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Musician Scott Kirby returns to festival The Great American Brass Band Festival is pleased to welcome back musician Scott Kirby for the 2013 festival, which will be June 7-9 in Danville. An accomplished musician, composer and visual artist, Kirby has...
Wittry to receive USC Alumnus Award The University of Southern California Thornton School of Music will present Allentown Symphony Orchestra Conductor Diane Wittry with the Outstanding Alumnus Award on May 16 for her work as a music director, guest...
The operatic world had a banner year in 1813 with the birth of two giants, Verdi and Wagner, both of whom transformed the experience of opera. Lehigh University Choral Arts, under the direction of Steven Sametz and with the assistance of a new member...
“It's not ‘rah, rah, rah,'” Gemze de Lappe says in explaining how you sing “Oklahoma!” The 91-year-old de Lappe hops up from her chair and stoops, bowing low and dusting the air with her hands as if foraging through...
In the eighth grade, my classmates and I got to hear the United States Marine Band, a.k.a. the President's Own, in rehearsal at their barracks in Washington, D.C. We were told this would be the opportunity of a lifetime, a rare chance to hear one of the...
1. A 'Sweetheart' of an evening Sweetheart Casino Big Band Evening will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Casino with card games, wheel games, dice games and more. Heavy hors d'...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGThe audience at Philadelphia's Academy of Music began swooning over Hugh Jackman the moment he appeared on stage Saturday night and didn't stop after he said his last thank you. The Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe winner, and Oscar nominee won them over as...
Capital News ServiceThe trumpets are polished, the tubas are shined and the drumsticks are dusted as part of the last-minute preparation for the Mighty Sound of Maryland’s performance in today’s 57th Inaugural Parade. The century-old University of Maryland band...
Lehigh Valley MusicA Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, the world premiere of a song cycle based on poems by Carl Reiner’s daughter, dazzling international dance ensembles, circus arts and perhaps America’s premier storyteller will highlight the 16th season of...
Channel Guide MagazineThe Independence Day holiday in America falls on a Wednesday this year, which may put some people in a sort of No Man's Land, where it might be kind of hard to stretch that into a long weekend. But, if you do have any time off on and around July 4 this...
In October 1917, a theater opened at 3535 W. Roosevelt Road that changed the moviegoing experience, in Chicago and the nation. In the era of the nickelodeon, a term reflecting not just the price of admission, but the surroundings, motion pictures were...
Sunday, May 6 First Sunday Arts Festival Opening of the 11th season includes crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining from noon to 5 p.m. in the first block of West and Calvert streets in Annapolis. Nashville recording artist...
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