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Crested Butte Music Festival Kicks Off Season with Fiddler Mark O'Connor, NYC DJ Johnny Dynell, and Vocal ConcertsCrested Butte Music Festival Kicks Off Season with Fiddler Mark O'Connor, NYC DJ Johnny Dynell, and Vocal Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The Crested Butte Music Festival (CBMF) in the picturesque mountains of Colorado kicks off its 21st season with the first performances of the summer. CBMF's season, entitled “Identity Unmasked,” will explore identity and its revelation or masking. The Crested Butte Opera Studio vocalists showcase their artistry in a recital on June 23; Famed NYC DJ and club impresario Johnny Dynell  leads a night of masked dancing on June 24; Members of the Crested Butte Opera Studio will present Cabaret Bleu, an evening of music from the American Songbook on June 27; Mark O'Connor – perhaps the greatest fiddler of all time – offers two concerts with his family on June 28 and 29; and the Swallow Hill Bluegrass Kids Camp offers five days of immersive music instruction. (more...)

Photo Flash: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Duncan Sheik and More Take Part in PUBLIC FORUM: A FESTIVAL OF SONGWRITING at Joe's PubPhoto Flash: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Duncan Sheik and More Take Part in PUBLIC FORUM: A FESTIVAL OF SONGWRITING at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Public Theater continued its 2017 Spring Public Forum with a four-night FESTIVAL OF SONGWRITING over the weekend at Joe's Pub with Public Forum Director Michael Friedman, exploring the exciting work of composers and musicians - what it is that they do when they write a song and how they make their own particular brand of magic. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Talk Storied Career in 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at the Kennedy CenterBernadette Peters to Talk Storied Career in 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Kennedy Center today announces that acclaimed three-time Tony Award-winning actress and star of the Kennedy Center's celebrated 2011 production of Follies, Bernadette Peters, will take part in philanthropist and Board Chairman David M. Rubenstein's new series of sit-down conversations with high-profile figures from the arts and culture field on June 26, 2017. (more...)

Maurice 'Mobetta' Brown Brings His Signature Jazz Sound on the RoadMaurice 'Mobetta' Brown Brings His Signature Jazz Sound on the Road
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The trumpet: a famed instrument in the industry that is independently unique as it is clairvoyantly charming. Takes a certain kind person to exude the same personality that this piece of brass presents. Enter: Maurice “Mobetta” Brown. (more...)

Christina Bianco, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming Up This Spring at BirdlandChristina Bianco, Ravi Coltrane and More Coming Up This Spring at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 29-June 4, featuring Ravi Coltrane, Veronica Swift, Christina Bianco, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BMI's Jazz Composers Workshop presents 29th Annual Summer Showcase Concert in NYCBMI's Jazz Composers Workshop presents 29th Annual Summer Showcase Concert in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, a prestigious creative forum for musical exploration and development, will present the best new big band and jazz orchestra compositions created during the past year at the 29th Annual Summer Showcase Concert. The BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece modern repertory ensemble made up of leading New York musicians, will be featured at this FREE event held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater (10 West 64th Street) on Tuesday, June 6th at 7:30 PM. Doors will be at 7 PM with seating first come, first serve.  (more...)

Ardea Arts Presents Pop-Up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball OperaArdea Arts Presents Pop-Up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Ardea Arts announces Pop-up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera, their latest project in development. These will take place throughout New York City on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. (more...)

Ardea Arts to Present Pop-Up Previews of BOUNCE THE BASKETBALL OPERAArdea Arts to Present Pop-Up Previews of BOUNCE THE BASKETBALL OPERA
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Ardea Arts announces Pop-up Preview Performances of BOUNCE The Basketball Opera, their latest project in development. These will take place throughout New York City on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. (more...)

Ravi Coltrane, Troy Roberts, and More Coming to Birdland Next MonthRavi Coltrane, Troy Roberts, and More Coming to Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Daniel Bernard Roumain and Lisa Armstrong Address Youth Incarceration in New Work at YoungArtsDaniel Bernard Roumain and Lisa Armstrong Address Youth Incarceration in New Work at YoungArts
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

On May 20, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will present "Little Boy Lost: One Child's Story of Life Behind Bars," a collaborative work that amplifies the voices of incarcerated youth through the story of 20-year-old Miami native Damien Duncan. The performance is part of YoungArts' celebrated Outside the Box series, which engages the community with free, multidisciplinary performances that take place outside of the iconic Jewel Box on the YoungArts Plaza. (more...)

