that Cargo’s construction value would be close to $2 million. The restaurant would include an open terrace on the third floor. Plans filed with the ...

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AI was in the music industry long before rapper AI FN Meka appeared

Music has always been influenced by technology – from Bob Dylan’s invention of the phonograph to transitioning from the acoustic guitar to the electric guitar, to the ubiquity of streaming platforms and, most recently, an ambitious attempt to crossover ‘ia with commercial music. FN Meka, introduced in 2021 as a “virtual” rapper whose lyrics and beats were constructed with “proprietary ...

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The voice of Phuket is heard around the world

At just 13 years old, Prapapon ‘Nong Fiat’ Sreemoung is already becoming a singing sensation, impressing Thais and tourists alike on Bangla Rd in Patong and Lard Yai Walking Street in Phuket Town on Sundays. Just one of her performances, Nong Fiat singing Adele’s Set fire to the rain on the walking street in Phuket Town, gained more than 1 ...

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Diversify medicine

At the age of 9, Vy Tran Plata, MD, moved with her family from a small village in Vietnam to a predominantly Hispanic neighborhood in Atlanta. She spoke neither English nor Spanish – she remembers not even knowing how to ask where the toilet was on the first day of school. Although she grew up on the lower end of ...

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Why Angus Brill Reed should participate in Eurovision

Photo credit: Angus Brill Reed (Facebook) Now that the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 season is well and truly over, we begin to look ahead to 2023, and in particular who Australia should send as a representative next year. At Aussievision, some of our team members have been advocating for Australian artists who they believe would be great choices to take ...

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Three concerts scheduled for this weekend

February 20, 2022 The annual Tommy Jarrell Celebration – to commemorate the life and music of the influential local musician, is scheduled for February 24-24. 26 at the Historic Earle Theater in Mount Airy. The celebration includes concerts, a competition for young people, workshops and a film screening. The popular festival has something for all lovers of early music. The ...

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Review: Motherhood and the impossibility of a perfect work-life balance

Lara Bazelon’s latest book, Ambitious as a mother (published in April), is certainly an ambitious book, but it does not quite live up to expectations. It’s compelling and interesting; but this is not the book I was expecting. The caption, presumably aimed at mothers, reads: “Why prioritizing your career is good for your kids.” I expected Bazelon to come up ...

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Rick Ross Addresses Wingstop Violations

Rick Ross recently went to the Department of Labor to fine his family’s Wingstop locations in Mississippi. On Wednesday, Aug. 17, Rick Ross jumped to his Instagram Story to post a statement after it was recently announced that five Wingstop locations in Mississippi franchised by his Boss Wing businesses had been fined over $100,000 for violations involving more than 200 ...

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Daily Cartoon and Live Briefing: Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Time: Quite sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 90s. Southwest winds 5-10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Tuesday evening: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 70s. Winds southwest 5-10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Today’s Editor’s Look: Palm Coast City Council ...

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ star found community is his role | Entertainment

This is a letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, and a life he never imagined he could have. And now he’s about to get the one thing he’s always wanted – a chance to finally fit in. That’s the basic premise of the multi-award-winning musical “Dear Evan Hansen,” which ...

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Marvel Studios’ ‘Secret Invasion’ Has Completed Reshoots, Confirms Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson has confirmed that Marvel Studios’ “Secret Invasion” wrapped its reshoots this Friday, August 12, which began last month. Reshoots began in London on July 26 and took over 15 days to complete. Jackson celebrated Wrap Day this Friday by posting a photo of himself on instagram wearing a Nick Fury t-shirt. He has confirmed that Secret Invasion ...

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Crying over a movie, cancer and innocence lost

“What can you say about a 25-year-old girl who died?” this is how Erich Segal’s “love story” begins. This bestselling novel came out just before my 14th birthday on February 14, 1970. Knowing nothing about love or cancer at the time, I was nonetheless mesmerized by Oliver’s memories of Jenny. I happened to read the novel from beginning to end ...

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Pataskala teenager to release single after ‘American Idol’ experience

After an “American Idol” audition and years of singing lessons, Cali Morris is set to release her first single in hopes of breaking into the music industry. Morris, a 16-year-old resident of Pataskala, Ohio, will perform her debut single “Pieces” at The Barn on York, 5103 York Road, on August 12. Morris started singing in her childhood home when she ...

