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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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ASU Music Teachers Present “Liszt and His Influence” at the Arizona Chapter of the American Liszt Society Festival

February 24, 2022 The American Liszt Society, AZ Chapter Festival will be held at Arizona State University’s School of Music, Dance and Theater on February 27. The festival, organized by the piano faculty of the School of Music, Dance and Theater Cathal Breslinassociate professor and Robert Hamiltonteacher, explores the impact of Franz Liszt on the future of the piano and ...

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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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War of ideas

With politics increasingly becoming a carpet of lies, broken promises and mirrors, the 21st century seems to be entering a Dostoevskian paradise. Perhaps Fyodor Dostoyevsky saw it coming when he said, “Don’t cry, life is heaven, but we don’t want to know it. His words were prophetic. He had accurately predicted how Russian revolutionaries would behave once they came to ...

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Retiring on a university campus? Seniors’ communities see benefits in intergenerational living

Ruth Jones lives on top of the world – her world anyway. From the top nine stories, she can gaze out at a sun-drenched urban sprawl of Arizona with a school she began serving in 1981 – the top of an auditorium here, her last college office there. The former political science professor loves Arizona State University so much that ...

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Wisdom on effective practice of four best violists and teachers

4 January 2022, 13:32 The rehearsal room is where violinists and violists make many of their most important discoveries, where movements become muscle memory, where musical concepts come to life in the form of sound. Examining how we spend our practice time can be of crucial importance in creating a formula for success, and the topic “Effective Practice” was the ...

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Brookings register | Surprise hit on TikTok

BROOKINGS – Sarah Darnall and her Hot Freaks band mates never dreamed that a song they released would become a massive hit on TikTok years later. The song, “Puppy Princess,” was written and recorded about a decade ago, but didn’t launch on TikTok until early this year. As a result, Darnall and his band mates talk about getting back together ...

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Former students and former teachers are remembered after their deaths

December 30, 2021 at 9:18 a.m. Utah State University alumnus Harry Reid (pictured above) died Tuesday aged 82. After a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer, the retired US Senator is now honored and honored. In a state of Utah today itemUSU President Noelle Cockett said the university was honored to have Reid among the Aggie. “Reid’s legacy illustrates how USU’s ...

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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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MTSU’s Fall 2021 Class Marks ‘Student Success’ with Over 1,600 New Degrees

MURFREESBORO, Tennessee – Amidst the 1,672 new success stories celebrated at Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday, December 11, Fall 2021 graduate Brelinda Johnson is making her mark on students and university staff. Johnson, director of the MTSU Scholars Academy since 2018, balanced work and school to set a precedent in college: she was awarded the first doctorate aimed at ...

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Students and retirees: feeling at home on campus

Deven Meyers and Pencie Culiver both know the Tempe campus of Arizona State University. Mrs. Meyers is a student there; Ms. Culiver lives there – in Mirabella at ASU, a retirement home that opened last December. With benefits such as access to courses and campus credentials, Mirabella is touted as an immersive alternative to traditional lifelong learning. Some residents have ...

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Rebekah F. Mansour 1982-2021 | News, Sports, Jobs

STRUTHERS – Rebekah Faith Hoy Mansour, “Bekah”, 39, died on Thursday, November 25, 2021 from a brief illness. Rebekah Faith was born on August 26, 1982 in New Castle, Pa. To Laura Landon Hudock and Mani Kavuru, and lovingly adopted by Dave and Rita Hoy, formerly of Mansfield. In November 1982, Rebekah was baptized into the Christian faith and grew ...

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Why am I grateful that I went deaf and lost everything

One of the main lessons I have learned over the years is that positive thinking and an optimistic outlook are the foundation of stock market success. If you want to make money, you have to believe that you can. Being grateful is one of the main ways to cultivate a positive mindset. If you focus on the positive aspects of ...

