CMS will auction transparent backpacks with cancer warning

The see-through backpacks in CMS were originally ordered in response to security concerns such as guns being found on campus. Mike Haskey Ledger-Investigator (McClatchy) Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools will auction off 46,000 see-through backpacks — the district’s latest attempt to recoup money it spent on a heightened security plan amid a weapons crisis found in schools. The CMS Board of Education on ...

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YOUSICIAN LAUNCHES THREE BEGINNER COURSES INVITE FANS TO LEARN TO PLAY ALONGSIDE THE MULTI-GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING BAND

Hadley SpanierHead of Artist Partnerships at Yousician, said, “Metallica x Yousician lessons bring guitarists closer to the master musicians they idolize. Players will have the opportunity to learn to play like Metallica right from Metallica! unique unparalleled access to the band with Yousician’s artificial intelligence technology so guitarists in training can not only learn from the masters, but also get ...

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YOUSICIAN LAUNCHES THREE BEGINNER COURSES INVITE FANS TO LEARN TO PLAY ALONGSIDE MULTI-GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING BAND

Hadley SpanierHead of Artist Partnerships at Yousician, said, “Metallica x Yousician lessons bring guitarists closer to the master musicians they idolize. Players will have the opportunity to learn to play like Metallica right from Metallica! unique unparalleled access to the band with Yousician’s artificial intelligence technology so guitarists in training can not only learn from the masters, but also get ...

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Mansfield Richland Academy of the Arts honored for 30 years

The night belonged to Marianne Cooper. More than 100 people gathered at Richland Academy of the Arts on Saturday evening to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the downtown institution. The academy offers private lessons in instruments, voice, and piano, as well as dance, drama, and acting lessons. It serves school-age students through adults. Cooper has been there from the start. ...

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Sunshine on Leith star gives Lanarkshire schoolchildren a boost ahead of summer show

The young stars of an East Kilbride school’s first summer show in three years have enjoyed a showbiz boost this week. Glasgow actor Elaine Mackenzie Ellis has sent a message of support to Duncanrig Secondary as they prepare to stage Sunshine on Leith. The Rab C Nesbitt and Still Game star appeared in the film version of the musical, based ...

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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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Spoleto Review: Chamber music is many things and especially fun | Spoleto

Why go to the Bank of America Chamber Music Series at Spoleto Festival USA? Because it’s classy, ​​elegant, historic and fun for all classical music lovers. Geoff Nuttall, co-founder and principal violinist of the St. Lawrence String Quartet, again conducted and hosted this year’s series, in his role as director of chamber music for Charles E. and Andrea L. Volpe. ...

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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 co-founders of Aureus Academy have changed the game of music education

At Singapore’s leading music school, there’s no one way to teach and learn. In a society that generally promulgates a singular path of learning music – parents send their children to music lessons at a young age and they take music exams to acquire certificates as proof of their talent – Aureus Academy has created much-needed change. Launched by Lawrence ...

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James Runcie on the beauty, pain and genius of Johann Sebastian Bach

German composer Johann Sebastian Bach is considered one of the greatest of all time, and his sacred oratorio, the St. Matthew Passion, a masterpiece. But when Bach arrived in Leipzig, Germany, where he wrote the St. Matthew Passion in 1727, he was best known as an organist, not a composer. He led the music of a boys’ choir in Leipzig, ...

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A Vandalized Fort Thomas Community Piano

FORT THOMAS, Ky. – A piano placed outdoors to be enjoyed by a northern Kentucky community has been vandalized. What do you want to know A community piano was vandalized in Fort Thomas A nearby music studio donated the piano to the community It was used for a summer music program Police work to identify who is responsible while the ...

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What jazz improvisation can teach us about creativity and breaking the rules

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Fingers brush a keyboard, ready to play. A trumpet rises to the lips. Wands perch in the air, ready to drop. improv begins, and this combo of jazz musicians instantly creates a piece of music that has never been heard before. As each instrument twists the melody, the song is reinvented in ways not even the ...

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Arturia V Collection 9 –

We took Arturia’s new V Collection 9 for a test drive in Studio Happy. It’s a comprehensive set of synths, keys, and sampling software instruments that will blow your mind. Arturia has added new software instruments and updated classics in its latest release, the V Collection 9. We took a good look at the new additions and updates to the ...

