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Allpress first chair in all-state band (News Democrat & Leader)
Russellville High School band student Christopher Allpress auditioned in December and made fourth chair bassoon in the All-State Concert Band.
Health: Gastric Lap-Band Weight Loss (CBS 3 Philadelphia)
There has been an explosion in weight loss surgery; up 350-percent in the Philadelphia region. Medical Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the less invasive, easier procedure.
Noise Pop: Revisiting the Clinic (San Francisco Bay Guardian)
Liking a band for more than three albums is getting harder these days, as many fall apart by that point. Even when groups do make it, most stop being musically interesting or otherwise start sucking.
Action: US Navy Band to perform March 7 (Fond du Lac Reporter)
The United States Navy Band from Washington, DC will present a concert at the Fond du Lac High School Field House, Wednesday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. The free performance is sponsored and hosted by the Fond du Lac Symphonic Band. Co-sponsors for the event include the Fond du Lac School District, Fond du Lac High School Bands and Marian College. Recognized as The Worlds Finest, the band features ...
Activists want Charity reopened (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
A small band of activists gathered Thursday in front of the boarded-up Charity Hospital to admonish the state for shuttering the hospital after Hurricane Katrina.
Hamilton Southeastern High School band students to perform pops concert today...
The Hamilton Southeastern High School band department will present its pops concert at 7 p.m. today in the Leonard Auditorium. The bands will perform "Dead Man's Chest," "Peter Gunn," "America," "Trombone Rag" and more.
Band enthusiasts to gather for PRCC clinic (Hattiesburg American)
Approximately 240 students from South Mississippi secondary schools will be on the Pearl River Community College campus Feb. 23-24 for the PRCC Regional Band Clinic.
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival turns 40 (AP via Yahoo! News)
A tiny college town surrounded by farmland seems an unlikely venue for the annual Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival.
Allman Brothers bassist Burbridge sure to warm up Ice River show (Press & Sun...
Oteil Burbridge knows the bass guitar like the back of his hand -- and he'd like to teach you its secrets, too. Burbridge, best known as bass player for the Allman Brothers Band, will play Saturday night at Tioga Downs with his band The Peacemakers as part of the annual Ice River Blues fest.
Entertainment on the tens (The Plain Dealer)
"Pianists and Other Animals," the annual piano gala featuring faculty members at Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music, includes music by Poulenc, Saint-Saens, Copland, Rimsky-Korsakov and others. The event is 8 p.m. Saturday at Kulas Musical Arts Building, 96 Front St., Berea.
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