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A self-taught Saudi pianist shines through Saudi Arabia

Experts in economics and urban development call for investing in sustainable cities RIYADH: Experts in economics and urban development stressed the importance of reconciling economic development and environmental preservation during a virtual roundtable organized by Prince Sultan University in Riyadh on Monday. The round table, entitled “Managing the city’s economy: challenges, strategies and opportunities” and moderated by economist Talat Hafez, ...

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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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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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The Reynolda Quartet returns to Maison Reynolda on March 27

The Reynolda Quartet, acclaimed faculty-artists from UNCSA’s School of Music, will perform “In The Footsteps of a Giant,” a quartet program by Béla Bartók and Johannes Brahms, at the Reynolda House Museum of American Art at 15 h. Sunday March 27. The concert will be the quartet’s first return to Reynolda since their first gig in February 2020. TO BUY ...

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Pep talk: Fever founder Pep Gómez talks about his years in Silicon Valley, dealing with rejection and what he’s betting on next

Pep Gomez got into entrepreneurship very early. Having created his first company at the age of 14, as soon as he left school, the native of Castellón left for an internship in Silicon Valley, where he founded the Fever live entertainment discovery platform in 2011. Fever has withstood coronavirus lockdowns and has seen its revenue increase 10x since 2019. It ...

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Waterman Theater to host ‘Imagining Kerouac’ – The Oswegonian

By John Custodio The Waterman Theater at Tyler Hall will host “Imagining Kerouac” on March 8 to celebrate poet and novelist Jack Kerouac’s 100th birthday on March 12. Kerouac, born March 12, 1922, was a poet and novelist raised in Lowell, Massachusetts by French-Canadian parents Leo-Alcide Keroack and Gabrielle-Ange Levesque. Kerouac declared his own full name as Jean-Louis Lebris de ...

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Campus Events for the Week of February 28 | Campus News

Piano Faculty Recital by Duo Bill Cunliffe and Alison Edwards Cal State Fullerton music teachers Bill Cunliffe and Alison Edwards will perform classical and jazz works, including George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Symphonic Dances.” This faculty recital will be held in the Meng Concert Hall on March 1 at 8 p.m. General tickets are $10 and the ...

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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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Former Goldman banker Roger Ng’s 1MDB trial is about to begin

“Possibly the biggest robbery in the history of the world” Today, former banker Roger Ng is due to stand trial in a Brooklyn courtroom over allegations he encouraged the looting of the massive Malaysian state fund known as 1MDB. The legal proceedings will resurrect a scandal that saw $4 billion stolen from the Malaysian government and tarnished the reputation of ...

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Is DraftKings Stock a Super Bowl Winner?

In Super Bowl 56, the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cinncinatti Bengals in a thrilling game. At this point the final pass has been thrown and the game is over. Now it’s time for the side game to begin. This side game is mainly about analyzing which Super Bowl commercials have had the most success. It also means following my ...

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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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Piano (Pianoforte) Market Outlook 2029 – Sox Sphere

New Jersey, United States,- This Piano Market (Pianoforte) The report includes an in-depth competitive analysis with the aim of estimating financial growth and maximizing the company’s profit potential. It helps in making reasonable investment decisions based on consumer needs. It also forecasts the overall growth of the market over the years 2022-2029. It displays objective data useful for professional industry ...

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Acoustic Grand Pianos Market Size 2022 and Analysis by 2029

New Jersey, United States,-The report attempts to offer high-quality and accurate analysis of the global Acoustic Grand Piano Market, keeping in mind market forecast, competitive intelligence, risk and technological advancement, and other important topics. Its carefully crafted market intelligence enables market players to understand the most significant developments in the global Acoustic Grand Piano market that are impacting their business. ...

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McClellan performs at the upcoming Faculty Artist Series Concert

D. Ray McClellan (Submitted photo) Acclaimed for “remarkable technique, tone and lyricism”, clarinetist D. Ray McClellan will present a program with selections for clarinet and piano, followed by a variety of chamber music offerings and genres for its Faculty Artist Series concert. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Ramsey Hall on February 8. The title of the ...

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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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A Cairns Woman’s TM Journey

How a chance encounter in the United States led a woman from Cairns to embrace Transcendental Meditation and find the practice she had sought all her life. A CHANCE encounter during a trip to the United States almost ten years ago was enough to catapult Cairns woman Treya Yew Ling Tan deep into the world of Transcendental Meditation. “I met ...

