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Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...respect for first their cardboard violins and later the real instruments! Kudos to Lorrie Heagy, Meghan Johnson and Guo Hua Xia for mentoring hundreds of students and participating teachers across three elementary schools, and for bringing national...
JAHC calls for nominations for Mayor's Awards for the Arts

...Alice Tersteeg; 2009/10, Adele Hamey, Taku Graphics; 2011, Theatre in the Rough; 2012, Lucid Reverie; 2013, Guo Hua Xia (Visionary Application for the Arts); 2014, Mudrooms (Visionary Application of the Arts)? Lifetime Achievement...
First-time student, adult voter go to the polls

...this election as a middle schooler with Kids Voting. Guo Hua Xia started voting this election, too. Xia had to a Kids Voting reporter for the general election. Guo Hua Xia is Andrew's violin teacher.
Chamber Music Night: Stringing it together

...Chamber Music Night at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Northern Light United Church. Sound off on the important issues at Guo Hua Xia, conductor of the three ensembles and musical director for Juneau Strings Ensembles, said students work during the...
Charter school integrates art into its classes

...Starry Night." The 20 or so fourth-, fifth-and sixth-graders had just put away their violins after a lesson from Guo-Hua Xia, who is contracted to teach the instrument at the 57-student school. A piano sits nearby, next to a gurgling aquarium...
Juneau String Ensembles to perform Saturday

...annual chamber music concert at Northern Light United Church on Saturday, Feb 9.Led by recent Mayor's Award winner Guo Hua Xia, various configurations of the group will perform the music of Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart and Schumann, as well as Asian...
String ensemble's musical journeys

...lifted their instruments and brought the Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 to life. "They know each other well," said Guo Hua Xia, a local strings instructor and conductor for the group. "They're like brothers (and) sisters. Judges compliment...
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sound & fury in brief

...Northern Light United Church. Ursa Major and the Aurora Strings ensembles will play at the annual fundraiser conducted by Guo Hua Xia. Ursa Major will play popular classical pieces as well as a piece from the fourth "Harry Potter" movie and a piece...
Chinese culture presentation Sunday

...Ursa Major is a children's classical music ensemble that plays under the direction of Suzuki method violin teacher Guo Hua Xia. The ensemble will play work by Mozart and one traditional Chinese piece. "Mao to Mozart" is a documentary about...
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Photo: Concerto for two violins

...Concert at Northern Light United Church on Saturday. The concert included music students under the direction of teachers Guo Hua Xia, Lisa Miles and Lorri Heagy. The concert was a fundraiser the 24-member Aurora Strings ensemble for their trip to...


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