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The littlest big band

It's not every day that you get to hear 130 violinists younger than 9 play at the same time. Unless you're Lorrie Heagy, that is.Heagy is Glacier Valley Elementary School's music...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/littlest-big-band
Local
Juneau Student Symphony holds first winter rehearsal

...Festival Overture," as well as "The Life of the Child," a piece written for the student orchestra with parts for very young violinists and recorder players. The rehearsal will conclude with a "stumble-through" of the recently orchestrated violin concerto...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010611/art_765978266.shtml
Arts
Violinist Midori to perform Tuesday in Juneau

Juneau Jazz & Classics will host a performance by world-renowned violinist Midori, accompanied by Özgür Aydin on piano, in Juneau next week. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-05/violinist-midori-perform-tuesday-juneau
Local | Art
Photo: Hands-on music

Violinist Benjamin Breen performs during the First Friday opening of the Juneau Jazz and Classics 30th Anniversary Retrospective in the Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-06/photo-hands-music
Local
Jazz & Classics' Summer String Workshop runs Aug. 12-14

...ages 10 and older. Led by Seattle-based master teachers, violinist Tracy Helming and cellist Rajan Krishnaswami, the workshop...Friday, Aug. 14 at 3 p.m. at the Egan Lecture Hall.Violinist Tracy Helming received a master's degree in music performance...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/jazz-classics-summer-string-workshop-runs
Art
Juneau Symphony review: Electrifying DC

...Schindler's List," played by harpist Candace LiVolsi and violinists Lisa Ibias and Franz Felkl, supported by the orchestra, was sublime. Such full, sonorous, legato lines by the violinists, in partnership with the supernal plucking of the harp...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-24/juneau-symphony-review-electrifying-dc
Art
Teen violinist shares gift of music with seniors

...last several years, 16-year-old violinist Franz Felkl has been giving the gift...Felkl began taking lessons from local violinist Guo-hua Xia when he was just 4 years...and small. Felkl is now studying under violinist Linda Rosenthal. "Whenever people introduce...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122007/loc_20071220008.shtml
News
Serious fun with the Attacca Quartet

...year's Juneau Jazz & Classics festival.The four musicians - violinists Amy Schroeder and Keiko Tokunaga, violist Luke Fleming and...When one listener asked how they were able to play so well, violinist Tokunaga offered a simple response: "We play together for...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-06/serious-fun-attacca-quartet
Art
8-year-old busker raises $1,787

An 8-year-old violinist surprised a local family who lost their home in a fire in late July by giving them $1,787.24 on Saturday. The money came...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/8-year-old-busker-raises-1787
Local
Carnival of Arts at UAS to include student art show

...activities for kids and families, including storytelling, poetry, dancing and food carts, as well as live music by JAMM violinists and other local groups.Here's a look at the concert schedule:11 a.m.: JAMM (Juneau, Alaska Music Matters), featuring...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-15/carnival-arts-uas-include-student-art-sho
Art

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