Can You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal CompetitionCan You Sing? Enter the 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition - a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

Paula West to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This JulyPaula West to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This July
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Following three previous sold-out residencies, renowned San Francisco Bay Area jazz vocalist Paula West returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for a four-week engagement - July 6-28, 2017. (more...)

FOUR GENERATIONS OF MILES, Glenn Close and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandFOUR GENERATIONS OF MILES, Glenn Close and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for May 22-May 28, featuring 'Four Generations of Miles' with Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Buster Williams, Sonny Fortune, Glenn Close, Monday Michiru, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Bethel Woods Concert Announces Return of Bradstan Cabaret Series and PLAY: The ClassicsBethel Woods Concert Announces Return of Bradstan Cabaret Series and PLAY: The Classics
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts continues to grow and diversify programming held in its most intimate venue - the indoor Event Gallery. This summer, the beloved Bradstan Cabaret Series returns with three unique performances featuring Ann Hampton Callaway on July 8, Mark Nadler on August 20, and Scott Samuelson and Jeanne MacDonald on September 16. Then this fall, PLAY: The Classics returns with the Manhattan Chamber Players on September 14, Borislav Strulev and Friends on September 28, and ZOFO on October 19. Tickets for both series go on-sale Friday, May 12 at 10:00 AM at BethelWoodsCenter.org. (more...)

Damian Woetzel to Serve as Juilliard School's Seventh PresidentDamian Woetzel to Serve as Juilliard School's Seventh President
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Juilliard School announced today that it has selected Damian Woetzel, director of the Aspen Institute Arts Program, artistic director of Vail Dance Festival, and former principal dancer at New York City Ballet, to serve as its seventh president beginning July 2018. (more...)

High School Jazz Students Join #UNITEDWESWING Parade to Preserve Funding for Arts Education Programs NationwideHigh School Jazz Students Join #UNITEDWESWING Parade to Preserve Funding for Arts Education Programs Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

On Friday, May 12th, more than 300 high school jazz musicians, band directors and parents will be joined by world-renowned musician and Jazz at Lincoln Center's Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, as well as musicians and community members, for #UnitedWeSwing, a “Second Line” Parade from Columbus Circle Park to Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall, in celebration and support of arts programs and arts education nationwide.  (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at PangeaGabrielle Stravelli to Celebrate New Album DREAM AGO at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter called an "outstanding singer" by The Wall Street Journal and "hotter than the equator" by The Village Voice - will celebrate her recent album Dream Ago at Pangea (178 Second Avenue in New York) on Friday, June 9 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

New York Voices and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandNew York Voices and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for May 15-May 21, featuring the New York Voices, New York Hot Jazz Camp All-Stars, Ronny Whyte, and more! (more...)

20 YoungArts Winners Named 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts20 YoungArts Winners Named 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) congratulates the 53rd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, with special acknowledgement to the U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, announced by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. (more...)

NY Philharmonic Announces Shanghai Orchestra Academy and Residency PartnershipNY Philharmonic Announces Shanghai Orchestra Academy and Residency Partnership
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The New York Philharmonic travels to Shanghai for its third annual performance residency as part of the Shanghai Orchestra Academy and Residency Partnership, July 2–8, 2017. The residency will feature four performances at Shanghai Symphony Hall, including a Young People's Concert in which select students from the Shanghai Orchestra Academy (SOA) will perform Dvo?ák's Symphony No. 9, From the New World, alongside the Orchestra; master classes, lessons, coachings, and a side-by-side Philharmonic rehearsal with SOA students of Dvo?ák's New World Symphony and Brahms's Symphony No. 3; and a Very Young Composers workshop and performance. The performances are presented as part of Shanghai's Music in the Summer Air (MISA) festival. The Philharmonic's Shanghai partnership is a cornerstone and founding component of the New York Philharmonic Global Academy. Starr International Foundation is the Presenting Sponsor of the Shanghai Orchestra Academy and Residency Partnership. (more...)

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