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The best M1 launches of 2022 on the App Store

As we near the end of 2022, it’s time to look back and see which apps have had the most significant impact this year. Here are our picks for the best M1 launches of 2022 on the App Store. Whether you’re looking for a new game, a productivity tool to help you get your work done, or just something to ...

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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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BI boy, 6, starts composing on the grand piano

Mozart and James Pearce Ullrich of Bainbridge Island were about the same age, 5, when they composed their first song. We’re not saying James, now 8, is another Mozart, but it’s worth noting both of their accomplishments at such a young age. Parents Jeff and Anna Ullrich bought James a Casio keyboard when he was just a few years old. ...

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New homemade pianos and keyboards to discover in 2022

GEAR EXPO SUMMER 2022: In recent years, we have seen a tremendous change in players looking for a direct learning instrument. Some people aren’t all that interested in having access to an endless amount of sounds and features, instead opting for a handful of high-quality voices, comfortable action, and a few useful on-board learning aids. There has been an upsurge ...

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Wellness company Yohana expands to LA to help modern families thrive

Founded by renowned technology leader, global leader and mother of four Yoky Matsuoka, Yohana helps families create space in their busy lives to prioritize wellness. Their flagship service, The Yohana Membership, pairs families with a team of specialists, researchers and a one-on-one guide for ongoing support with ever-growing to-do lists and demands of modern life, so parents can focus on ...

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Student: Christine Chan | Press services

Christine Chan wants to explore North Carolina’s biodiversity to turn her passion for the environment and animals into a career and continue to advocate for climate change awareness. As an EC Scholar and Honors College student, Chan took advantage of all the opportunities offered by East Carolina University. She spent the spring at ECU’s Institute of Coastal Studies in the ...

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5 Things to Know About The Van Cliburn — Part of the World’s Greatest Piano Competition

EEvery four years, more than 10 million viewers around the world tune in to a Fort Worth contest to see who will win a hundred thousand dollars — and more. It’s a different kind of sporting event – the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, back after a year of COVID delay with bigger fire (and bigger prizes) than ever. To ...

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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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Save on an all-in-one learning platform that introduces your kids to Raspberry Pi

Prices and availability of offers may change after posting. TL; DR: As of June 6, the CrowPi2 All-in-1 Raspberry Pi & STEM Learning Platform is on sale for just $319.99. (That’s only a $10 savings, but for such an original product, every little bit counts.) Put your child’s electronic obsession to good use by investing in the CrowPi2, an all-in-one ...

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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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Best book to learn to play the piano

Which book to help you learn to play the piano is the best? The piano is to music what chess is to strategy games: the basics can be learned quickly, while mastery can take a lifetime. That said, learning to play the piano on your own is now more convenient and easier than ever thanks to modern and optimized instruction ...

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Victor Provost paves the way for steelpan on stage and in the classroom – New York Daily News

At the age of 11, Victor Provost, born in the United States Virgin Islands, was taking piano lessons in a room on the ground floor of the St. John School of the Arts when he was attracted by the melodious sounds youngsters playing steelpan in an upstairs room – and his life was forever changed. “Part of it was the ...

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Who is Mimi Webb? The Canterbury pop star performs at Party at the Palace

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend has already seen some incredible events unfold – but none rocked as hard as tonight’s (June 4) concert, shown on the BBC. Big stars took to the stage to mark 70 years of Her Majesty’s reign. Performances came from Rod Stewart, Queen and Adam Lambert and George Ezra. It is believed that 22,000 people attended ...

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Steinway gives the keys to competition

When Danny Saliba left Astoria, New York, and his job at Steinway & Sons in the early 1990s to open a store in Dallas, he visited the Cliburn Competition. “There were 35 different types of pianos used by competitors,” he said. “It must have been a nightmare to keep all the different brands of pianos tuned and in shape. They ...

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The Boys Season 3: All the real life references

Fortunately, The boys Season 3 answers many of these pressing questions. It is now clear that The boys’ the universe mirrors ours more than one might expect. Here are all the “real world” references we spotted in The boys season 3. Follow us throughout the season and be sure to point out any references we may have missed. Episode 1 ...

