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Music has no borders for violinist Pedro Maia. At the age of 15, he made his debut with the ArtBrasilia Symphony Orchestra and currently performs with the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra. Maia will perform at TSO’s concert at the Celebrate America event in the city of Tallahassee on July 4th. This free community event begins at …

Getting an education is extremely important at any level, and many stars ensured that they secured a diploma or a degree before aiming for the big time. However, many others proved that you don’t need a degree to achieve your dreams. Whether it was leaving college with just a few credits short, or dropping out …

Valgene “Val” Phillips was many things to many people, and the following tributes were kindly shared with me to celebrate his memory with you: Fred Tempas: I first met Val as a naïve 17-year-old Humboldt State freshman. Like many others, I was looking for what it was that I would be doing there. I had …

By CAROL HEGSTROM Progress Local musician and educator Connie Whitney is pictured here with three of her students who are also her great-grandchildren. Pictured left to right, Hans Whipple, Whitney, Rennlie Whipple and Knox Whipple. There are many occasions when it is traditional to give “gifts”. We choose the most beautiful and sometimes very expensive. …

Professor Vaughn E. James It is 10:32 pm CDT on June 20, 2021. The summer solstice has arrived in the United States of America. In his sparsely furnished home office in Lubbock, Texas, far from his birthplace of Colihaut, Commonwealth of Dominica, law professor, lawyer, author, minister of religion, poet, playwright, lyricist, songwriter, musician and …

Juned king was born on July 6, 1995. He is a household name in the social media industry in India. He came to discuss his album of musical melodies named “Alfalano” which gave one after another composed music to international platforms. At the very beginning, he gained popularity as a social media influencer and music …

FREMONT – For Alyha Herrera, her time to shine comes when she’s on stage, showing off her powerful voice. She has big dreams of performing full time, touring, making her own albums and opening a fashion line. Herrera, a Fremont resident, enrolled in the Terra State Community College music program in 2014, then transferred to …

Melvin Seals & JGB NEW MARTINSVILLE – A homecoming sort of thing will be celebrated in New Martinsville this weekend, and you don’t have to be from the town of the Northern Panhandle to stop by and participate in the hometown festivities. In fact, visitors from across the country should call Wetzel County home for …

By EILEEN O’GRADY In the early 1980s, Peggy Senter conducted a feasibility study for a classroom project at Radcliffe College, to see if a community music school could be successful in Little Concord, New Hampshire. A busy musician in Boston at the time, Senter’s working hours were divided between independent piano concerts and teaching at …

Music legend Muddy Waters will be the first to be officially inducted into the New England Music Hall of Fame Class of 2021. The event will take place during his son Mud Morganfield’s concert at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center on August 19, 2021 in Old Saybrook, CT. Learn more at https://www.katharinehepburntheater.org/events/mud-morganfield/. Muddy Waters …