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Leaving the nest - on heading off to college

...bravely going forth to have your college experience when you're staying home. I mean, you could run into your old piano teacher, your Aunt Ethel or your mom the next time you go to the store. When you regularly run into people who knew you when...
Young piano student to perform public concert

...Northern Lights United Church. Farley-Robinson, 13, will play selections by Mozart, Brahms and Rachmaninoff.Piano teacher Mary DeSmet, who has been teaching Farley-Robinson since he was 7, said her student's unusual talent prompted...
Sitka Summer Music Festival's Winter Classics begins Feb. 7 in Juneau

...Nocturnes. He will also give a free community concert Feb. 20 and host a master class with students of the Sitka Piano Teachers Association.The Sitka Summer Music Festival was founded in 1972 by Paul Rosenthal, who also directed the festival's...
Music reviews

...Denise Donatelli takes a pleasant and personal approach to standards and beyond. The Allentown, Pa., native, whose piano teacher, Ralph Kemmerer, also taught mega jazzman Keith Jarrett, is a sensitive interpreter and a clean technician.Now...
'Amour' an emotional tale of enduring love

...impossible to improve on.Though Haneke is Austrian, some of his best-known films, including "Cache" and "The Piano Teacher," feature French players, and he has set "Amour" in Paris and elicited shattering performances by two superb actors...
Jane Stewart: A life in music and arts in Alaska

...piano when Tom Stewart met her in 1953. "I wanted to take some piano lessons and she was recommended as the best piano teacher in town. I got some piano lessons," he said chuckling, "and some other lessons as well. We married." In the...
Musicians play tribute to doyenne of the arts

...was involved in practically everything musical in this town," said Mary Watson, a lifelong Juneau musician and a piano teacher who took her first lessons from Stewart in the late 1950s. Stewart died Aug. 9 at the Juneau Pioneers' Home at the...
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What goes into preparing for a concert will resume with a Romanian folk dance by Béla Bart k; a piano piece by George Perlman, Rosenthal's first piano teacher; a William Kroll tune originally written for banjo and fiddle; William Bolcom's "Graceful Ghost Rag;" and...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive, which belongs to Roger and Bonnie Fitzjarrald, neighbors said. Roger works on state ferries, and Bonnie is a piano teacher and the pianist and organist for Chapel by the Lake, neighbors said. The family has lived there for more than 30...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Youth Drama Association will offer drama classes this summer to students entering grades five through eight. Juneau piano teacher and musician J. Althea began the group two years ago to provide drama opportunities for middle-school kids, and...


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