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6 digital music careers for budding musicians

Have you always dreamed of pursuing a career in a field that you are passionate about? With digital music, there are many exciting career options you can explore. A career in music is not limited to the physical scene, it has now expanded with the digital age. Now, there are endless options in the online space, and you can make ...

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I can’t stop the music’ | The star

MUSIC has come alive in Malaysia and around the world in more ways than one during this transition to Covid-19 endemicity. In other words, life is kind of back to normal for talented musicians. It seems faith in music and its education never died, despite the industry having been muzzled for nearly two years, especially live performances, amid movement restrictions. ...

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Reviews | Arizona just picked a more extreme Senate candidate than Donald Trump

The Masters Campaign declined to comment for this article. Mr. Masters’ adviser, Katie Miller, grew impatient when I told her I hoped to trace her intellectual journey from libertarianism to Trumpism, telling me she didn’t want another blockbuster job trying to tie Mr. Masters to the “alternative right”. “There is no doubt that Ms. Miller and Mr. Masters will also ...

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JANET MILLER | News, Sports, Jobs

Janet McDowell Miller of Steubenville, Ohio, and Chautauqua, NY, died July 25, 2022. Born August 31, 1925 in Steubenville to the late John and Marjorie McDowell, Janet graduated from Steubenville Big Red (1943) and later earned a BA in Music Education (1947) from Muskingum College. She was living at the Absolut Care nursing facility in Westfield, ...

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Theater News: Into The Woods, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, Be More Chill, Jasper, The Near Disaster of Jasper & Casper and Floyd Collins

Well we already know, when The piano lesson was kicked out of the St. James Theatre, but now it’s official. Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, announced that the highly acclaimed and highly rated New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s cover of In the woods at the St. James Theater will be extended for ...

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WATCH NOW: The piano and violin duo’s concert on Sunday will raise funds to restore the Hearst Center Steinway | Local News

The duo – Hilbert, a pianist from Waverly, and Risse, a violinist from Sumner, have been performing together ever since. She is 63 and he is 21. “We ended up doing improvised music at my nephew’s wedding. We had never played together before, but we got on really well,” said Hilbert, a music teacher and nationally licensed composer. Since then, ...

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A language of its own

Lithuanian musician Simona Smirnova is on her fourth visit to New Zealand, but her first to Dunedin this month. Rebecca Fox talks to the musician known for her love of the traditional Lithuanian folk zither, the kankles. From an idyllic childhood in a Lithuanian village surrounded by nature and animals to playing on the New York City subway and singing ...

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Myleene Klass shares exciting news with her lookalike daughters

July 17, 2022 – 5:01 PM BST Rosalind Powell Myleene Klass and her two daughters Ava, 14, and Hero, 11, have launched an album My Lullabies: Motown Mylene Klass and her two daughters Ava, 14, and Hero, 11, spoke exclusively to HELLO! about their new joint project – an album My Lullabies: Motownwhich is a collection of 13 ...

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Theater News: Beanie Again, Lawsuits, The Piano Lesson, Theater Center Incubator and Pay The Writer

Beanie Feldstein, who has been making headlines lately, announced on her Instagram that she has tonsillitis and will be out. She will play her final performance as Fanny Brice in the Broadway revival of funny girl July 31, but will miss all performances this weekend. Lea Michele will return to Broadway as Fanny starting September 6. Stand-in Julie Benko who ...

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Acting legend Henry Winkler’s awkward moment with Mick Jagger

Acting Legend Henry Winkler opened up about a super awkward moment with Mick Jagger during a recent interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Winkler explained what happened when he approached the Rolling Stones singer at a restaurant. When guest host Anthony Anderson asked Winkler if he was stuck, his response was “Yeah, but mostly by singers, mostly by music…I lose my ...

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Betty Ruth Sharp | Obituary

KINGSPORT – Betty Ruth Sharp, 75, died peacefully on July 10, 2022 at her home in Kingsport, Tennessee. She was born on November 14, 1946 in Jellico, Tennessee, the daughter of J. Will Sharp and Nola Marcina (Lay) Sharp. She graduated from Whitley County High School and then Cumberland College in Williamsburg, KY with a degree in music, then earned ...

