Stephen McPhertres

...He sang with several Juneau Musical groups, enjoyed fishing, and other outdoor activities.Wendy McPhetres is a music teacher in Bremerton, WA, she and her father co-directed six school musicals there. "My dad was a pretty great guy and...
Photo: Gastineau Strummers

The Gastineau Strummers performed Friday for the lunch crowd at the State Office Building. The group of 4th and 5th grade students sang and strummed under the direction of their music teacher, Patrick Murphy. Photo courtesy of Kristin Bartlett
Photo: Gastineau Strummers

The Gastineau Strummers, a group of fourth-grade and fifth-grade students, performed at noon Friday in the State Office Building under the direction of their music teacher, Patrick Murphy.
Teacher accused of raping student released on bail

A former music teacher accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting one of his Nikiski Middle-High...are based on allegations that the former school choir director and music teacher coerced a 15-year-old student into performing oral sex on him and...
Symphony conductor candidate #3 to lead concerts

...on it. It's like looking at the Mona Lisa or something."Briggs Roberts first heard the piece performed by his music teacher, Tanya Stambuk ? whom he credits with inspiring this choice on the program.Last will be Tchaikovsky's Symphony...
Bright moments in the Arts 2014

...Gastineau Sing-Along: Every Friday morning at Gastineau Elementary School there is a school-wide sing-along with music teacher Patrick Murphy. All student and staff, and quite a few parents gather in the school commons and sing together. My favorite...
Ex-Nikiski teacher pleads not-guilty in rape case

...Peninsula Hospital and then to Anchorage for treatment.The former Nikiski Middle-High School choir director and music teacher faces 16 counts of sexual abuse in varying degrees.Anderson waived a formal reading of the charges, which include...
Today in history to New York for medical treatment - a decision that precipitated the Iran hostage crisis. French conductor and music teacher Nadia Boulanger died in Paris.In 1981, the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization was decertified by...
Local jazz musician honors formative influences

...has never really ended, it's only grown deeper. Nearly 40 years later, this well-known local jazz musician and music teacher is both an artist and a fan who has become intimately familiar with the remarkable tunes he heard as a New Jersey teen...
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Charter school gets new teachers, needs more kids

...the school for 12 years.The new hires include two middle school teachers, a kindergarten-first grade teacher, a music teacher, a keyboarding and art teacher and a part-time special education teacher.Working so closely with parents while...


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