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2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the Central Coast Music Teachers Association | Arts | San Luis Obispo

When music teacher Louise Frye moved from Southern California to the Central Coast, she quickly found a convenient way to connect with colleagues and potential new students in the area. Today there is probably an app for that. But that was in 1985. “As a piano teacher and a former member of the Music Teachers Association of California, I looked ...

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A new competition to give young black pianists the chance to shine

CINCINNATI — Awadagin Pratt believes his “great breakthrough” came in 1992 when he won the Naumburg International Piano Competition — one of the most prestigious competitions of its kind in the world for young pianists. At just 26, he became the first African-American instrumentalist to win the award. What do you want to know Awadagin Pratt created the Nina Simone ...

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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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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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PYO Music Institute Launches 9th Annual Ovation Awards

It’s time, once again, to recognize outstanding music teachers as PYO Music Institute (PYOMI) and its partners announce the 9th Annual Ovation Awards. This award recognizes inspiration and leadership in music education. Starting March 1, 2022, current and former students of all ages are invited to nominate “the music teacher who changed my life” in a 250-word essay. Nominations are ...

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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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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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Athens Library Grants Showcase Opportunity to OU Faculty of Music

The Athens Public Library, 30 Home St., hosts the Ohio University Piano Trio on Saturday, January 29. The trio is made up of OU teachers, with Emely Phelps on piano, José Rocha on cello and Christine Li on violin. This concert is the first official performance that the group will do together. Phelps said the event had been in the ...

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Lynn Pettit Thompson Obituary – Asbury Park Press

Lynn Pettit Thompson Lynn Pettit Thompson, widow of Reverend Russell W. Thompson, Sr., returned home to be with her Lord and Savior on November 26, 2021. She was 100 years old. Born as “Mary Caroline” Pettit in Brooklyn, New York, Lynn spent her first eleven years in St. Petersburg, Florida, where her parents founded and operated the Cilley Foundational School, ...

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When art comes to life – Sidney Daily News

TROY – For the owner of Trojan City Music, music is more than an art: it’s life. “I’m a recovered addict, and music is one of those things that I could always be proud of, in good times and bad, and it connects me with people. I don’t know what my life would be like without it, ”said John Hendry, ...

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Girl Named Tom Brings Mennonite Harmony To “The Voice”

On December 14, siblings Bekah, Caleb and Joshua Liechtenstein, collectively known as Girl Named Tom, became the first group to win NBC The voice after 20 seasons of solo winners. In a blind audition, the siblings delighted the famous four coaches with their tight harmonies, but each of the three got a chance to shine throughout their performances. With the ...

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Online Music Education Market Size Expected To Reach $ 421.9 Million By 2027 | CAGR: 18.4%

NEW DELHI, December 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – According to a study by Astute Analytica, the global online music education market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.4% during the forecast period 2021-2027. The size of the market was 130.74 million US dollars in 2020 and based on various market determinants, the market is expected to register ...

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Benefit from 3 months of piano lessons with a high-end Roland digital piano

Online music education – boosted by the pandemic – is flourishing. Adults have used the confinement time to learn new instruments or to begin practicing long-abandoned instruments; a July 2021 report from UK Music found million adults took instrument during lockdown. Families also began to learn to play instruments together. It’s easier than ever for beginners to start playing the ...

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UMFK professor’s works included in an international festival

Dr Scott Brickman Dr Brickman (Courtesy of UMFK) Dr Brickman (Courtesy of UMFK) Contributed • October 5, 2021 University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Music and Education Dr. Scott Brickman The music was performed at an international music festival. On June 29, the Spillaert Trio (piano, violin, ‘cello) premiered Dievs by Brickman (2020) as part of the Osmose ...

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Joan Watson-Jones performs at Lilypad on October 9 with music from her latest CD, ‘Choices’

Singer Joan Watson-Jones, a mainstay of the New England jazz scene, returns to the Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge Street in Cambridge, MA on Saturday, October 9 at 4:30 p.m. Pianist Frank Wilkins, bassist Dave Zox and drummer Alvin Terry will join Watson-Jones to celebrate his latest CD, Choices. Tickets cost $ 12.00 and are available at www.joanwatsonjones.com/lilypad-tickets. Joan Watson-Jones is a ...