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Rachel Hélène Young | Obituary

CAP GIRARDEAU, Missouri – Rachael Helen Young, 86, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, died of this life on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 in South East Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was born on November 3, 1934 in Garden City, Kansas, to Leslie Harold and Helen Halleck (Tubbs) Pennington. During the dust bowl days of western Kansas, his family moved to ...

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College of Arts and Sciences inducts 4 into Hall of Fame

LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 18, 2021) – Three alumni and a faculty member were inducted into the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame at a ceremony on campus last Friday. Now in its 22nd year, the Hall of Fame recognizes alumni and faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences who have made significant contributions to ...

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Becker rocks for “Roadkill” while sharing his passion for music – MSU Reporter

Few can say that they wrote memoirs on touring with their own rock band. But at Minnesota State University, Mankato’s English professor Robin Becker can. Having taught creative writing since 2014, Becker takes a sabbatical to write his memoir, “Road Kill,” based on his post-high school experience playing guitar for cash along the West Coast and South. -west with her ...

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New Chamber Ballet dancer and founder Lois Ellyn dies

Lois Ellyn, ballet dancer, choreographer, teacher and founder and artistic director of the New Chamber Ballet in Fullerton, Calif., Died on Saturday, August 28, 2021, just weeks after directing the production of the ballet. A little night dance, at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton. Ellyn was born Lois Margaret Ellen Smith on June 19, 1924, to Edith Baldwin Smith ...

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Student vision: an emblem of progress | MSU Today

Mengyao Zhao has completed his doctorate in solo piano performance and is now working on a second doctorate in musical arts in collaborative piano in the College of Music. The following student view is repurposed content from Zhao’s remarks at the official opening of the Billman Music Pavilion. When I applied to be accepted to Michigan State, I knew the ...

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Steinway artist from Kazakhstan to give free piano concert in Saint Ambrose

An internationally renowned pianist will give a free concert and master class Friday as part of the Casual Classics II series at St. Ambrose University. Steinway artist Kadisha Onalbaeyva will perform at 5 p.m. in the Madsen Hall, Galvin Fine Arts Center, Davenport. Its program will feature music by Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Coleman, Uzenbayeva and his own work, followed by ...

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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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These Colleges Bet Culturally Appropriate Textbooks Will Improve Student Outcomes

Millie González and her colleagues are not here to question whether open educational resources are on par with traditional textbooks, she said. research confirmed it. González and Framingham State University, where she is the acting director of the Whittemore Library, are part of a Massachusetts consortium seeking to answer various questions. Like: What if students had access to a catalog ...

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Music is in the air after a year of silence

When Octavio Mas-Arocas, of Spanish descent, first arrived at Michigan State University last July to lead the College of Music’s orchestral program, he was a little disappointed. How does a passionate young conductor begin to blow fire into his orchestra if there is no orchestra to conduct? Covid restrictions put a huge drag on his plans. “It was very frustrating ...

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University of Mississippi Libraries to Receive Multi-Million Dollar Giveaway

By Bill Dabney University of Mississippi In 2009, Bill Morrison toured England, including Stonehenge, with David Smallbones and his wife Rie (right). Submitted photo Ralph Vance tries to talk about the late Bill Morrison’s generosity to the University of Mississippi, but the words get stuck in his throat. “We all met and brainstormed together on how to do the right ...

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Live concerts by professors, guest artists return to Kent Blossom Music Festival

The Kent Blossom Summer Music Festival has adapted again this year to COVID-19, offering virtual educational programming to 20 national and international music students, but also bringing back live and in-person concerts by professors from the festival and guest artists. The Kent Blossom Music Festival, an educational partnership between Kent State University, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Blossom Music Center ...

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OBU announces the hiring of two professors

Two new professors have joined the faculty at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee. Dr Jonathan Ashbach has been hired as an assistant professor of political science. Ashbach comes to OBU from Baylor University, officially joining the faculty in July ahead of the 2021 fall semester. He received a BA in Politics and Economics from Humboldt State University, an MA in ...

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