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The Texas Music Festival returns for the first time in three years

The Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival (TMF), a classical music and jazz festival held at the University of Houston Moores School of Music, returns after a three-year layoff due to the COVID pandemic -19. The festival offers a distinguished summer lineup, including intensive music training for budding musicians and a summer concert season for Houstonians. The Texas Music ...

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Arturia releases V Collection 9 and she dominates –

Arturia has released the latest edition of its instrument packs, V Collection 9. This update includes 33 of the rarest and most iconic synthesizers and keyboard instruments, along with 14,000 presets to get you started. Engineering the Sound reviewed new instruments and updates. If you’re a seasoned pro or new to soft synths, you’ve probably heard of Arturia. They’ve been ...

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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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THE MUSIC will be performed at the Stonewall Inn

Look out, Lavinia Draper is coming to town! New York’s Gay Pride Week (June 20-26) will officially kick off with a one-night-only performance of “Doing Time with Lavinia: The Musical,” a cautionary tale of one woman’s journey from Broadway to behind bars. , written and performed by downtown diva Susan Campanaro, with an original score written and performed by Lynn ...

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Miami Proud: Making early music education accessible to all children is Dr. Joy’s mission

MIAMI – Music is one of the most powerful tools in the education and development of the child. Making early music education accessible to all children through the barriers of financial and physical challenges is the mission of musician, researcher and former elementary school teacher Joy Galliford. She is simply known as “Doctor Joy”. She devotes all of her experience ...

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Wood Brothers find their own musical roots | Entertainment

BY STEPHEN HU FOR THE FREE LANCE–STAR The Wood Brothers have created an organic acoustic rock sound over 16 years, eight studio albums and four live albums. But the story of Oliver and Chris Wood goes back to their childhood in the Denver area, the son of two academics: their father, a molecular biologist and their mother, a poet. “They ...

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MUSIC-TECH MOISES ATTENDS NAMM SHOW WITH JORDAN RUDESS AS BRAND AMBASSADOR

The Moises app, award-winning music technology Moises app, an award-winning music technology, will be alongside the hottest upcoming products at the NAMM Show 2022 If you are a musician, a music teacher, a student, a producer or a DJ, you must consult us. Our team will be on site and you can familiarize yourself with the latest Moises products » ...

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The music duo continue to teach locally thousands of miles away

Phillip Meader Yetter wanted to do everything his older sister did. So when she started taking music lessons, so did he. His teacher, Dee Sales, remembers his mother saying, “He was bound and determined. If his sister is going to do it, then he is going to do it. That’s how 18-year-old Meader Yetter from Lynnwood started playing the piano ...

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Learn to play the ukulele with Yousician in 10 new languages

Yousician’s interactive Ukulele learning experience includes proprietary technology that listens to users as they play and provides real-time feedback. This means that anyone can learn to play, regardless of skill level – and will now be able to learn to play in all new languages. Ukulele app users will also have access to our Spotlight lesson series featuring the two-time ...

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an AI that will extract vocals and instruments from any audio

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are increasingly entering into music production, helping the creative to streamline and speed up all the daily mechanical and tedious processes. Using a unique neural network trained with 20TB of data, LALAL.AI is able to extract and separate vocals and instruments from audio files. But let’s take a step back to understand what is and ...

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Introducing the Donner DDP-80 | MusicRadar

The hotly contested newbie piano The market just got a little more crowded, with an enticing new contender from multi-instrumentalist Donner competing for your money. Their DDP-80 goes all out to deliver a piano-style real wood look with a full-size 1268mm wide keyboard enclosure that’s both gamer-friendly and compact enough to fit virtually anywhere in your home. And instead of ...

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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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OU professor publishes new book in new series in early June | Community

Following the success of her first series of books, Mary Anna Evans, associate professor at the University of Oklahoma, is set to release the first of a new series of historical fiction books nationwide on June 7. Evans’ new book, “The Physicists’ Daughter,” published by Sourcebooks Inc., follows 20-year-old Justine Byrne, who has a Rosie the Riveter-type job in 1944 ...

