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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...
Juneau student receives national honor

...Scholarship, students must be in grades nine through 12 and demonstrate exceptional skill and proficiency on brass, wind or percussion instruments. Upon arrival to the Arts Camp, Fennell Scholars contribute their talent and energy to one of Interlochen's...
Sammy Burrous to present Tom Waits tribute

...Closing Time," was released in 1973, and his most recent, "Bad as Me," came out in 2011 -- and will feature a horn and percussion section.In addition to the featured musicians, the crew will include Amanda Waid on lights and effects and Betsy Sims on...
Symphony announces finalists for conductor position

...Festival Orchestra, Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestras and the Everett Youth Symphony Orchestras.Education: Bachelor's in percussion performance and music education from Ball State University; master's and doctorate in Orchestral Conducting from the University...
Juneau Student Symphony concerts to be held this weekend

...VanKirk (woodwinds), Amy Bibb (brass), Lisa Miles (high strings), Tyree Pini (low strings) and Alyson Cooper (percussion).Since the fall of 2013, the group has been led by Pini, who took over from Rick Trostel upon his move to Portland...
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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