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Regional Jazz Exhibit Inspired by Disney and Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Coming to National Jazz Museum in Harlem

Editor’s Note: Check out this timely exhibit to be held at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. New Yorkers and many others should plan their visit. Disney’s regional jazz exhibit, “The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure,” opens at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on Feb. 10, coinciding with Black History Month. Visitors are joined by Joe Gardner – ...

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From South Charleston to the Kennedy Center: WV native works with legends as music director | Life & Arts

On a busy vacation afternoon at Capitol Market, Kanawha County native Kevin Struthers tried not to seem too excited about his job, but sometimes it’s nearly impossible not to get ecstatic. “I’m the director of jazz, chamber music and new classical music programming at the Kennedy Center,” he said with a laugh and adding, “It’s a bit of an unwieldy ...

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Can a gay cruise keep 5,500 people safe amid Covid?

Of the 2,700 rooms sold, Mr Campbell said only 35 had been canceled since January 1. For guests unable to travel due to government restrictions or closures, Atlantis is showing more flexibility and issuing credits for future cruises, Campbell said. Due to the rapidly changing circumstances of the pandemic, he said, the company is addressing cancellation requests on a case-by-case ...

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‘Attempted security threat’ disables software in some New York schools

An online platform used in some New York public schools has been down since last Saturday after a ‘security incident’ forced teachers to rely on more traditional ways of recording grades, tracking attendance and to contact students and parents. School officials were unable to provide a figure on how many schools were affected by the outage, but several teachers said ...

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Hello world: Cape Breton’s Gaelic College now brings Celtic music and culture to the world

MABOU, NS – When it comes to promoting Gaelic music and culture, Ryan MacDonald follows in his father’s footsteps. MacDonald is the 24-year-old son of former Premier of Nova Scotia Rodney MacDonald, who since 2011 has served as CEO and President of Gaelic College Cape Breton in St. Anns. The elder MacDonald, who is also an accomplished fiddler with a ...

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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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RALPH SEASTROM (1935 – 2021) death notice – Woburn, MA

[ad_1] SEASTROM, Ralph S. Veteran, civil servant and student of Woburn, passed away on Sunday, December 26, 2021, at the age of 86. Son of the late Beatrice (Muse) and Sigurd A. Seastrom; brother of Linda, Paul and the late Robert. He was happily married to Dr Rosemary Torpey, who was a dedicated babysitter in recent years after Ralph was ...

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Electronic Piano Market Size, Reach, Forecast to 2029

[ad_1] New Jersey, United States, – The latest report published by Verified Market Reports shows that the Electronic piano market should experience a sustained pace in the years to come. Analysts looked at market drivers, restrictions, risks and openings in the global market. The Electronic Piano report shows the likely direction of the market in the coming years along with ...

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2021 Thumb Piano Market Size Analysis by Major Key Players

[ad_1] New Jersey, United States, – Market Research Intellect has been analyzing the technology and markets for Thumb Piano since 2018. Since then, through the research analysis of companies, we have been very close to the latest research and market developments. In addition, Market Research Intellect works closely with many clients to help them better understand technology and the market ...

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6 spectacular retirement lifestyles perfect for travelers

[ad_1] It’s the start of another season, the time of year when we think about priorities and how we want to move forward in the years to come. You may be retiring soon or want to change the way you retired. Now is the time to take a break. My husband and I have used these breaks well over the ...

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Former students and former teachers are remembered after their deaths

[ad_1] 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 ...

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Piano Market Size, Analysis, Forecast to 2029

[ad_1] New Jersey, United States, – The latest report published by Verified Market Research shows that the Piano market should experience a sustained pace in the years to come. Analysts looked at market drivers, restrictions, risks and openings in the global market. The Piano report shows the likely direction of the market in the coming years along with its estimates. ...

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

[ad_1] 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 ...

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Miss Arkansas competing for the Miss America title

[ad_1] Faq Miss America Contest WHEN – Preview at 6 p.m., competition at 7 p.m. O – Streaming on NBCUniversal’s Peacock App COT – Included with Peacock INFO – missamerica.org It was June 19 that Whitney Williams’ life changed, “the night I had the privilege of landing the Miss Arkansas job,” she says at Robinson Performance Hall in Little Rock. ...