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In her 40s, she left a successful banking career to pursue her passion as a jazz musician

I KNOW YOU DID A CONCERT IN FEBRUARY. IS THE QUARTET MORE PERFORMING THIS YEAR? Yes! We had a sold out concert and will be playing the Esplanade Recital Hall again in September. We also perform at a private concert in June. WHAT CAN WE EXPECT FROM YOU THIS YEAR? I took a break to recharge after our Pandemic Blues ...

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UVic News – University of Victoria

Four years ago, UVic launched the world’s first law degree to combine the study of Indigenous and non-Indigenous laws. The innovative Joint Degree Program in Canadian Common Law and Indigenous Legal Orders (JD/JID) opens new avenues for legal education in Canada and has earned UVic’s Faculty of Law a well-deserved national and international reputation. for his leadership in Indigenous legal ...

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Newcomer Ladybyrd talks about her debut single, “Too Close To Call”

From the release of her first single, “Too Close To Call”, the newcomer evokes the sweet origins of her name and her love of film music. Getting started in the world of music is not an easy task to master. But newcomer Ladybyrd does it easily. Dropping his debut single, “Too Close To Call,” hacked straight from his debut EP, ...

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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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Smith Leads WPS Group Program Through Successful Year | Wahoo

By Suzi Nelson Wahoo Journal WAHOO — The Wahoo High School band’s Memorial Day program and performance at Worlds of Fun will cap off a school year filled with great accomplishments for the band’s program and its director, Jason Smith. The 2021-2022 school year began with a stellar season for the high school marching band, which won top prizes in ...

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The Future of Fandom Music is on Discord

Several months into the pandemic, PC Music founder AG Cook was idle in rural Montana, conceptualizing the rollout of his first two proper solo albums, 7G and Apple. Live broadcasts had ceased, so he wanted to orchestrate something “really intense and complex online,” as he recalls. He plotted. He made a few calls. Eventually, in August 2020, he launched Apple ...

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Cory Wong conducts extensive interview with Billy Strings on “Cory & The Wongnotes” [Watch]

Cory Wang released the latest episode of its Cory and the Wongnotes musical variety show called “Nostalgia”. Along with various sketches and comedy shorts, the episode includes both a live collaboration and an extensive interview between Cory and the eclectic bluegrass star. Billy strings. Aided by an active backbeat, the Strings collab, “Road Trip”, struts and leaps its way, Eddie ...

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Culpepper Named Outstanding Student in Education | Local News

VALDOSTA — Emily Elizabeth Culpepper of Lake Park is the recipient of the 2022 James L. and Dorothy H. Dewar College of Education and Human Services Highest Academic Achievement Award from Valdosta State University. The Dewar College of Education and Human Services’ Highest Academic Achievement Award is given to a student with a record of academic excellence and distinguished service ...

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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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COVID-19 brings challenges, great opportunity for Valerie Doze ’21 – CSB/SJU

Editor’s Note: This feature on Valerie Doze ’21 is the first of six to appear this summer on College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University graduates who have received Fulbright US Student Program awards. Valerie Doze ’21 has always been on the move. During her studies at Saint-Benoît College, she studied in Austria, went to Poland to participate in ...

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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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14 Sibelius keyboard shortcuts you need to know

Sibelius may be the best notation software available to composers, but it also has one of the worst user interfaces. It’s not intuitive to navigate and takes a long time to master, so how do the pros do it? The secret is in the keyboard shortcuts. Ask any longtime Sibelius professional and they’ll have their own collection of keyboard shortcuts ...

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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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Middlesbrough family open their home to Ukrainian mother and daughter fleeing the country

A HOSPITAL porter and his family opened their home to a mother and daughter fleeing their war-torn homeland – and even paid for their flights. Paul Simms, who works for an affiliate of North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, and his wife Gill, have seen the impact of war on innocent people. They quickly started looking for options on ...

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The 10 Best Linux Apps for Musicians

If you’re a musician of any genre, from beginner to professional, Linux provides an incredible assortment of free, yet powerful platforms and applications that will boost your productivity and help you show off your creativity. Don’t let the fact that these apps are free wrongly influence your judgment. These are high-quality business apps that rival even the most well-known and ...

