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What’s Blake E.’s Real Job Outside ‘The Bachelorette’? Aspiring Drummer Doesn’t Pay The Bills – Bustle

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Besides drama,  fancy dates, and over-the-top romance, I think the one thing that the Bachelor/Bachelorette is known for has to be the contestants’ unique way of describing their jobs. In Ben Higgins’ season, I thought we had reached the pinnacle when one woman said she was a Chicken Enthusiast and two other women described their career as “Twins.” Well, hold onto your hats because we have another entry into the…

CENTER STAGE: ‘Little Sister’ guitar brings warm tone – Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

This past week sure brought a lot of entertainment to the region. Tuesday evening I attended a guitar open case show at Good Studios in Okanogan…

What’s Blake E.’s Real Job Outside ‘The Bachelorette’? Aspiring … – Bustle

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Besides drama,  fancy dates, and over-the-top romance, I think the one thing that the Bachelor/Bachelorette is known for has to be the contestants’ unique way of describing their jobs. In Ben Higgins’ season, I thought we had reached the pinnacle when one woman said she was a Chicken Enthusiast and two other women described their career as “Twins.” Well, hold onto your hats because we have another entry into the…

Jeffrey Kahane leaves LA Chamber Orchestra as master musician and mensch – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

When it became time for the speeches after intermission Sunday night at Royce Hall, no one needed to be told how splendid a musician Jeffrey Kahane is. This was his last concert as music director of Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. He had just led Mozart’s last piano concerto, No. 27, from the keyboard with buoyancy that felt almost superhuman. So instead we were told what was just plain human about…

Wisconsin Philharmonic announces 70th season – Waukesha Now

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Buy Photo Arrowhead High School musicians Lexi Bartz (left) and Amelia Ball perform as part of a quartet on April 14 at Mukwonago High School during the Wisconsin Philharmonic Masterworks Ensemble Festival. Philharmonic coaches worked with the quartet for five sessions during the year. Other quartet memebers were Hannah Ulatowski and Jalayah Webster.(Photo: Carol Spaeth-Bauer/Now Media Group)Buy Photo The Wisconsin Philharmonic has announced the lineup for its 2017-18 season, “Feel…

Interviews, video & photos: Oklahoma City Philharmonic names Alexander Mickelthwate successor to Maestro Joel … – NewsOK.com

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Oklahoma City Philharmonic music director Joel Levine, left, passes the conductor’s baton to Alexander Mickelthwate, the philharmonic’s music director designate during a ceremony Monday at the Civic Center Hall of Mirrors. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman An abbreviated version of this story will appear in Tuesday’s The Oklahoman. Oklahoma City Philharmonic names successor to Maestro Joel Levine Alexander Mickelthwate couldn’t stop smiling as he accepted the conductor’s baton from…

Music Scene Stunned By Killing of Beloved Guitarist Kenny Cordray – Houston Press

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Kenny Cordray, a longtime beloved member of Houston’s blues-rock community, is being mourned by friends and fans after a shocking double homicide Sunday night. Houston’s ABC 13 reported that police are investigating the deaths of Cordray, 62, and his son Kelly, 33, as a possible murder-suicide. “According to neighbors, there was an argument followed by gunshots [earlier] Sunday,” the station said. After the news broke, Cordray’s Facebook page received a…

Ex-Foo Fighters Guitarist Says Chris Cornell Selfish for Committing … – Relix

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Former Foo Fighters guitarist Franz Stahl took to Facebook for a strongly-worded message regarding the late Chris Cornell. As Alternative Nation reports, Stahl spoke as a father saying, “the real sadness is what so selfishly was left behind,” referring to Cornell’s family.  “They are forever no without a father, a pillar of love, safety, strength, guidance. You wanna off yourself cause you’re incapacitated or brain dead shitting yourself and a burden…

Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers Perform Chris Cornell Tributes … – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Artists: Chris Cornell, Metallica, Soundgarden Tags: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Josh Klinghoffer

Finding Harmony Sitting In with UCSB’s Pops Orchestra – Santa Barbara Independent