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Carlson Music Center in Alexandria is now a third-generation company – Alexandria Echo Press

ALEXANDRIA — Now a three-generation company, Carlson Music Center in downtown Alexandria is owned and operated by Katie Girard. She has actually owned the business for almost two years, buying it in 2020 from her father, Ron Carlson, who bought it from his father, Sid Carlson. Sid Carlson “It’s an honor for me,” said Girard to be able to maintain ...

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What to do if someone steals your music

(Hypebot) — Even though your music is intellectual property, it remains your property and should only be used with permission. Here are 6 steps to take if someone steals your music. by Cody of Band Lab As an artist, it’s always a terrible feeling to find out that your music has been used without ...

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Rodney Halstenson – Grand Forks Herald

Rodney Jay Halstenson, 67, of Niagara, ND died July 1, 2022 at his home. Rodney was born on June 7, 1955 to Earl and Arabelle Halstenson. He graduated from Unity High School Petersburg, ND and attended Mayville State University, majoring in music. Rodney’s love for music began with piano lessons in his early childhood. He played many instruments and loved ...

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Ukrainians living in British guest rooms

One day, shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine, a seventeen-year-old named Tymur Sabri was visiting his grandmother in a village outside Kyiv. Tymur is lanky – he loves to play basketball – with messy hair and a deep voice. Before the war, he lived in Kyiv with his parents and an older brother. Her sister Karina, her husband and their dog, ...

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Obituaries, June 28, 2022 | Obituary

Firmin R. Giesbrecht Firmin R Giesbrecht, affectionately known as FG, was born on November 28, 1936 in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada to Cornelius and Margaretha Giesbrecht. He was the youngest of 11 children. Our husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend left this temporary earthly home for his eternal home in paradise on Friday, June 24, 2022. His parents moved to a ...

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Now Hiring in Pittsburgh: Food Program Coordinator, Dog Handler, and More | Hire now | Pittsburgh

We’ve searched the web to find some of the best jobs in Pittsburgh this week. If your company is hiring, send information including a job title, description, and salary range to [email protected] Non-profit Executive Director. Local non-profit association Pittsburgh Food Policy Council, whose mission is to “build a food system that benefits communities, the economy and the environment in a ...

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Best bets: a quick guide to online and in-person entertainment and experiences

This is an ongoing series of online activities to undertake on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events. Conferences and learning Michael Bollong will speak at Scripps Research’s “The Hunt for Regenerative Medicines” on Wednesday, June 29, online. (Don Boomer) • Scripps Research presents “The Hunt for Regenerative Medicines” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, online. During ...

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Karen Harding releases title track for upcoming debut EP, featuring single “I’ve Got A Secret”, Friday, July 8, 2022

Following the release of his first 6 singles, Karen Harding returns with the first single and title track from his upcoming EP, “I’ve Got A Secret”, on Friday, July 8, 2022. Written during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns in Melbourne, Australia, the singer-songwriter’s dramatic single, “I’ve Got A Secret” dives straight to the heart of fear and anxiety, by sharing a ...

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Rebuilding the primary school music classroom after the pandemic

Surrounded by classroom walls adorned with colorful violins and music theory posters, Roshan Reddy counted to three. He raised his palm, a chorus of blaring horns and wind instruments hummed, and the opening notes of Adele’s “Easy on Me” filled the PS 11 Primary School music room at Brooklyn. Despite the clarinet squeaks and the occasional bleat of a rogue ...

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The quiet life of The Cure frontman Robert Smith in Sussex away from the spotlight

Robert Smith is one of the most famous names to come out of Sussex and arguably Crawley’s most renowned export. Robert has been a member of alternative rock band The Cure since 1978, of which he was one of the founding members. Nor is he the only rock legend to live within the borders of Sussex. Keith Richards, David Gilmour ...

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Backstage with Artina McCain, host of the 2022 Cliburn Competition

As the Cliburn competition closes on June 18, Artina McCain will have appeared on stage more than 100 times — more than all competitors, conductors and piano tuners combined. As stage announcer and master of ceremonies for the entire 17-day competition in Fort Worth, McCain introduces the contestants, announces the repertoire and reminds patrons to silence their cell phones before ...

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Linda Snyder | Obituaries | journal-news.net

Linda Snyder Mrs. Linda Snyder, 75, of Shepherdstown, West Virginia, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, June 10, 2022. Linda was best known as a longtime choir director at Martinsburg High School, her alma mater. Under her leadership, the school’s Good Times Show Choir became a state champion, and Linda mentored hundreds of students during her 18 ...