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Pennsylvania Redesigned Congressional Map Battle Underway in Harrisburg – NBC10 Philadelphia

[ad_1] What there is to know A Republican-controlled State House committee was planning to vote on a proposed map of Pennsylvania’s new congressional districts that its chairman introduced into legislation. Democrats were quick to criticize the card as being strongly pro-Republicans. A rival card is also being brewed in the Senate, where lawmakers promise an open process with debate and ...

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Best Bets: A Quick Guide to Online and In-Person Fun and Experiences

[ad_1] The La Jolla Light features this continuing series of online activities to take on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events. Holiday events • The Krista Schumacher art gallery presents “The joy of the parks” 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday November 26 and Saturday November 27 at 1113 Wall St., La Jolla. The event will ...

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The next “Music in Calary” concert is ready to be released on YouTube

[ad_1] THE third concert recorded during the summer at Calary Church is Titus et Bérénice by Rita Strohl performed by Annette Cleary on cello and Réamonn Keary on piano, narrated by Barry McGovern. her concert will air on YouTube on Thursday, November 18 for future viewing. Annette Cleary studied cello at the Royal Irish Academy of Music with Coral Bognuda, ...

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Eugenio Derbez (‘CODA’) on ‘Dead Poets Society’ inspiration, ‘Whiplash’ for teacher character [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

[ad_1] Eugene Derbez plays a different role in the new Apple TV + movie “CODA”. The mostly comedic actor plays Bernardo Villalobos, a tough choir teacher who gives private lessons to Ruby, an aspiring singer who is the only hearing member of his family. It was an exciting role for Mexican Derbez, who was mostly given stereotypical roles when he ...

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From Germany to Baldwin City – The Baker Orange

[ad_1] Freshman Bea Weinpel is an international student from the city Isny im Allgäu in southern Germany. Although Weinpel is from Germany, this is not his first time in Kansas. She spent some time in Kansas during her high school studies where she discovered Baker University. Weinpel felt like he knew how Kansas worked and what to expect. “I was ...

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Lyft report cites higher number of sexual assaults: NPR

[ad_1] Cars that are part of the Lyft carpooling fleet can be found a lot in Denver on April 30, 2020. The company says more than 1,800 sexual assaults were reported by bikers in 2019, and the number of incidents has sharply increased these last years. . David Zalubowski / AP hide caption toggle legend David Zalubowski / AP Cars ...

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Tori Amos on the creation of her sixteenth studio album Ocean To Ocean | Music | Entertainment

[ad_1] Tori Amos says performance is in her “life blood” (Image: Scott Dudelson / Getty) Tori fell in love with England’s most basic county, with its rugged landscapes and powerful myths, as a teenager, addicted to Cornish folklore, Arthurian legends and fantasy novels. Born in North Carolina, the flaming haired pop pixie moved there 22 years ago and lives outside ...

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An Arctic Expedition – The New York Times

[ad_1] Adapting to climate change can be a difficult subject to discuss. Thinking about how society will adapt to the consequences of climate change seems like defeatism. The most pressing question, according to many scientists, is what the United States and the world will do to minimize the damage. Without aggressive action to reduce carbon emissions over the next decade, ...

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Jane Macdougall: The Bookless Club discusses life and death, and CDs

[ad_1] Breadcrumb Links Opinion Op-Ed Books Jane Macdougall and the Bookless Club reflect on life-changing decisions Author of the article: Jane macdougall Release date : 08 Oct 2021 • 24 minutes ago • 6 minutes to read • Join the conversation Jane Macdougall and the Bookless Club reflect on life-changing decisions. For the 1009 col macdougall. [PNG Merlin Archive] Photo ...

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New Chamber Ballet dancer and founder Lois Ellyn dies

[ad_1] 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 ...

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The end of a “golden age”: China brings business to a halt

[ad_1] Chinese tech companies are reeling from regulation. Nervous creditors are hoping for a bailout from China’s biggest developer. More and more executives are going to prison. An entire industry is shutting down. For Chinese leader Xi Jinping, this is all part of the plan. Under Xi, China is reshaping the way businesses operate and limiting the power of rulers. ...

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UMFK professor’s works included in an international festival

[ad_1] 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 ...

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

[ad_1] 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 ...

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Union Hotel Owner Cherishes and Carries Building Legacy Every Day | Local News

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Opportunities to See Art Exhibits or Theater or Enjoy the Outdoors – Loveland Reporter-Herald

[ad_1] From art and theater exhibitions to opportunities to get out into nature, there’s a lot happening in the Loveland area next week. Loveland Art Studio Tour The annual Loveland Art Studios Tour takes place October 9-10 and October 16-17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at various artist studios around Loveland. Artists from 30 locations will be represented. The ...

