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Agents: 'Titanic' composer James Horner died in plane crash

...the 1980s, including "Humanoids from the Deep" and "Battle Beyond the Stars."Horner discussed his approach to making music while working on "Avatar.""To me, writing and composing are much more like painting, about colors and brushes...
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Symphony conductor candidate #3 to lead concerts

...result, the concerts at the end, it's the journey getting there, going from point A to Z. There's so much joy in making music together, and it's a very reciprocal thing, .... it feeds my soul, I hope it feeds theirs on some level...
12 questions: Shiver Twins

...a good friend, so it just made sense for him to join on bass. It was and is a very organic process. Just friends making music together. Who writes your songs? What are the main themes or topics for most of your songs? Do you think these topics...
Rockin' out for a reason

...about how music can be inspiring, and educate and raise awareness about the cause."The group decided to continue making music together, despite being spread across the country, and started writing original music. They practice and collaborate...
10 questions: Deer Brothers

...River Elementary School, and Darin happened to notice a guitar in Rod's classroom. They got to talking and started making music as a duo for a number of years. Then about two years ago, Austin met up with Darin and Rod by way of Dave Pichard...
Symphony conductor candidate Quinn prepares for his local debut

...Quinn said. "I grew up in a small New England town so that familial camaraderie is important to me, especially when making music." The chance to spend extended time in Alaska was also a big plus, Quinn said, noting that although he's traveled...
Photo: Making music in the sunshine

Children practice playing violin Thursday on 10th Street. The young musicians are in Lisa Miles' Homemade Suzuki Camp and will perform at 7 tonight in Friday Concerts in Marine Park. Left to right are Rielly Walsh, 5, Max Blust, 6, Gabrielle DuVernay, 5, Travis DuVernay, 8, Jasper MacNaughton, 6, Quinn White, 6, and Robert Newman, 6.
Photo: Making music

From left, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Executive Director Nancy DeCherney, observes as Juneau Community Foundation Board President Reed Stoops gives the violin a test drive on Monday, under the tutelage of Franz Felkl, with encouragement from Kristina Paulick on French Horn.
Photo: Making music in 1946

From left: Eddie Williams, James Austin, Harry Watson Jr., Archie Cavanaugh, Roger Williams and Richard Stitt play in the Short Circuit Band in Wrangell. The image comes from William Paul Jr.'s photo collection, which is available on the Sealaska Heritage Institute Web site.
Singers wanted for memorial concert

...of Juneau Lyric Opera. Lyric opera singers will perform choruses from shows Stewart worked on in her many years of making music in Alaska, including music from "Amahl and the Night Visitors," "Carmina Burana" and "Iolanthe." Rehearsals...
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