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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
Pure Sole: My roommate thinks you're sexy

...working two jobs while continuing to train as a cyclist, another a female concert pianist who made ends meet as a street violinist and had a passion for soccer. The third was a male lawyer my son met through the local tennis leagues.The group of us had...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-20/my-roommate-thinks-youre-sexy
Sports
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
Arts benefactor donates $100K

...Big Band in the 1980s and now leads the band himself as the Thunder Mountain Big Band.Kathy Maas is a longtime symphony violinist who joined the orchestra upon her 1971 arrival in Juneau. Ron and Kathy Mass, who have been married 40 years, met at a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-20/arts-benefactor-donates-100k
Local | Art
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
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
Governor's Award ceremony highlights power of art in shaping young minds

...that has been left in our care") and the Juneau Alaska Music Matters violinists, led by Lorrie Heagy from Glacier Valley Elementary School.Jemima, one of the JAMM violinists, summed up the importance of the arts to her life very succinctly...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-02/governors-award-ceremony-highlights-pow
Local
Trail blazers

...musicians of the Attacca Quartet are violinists Amy Schroeder and Keiko Tokunaga, violist...performances by cellist Andrey Tchekmazov, violinist Paul Rosenthal, pianist Arnulf von Arnim...Jazz & Classics was founded in 1986 by violinist Rosenthal. Since the first festival...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-01/trail-blazers
Art
Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities to be celebrated tonight

...Ishmael Hope and Allison Warden, with dance by Lda Kat Naax Sati Yatx'l, and music by the Juneau Alaska Music Matters violinists.Here's a closer look at the nine Alaskans being honored. ? Lifetime Achievement in the Arts and Humanities: Ronald...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-30/governors-awards-arts-humanities-be-celeb
Art

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