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How ‘driver’s license’ gave Olivia Rodrigo confidence in her songwriting ‘voice’

Red lights and stop signs can’t stop this award-winning performer. In 2021, Olivia Rodrigo released her first original single – “Drivers License”. Since then, Rodrigo has become a Grammy-nominated musician. She gained recognition for her album Acid and the “Good 4 U” music video. Part of what gave Rodrigo confidence …

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Hancher will pay tribute to Aretha Franklin with a multi-artist tribute performance

Damien Sneed, Valerie Simpson and Karen Clark Sheard will visit Hancher this Friday with their musical performance designed to honor the Queen of Soul, who passed away in 2018. Hancher hosted Aretha Franklin in 2004 in a sold-out performance. Almost two decades ago, Aretha Franklin performed at the Hancher Auditorium …

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The Richmond Symphony declares victory with “Ravishing Rachmaninoff” on Saturday, February 26

-The power of live performance returns to Richmond in an event that will be both a symbolic and literal mark of victory and a return to value for all involved- RICHMOND, Virginia, February 16, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As one of the most innovative performing arts organizations in the country, the Richmond Symphony …

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Digital music festival honors talented musicians

The 2021 International Digital Music Festival, which was hosted this month by the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and music production company Unisonar, provided a platform for educational institutions, businesses and local governments to to exchange ideas and cooperate in the field of digital music. Activities, including seminars and a game …

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Ring in 2022 with music

Editor’s Note:Northampton’s cancellation of all indoor events for First Night (see article, A1) means that most of the First Night shows mentioned in this article will be shown live on social media and television instead. public access – Comcast cable channels 12, 15 and 23. A full schedule will be …

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Changing the Dynamics: Longtime Singing Band Changes Names and Changes Names | News

ASHLAND The Singing Kernels, the choir of hair salons in the region, has a new name. The Kernels announced on Saturday’s annual broadcast that the group will be known as the Eastern Kentucky Harmonic Order, or EKHO. Brian Sparks, former chairman and chairman of the group’s rebranding, said the Kernels …

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Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club presents GRAMMY® award-winning producer, guitarist and singer JOHN PIZZARELLI on December 16 at 7:30 p.m.

GRAMMY Award-winning producer, guitarist and singer JOHN PIZZARELLI will bring his world-renowned jazz guitar and vocal skills to Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club on Thursday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. John Pizzarelli is one of 17 GRAMMY® award-winning artists on Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club 2021 Show Schedule – which …

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At CSO, Bravura Turns by violinists Ray Chen and Hilary Hahn, and much more | Chicago News

CSO Artist-in-Residence Hilary Hahn performs Dvorak’s Violin Concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under guest conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada. (Credit: Anne Ryan) Two different concerts by the always remarkable Chicago Symphony Orchestra have arrived on the Orchestra Hall stage over the past week. And each of them came with a fascinating …

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Stephen Sondheim pays tribute to streaming | THIRTEEN

Christina Chevalier | November 29, 2021 Stephen Sondheim at Lincoln Center. Photo courtesy of PBS NewsHour. Legendary and beloved composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim passed away at the age of 91 on Friday, November 26. He leaves behind 12 Broadway musicals and legions of devotees. He started collecting the Tony …

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Scratch the Blues | Herald of the Deccan

At an age when most children are fascinated by cartoons, Anuraag Gawhale was drawn to music. As a child he listened to R&B songs and artists like Abba, Yanni, Queen, Billy Joel and Bon Jovi. It didn’t take long for his singing talent to be discovered by a music teacher …

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NY Professor UTEP’s El Paso Work Keeps Her Sharp

It’s a busy and exciting time for Georgina Hernández Escobar, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Theater and Dance at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). His latest efforts began in New York and El Paso within days of each other. “Alebrijes,”A bilingual play Le Jour des …

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Music Director | The Music Journal

Caeciliana ChapelAdvertising – Music Director We are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Music Director who shares our love of great choral music and will bring their own energy and inspiration to continue our very successful musical journey, further developing our choir. Our current Managing Director, Donal McCrisken, is …

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GLOPM proudly stands for Global Pinoy Music

While everyone in local music has long been talking about bringing OPM to the world stage, the plans have remained pretty much steady on the drawing board. But finally, Warner Music Philippines (WMP) sets the tone for real. October sees the official launch of an ingenious idea called GLOPM or …

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Alyssa Kay Thompson, graduate of Baldwin Wallace, musical director of ‘Waitress’ tour in Akron – News-Herald

