Piano Professors

Ryka Aoki’s novel “Light from Uncommon Stars” shines on a diverse San Gabriel valley – Press Telegram

In Rika Aoki’s novel “The Light of a Rare Star”, the essential instrument of the plot is the real instrument. The violin appears in the story as part of a tort transaction, a source of competition and a tool of empowerment. Set in the San Gabriel Valley, the speculative fiction work “Light From Uncommon Stars” combines elements of folklore and ...

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How to spend it in … Houston

Newsletter: FT Weekend Get weekend inspiration with the best of life, arts and culture. Delivered every Saturday morning. Houston is a vibrant city, a port city, so it has always welcomed the world – and it will soon be the third largest city in the United States. There is a culture of optimism and possibility here. This spirit brought me ...

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UAH – News

Former music student Danaë Xanthe Vlasse in consideration GRAMMY. Courtesy of Danae Vlasse After graduating from the University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH), part of the University of Alabama System, in 2003 with a degree in piano performance, Danaë Xanthe Vlasse pursued her compositional aspirations. musical in Los Angeles, California, where she experiences a level of success that many musicians ...

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UK Theater Alum explores fairness on Broadway

LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 22, 2021) – As Broadway returns to the stages of “The Great White Way,” the University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts has caught up with theater former student Kristin Stultz Pressley, Ph.D, to talk about another issue taking center stage in the world of theater – equity – and one of the pioneers of this art ...

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Alim Beisembayev wins Leeds piano competition 2021

Alim Beisembayev, the A 23-year-old pianist from Kazakhstan, is the winner of this year’s Leeds International Piano Competition. The contest bestowed the top prize on Beisembayev in the contest final on September 18, in which he faced four other finalists. The final took place at Leeds Town Hall over two evenings – on September 17 and 18 – and the ...

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Studio Academy’s James Fauntleroy and Larrance Dopson Help Black Students Succeed in the Music Industry

Although school success rates have changed relatively, racial disparities – especially among those with a bachelor’s degree or above – have remained the same. According to the Journal of Black in Higher Education, “… only 48 percent of all black students who entered bachelor’s degree programs at four-year institutions in 2013 graduated in six years. Further, “the college graduation rate ...

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Professors Marshall perform again after hiatus – The Parthenon

After a year-and-a-half hiatus, two professors from Marshall University took to the stage on Sunday with a recreation of romantic era sonatas at the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. The students were greeted at 3 p.m. for a free performance by professors Solen Dikener, who plays the cello and Johan Botes, who plays the piano. “What we hope to achieve is ...

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Opera arrangements, symphony numbers and worship standards highlight the fall musical program

Musical performances at the MC this fall will be enriched by the presence of community members in the audience, according to Dr. Benjamin Williams, president of music. Please note that this article contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no additional cost to you. After an exclusive 2020-21 musical ...

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