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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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WWDC 2022: Meet Indian iOS developers building apps for the world

Since the launch of Apple App Accelerator in Bengaluru in late 2017, several indigenous app developers have made good use of expert interactions and technology to refine their app’s user interface and achieve global recognition. With WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) 2022 fast approaching, DH had the opportunity to interact with a new generation of Indian app developers who are ...

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Play like Thunder on the Donner DDP-80 digital piano [Review]

Donner is the German word for thunder, and the Donner DDP-80 digital piano has surely rolled through our offices like thunder. I’ve always been interested in digital musical instruments, and although I never intended to turn my passions into a profession, I still love the art of music production and creative play. Usually, I would be more likely to spot ...

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OCC pianists perform at year-end recital | arts and culture

Orange Coast College Applied Music Program featuring selected students will perform at the piano recital on May 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Music Room 102located in the Recital Hall. Pianists in the Applied Music program have the chance to audition for the recital and, if selected, they must perform pieces for solo piano from memory. “They get weekly private lessons ...

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Tim Rufus McCullough, May 23

Bloomingdale School of Music presents A Celebration of Life: Tim Rufus McCullough on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 7 p.m. at Broadway Presbyterian Church, 601 West 114th Street, NYC. Tim was not only a talented educator, performer and accompanist, but a wonderful supportive colleague and friend. He was a member of the piano faculty at Bloomingdale’s from 2008 to 2021, ...

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Bloomingdale’s School Of Music Presents A Celebration Of Life: Tim Rufus McCullough

The Bloomingdale School of Music presents A Celebration of Life: Tim Rufus McCullough on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 7 p.m. at Broadway Presbyterian Church, 601 West 114th Street, NYC. Tim was not only a talented educator, performer and accompanist, but a wonderful supportive colleague and friend. He was a member of the piano faculty at Bloomingdale’s from 2008 to ...

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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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Are you looking for the best apps after the rise of EdTech on Apple?

The two years of the pandemic have taught us a lot about technology in the classroom. The best lesson we’ve learned is that quality always trumps quantity. Undoubtedly, today’s world is rich in technological teaching tools in terms of quantity. Even learning musical instruments like the piano, for example, through a useful application is much more widespread today than before. ...

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New UGA grads prepared with life lessons | national news

ATHENS — For members of the University of Georgia Class of 2022, education has extended far beyond the classroom. They benefited from completing assignments, passing exams, working in labs, and experiential learning opportunities. They have also learned from facing a global pandemic. And all of these lessons will stay with them for life. “Yes, you’ve learned a lot in your ...

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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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New UGA graduates prepared with life lessons

For members of the University of Georgia Class of 2022, their education extended far beyond the classroom. They benefited from completing assignments, passing exams, working in labs, and experiential learning opportunities. They have also learned from facing a global pandemic. And all of these lessons will stay with them for life. “Yes, you learned a lot in your chosen area ...

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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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Piano Market Size, Trends and Forecast to 2029

New Jersey, United States – The Piano market report includes the upcoming challenges and opportunities in the market. It ensures a strengthened market position and a growing product portfolio by providing all the important details related to the market growth. It reveals some of the key insights and focuses on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on different sectors of ...

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What works: American graduate overcomes blindness to earn second degree

MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) — In tonight’s What’s Working, a University of South Alabama graduate had to work really hard to earn his second degree. Wei Min Patrick was born blind. He has just obtained a degree in mechanical engineering, but this is not the first time that he has taken to the stage after finishing his studies. We first met ...

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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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Airbnb is working to give travelers more confidence in what they book

Skift grip Airbnb has recognized that it needs to build the confidence of many travelers that short-term rentals and vacation homes are exactly as advertised. It was a big step in that direction, said Catherine Powell, global head of accommodations at the online travel agency. Sean O’Neill Airbnb aims to address the uncertainty many travelers feel if they are still ...

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With $400, students turn their ideas into impact

The Student Contribution Project presentation on May 5 in the Human Ecology Commons recognized the nearly 100 contributions made by Cornell undergraduates who each received $400 to implement their ideas, ranging from improvement from medical care in India to making toys more accessible to people with disabilities. “It’s truly amazing to see the breadth of opportunity our students want to ...