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Arnside welcomes 12-year-old singer Sonya Petrova from Ukraine

ARNSIDE was serenaded by a very talented young girl from Ukraine who moved to the area with her mother. Sonya Petrova, 12, sang a traditional Ukrainian song at the Big Jubilee Lunch held over the weekend, having arrived in the area a few months earlier. In Ukraine, Sonya is a talented singer, who had already sung with some of their ...

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The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media explains how easy it is to start music production at home

Duluth, Georgia – The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, an accredited music school in Atlanta that has trained some of the hottest names in modern music, urges those with ambitions to start a music production studio to find out exactly how they can start from home. More information can be found in the blog: https://www.aimm.edu/blog/start-music-production-company-at-home. The music industry recorded ...

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Rheba Ann Murray Sharpe – Dispatch Cordele

On June 4, 2022, at the age of 95, Rheba Ann Murray Sharpe died peacefully after a three week period of hospice at home. Born in 1926 in Ben Hill County, Georgia, she spent most of her youth and adult life on a small farm in the community of Drayton, before moving to live with her oldest daughter in 2010. ...

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Organist David Castillo will perform at Holy Trinity

Castillo is passionate about music and law. He holds a doctorate in choral conducting and a Juris Doctorate from Northwestern. The concert will feature a mix of Mexican, traditional and improvisational music. “He’s very serious about his music, but he also practices law,” Michael said. Castillo will be featured on the church’s JF Nordlie Opus 27 mechanical organ. He was ...

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Transformed by Irish singer Sean Nos, musician Clarissa Riddles/Purcell redefines her style for all her audiences

Sometimes a musician stumbles upon the computer screen that produces a profile not only because of the music, but also the backstory. This was certainly the case for singer/songwriter Clarissa Riddles (née Purcell) who not only found her voice through jazz but also traditional Irish music. Based in Nashville, the classically trained pianist and singer wrote the songs on her ...

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‘You go all in’: Composer Diné de Chinle wins Pulitzer Prize for Music

Details By Rima Krisst – Navajo Times May 29, 2022 WINDOW ROCK – Diné musician, artist and educator Raven Chacon’s long list of accomplishments and honors now includes the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Music, awarded May 9 for his ensemble composition, “Mass without voice.” The composition is a catchy, discordant and sometimes disturbing invocation of the unheard – past and ...

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A second look at the ORHS class of 2022

D. Ray Smith Benita Albert and Jessica Steed bring us the second and final part of the Oak Ridge High School Class of 2022 series. Enjoy it. Part 1 was released on May 20 and can be read online at Oakridger.com. *** Caroline Elliott wrote, “Some of my favorite memories at Oak Ridge High School (ORHS) relate to the performing ...

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Ex-Phillips Exeter Academy teacher faces new charges in sex abuse case

EXETER — A former Exeter Phillips Academy The math teacher faces new charges in the case alleging he groomed and sexually assaulted a student he once taught. Szczesny “Jerzy” Kaminski, 61, was charged this month with three new charges of aggravated sexual assault and two counts of witness and informant tampering. New charges brought by a Rockingham County grand jury ...

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The music of black composers once again takes center stage

Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts: MUSIC: Music rediscovered Violinist Andrew Irvin and pianist May Tsao-Lim perform works by two Black American composers whose music has been recently rediscovered, Monday at 7 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. The program, titled “Lost and Found: Rediscovered Gems from the Classical Repertoire,” includes ...

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It’s time to talk about the weather – Times News Online

An hour has passed since I thought of writing this column. Yesterday is gone and tomorrow never comes. The Rolling Stones sang a song called “Time is on My Side”. When childhood turns senior in the blink of an eye, well, Mr. Jagger, time is not in anyone’s favor. The only expression that always made me think was: “You are ...

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Boston Court Pasadena Spring and Summer Concert Series

Boston Court Pasadena (Photo – ⒸColoradoBlvd.net) Say goodbye to spring and hello to summer at Boston Court Pasadena. By News Desk Boston Court Pasadena (BCS) will present a series of live musical events in the Marjorie Branson performance space and on the main stage, featuring renowned pianist Inna Faliks (May 21), Synchromy New Opera Festival (4 and June 5), multiple ...