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How to start your iGaming business successfully

[ad_1] In recent years, the iGaming industry has proven to be the booming sector of the market. The huge involvement of people brings great success to the industry. The iGaming industry consists of the verticals of sports betting, online casino, esports, poker, fantasy sports, lottery and many more. Among these verticals, sports betting appears to be the most revenue-generating industry. ...

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Pittsburgh Catholic and jazz giant enjoys revival

[ad_1] Mary Lou Williams in New York, 1946. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. By Mike Aquilina A stack of Mary Lou Williams records near the turntable meant something in the 1950s and 1960s. It indicated that the owner was not just a jazz fan, but rather a listener of a certain sophistication. Williams was known as the “First Lady ...

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Sounds from the weekend of September 24 to 26

[ad_1] BRADENTON – The 941 has another weekend of great live music offerings at popular local venues. Check out The Bradenton Times Weekend Sounds to see which bands you can catch and where. Dive bombers AMI blue marlin Friday: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Divebombers are, “Toe tappin ‘knee slappin’ foot stompin ‘good old American music.” Members George Worthmore ...

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How to spend it in … Houston

[ad_1] 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 ...

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The Lee School of Music to present the faculty gala

[ad_1] The Lee University School of Music will present the first installment of this year’s performing arts series, the Faculty Gala. Showcasing Lee’s vocal and instrumental faculty, the concert will take place on Thursday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Pangle Hall. “The School of Music and Lee University are fortunate to have faculty with exceptional musical talent,” said Dr. ...

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At 75, the Ojai Music Festival remains focused on the future

[ad_1] OJAI, Calif .– The return is a process. It is rarely linear. The Ojai Music Festival, for example, returned September 16-19 to celebrate its 75th anniversary after a long pandemic absence. But there have been setbacks among the returns. Compromises were made to accommodate her move from spring to the last days of summer. An artist has been detained ...

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

[ad_1] 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 ...

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Studio offers piano lessons and Korean language lessons

[ad_1] Anyone wishing to learn piano, whether they are children or adults wishing to develop their skill, will now have the opportunity to access the recently opened Ardmore Piano School. Classes will be taught by instructor Minwoo Park who received his Masters in Piano Performance from Western Michigan University and is currently working on his PhD at the University of ...

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A famous virtuoso on an instrument she wasn’t supposed to play

[ad_1] MANCHESTER, England – The ethereal sound of the kora, a century-old West African instrument, echoed as Sona Jobarteh, a virtuoso from one of Gambia’s most famous musical families, plucked her strings with her index fingers and fingers. inches. Under the purple lights of the stage at the Manchester International Festival in July – her first performance since the start ...

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José González on his education and his new album “Local Valley”

[ad_1] José González on his education and his new album “Local Valley” My global audience Sep 16, 2021 By Jake Uitti Photograph by Peter Toggeth / Mikel Cee Karlsson Web exclusivity Internationally renowned musician José González is one of those artists who shows such a complex and discreet touch with his work that it becomes an obsession for his listeners. ...

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

[ad_1] 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 ...

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Maltese classical composers receive well-deserved attention

[ad_1] Maltese classical music compositions were the showcase for this year’s edition of Inclassica’s International classical piano competition with its participants and eventual winner performing pieces by Malta’s most famous composers. Taking place in Dubai, far from Malta due to the limitations of COVID-19, the performance was the culmination of a two-year project, which saw 14 preliminary competitions held at ...

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Man remembers brother killed in Flight 93 crash

[ad_1] (WTAJ) – Most of us who were alive on September 11, 2001, remember where we were and what we were doing when the news broke that day. A series of planes hitting some of the most iconic and important buildings in our country. And in a rural Pennsylvania field, a flight crashed into the hands of 40 brave passengers ...

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40 quotes from Lang Lang about music and hard work

[ad_1] 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 ...

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“The 10th anniversary edition of the InClassica international music festival will be a wonderful event for Dubai”

[ad_1] This summer the European Foundation for the Support of Culture (EUFSC) partners with SAMIT Event Group to present the 10eanniversary edition of its famous InClassica International music festival. For the first time in its history, the festival will be held in the Middle East, with the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai, which has been chosen as the host ...

