Staff reports Published 9:09 p.m. UTC Sep 4, 2018 The Montgomery Chamber Music Organization is celebrating its 58th season of chamber music at it’s best, and invites the public to subscribe to four concerts this season. For the 2018-2019 concert series, it will feature three illustrious quartets and one trio, each in the forefront of the international music scene. They will perform chamber music of astonishing, incredible virtuosity and passion. Three of the artist groups, the Dover Quartet, Trio Solisti, and the Moro Quartet with Clive Grensmith, are returning friends. The Elias String Quartet from England is new to the roster. Each ensemble is a laureate of numerous international competitions. The Dover Quartet (Oct. 11) was catapulted to global stardom very early in their career. They continue to be one of the most in demand ensembles in the world today. The Trio Solisti (Nov. 29) is a trio not to be missed, according to the Boston Globe. The Elias … [Read more...] about Dover Quartet to open chamber music season
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NORMAN– Ashton Byrum, an accomplished actor, educator and director of critically acclaimed theater productions, has been named as the new director of the Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre at the University of Oklahoma.Byrum previously served as associate chair and academic director and musical theatre coordinator for the theatre department at Columbia College in Chicago, according to a news release.Byrum earned his undergraduate degree in musical theater from Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina. After a successful acting career in New York and around the world, he earned a master of fine arts degree in directing, with an emphasis in musical theatre, from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in 2010.Byrum’s directing credits includes "Hello, Dolly!"; Disney's "Beauty and the Beast"; and "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" at The Little Theatre on the Square. He has also directed "The Marvelous Wonderettes" at the Open Door … [Read more...] about Ashton Byrum named new director of University of Oklahoma’s musical theater school
By Heide Janssen | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: June 15, 2017 at 1:25 pm | UPDATED: June 16, 2017 at 10:06 am We asked graduating high school seniors to share with us their post-graduation plans for the fall. We heard from 214 instrumental music students. Some plan to go to work and some are taking a gap year, but most are off to college, to study everything from instrumental performance to elementary education to computer science. We’ve listed them by the school they will attend, including their major and minor fields of study, statements about how the arts have influenced their plans, and their reason for choosing the institute they’ll be headed to. $ = scholarship received Ashley Teves, Tesoro – UC Irvine: computer science (Photo courtesy of Ashley Teves)Michael Gonzales, Huntington Beach – Cal State Fullerton: business administration (Photo courtesy of Michael Gonzales) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsEmily Hong, Capistrano Valley – Harvard … [Read more...] about Where are 2017 Orange County instrumental music students going to college?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Weddings Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by Vows ByVincent M. Mallozzi July 6, 2018 During a rap concert on the Dartmouth campus in October 2009, Alexi Pappas, dressed in a full-body leotard and sitting in the front row, was called on stage to dance. Ms. Pappas, then a sophomore on the school’s cross-country team and a member of the Dog Day Players, an on-campus improvisational theater group, accepted the invitation. As Ms. Pappas began to dance and the decibel level began to rise, Jeremy Teicher, a senior and aspiring filmmaker who was on stage covering the event as a photographer, trained his lens on Ms. Pappas. “I couldn’t look away,” he said. “I was just thrown by her beauty.” Mr. Teicher soon began asking around about the girl whose image he could not get out of his mind. “I knew she was a girl from the … [Read more...] about Side by Side and No Finish Line in Sight for Alexi Pappas
Got a ticket to see a show and have questions about the venue? L.A. Weekly is here to help with an incredibly comprehensive guide to clubs, concert halls, stadiums, arenas and everything in between. You'll find parking information, contact details and handy "know before you go" tips in our alphabetical list. Now get out there and catch a show! (You'll find a summer's worth here.) L.A.'s first fully permitted all-ages warehouse venue features the highest quality sound/lighting production of any venue this size in L.A. (750 capacity).Parking: Free street parking. Uber & Lyft recommended. Valet for special events only. Know Before You Go: Two full bars with top-shelf liquor and premium cocktail options. Full restaurant (executive chef Felix Barron of Resident). Outdoor smoking/drinking area. Wheelchair accessible. EXPAND The Theatre at Ace Hotel used to be the United Artists movie palace. Levan TK THE THEATRE AT ACE HOTEL, 929 S. Broadway, downtown; (213) … [Read more...] about L.A. Weekly’s Guide to SoCal Music Venues