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  • Voices of Kenwood: Taking the stage

    Voices of Kenwood: Taking the stage
    Since February, the young musicians at Kenwood Academy High School have been staring down obstacles that would unnerve many of their peers. For starters, the Kenwood Academy Jazz Band — as its name suggests — has been burrowing into music of...
  • Kenwood jazz band's emotional performance at Symphony Center

    Kenwood jazz band's emotional performance at Symphony Center
    Fourth in an occasional series The Kenwood Academy Jazz Band gathers on the stage of Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, a gilded, 110-year-old edifice many of these young musicians never have set foot in before. Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Sonny...
  • Sir Mix-A-Lot joins Seattle Symphony for 'Baby Got Back'

    Sir Mix-A-Lot joins Seattle Symphony for 'Baby Got Back'
    The rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot has a new request for his partners: You can do side-bends or sit-ups, but please don't lose your seat in the Seattle Symphony. The notoriously gluteally-inclined MC was Seattle's most famous rap export until Macklemore showed...
  • Affecting pairing of Adams, Beethoven from the Baltimore Symphony

    Affecting pairing of Adams, Beethoven from the Baltimore Symphony
    A year after 9/11, the New York Philharmonic premiered "On the Transmigration of Souls," a reflective work for chorus and orchestra by John Adams that incorporates words and phrases from messages posted near the site of the World Trade Center, from...
  • Palm Beach Pops is ready to rock the Schoolhouse

    Summer Rocks 2014, a music education program sponsored by the Palm Beach Pops, is coming to the Schoolhouse Children's Museum in Boynton Beach June 16 to 20. The program, which will benefit more than 500 children this summer and is designed for ages 2 to...
  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    Check out festivals and events in July across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
  • Seattle Symphony teams with Sir Mix-A-Lot on 'Baby Got Back'

    Seattle Symphony teams with Sir Mix-A-Lot on 'Baby Got Back'
    The 1992 buttock-shaking anthem "Baby Got Back" got an unlikely orchestral remix in a recent performance from the Seattle Symphony, with Sir Mix-A-Lot himself leading an audience dance-along at Benaroya Hall. A video of the concert, featuring...
  • HSO Ending Season With A Standing 'Bolero'

    HSO Ending Season With A Standing 'Bolero'
    It was an evening of surprises at the symphony. Strange sounds filled the corridors surrounding the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Three different stations were set up in the hallway, each having large, resonating...
  • After 50 years, Md. Youth Symphony Orchestra founder steps down

    After 50 years, Md. Youth Symphony Orchestra founder steps down
    Angelo Gatto spoke softly and carried a small baton, but the slender 92-year-old conductor had no trouble getting respect from the musicians of the Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra rehearsing for Saturday's milestone concert. The milestone is Gatto's...
  • Dog Star Orchestra joyfully ventures out of bounds

    Dog Star Orchestra joyfully ventures out of bounds
    Dog Star Orchestra 10 could easily be mistaken for anything the cat's dragged in. The atmosphere at this annual two-week festival — put on by a loose collective of venturesome young instrumentalists and composers, mainly recent CalArts grads...