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Juneau Student Symphony to perform this week

...instructors Lisa Miles (high strings), Catherine Wilkins (low strings), Amy Bibb (woodwinds and brass) and Alyson Cooper (percussion).The Juneau Student Symphony is a place for student musicians of all ages to improve their music skills and learn the basics...
Burrous to perform Tom Waits show Friday

...Closing Time," was released in 1973, and his most recent, "Bad as Me," came out in 2011 -- and featured a horn and percussion section.Burrous grew up in Ketchikan listening to blues masters such as Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. Over the years...
Festival of the 3 Skulls to feature 3 bands

...Cloud People is led by Bridget Cross Kuhar (vocals, electric piano), and features her husband George Kuhar (guitar, percussion) and her nephew, Nick Gallas (clarinet). Saturday's event will also celebrate the release of The Cloud People's first...
Sitka campers sound it out with beatboxing

...middle school camp.Beatboxing and vocal percussion are two related ways of making drum-like...beatboxing."I wanted to learn how to make percussion noises with my mouth," said Jonah...He's also taking camp courses on percussion, rock band (two sections), writing...
10 questions: Cousin Curtiss started?I have been playing a few different instruments for close to 14 years now. Harmonica, guitar, a variety of percussion instruments, and most recently a banjo. I never had any desire to be a musician or singer until I went to the Hiawatha Music...
Photo: Young percussionist

Bethany Bibb, 10, the youngest member of the Juneau Student Symphony, plays a typewriter during their concert at the State Office Building on Friday. The concert featured the music of Leroy Anderson. Percussion coach Lee Hacker is in the background.
Concert band's Spring Concert Saturday

...Saturday, May 2, 7pm at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center: An hour of band music featuring some of the finest wind and percussion players in Juneau. Featuring Nathan Bastuscheck in a Tuba Concertino. Additional music includes selections from "West Side...
Juneau Community Marching Band begins rehearsals Wednesday

...every Wednesday in June. Participation in the band is open to all teenage and adult musicians who play a brass, wind or percussion instrument; ability to march is not necessary. For more information, email the band at
Juneau Student Symphony concert to feature Anderson

...Cat" with its meowing violins and clarinets and barking percussionists, "Bugler's Holiday," "The Typewriter" with a percussion solo on the typewriter, "Jazz Pizzicato" and "Jazz Legato," among others. The concert will conclude with an out-of-season...
Juneau Concert Band announces inaugural performance

...Arts & Culture Center. The band is under the direction of Brian Van Kirk and is comprised of 35 of the best wind, brass and percussion players in Juneau. Admission will be pay-as-you-can. The band is a newly formed ensemble and provides an opportunity...


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