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Tram conductor gives Tlingit lessons on ride

...and more is the majesty of Southeast Alaska," he said. "I'm recognizing it for the first time, I guess."As a tram conductor, he has a good vantage point from which to do so."What I realized it's that it's a role that seemingly, I've been...
Orchestra performance promises a treat for audience, youngsters

...Elementary Schools. It will be the first time KPO has co-performed with elementary students, KPO's Artistic Director and Conductor Tammy Vollom-Matturro said. The free concert will begin Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Kenai Central High School Auditorium...
Conductor appreciates community involvement

...They are: Laura Norton, production manager; Maria Allison and JulieAnn Smith, accompanists; and Jean Brockel, assistant conductor. It was a most memorable weekend for me and would not have been so without the tremendous effort put forth by so many. Mark...

...Being onstage, however, never did."That was the ultimate high, playing live. You feel like the Pied Piper, or a conductor, knowing how to take an audience up or bring them down," he said. "You were champion of the world for that one or two...
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Schools briefs

...effects of insulators and conductors. We are working on a thermal energy experiment to determine which material is the best conductor and insulator. We have invited the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge staff in to class to teach us about animal adaptation through...
School News for Jan. 27

...Jeremiah Hudson, and Meghan Ussing were selected to participate in the KPBSD Honor Band. Daniel Bukvitch is the guest conductor for both the honor band and mass band at the festival held at Soldotna High School on January 27-28. Both ensembles will...
Pioneer Potluck: About trolleys and little trains the trolley barn at City Park and went downtown. My mind's eye is a little sketchy but I do believe when the trolley conductor got to the end of the line he just walked to the back of the trolley, flip a switch and the back of the trolley became the...

...suspects' alleged original target. "I'm thinking of independence and what our country is about," Lawrie said.Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart said the tight security reminded him of what it was like during the city's first July Fourth celebration...
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Letters to the editor

...opportunity to do participate in this wonderful program in the future.Thank you all!Tammy Vollom-MatturroArtistic Director/Conductor, Kenai Peninsula OrchestraNovember 19 and 20 our Senior Citizens and a number of area churches, organizations, the Sterling...
Alaska inmates find identity in orchestra

...groups: beginners, intermediate and advanced. The latter, Crofut says, is playing at a high-school orchestra level.Conductor Gabrielle Whitfield, also an Anchorage public schools teacher, said the Saturday practices at the prison are the highlight...
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