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Forest Hills NYC Guitar Lesson Teacher Updated Kwikstep Music Method

Brooklyn, United States – May 16, 2022 — The updated Kwikstep method guarantees fast results in a short time. These in-person and Skype lessons are available for learners of all ages in Forest Hills, Rego Park and Kew Gardens in Queens and Brooklyn. For more information, please visit https://kwikstepmusic.com The newly updated Kwikstep method combines effective teaching methods with engaging ...

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Creative collaboration – Times-Standard

Jenny Scheinman’s musical roots were planted in Petrolia years ago, and since then she has become an acclaimed violinist. The jazz virtuoso is set to perform Eddie Sauter’s iconic score, “Focus,” as a guest artist with the Eureka Symphony on Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21 at the Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St. in Eureka. ...

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Samuel L. Jackson Didn’t Ask For The Swear Word Etched On His Purple Lightsaber

Samuel L. Jackson has over 180 acting credits over his decades-long career. Fans love the actor for several of his roles, including Marvel’s Nick Fury, the voice of Frozone in Pixar The Incredibles, and various cool characters in Quentin Tarantino movies. In fact, his character in a Tarantino movie has an interesting connection to Jackson’s Mace Windu. star wars prequels. ...

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The Birchmere welcomes David Foster | Culture & Leisure

The legendary songwriter will be joined by his wife, Katharine McPhee OWith 16 Grammy Awards to his name, it’s safe to say that David Foster is one of the most prolific songwriters in history, and the legendary songwriter is responsible for some of the most best known and most popular of the last 50 years. Foster wrote nearly 100 hit ...

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Even Brady and Edelman are addicted to this bar stool sports drama

Barstool Sports Breakup Drama Barstool Sports never really sounded really dramatic. Although it’s a legit company that makes a lot of money, it mostly presents itself as a group of good/close friends who live their college life forever (while working hard to create content online for real business.) And for that reason – the fact that no matter how hard ...

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Global English Learning Market to Surpass US$35.78 Billion by 2030, According to The Brainy Insights

NEWARK, New Jersey, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to a report published by The Brainy Insights, the Global English learning market should go from $11.35 billion in 2021 for $35.78 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 13.6% over the forecast period 2022-2030. The growing use of English as the primary language for business communications will drive the English ...

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Artists channel their passion as charity supports the arts in – Times News Online

When Susan DiFluri retired from her work as an occupational therapist, she began her second career – as a nature artist. She started taking classes in August 2019 in preparation for her retirement. A few years later, his work was included in Art With a View, the Carbon County Creative Arts Fund’s third exhibition, sale and charity auction at Blue ...

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🌱 EDDE Awards Ceremony + Phoenix Nonprofit Gives Free Music Lessons

Hello, Phoenix! Your usual curator is off today, but I’m here to inform you and keep you up to date on all your local happenings. Now here’s what you need to know, in 5 minutes or less. —Sean Peek First, today’s weather forecast: Warm with lots of sun. High: 93 Low: 67. Click here to feature your business in this ...

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DONNER REIMAGINES DIGITAL PIANOS WITH THE POWERFUL AND ELEGANT VINTAGE DDP-80

The DDP-80 offers a realistic playing experience comparable to a standard acoustic piano. It is ideal for musicians seeking the same functions of weighted keys without the bulk and expense of an acoustic piano. Just like on a grand piano, the DDP-80 has 88 weighted full-size keys, with heavier bass keys, lighter treble keys, and three-foot pedals. Sleek wood-style design ...

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News from the world of Education: April 26, 2022

Information on admissions, courses, scholarships, memorandums of understanding, and more… Information on admissions, courses, scholarships, memorandums of understanding, and more… Social scholarship In an initiative launched in association with the University of Nottingham Trent, UK, University Living has recently introduced a scholarship for students of Indian nationality, who have contributed in one way or another to the betterment of society, ...

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Make great music with online lessons

Years ago, my mediocre piano teacher didn’t show up for my class, even though we were meeting at her house. I heard she did it to others too. Phooey on her. I can get America’s best teachers online, and they’re cheaper. According to a 2020 report from Thumbtack, the average in-person piano teacher charges between $40 and $100 per hour. ...