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Article Tools Print friendly E-mail story Tip Us Off Comments (0) Share Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google+1 del.icio.us. Digg! Yahoo! Buzz Diigo google newsvine reddit technorati Yahoo! Myspace While I waited for my first Pops Orchestra at UCSB rehearsal to begin, I remember nervously fiddling with the keys of my tenor saxophone. It had been three years since I had last played, and I missed that electric feeling. As one…

Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra gears up for Beatles tribute – The Sheboygan Press

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra looks forward to Beatles tribute show.(Photo: Courtesy of Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra) It’s a busy, productive time for the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra and its family of musicians. As the orchestra prepares for the close of its 98th consecutive season, we are excited for a special concert on June 17 that’s sure to be memorable for all music fans. The SSO will be joined that night at the Weill Center…

Youth Orchestra of Bucks County backs Chris Brubeck jazz trio – The Intelligencer

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Music director for WWFM Classical Music Radio, David Osenberg (left), chats with Chris Brubeck, son of jazz legend Dave Brubeck, on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Politicians Throng Opening of Macedonia’s Costly New Philharmonic – Balkan Insight

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

<a href=’https://www.cincopa.com/video-portal’>Video Portal</a> Powered by Cincopa.com<span>Macedonia Opens New 40€ Million Worth Philharmonic</span><span>The new philharmonic costs almost 40 million euros. Photo: Robert Atanasovski</span><span>originaldate</span><span> 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM</span><span>width</span><span> 1200</span><span>height</span><span> 800</span><span>The concert was half-an-hour late because VMRO DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski arrived late. Photo: Robert Atanasovski</span><span>originaldate</span><span> 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM</span><span>width</span><span> 1200</span><span>height</span><span> 800</span><span>VMRO DPMNE head Nikola Gruevski and his wife Borkica were greeted with applause. Photo: Robert Atanasovski</span><span>originaldate</span><span> 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AM</span><span>width</span><span> 1200</span><span>height</span><span> 741</span><span>Former Interior Minister Gordana…

Review: Mitchell Guitars HD400 and TD400 – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

GOLD AWARD Since 1986, Mitchell Guitars has built high-quality acoustic guitars that offer incredible value to beginning and experienced guitarists alike. Last August Mitchell announced its first line of electric solidbody instruments, and like the acoustics they’ve built for the last 30 years these new electrics also deliver mind-boggling bang for the buck. Mitchell’s new electric venture made its debut in a big way, offering seven different series of guitars,…

Watch Steve Vai Perform Led Zeppelin Classics with Zepparella – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

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Ex-Foo Fighters Guitarist Says Chris Cornell Selfish for Committing Suicide – Relix

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Former Foo Fighters guitarist Franz Stahl took to Facebook for a strongly-worded message regarding the late Chris Cornell. As Alternative Nation reports, Stahl spoke as a father saying, “the real sadness is what so selfishly was left behind,” referring to Cornell’s family.  “They are forever no without a father, a pillar of love, safety, strength, guidance. You wanna off yourself cause you’re incapacitated or brain dead shitting yourself and a burden…

Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers Perform Chris Cornell Tributes – Guitar World Magazine

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Artists: Chris Cornell, Metallica, Soundgarden Tags: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Josh Klinghoffer

Finding Harmony Sitting In with UCSB’s Pops Orchestra – Santa Barbara Independent

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Article Tools Print friendly E-mail story Tip Us Off Comments (0) Share Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google+1 del.icio.us. Digg! Yahoo! Buzz Diigo google newsvine reddit technorati Yahoo! Myspace While I waited for my first Pops Orchestra at UCSB rehearsal to begin, I remember nervously fiddling with the keys of my tenor saxophone. It had been three years since I had last played, and I missed that electric feeling. As one…

God & The Violin – The American Conservative

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Thanks to a new German Catholic friend in Munich for sending this along. That clip is a made-up version of this real-life experiment involving violinist Joshua Bell in the DC subway. If you don’t know this story, you should!