Oscar-winning composer owns plane that crashed, killed pilot

...Calif. - A plane registered to Oscar-winning "Titanic" composer James Horner crashed in Southern California, but the identity...that the plane was one of several owned by the 61-year-old composer and that no one has heard from him since the crash."It was...
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Composers Festival to feature David Maslanka

...Maslanka and Alaskan Composer Festival June by visiting composer David Maslanka and Alaskan composers Emerson Eads, Artemio...Juneau, and Fairbanks composer Emerson the featured composers.A separate concert...
Meet the composers event to be held Monday

...Juneau-Douglas City Museum will host a special Jazz & Classics presentation, Meet the Composers, from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 16. Meet the Composers will feature Claire Daly and Steve Hudson, who will discuss the upcoming world premiere...
Perseverance Theatre hosts Summerfest Unplugged

...and "Into the Wild," on July 11 and 12. Audience members will get a chance to talk about the work with the authors, composers, and creators in special discussions and receptions after the shows.Both plays are based on true Alaskan stories. "House...
'Hunting in Wartime': Vietnam War veterans from Hoonah tell their stories

...Southeast Alaskan Native Veterans Association. Juneau residents Lyle Kelly James and Kolene Elizabeth James worked as song composers for the documentary.Besides telling the stories of the Tlingit veterans from Hoonah and the unique challenges they faced...
Agents: 'Titanic' composer James Horner died in plane crash

...on it becomes more like sculpting."Horner was known for including passages from his earlier compositions and from other composers in his work.Horner's collaborators included George Lucas, Ron Howard, Steven Spielberg and Oliver Stone. Horner worked...
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What's happening this week

...Dance. Maslanka and Alaskan Composer Festival concert, 8 p.m...perform works by visiting composer David Maslanka and Alaskan composers Tyree Pini, William 6. Maslanka and Alaskan Composer Festival concert, 3 p.m...
Music review: Opera a la Mozart

Mozart was quite famous as an opera composer. In his short life, beginning at age 11, he composed 22 of them. He was only 3 when his famous predecessor, Handel, died...
Alaska composer and ocean scientists among 10 given Heinz awards for work on environment

PITTSBURGH - Fairbanks composer John Luther Adams is one of 10 winners of the Heinz Award, which this year recognized those whose work benefited the environment...
Juneau Symphony review: Electrifying DC

...supernal plucking of the harp, showed composer John Williams at his best.The genius of African-American composer William Grant Still was represented on...pervaded the third movement, which the composer had nicknamed "Humor," The exuberant...


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