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Donner DDP-80 Digital Piano Review

DDP-80 give digital One of the key names in numeric keypads To give, just released one of their most beautiful and charming products to date with the DDP-80. An elegant room with a rich acoustic timbre and full digital capabilities, including a Midi connection and online lessons via the Donate app. Donner DDP-80 Digital Piano: First Impressions The first thing ...

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Pawel Jan Bednarek | Obituary

Pawel Jan Bednarek, 66, of Wapwallopen, formerly Plains, died on Sunday evening April 10, 2022 at Wilkes-Barre Post-Acute Medicine Specialist Hospital. He was born in Kaczanowo, Poland, and was the son of the late Jan Pawel and Marta Grossman Bednarek. Pawel’s great love for music was first introduced to him by his father, Jan, who taught him to play the ...

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5 music teachers share the transformative power of music education

For centuries, music education has been noted to positively increase students’ greater holistic learning and lifestyle outcomesyet music education across the United States in public and private settings has faced a sharp decline in recent decades. Witnessing this, a new wave of music entrepreneurs, performers, content creators, and instructors is taking the music education space by storm. These instructors leverage ...

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How Pascal Siakam reclaimed his place among the NBA’s elite

Jhe journey that led the Raptors and their star player through such a tense situation begins with the pandemic. It was unnerving for everyone, but for Siakam, who is anxious enough about germs, doctors and hospitals that even a relatively routine arthroscopic shoulder procedure would fill him with dread, the prospect of a global pathogen was a moment of reflection. ...

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Classical music maestro Stefano Miceli and his unique “Music and Conversations” concerts

Stefano Miceli, a Steinway artist, will be featured this Friday in his Greenwich “Music & Conversations” concert series to be held at the Greenwich Arts Council. Photo added By Anne W. Semmes This Friday evening will be the third concert of classical music created to engage with the public, conceived and presented by Stefano Miceli, internationally renowned pianist, conductor and ...

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Dorothy M. Johnson

Dorothy (Maddox) Johnson, 81, went to her paradise home on April 4, 2022. She was born March 11, 1941 in Hot Springs to Ross and Jessie (McCaslin) Maddox. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband of 57 years, Don Johnson; son-in-law, Hugh Crumpton; sisters, Grace Ann Kuntz-Whaley (Jim Kuntz/Earl Whaley), Katherine Frazier (Bill); brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, CL Johnson (Charlotte), ...

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5 takeaways from GRAMMY In The Schools Fest 2022

The silver lining of two years of COVID-adjusted learning is that education via the internet has become more accessible than ever. Last year, the first-ever GRAMMY In The Schools Fest (GITS) panels were broadcast live to ensure students across the country had the opportunity to connect with leaders in the music industry and improve their arts education in the comfort ...

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Piano lessons at 60 could stave off dementia, say scientists based on brain scans of ivory ticklers

Piano lessons at age 60 could stave off dementia by strengthening brain tissue that breaks down when memory problems set in, scientists say Researchers have discovered the benefits of piano practice for people aged sixty and over Participants tinkled for 30 minutes a day and took a one-hour class a week Brain scans after tickling the ivories revealed their brain ...

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PYO Music Institute Announces In-Person Auditions for 2022-2023 Season

The PYO Music Institute, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected orchestral programs, announces its in-person audition schedule. Music students, aged 6 to 21, are invited to participate in one of PYOMI’s six large ensemble programs. Students will experience music education and performance at the highest level. Student training goes beyond music as their education offers them the potential ...

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MIKA will play at the Kings Theater in April

Kings Theater has announced that global pop sensation MIKA will perform their 2022 North American Tour presented by Indeed.com in Brooklyn, NY next week – April 5, 2021. Tickets are on sale now at: https://www.kingstheatre.com/calendar/mika-presented-by-indeed-for-the-rite-of-spring-north-america-spring-22/ To show the power of music as a vehicle for promoting empathy and equality in the workplace, Indeed will celebrate MIKA’s tour by hosting virtual ...

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How the Classes Offered by the Mandeville School of Music & Dance in Mandeville, LA Help Kids and Adults Discover Their Talent

How classes offered by the Mandeville School of Music&Dance in Mandeville, LA allow children and adults to discover their talent The Mandeville School of Music and Dance is revered as the music and dance academy where dreams come true. They have made this possible by creating a professional, inspiring and enjoyable environment where dance, music, theater and performing arts programs ...