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Deeply Rooted School of Music Offers Something Different in Music Education

Click to enlarge Sam Goodman and Joel Zigman open Deeply Rooted Music School in Arvada. Jeff Warnock Sam Goodman and Joel zigman are classically trained musicians who cut their teeth as elementary school music educators in Jefferson County. Teaching children was a rewarding endeavor, they say, but they always felt that music education, both public and private, was lacking. After ...

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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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Mapping Georgetown: “There’s phenomenal jazz in this alley”

With Blues Alley in mind … To the delight of Georgetown residents and music lovers around the world, Blues Alley has reopened in its iconic lane at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. So we thought this Georgetown Mapping story from local song star Changamiré would pay a fitting tribute. His story, told from the experience of a renowned artist at the ...

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NSU professor Paul Forsyth and Chialing Hsieh to perform new works in recital on September 24

Saxophonist Paul Forsyth and pianist Chialing Hsieh will present a recital “Première: New Works for Saxophone and Piano” on Friday, September 24 at 6 pm in the Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. Those present are requested to respect the university regulations and to wear a mask at all times in the building. The program ...

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40 quotes from Lang Lang about music and hard work

What are your favorite quotes from Lang Lang? Lang Lang is a Chinese concert pianist. He is best known for several of his performances with prominent orchestras across China, the United States and Europe. He has notably given concerts for many dignitaries from various regions of the world, including “Queen Elizabeth”, “President Obama” and “Vladimir Poutine”. Throughout his musical career, ...

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Best YouTube Sites, Apps & Channels for Learning Music (2021)

Two decades ago my drum teacher Marty told me how jealous he was of the millennials. When sweaty teenager Marty learned to play, he used up his 10-second increments on his vinyl records as he struggled to master various rolls, cymbal splashes, and fills. My generation could easily wrap up difficult sections on our favorite System of a Down with ...

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The best YouTube sites, apps and channels for learning music

Two decades ago my drum teacher Marty told me how jealous he was of the millennials. When sweaty teenager Marty learned to play, he used up his 10-second increments on his vinyl records as he struggled to master various rolls, cymbal splashes, and fills. My generation could easily wrap up difficult sections on our favorite System of a Down with ...

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Bienen Releases First Video in Three-Part Black Composer Showcase Series

Daily archive photo by Daniel Tian The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, home to the Bienen School of Music. Bienen has launched a three-part Black Composer Showcase series featuring student performances in voice and instrumentals, as well as presentations on the works and composers by professors and student musicologists and guests. The Bienen School ...

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MatchMySound Announces the Relaunch of My Choral Coach to Address the Growing Need for Digital and Hybrid Rehearsal Solutions for Choirs | New

LAKESIDE, Connecticut, July 6, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – MatchMySound, the music practice and feedback technology platform that powers more than one million musicians worldwide, today announced the relaunch of My Choral Coach, its guided practice for conductors and their members. In response to the rapidly growing market for digital and hybrid rehearsal solutions for choirs and user feedback, My ...

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Kuke (KUKE) stock increases after inclusion of Smart Piano content in Chinese curriculum

What’s going on with Kuke Music Holding? Kuke Music Holding (KUKE) announced today that it will integrate its exclusive educational content for smart piano into from China preschool music education program, which will be available in over 4,000 kindergartens across China. The company’s shares were trading up 3.19% at $ 5.17 per share on Thursday. What does this mean for ...

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JoyTunes Joins Unicorn Club with $ 50 Million Funding Led by Google Investment Arm

Music education startup JoyTunes has finalized a $ 50 million funding round for a $ 1 billion valuation led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) and with participation from Qualcomm, Calcalist has learned. GV invested $ 25 million in the round, which also included the company’s existing investors. JoyTunes had already raised $ 43 million in three funding rounds. The Israeli ...

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Learning a musical instrument by application: does it really work?

The pandemic may have given many of us more time to learn a new instrument, but it has also limited our options for private lessons during social distancing. How well can learning apps compete with a real teacher? Whatever you dream of playing, from Foo Fighters to “Fuer Elise,” countless apps and programs online promise to help you easily learn ...

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