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The sound of China – Chinadaily.com.cn

The students’ passion for the erhu brings its beautiful melodies to a wider global audience. The sound of the erhu, the traditional Chinese musical instrument, is becoming better and better known in the world thanks to the efforts of a student. Chen Yimiao, born in 2004, comes from a Beijing family steeped in musical tradition. Both his grandfather Chen Yaoxing ...

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Local third-grade student develops kid-friendly app to help sort trash

Vibha Anand, 9, helps solve a problem that she has spoken about often on the news. BELLEVUE, Wash. — Nine-year-old Vibha Anand is helping solve a problem she’s talked about often on the news, recycling. Vibha is a third grade student at Clyde Hill Elementary in Bellevue and has created what she hopes will be a resource for children around ...

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Classical Tahoe Festival and Music Institute Announces Upcoming Summer Concert Series | Carson City Nevada News

Event date: Repeats every week until Sat 06 Aug 2022 . July 10, 2022 (All day) July 17, 2022 (All day) July 24, 2022 (All day) July 31, 2022 (All day) The Classical Tahoe Festival and Music Institute has announced its next season, July 14 through August 18, 2022. The festival extends its season from three to four weeks with ...

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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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Review: Casio Casiotone CT-S1 – Mixdown Magazine

Lyrics by Rob Gee Shriro Australia | MSRP: $499.95 The Casio name is as synonymous with a portable keyboard as it is with a calculator watch. Over the years we’ve seen a range of innovations brought to portable keyboards by Casio’s design team aimed at creating better music creation and a more engaging learning experience. While many Casio 61-note keyboards ...

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NOTICE | Humairaa Mayet: Wits has a history of stuffy voices; Wits University responds

student of mind Humairaa Mayet writes this #FeesMustFall post, Wits has become a highly safe and politically sanitized space in which students are actually discouraged from engaging in activism and political activity. Wits Senior Communications Officer Buhle Zuma refutes this in his reply to Mayet. Read both views below. On April 21, 2022, the Wits Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) held ...

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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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Groundbreaking Orchestra Noir makes its Birmingham debut tonight

This story is reproduced with permission from The Birmingham Times Jason Ikeem Rodgers vividly remembers the epiphany he had that led him to form the Atlanta, Georgia-based African-American ensemble Orchestra Noir. He and his wife, Keisha, were invited to an elegant party in an affluent neighborhood attended by some of the city’s elite: “It was a classy event and, for ...

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Occurs in the Greek-American community

UNTIL JUNE 30 ONLINE – Health and Religion, a series of online courses organized by the Prolepsis Institute in collaboration with the Hellenic Society of Medical Students of Greece and under the auspices of the Athens Medical School, began on November 4 and will continue until June 30. are supervised and coordinated by Professor Emeritus of Surgery at the National ...

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From Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness to The Big Conn: A Complete Guide to This Week’s Entertainment | Culture

Illustration: Lalalimola/The Guardian To go out: Movie theater Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madnessout nowThe goofiest subdivision of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is back, for consumers willing to invest their vacation budget in Benedict Cumberbatch’s new adventures as wizarding superhero Stephen Strange (above). Expect shattered realities and a slew of CGI. Eleven days in Mayout nowDirected by Mohammed Sawwaf ...

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Orange County piano teacher convicted of sexual assault

A former Orange County piano teacher convicted of sexually assaulting and assaulting students for nearly two decades was sentenced Friday to 100 years to life in prison, prosecutors said. John Mordecai Scott was found guilty in March of 13 counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor and five counts of lewd acts on a 14 or 15-year-old child, ...

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Teen Tech CEO wants to make sure you don’t miss your next Zoom – J.

Freshman in high school, 14-year-old Seth Raphael plays ice hockey, tennis, and the piano, and he’s just started learning chess. A poster of the periodic table of elements hangs on his bedroom wall, along with a framed picture of his 2020 bar mitzvah. He is also CEO of his own tech company. Seth founded LinkJoin during the first year of ...