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Internet Gaming Disorder | review review

Up close with Dr. E Keep your nose on the grindstone, your shoulder on the wheel and your eyes on the ball. Above all, don’t blink, because if you do, the world could disappear. Every day, the world as we know it is being reshaped by the hands of technology. Each of the following changes has an electronic signature: 1. ...

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Cellist Amit Peled announces new album ‘Solus et una’ Feat. Bach Suites No. 4 & 5 and Brahms for cello choir

On Friday, April 29, 2022, cellist Amit Peled releases his next album, Solus et una, on CTM Classics. A sequel to his critically acclaimed 2018 album Bach Vol. 1, Solus et una features JS Bach’s Suites No. 4 and 5 for solo cello, as well as a brand new arrangement for cello choir of the Andante from Brahms’ Symphony No. ...

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Rhode Island Philharmonic will present GRIEG’S PIANO CONCERTO

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off spring with Grieg’s Piano Concerto featuring pianist Joyce Yang on Saturday, March 19 at 8 p.m. at VETS. Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts this 2021-2022 Taco Classical Series concert featuring the RI Philharmonic Orchestra’s premiere of prestigious local composer Eric Nathan’s the space of a door, Grieg’s Piano Concerto and R. Strauss’ Suite from ...

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MASTERSON ONLINE: Branson Haygoods deliver

I’m by no means a professional stage performance critic, but I certainly know a dazzling sight when I’ve seen one. And I left the Clay Cooper Theater in Branson the other night amidst an equally impressed crowd mumbling praise for what they had witnessed for over two hours. We were in the audience to see the five big Haygood brothers ...

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Band Aid School of Music’s performance-based teaching style raises the bar in Austin, TX

Austin, TX- Honing musical skills, as in any other creative art, is paramount to achieving true mastery. Although there are many music schools, few can match the expertise and dedication that Band Aid School of Music brings to the table. For its professionals, teaching music goes beyond helping students learn to play their favorite instruments and extends to helping them ...

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Score comparison – Derek Scally on Bach and Russian pianist Tatiana Nikolayeva

As another German train journey begins, I slip on my headphones and let Johann Sebastian Bach slice through the clutter of my mind. Voluntarily returning to Bach as an adult is something my teenager could never have imagined. While my peers in 1990s Dublin played football or experimented with glue, I struggled with Bach’s two-part inventions, the French Suites and ...

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Toni Collette recalls the “difficult and intense” experience of filming “Pieces of Her” | Entertainment

The always impressive Toni Collette plays another fierce and complicated woman in the eight-part series, Pieces of her, adapted from Kim Slaughter’s 2018 bestseller. It’s small-town mom Laura Oliver whose secret criminal past catches up with her. At the premiere, Laura rescues her 30-year-old daughter, Andy (Bella Heathcote), and others of a violent attack in a restaurant. She is hailed ...

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Nancy I. Riner | Obituary

Nancy I. Riner Nancy Irene McCauley Riner, 81, of Bunker Hill, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2022 at the Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Facility with her family by her side. Born September 16, 1940 in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late J. Truman and Irene Markle McCauley. She was a graduate of Musselman High School, Class ...

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Benicia Unified School District superintendent Dr. Charles Young retires after school year ends – Times-Herald

Dr. Charles Young said, “If you can find a profession that matches your values, then you’ve come to the right place.” For more than three decades, Young was well placed, with the last seven years serving as superintendent of the Benicia Unified School District. However, Young decided to step down peacefully as he announced earlier in the month that he ...

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A fair chance to have fun and learn – The New Indian Express

By Express press service CHENNAI: As the city returns to some semblance of normalcy with children returning to school after 23 months to set up their ABCs and 123s, Moina Memon has organized a fair for them to focus on after-school activities. The second edition of Creative Learning Fair – a platform to connect Chennai’s creative learning programs with parents ...

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Lauretta Jean (Lund) Siderius | Daily Inter Lake

Lauretta Jean (Lund) Siderius, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on February 16, 2022, at Willow Place Assisted Living – Newberg, Oregon. Lauretta was born to Gerhard Lund and Ellen Black Lund on March 25, 1934 in Jamestown, North Dakota. One of four children raised in the Sweetgrass Hills of Sunburst, Montana, Lauretta attended North Toole County High School, ...

