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Community Music School displays young talent

Community Music School displays young talent

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

May 15, 2019

Young musicians competed for the opportunity to perform with an orchestra on stage. On May 11 at 11 a.m. in the Pottle Music Building, the Community Music School held its "Concerto Competition." "I am very impressed with all of the musicians who performed today," said Jivka Duke, director of the...

Months of practice pay off for siblings

Months of practice pay off for siblings

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

Two students of the university’s Community Music School won the Sinfonia Division of the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras. Brennan and Alana Saenz, piano and violin-playing siblings, are 10 and 9 years old, respectively. The opportunity to perform with the orchestra was a surprise for their mother, Diana S...

Community Music School honors young musicians

Community Music School honors young musicians

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

The university’s Community Music School gave accreditation to Charlie Byrd who plays the piano, Jonah Blades who plays the violin, Natalie Fulks who plays the piano, Katie Miranda who plays the bassoon and piano and Alana Saenz who plays both piano and violin. These five musicians were named the CMS Outs...