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School of rock

...The school will be renovated to include rehearsal rooms, classrooms, recording studios and a music venue.Professional musicians will teach workshops or two-year college-level courses. Classes are expected to begin in 2016.Those involved...
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Arts institute aims to activate brains

...rounds of the clapping and rhythm exercises, Littlefield ran his students through rehearsals.Littlefield, a professional musician based in Seattle and a Tlingit originally from Sitka, led with hand-drum rhythms and singing in the Tlingit...
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The Bookworm Sez: 'Keeping it Civil' in a difficult field

...about her most memorable court cases.At the beginning of her college years, Margaret Klaw wanted a career as a professional musician.That didn't work out very well, though. It wasn't long before she realized that violin practice didn't...
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Musicians perform for area schools

...wrote in an email. "I do not remember when music was not part of my life. I was on a serious road to being a professional musician from the beginning so music disciplined me, and was always a factor in my social life and commitments as well...
A northern bluegrass breeze

...jam session for fun. She said her motto is if it isn't fun, she doesn't do it. "A long time ago I was a professional musician and that's work," she said. "But when you do it for fun, well, it's fun." Evenson said many area residents...
Musicians' visit appreciated

...As I watched our students enrapt by the sounds of Schubert, I was reminded of my own experiences of hearing professional musicians live for the first time. I know this experience will take root in our students' minds in ways we cannot measure...
Making music the first year that we've had the Southwest String ... they're just marvelous," Norton said of the professional musicians out of Tucson, Ariz. The orchestra also works to bring in a woodwind and a brass clinician each year to boost...
Duo offers unique brand of classical concert

...Sharpe will be a role model and a reminder of what can come from growing up in Alaska. "You can still become a professional musician," Allison said. "And go from Alaska to somewhere else and make a name for yourself in the field. It's kind...
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Soldotna Community News

...Brian Kallas; doctor, Derek Anderson and Jeremy Anderson; proball player, Marshall Boze and Travis Hall; professional musicians, Tim Inabnit and Micah Budreaux of This Hope; and economist, Reid Steadman. Speaking as a former librarian...
Mr. Micha Ray Lyons

...gregarious laugh made him unique. Mike was part of a band called CCQ in his college days, a former youth pastor and professional musician who played multiple instruments, mainly the saxophone. He was a band teacher, gave lessons, had an instrument...


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