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Music teachers present a concert on February 27 | Culture & Leisure

The spotlight will be on local music teachers on February 27, when the Lincoln County Oregon Music Teachers Association (OMTA) presents its annual “Spotlight on the Teachers” benefit concert at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Teacher Recitals have been held since the late 1990s, following the arrival in Lincoln County of music teachers Mary Lee Scoville, Jessie Treon and Suzanne ...

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A Custody Battle for an Adopted Boy in the Age of the Internet

From time to time, we learn things at the theater. For example, a recent Playbill cites news articles about Americans using “Yahoo! message boards, Facebook groups and other online sites to “rehouse” unwanted children…”. Most of these children are international adoptees and “between 1 and 5% of adoptions in the United States are legally dissolved each year”. The process is ...

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Singing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star helps five-year-old battle brain tumor through music therapy with Ellenor of Gravesend charity

A five-year-old girl battling a brain tumor sang Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star to get her through the toughest times. Olivia Taylor was just 17 months old when she was diagnosed and had to endure grueling treatment, but weekly music therapy with Ellenor Hospice in Gravesend is helping her cope. Olivia Taylor and Ellie Fletcher in music therapy session With the ...

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Day, Sr., Larry Benton – NRVNews

Larry Benton Day, father of Narrows, Va., returned home to be with his lord on Thursday, February 10, 2022, at his home. A longtime resident of Narrows, Larry was born on April 18, 1947 to the late Perry Allen Day, Sr and Pauline Robertson Day. Larry was a 1965 graduate of Narrows High School and was a volunteer firefighter with ...

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Indie’s Choice – The Provincetown Independent

Starry Night (Thursday, February 10) “Winter Wonder” Mass Audubon’s online series, continues with “Stars and Constellations,” Thursday, Feb. 10, 7-8 p.m. Doug Lowry is the guide to the science of winter constellations and their related stories across cultures. Registration is $20 at massaudubon.org. Friendly Friday, Southern Saturday (Friday February 11 and Saturday February 12) Celebrate love with the music of ...

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Mount Airy City Schools — a great choice for families

Editor’s Note: Community Comment is a periodic column in The Mount Airy News featuring commentary from community leaders in Mount Airy and Surry County. Mount Airy City Schools is a unique, family-centered school district focused on the growth of each child. The neighborhood has increased its market share by more than 5% over the past two years and continues to ...

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Doreen Frances (Sylvia) Nelsen

Doreen Frances (Sylvia) Nelsen, 79, died peacefully on Thursday February 3, 2022 at her home in Fairhaven from complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. She was the beloved wife of 53 years of Merchant Navy Captain Dean F. Nelsen. Raised in Mattapoisett, Doreen was the daughter of Frank F. Sylvia of Mattapoisett and Mary (Benton) Sylvia of Dartmouth. Both parents are ...

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Bach lunch-conference: “The art of songwriting”

Posted: 02/01/2022 12:51:49 Modified: 02/01/2022 12:50:19 Concord Community Music School’s Bach’s Lunch series continues on the first and second Thursdays of February, with a talk titled “The Art of Songwriting” on February 3 and a “Spread the Love” concert on February 10. and the concert features the talents of Kent Allyn, Paul Hodes and CCMS faculty member Peggo Horstmann Hodes. ...

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🌱 Riverhead Daily: Three arrested for stealing credit cards

Stand up and over to them, Riverhead! Diane Witek here with everything you need to know to start your day. Here’s what’s happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Sunny and less cold. High: 31, low: 21. Here are the best stories in Riverhead today: Here’s a sampling of the latest batch of new homes for sale in the ...

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🌱 Riverhead Daily: State of emergency declared + IHOP stolen

Happy Saturday, people of Riverhead! Diane Witek here with everything you need to know to start your day off right. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Blizzard, stacking 8-12″. High: 28, low: 15. Here are today’s top stories in Riverhead: The National Weather Service says a blizzard warning has been ...

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Live Covid updates: Omicron news, vaccines and more

PictureOfficials said Letitia James, the state’s attorney general, filed a motion to stay the ruling that the mask mandate violated the state constitution.Credit…Dave Sanders for The New York Times ALBANY, NY – New York State’s indoor mask mandate will remain in effect after an appeals court judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a lower court ruling from a day before that ...

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