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Yesterday | State of Michigan

Snyder makes appointment to Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs

Friday, April 18, 2014 LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Aaron Dworkin, of Ann Arbor, to the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.


Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Friday |

Curtis Institute Honors the Lenfests

On Sunday, April 13th, at the Kimmel Center, the Curtis Institute of Music honored Curtis board chairman H. F. "Gerry" Lenfest and Curtis overseer Marguerite Lenfest for their transformational contributions to Curtis.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Wisconsin Gazette

Local composer creates original work for Skylight

The friends share stories, relive memories and experience epiphanies that composer Daron Hagen, a New Berlin native, describes as "a revolution of the heart."


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, New Berlin, WI, Milwaukee, WI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Religion News Service

Holy Week music sets a high bar, but one church rises to the challenge

The choir and orchestra of First Presbyterian Church offering Cantata 79, J.S. Bach, during worship on Reformation Sunday in October 2013.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, J.S. Bach, Philadelphia, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Home

CHS student accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy

Shane Dunaway/The Daily Home Childersburg High School senior Timothy Smith accepts his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy Tuesday with AP English Teacher Sharon Wright, parents Stan Smith and Carla Smith, and CHS Principal Jay Hooks witnessing his achievement.


Related Topix: Naval Academy, MD, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, US Politics, US News, Mike Rogers, Republican, US House of Representatives

Curtis orchestra in a celebratory mood

Sometimes a thank-you note just won't do. And so the Curtis Institute of Music dedicated Sunday night's Curtis Symphony Orchestra concert in Verizon Hall to Marguerite and H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest, whose philanthropic support of the school has eclipsed all before it.


Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, Entertainment

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Financial Times

Dover Quartet and other artists, Savannah Music Festival, Savannah, Georgia

It was a good week for the viola at the Savannah Music Festival, and the mandolin did rather well too.


Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Danbury Daily Voice

10-Year-Old Redding Pianist Hits The Right Notes To Help Others

When Caitlan Rinadly turned 5, she asked her mother for a piano. Five years later, she is playing in front of thousands at Carnegie Hall while growing up in Redding.


Related Topix: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Alabama Live

Center City Brass brings 'great time' to Huntsville Chamber Music Guild concert

The Center City Brass Concert will take place on at Trinity United Methodist Church, 607 Airport Road, on April 11 at 7:30 p.m. HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Bibi Pride guarantees you this: The Center City Brass Quintet is going to put on a great show when the group visits Huntsville for the final concert of the Huntsville Chamber Music Guild season.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Bibi Andersson, Wedding, Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Nicholas Canellakis plays Parlance Chamber Concerts

Cellist Nicholas Canellakis joins violinist Arnaud Sussman and pianist Alessio Bax in a performance of music by Mendelssohn and Arensky in Ridgewood on Sunday Nicholas Canellakis holds an unusual place in the classical music world as someone who has not only caught the attention of aficionados with his finely honed musicianship as a cellist - but ... (more)


Related Topix: Ridgewood, NJ, Classical, Music, Entertainment

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society season wraps up Saturday with...

The 32nd Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society season wraps up with a concert performance Saturday by the Dover Quartet and pianist Chu-Fang Huang, all graduates of the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Corpus Christi, TX

Thu Mar 27, 2014


British maestro teaches free, public classes at School of Music

Students wave their batons to Beethoven's "Edmond Overture" in the Symphony Orchestra's master class for those that aspire to become future conductors of the music world.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Manhattan School of Music

Northwest Asian Weekly

BLOG: The good and unexpected of Celebrate Asia

Celebrate Asia, which was designed to highlight the merits of Asian cultures as part of the Seattle Symphony program, got mixed reviews last Friday.


Related Topix: Symphony, Opera

The Brattleboro Reformer

It's Solzhenitsyn on Solzhenitsyn at library

Pianist and conductor Ignat Solzhenitsyn will give a talk titled "Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: Writing the Red Wheel in Vermont" on Friday at 7 p.m., in the Main Room of Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St. The talk is a rescheduled Vermont Humanities Council First Wednesdays series event and is free and open to the public.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Symphony, Arts