It is often the simplest stories that tell the greatest stories of inspiration and success. Take, for example, the Tony Award-nominated musical “Waitress”, the National Tour including Alyssa Kay Thompson, who graduated from Baldwin Wallace University in 2017, as Music Director. Before discussing the popular pie-centric show, which features original …

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Music, art and side events at Xarkis Festival 2021

It’s almost time for the three-day interactive festival, Xarkis 2021, with side events and musical performances on the schedule. Art installations found throughout the Lympia Village Festival grounds include work by architect Thanos Vozikis and designer Anastasia Melandinou who will exhibit a modern, digitized investigation of traditional methods and building …

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Grammy-winning trumpeter to headline South Jersey Jazz Festival

South Jersey Jazz SocietyThe annual OceanFirst Foundation Jazz @ thePoint festival this week will feature five performances over four days, anchored by a performance with Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Randy Brecker on Saturday, October 2. Brecker, who will play at 7:30 p.m. at the Gateway Playhouse, 738 Bay Ave., Somers Point. …

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Catch Revival at the BBC, Flat Moon Theory at Tavern

This is the season that everyone has been waiting for. Fall officially arrived on Wednesday with a breath of a little cooler air. Celebrate with outdoor events, including the return of the Experience Asia festival to Tom Brown Park on Saturday. Start your Friday in great shape with Bradfordville Blues …

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Pop-Up Photography Tour ends with overwhelming turnout

Involving Every Community Reveals What Life Is Like In Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo Fort McMurray, AB – The region Ephemeral photographic tour ended with the participation of hundreds of residents of Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo. Aiming to capture the people and places that make this region so amazing, well-known artists …

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The Classic Car Week music scene – Monterey Herald

Classic Car Week visitors looking for musical entertainment will find the best of some of our local musicians with locations spanning the gamut of restaurants, hotel lobbies, vineyard tasting rooms and event spaces. The Coffee Bank Cafe at Carmel Rancho Shopping Center wraps up its summer concert series with its …

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Summer music festival with five more evenings of driving concerts

The festival opened this weekend with a performance by the National Academy Orchestra of Canada conducted by Maestro Boris Brott PRESS RELEASECOLLINGWOOD SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL************************* This past Saturday and Sunday marked the dazzling start to a week of daily performances as part of the second annual Collingwood Summer Music Festival. …

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Lin-Manuel Miranda sees art and philanthropy with the same goal

For the creator of “Hamilton”, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the inspirations for art and philanthropy are inextricably linked. On Wednesday, Miranda announces a series of donations to organizations serving immigrants, whose experiences are at the heart of the new film version of her hit Broadway musical “In the Heights.” “For me,” Miranda …

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3 things we love about WVC Jazz Ensemble’s new album

The cover of the album ‘Purnama’, the seventh jazz album of the WVC Jazz Ensemble By Tania Jayatilaka June 18, 2021 Famous Malaysian Jazz Band’s Seventh Album Revisits Malaysia’s Rich Musical Heritage Newsletters Sign up for our newsletters to receive all of our best stories. Newsletters You have successfully subscribed …

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Ruth and James Ewing Art Award Announced | Elf

Sixteen Ruth and James Ewing Arts Award winners were announced by the judges this week, including three Lifetime Achievement Awards given to a local author and two well-known musicians. Nationally acclaimed and critically acclaimed novelist Ernie Hebert; Lenny Matczynski, renowned master teacher and director of the Apple Hill Center for …

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KW Symphony announces new artist in residence

PRESS RELEASEKW SYMPHONY*************************The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony is pleased to announce Ontario-based musician, engineer, composer and performer Gurpreet Chana as Artist-in-Residence until August 2022. A multi-instrumentalist known affectionately as “The Tabla Guy” Chana’s musical explorations and expression are informed through the language of the North Indian percussion instrument known as Tabla, with …

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Jonathan McReynolds topped the list with eight, followed by Anthony Brown & Group Therapy, Kierra Sheard, Maverick City Music and Pastor Mike, Jr. all tied with seven nominations

“We are extremely happy and proud to present our 36e of the annual Stellar Awards, on the theme “Lighting the way with our faith, our music and our family,” noted Don jackson, Founder of the Stellar Awards and Chairman of Central City Productions, Inc. “Over the past year, Gospel music …

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Girl in Red’s Clear Eyed Songs

Nine years ago, Marie Ulven, a Norwegian suburban teenager, like most of her peers, broadcast her interests on social media. Ulven’s hobby of choice was the fingerboard, a miniaturized version of skateboarding in which people perform tricks on tiny boards just using their hands. Ulven ultimately amassed a modest following …

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