Oberlin Conservatory of Music

Type: Organization
Name: Oberlin Conservatory of Music
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Paul Horn: Jazz flautist and New Age pioneer who recorded inside the Taj Mahal and the Great Pyramid of Giza

Paul Horn was an innovative jazz flautist and pioneer of New Age music. He began playing the piano at the age of four, the clarinet at 10 and the saxophone at 12. He studied the clarinet and flute at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio, and later ... [Published The Independent - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Marjorie Phelps Kampenga

, 96, Stevens Point, a retired University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) music teacher, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Boston Funeral Home in Stevens Point.Visitation will be at the funeral ... [Published Portage County Gazette - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Siblings strike a chord

Chelsea and Chloe De Souza closed their concert with 'I Could've Danced All Night', that iconic song from My Fair Lady. It summoned the differing moods of the music that evening. It also showcased the flamboyance and lyricism of the pieces from Bach to ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Erin Barra

maintains a music career in which she keeps re-inventing her place in the sun.Rather than being defined by any one label--educator, artist, songwriter, producer, engineer, audio-tech consultant, or digital technology innovator—this 29-year-old Berklee-schooled ... [Published Encore - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Angelic harpist, from the Tonight Show to Chestnut Hill

Mindy Cutcher, of Oreland, is the principal harpist for the Pennsylvania Ballet and has played with numerous symphony orchestras. She has also been teaching the harp to children and adults for over 20 years. (Photo by Rebecca Barger)by Len LearMost young ... [Published Chestnut Hill Local - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Howard Karp, accomplished pianist and musical patriarch, dies

Howard Karp, 84, a man known for his prodigious piano playing, his modesty and his hand in shaping the UW-Madison School of Music, died of complications of cardiac arrest on June 30 in Loveland, Colorado.Born in Chicago on Oct. 12, 1929, Karp did not ... [Published Capital Times - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Paul Horn dies at 84; Grammy winner was a pioneer of New Age music

_ Paul Horn, a Grammy-winning alto saxophonist and flutist whose career reached from mainstream contemporary jazz to pioneering efforts in music that came to be known as New Age, has died. He was 84.Horn died June 29 at his home in Vancouver, Canada, ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Richland County History: Photo sought of Mansfield resident, former slave

While Ellen “Aunty” Bradford’s portrait hangs prominently on the wall of the First Congregational Church library, finding a photo of her beneficiary, Sarah Daisy Barker Thomas, has been difficult.That’s especially interesting because the woman lived to ... [Published Mansfield News Journal - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Richland County History: Aunty Bradford captured city's attention

MANSFIELD — Frances Ellen “Aunty” Bradford has left a physical legacy in Mansfield with her charcoal crayon portrait still hanging in the First Congregational Church library, which she endowed with $2,000 in her 1887 will.Based on a photo by E.J. Potter ... [Published Mansfield News Journal - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Pianist Re Zhang to perform at IUP

The IUP Music Department will present a guest artist recital by young rising star pianist Re Zhang on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, John Sutton Hall, on the IUP campus.She will be performing a recital including Beeth-oven’s “Diabelli Variations” ... [Published Indiana Gazette - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Jan 29 2014 - Updated Jan 29 2014 - 1 reports

Area events beginning Jan. 30

TRIBUTE TO ELLA The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra will present “A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia. The concert will spotlight Fitzgerald’s rich ... [Published Canton Repository - Jan 29 2014]

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...a concert in which he's played a sublime Schubert sonata, he smiled, shrugged and said, 'I'm just a plodding workman,'" said colleague Bill Lutes. "Though the self-deprecation was good humored, the humility was genuine. And so was the message: to play this kind of music, at this level, one had to give and give and give to the work, with unswerving devotion."
"New Age music does something wonderful to the nervous system," he said in a 1987 interview with The Times Zan Stewart. "It settles you down into a deep state of relaxation. When people want to 'cool out,' a [New Age] record will do it real quick. It's meditative music."

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Paul Horn: Jazz flautist and New Age pioneer wh... [Published The Independent - Jul 16 2014]
Marjorie Phelps Kampenga [Published Portage County Gazette - Jul 15 2014]
Siblings strike a chord [Published The Hindu - Jul 14 2014]
Erin Barra [Published Encore - Jul 11 2014]
Angelic harpist, from the Tonight Show to Chest... [Published Chestnut Hill Local - Jul 11 2014]
Howard Karp, accomplished pianist and musical p... [Published Capital Times - Jul 08 2014]
Paul Horn dies at 84; Grammy winner was a pione... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 05 2014]
Richland County History: Photo sought of Mansfi... [Published Mansfield News Journal - Jun 21 2014]
Richland County History: Aunty Bradford capture... [Published Mansfield News Journal - Jun 15 2014]
Pianist Re Zhang to perform at IUP [Published Indiana Gazette - Apr 03 2014]
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