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How ‘Black Christmas’ (1974) tackles abortion and bodily autonomy

Horror is political. black christmas (1974) changed the landscape of horror. Bob Clark’s holiday horror laid the groundwork for the slasher craze, featuring a twisted killer with hyperviolent tendencies. He moved on to the proverbial script on what to expect from a horror movie. But black christmas wasn’t just groundbreaking in its portrayal of a horror villain and its effective ...

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Scottsdale piano teacher arrested in undercover investigation

The investigation is ongoing, but at this time there is no evidence that the suspect had any sexual contact with children, police said. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A Scottsdale piano teacher was having a sexual conversation with someone he thought was underage and sending him explicit pictures and videos. It turns out that this minor was actually an undercover detective. The ...

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Students and faculty anticipate return of annual Vivaldi performance at Powell

The musicians plan to decorate Powell Library with the sounds of spring. On Wednesday, a group of UCLA chamber musicians made up of a conglomeration of faculty and students will perform a series of pieces at the Powell Library, including composer Antonio Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons.” As the first performance after a year-long hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the ...

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Simply Piano Review | MusicRadar

Simply Piano review: what is it? The popularity of online piano learning services has snowballed in recent years, especially since the pandemic. In these turbulent times, more people than ever have turned to learning the piano as a way to break through blockages and beyond. One of the biggest and most popular services to emerge during this period is JoyTunes ...

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Tamara Beatty’s music career has ties to Wilkie

A family love for music inspires a career in the music industry. WILKIE – A cross-generational devotion to music, which began with Wilkie’s Norm Hallgrimson, continues into the future in the work of Tamara Beatty. (born Hallgrimson) Tamara is Norm’s granddaughter and her musical interests led her to pursue a career in vocal coaching. Beatty lives in the Calgary area. ...

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New grad marries chemistry and keyboard performance majors

May 2, 2022 Editor’s note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates. As a music teacher, graduate Shawn Schive said he wanted to support students the same way his teachers supported him. Shawn Schive, drum major of the ASU Sun Devil Marching Band. Photo courtesy of Mark Quiñones Download Full Image ...

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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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A look back at USU’s upcoming efforts to close the gender gap | Local News

Editor’s note: This is the second of two articles about how Utah State University addressed gender equity issues following a 2018 sex discrimination scandal that rocked USU’s piano program. When she came to Logan from her home state of Kansas in 1982, Utah State University professor Joyce Kinkead’s starting salary was just $20,000. In a one-bedroom house that cost $265 ...

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The Best Piano Keyboards – LifeSavvy

Contributor Nuad/Shutterstock.com If you’ve come this far in your piano journey, you’re just a few steps away from owning a new electric keyboard! And thanks to technological innovation, you can get much more than only a piano, which is important for beginners. Investing in a complete keyboard set with all the technical bells and whistles saves time, money, and the ...

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Apple’s app accelerator helps some Indian developers live their dream, others keep their passion alive

The gambling industry in India is growing rapidly. Smartphone penetration has made mobile gaming popular among Indian youth. Still, we don’t see many high-quality games from Indian developers. Delhi-based Chirag Chopra, founder and creative director of Lucid Labs, aims to change that. He wants to put India on the global map by producing a global standard AAA game title. He ...

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Connecticut River Academy meets music legend Smokey Robinson – NBC Connecticut

During a visit to Connecticut River Academy, world-renowned entertainer and one of Motown’s early icons, Smokey Robinson. The prolific singer-songwriter was invited to celebrate the school’s newly named music wing within Goodwin University’s CTRA. “It was just room 111 and room 112. That’s what you knew.” It was the music room if it was even called that,” said senior Darien ...

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Singer-songwriter Jane Honor will release her debut album in early May

“Spiraling in Central Park” is inspired by the works of Maggie Rogers and Tori Amos. (Photo courtesy of Jane Honor) “Soulful and emotive” are the two words USC singer-songwriter and producer Jane Honor would use to describe her music. On Friday, Honor will release her debut album, “Spiraling In Central Park,” following the success of her debut singles. At only ...

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15 Ways Smartphones Changed Your Life

Getty Images Transport, uh, transported 4. Numerical Directions. Do you remember when you relied on paper maps or asked someone to show you the way when you were lost? You will need to remember the attendant’s instructions to “Go two blocks, turn right on Main Street and turn left at the stop sign.” These days you find your way through ...

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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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