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  • Recording Academy and Grammy Foundation Announce New ‘Music Educator Award’

    Josh Harris | February 28, 2013During the recent 55th Annual Grammy Awards, a trio of stars announced that the Grammy Foundation and The Recording Academy are partnering to present their first-ever Music Educator Award During the recent 55th Annual Grammy Awards, a trio of stars announced that the Grammy Foundation and The Recording Academy are partnering to present their first-ever […] Read More...
  • Fawson Named Interim Brass Chair at Berklee

    Josh Harris | February 14, 2013Christine Fawson, an in-demand trumpet player, vocalist, and Berklee assistant professor, has been named interim Chair of the college’s Brass Department for the Spring 2013 semester. Christine Fawson, an in-demand trumpet player, vocalist, and Berklee assistant professor, has been named interim Chair of the college’s Brass Department for the Spring 2013 semester. Fawson’s appointment makes […] Read More...
  • Tama Marching Percussion Partners with Horn Maker Kanstul

    Josh Harris | February 14, 2013Not long after Tama’s 2011 entry into the marching percussion market, the drum builder has announced that it is expanding its offerings to include a new line of marching brass horns built by Kanstul Musical Instruments.Not long after Tama’s 2011 entry into the marching percussion market, the drum builder has announced that it is expanding […] Read More...
  • Carnegie Hall Receives $10 Million Gift Toward Renovation Project

    Josh Harris | February 14, 2013Carnegie Hall has received a $10 million major gift from Judith and Burton Resnick that will provide important support toward its Studio Towers Renovation Project.Carnegie Hall has received a $10 million major gift from Judith and Burton Resnick that will provide important support toward its Studio Towers Renovation Project, a comprehensive undertaking that will create […] Read More...
  • Midwest Clinic Recognizes Col. Arnald D. Gabriel

    Josh Harris | February 14, 2013The Midwest Clinic: An International Band and Orchestra Conference has given unprecedented special recognition to Cortland native Col Arnald D. Gabriel.The Midwest Clinic: An International Band and Orchestra Conference has given unprecedented special recognition to Cortland native Col Arnald D. Gabriel. During a concert this past December by the United States Air Force Band at […] Read More...
  • Recording Academy and Grammy Foundation Announce New ‘Music Educator Award’

    Josh Harris | February 14, 2013During the 55th Annual Grammy Awards last week, a trio of stars announced that the GRAMMY Foundation and The Recording Academy are partnering to present their first-ever Music Educator Award to recognize music educators.During the 55th Annual Grammy Awards last week, a trio of stars announced that the GRAMMY Foundation and The Recording Academy are […] Read More...
  • Zildjian’s 2013 Kerope Zildjian Scholarship Competition

    Josh Harris | February 14, 2013The Zildjian family has announced the 2013 Kerope Zildjian Scholarship, which recognizes an outstanding student percussionist who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate music program. The Zildjian family has announced the 2013 Kerope Zildjian Scholarship, which recognizes an outstanding student percussionist who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate music program.  In addition to a $5,000 tuition award, the scholarship recipient will win […] Read More...
  • Knoxville, Tenn. Students Named Best Teen Band in the USA

    Josh Harris | January 31, 2013Last Saturday night, one of Knoxville, Tenn. teen bands’ dreams came true, as they were crowned “Best Teen Band in the USA,” at the National Association of Music Merchants’ (NAMM) SchoolJam USA competition at Downtown Disney District.Last Saturday night, one of Knoxville, Tenn. teen bands’ dreams came true, as they were crowned “Best Teen Band […] Read More...
  • Study Ties a Taste for ‘Unconventional Music’ to Delinquency

    Josh Harris | January 31, 2013A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics, “Early Adolescent Music Preferences and Minor Delinquency” looked at 300 students in the Netherlands…A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics, “Early Adolescent Music Preferences and Minor Delinquency” looked at 300 students in the Netherlands, observing that those who listened to genres such as hip-hop, metal, punk, […] Read More...
  • Just Play

    Josh Harris | January 31, 2013The NAMM Foundation has unveiled its new public service announcement campaign, “Just Play.” The NAMM Foundation has unveiled its new public service announcement campaign, “Just Play.” The spot will air this spring in a multi-media, national campaign that will include ads for television, radio, billboards, bus shelters, airports, malls and anywhere one can hear, think […] Read More...
  • Newtown Heals Through Music

    Josh Harris | January 31, 2013In the wake of the horrific events at the Sandy Hook Elementary School last month, a group of students and teachers from Newton, Connecticut recently gathered to record a performance of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” In the wake of the horrific events at the Sandy Hook Elementary School last month, a group of students and […] Read More...
  • The D’Addario Foundation Strikes Again

    Josh Harris | January 31, 2013Maestro Louis Scaglione, president and music director of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra organization (PYO) and Delia Raab-Snyder, director of PYO’s Tune Up Philly have announced that The D’Addario Foundation has presented PYO’s Tune Up Philly with a $2,000-grant Maestro Louis Scaglione, president and music director of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra organization (PYO) and Delia Raab-Snyder, […] Read More...
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