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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...
Muller carries Folk Fest traditions forward

...of the evening. Monday's performances also featured many young musicians, including young fiddle students led by Guo Hua Xia, and McKenna McNutt and Naara Conlon of The Forget-Me-Not Girls.The mix of old and young and in between has always...
Symphony to present final chamber concerts of the season

...Fairbanks where he is majoring in Music Education and Violin Performance. Raised here in Juneau, he has studied with Guo Hua Xia and Linda Rosenthal and now studies with Dr. Kathleen Butler-Hopkins at UAF.A frequent violinist for the Juneau...
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.
In the Stacks: New fiction on CD

...Flukes, a book about whales for kids.And, finally, on Monday, Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Downtown Library, Guo Hua Xia and the Juneau String Ensemble would like to thank the community for it's support of the Ensemble's trip to China...
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...


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