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Music for the people: 'Requiem' performance scheduled in Kenai

Former Homer High School choir director, Mark Robinson, along with the high school's current choir teacher, Kyle Schneider, are preparing the high school choir, the Kenai Peninsula...
'Requiem' effort is music to the ears

On behalf of Pier One Theatre, and the nearly 180 participants of last month's Brahms Requiem, I want to publicly thank the many individuals and organizations that supported this wonderful community endeavor. To list them all here would be outside of the scope of such a letter. Nevertheless, we feel compelled to thank A Music Education Fund in Memory of Renda Horn, and the David and Mary Schroer Fund - both managed by the Homer Foundation, for their generous and needed financial support.
Connections Valedictorians and computer programming. He writes that hanks his wonderful teachers in each of these areas (choral director Mark Robinson, trumpet/voice teacher Renda Horn, and friend Ken Johnson), he has enjoyed each of these tremendously. The wonderful...
For all ears

When Tammy Vollom-Matturro and several of her Kenai Peninsula Orchestra peers approached their conductor Mark Robinson almost 10 years ago asking to play Beethoven's "Symphony No. 9", Robinson laughed at the request. Not in a derisive...
Peninsula student musicians hit a high note

...direction of Vernel Schneider, Skyview, directed by Kent Peterson, and Homer High students, prepared and taught by Mark Robinson. Many of these students additionally study privately with vocal and instrumental coaches. There are many people involved...
Ninilchik Community News

...musicians from all over the peninsula are coming together to practice with the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra conducted by Mark Robinson for the Summer Music Festival. Musicians from Ninilchik and Anchor Point areas are Nancy Chambers, Virginia Cuffe...
Making music in a while, who have indeed come back, which is really cool," said Norton, production manager. According to Mark Robinson, who has served as the artistic director and conductor for KPO for the last 17 years, the volunteer work from all...
Audience plays big role in music

...Peninsula Orchestra just completed our two-week Music Festival, celebrating 25 years of existence. Our conductor, Mark Robinson, as well as our founding conductor, Bob Richardson, led approximately 85 people onstage in performances of Beethoven...
Contributions hit the right note

...the word about our 25th anniversary season Summer Music Festival earlier this month. We had a fantastic time and as Mark Robinson, our artistic director commented, he'd never seen a standing ovation for every piece before. We hope you, the...
What's Happening

...Peninsula Orchestra, the Kenai Peninsula Community Chorus and the Homer High School Concert Choir under the direction of Mark Robinson, will combine forces to present a full performance of George Frederick Handel's "Messiah" at 7 p.m. Dec. 14...


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