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LODATO’s “Neon Lights” Wins # 1 on American Dance Radio

[ad_1] LODATO’s “Neon Lights” Wins # 1 on American Dance Radio. LODATO’s “Neon Lights” music video is now available on Spinnin ‘Records. LODATO is also the first to launch its own programmed VR environment alongside a virtual city based on the single’s music video. new york, United States – August 9, 2021 / PressCable / – This week’s Mediabase US ...

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Francis shares the love of all music | Local

[ad_1] As a singer, Francis sang in choirs and small ensembles, as a soloist for weddings, funerals, church worship teams and children’s productions, military ceremonies and performed the national anthem. for community events. As a music teacher, she plays various musical instruments such as piano, guitar, ukulele and percussion and enjoys making the classroom her stage. She is an MSHAA ...

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“We are at the start of a new climate regime”

[ad_1] (MENAFN – Swissinfo) Swiss scientist Sonia Seneviratne is one of the most influential climatologists in the world. An expert in extreme weather events – like the exceptional heatwave that recently hit Canada and the United States – she says solutions exist if we are prepared to change our habits. This content was published on August 9, 2021 – 10:00 ...

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Vivace Music Festival brings world-class classical music to Wilmington

[ad_1] Wilmington has a music festival – great music performed at the highest level. The Vivace music festival debuted on July 22 and continues through August 9 with concerts at the Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College, St. James Episcopal Church and First Presbyterian Church. Vivace (pronounced Vee-VAH-chey) is the second classical music series to come to Wilmington this ...

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Canada plans to ease restrictions on US border

[ad_1] Canada said on Monday it would start easing pandemic border restrictions next month, allowing U.S. citizens and permanent residents living in the United States who are fully immunized with vaccines authorized in Canada to enter for travel. non-essential without quarantine. The move, which takes effect Aug. 9, follows months of criticism from U.S. lawmakers across the political spectrum, business ...

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Music is in the air after a year of silence

[ad_1] 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 ...

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Wyclef Jean talks about the score for “The Chi” and his new music application, Sodo

[ad_1] Wyclef Jean has always loved to compose, and now he is full time in season four of Showtime’s “The Chi”. This season picks up with Kiesha (Birgundi Baker) meeting potential adoptive parents for her child, and Kevin (Alex Hibbert) telling his girlfriend Jemma (Judae’a Brown) that he loves her. Creator and screenwriter Lena Waithe wanted him to mark her ...

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China’s Crackdown on Expensive Tutoring Schools Upsets Parents | Voice of America

[ad_1] BEIJING – For the daughter of Helen Cui, an aspiring fifth-grader who will start classes in September, tutoring is a non-negotiable part of middle-class childhood in Beijing. Her mother, a white-collar worker in a foreign company, has established an exhausting weekly extracurricular schedule that includes three hours of English lessons, three hours of math lessons, three hours of Chinese ...

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A ‘rare and precious’ gift: Pianist Dan Saunders returns home for ACWC concert | Lifestyles

[ad_1] PERRY – World famous pianist Dan Saunders returns to Perry for a concert. Hosted by the Arts Council for Wyoming County, 31 South Main St., the Piano Concert is a late-night fundraiser for the Arts Council’s 45th anniversary. The concert will start with a bit of Mozart and Beethoven. “I have always wanted to play the ‘Moonlight Sonata’. There ...

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All you need is Paul

[ad_1] “McCartney 3.2.1Zachary Heinzerling’s enlightening six-part documentary in which former Beatle Paul is interviewed by seasoned producer Rick Rubin, seems to take place in a transcendent dimension. Shot in opalescent black and white, the setting looks like a stage set or a recording studio or a cozy basement balanced in the void. Some bright lights shine in the dark and ...

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Well done! Vail Music Festival returns for its 34th season

[ad_1] Well done! Vail is already off to a good start after two weeks of distinguished performances.Tomas Cohen / Daily Special World-class orchestral music is in the air, and that’s because the Bravo! The Vail Music Festival is back in the valley for its 34th season this summer. Over the past three decades, Bravo! Vail gained a reputation as one ...

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What’s the best Five Finger Death Punch song?

[ad_1] What’s the best Five Finger Death Punch song? That’s what we want to know from you in this week’s Loudwire Nights Artist of the Week poll! Each week, we’ll ask you to choose your favorite song from a list of 10 of the greatest songs from the next Artist of the Week catalog. You will have until Friday noon ...

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