Tag Archives: music
A painting of a treble clef.

Artist ‘Sees’ Music, Paints Songs

Some artists paint what they know: still life, portraits, and landscapes. Other artists take a more abstract approach and paint whatever they dream up. Artist Christina Eve takes a unique approach. She paints sounds as she “sees” them. But Eve isn’t just painting what she thinks a sound might look like; she’s painting her colorful […]

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An illustration of Bob Dylan.

Should Lyrics Be Considered Literature?

When Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature, it sent shock waves throughout the writing community. Never before had a musician won the prestigious award. Because of that, the reaction from the public was pretty split. Some people rejoiced while others argued that lyrics don’t qualify as poetry. But here’s the thing. Bob Dylan […]

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A photo of Herb Alpert.

Donation Offers Free Tuition for LA Music Majors

The Herb Alpert Foundation is making a $10.1 million dollar donation to two-year academic institution Los Angeles City College (LACC). The hefty donation will cover tuition for all LACC music majors. The donation comes from world-renowned trumpet player Herb Alpert and his wife, vocalist Lani Hall. The duo started their own philanthropic foundation in the […]

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Young girl listening to music with headphones, blowing a bubble with bubblegum

You Are What You Listen To

Recent research from the Stanford Graduate School of Business confirms what many have been saying for years: The music you listen to says a lot about your personality and preferences. It can also significantly affect mood. The series of studies from music psychologists at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, whose Advisory Council includes Bill […]

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Steve Smith plays the drums.

Steve Smith and The Fabric of Rhythm

Steve Smith, most famous from drumming with the band Journey, has toured and recorded for 35 years with artists of all tiers. His beats appear on recordings that have sold many, many millions of copies worldwide, including Mariah Carey, Bryan Adams, Jean-Luc Ponty, Zucchero, and many more. Now, he’s trying something new: to reach a […]

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Q-Tip performing.

Kennedy Center Gets its First Hip-Hop Director

For the first time in its long history, the Kennedy Center will focus on hip-hop music and culture for the 2016-2017 season. The organization has appointed rapper and producer Q-Tip to curate the selection, a year-long festival of performances and the arts. This is Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter’s first season of programming. The year […]

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BAM: For Adventuresome Artists and Audiences

Did you know that America’s oldest performing arts center is located right in the heart of Brooklyn, New York? The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) was founded in 1861, and since its inception it has grown to be inclusive of a multitude of artistic genres. In its more than 150 years as a major perming […]

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Roomful of Teeth

Partitia for 8 Voices Wins Pulitzer Prize for Music

Partitia for 8 Voices, a composition performed by an a cappella group, has won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. This is the first time in the prize’s history that the award has been given to an a cappella group. Caroline Shaw, who is also the youngest person to ever receive the Pulitzer Prize for Music […]

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Season of Cambodia has been in the works for over four years. It celebrates the revival of the arts in Cambodia.

The Season of Cambodia Festival

Here’s a celebration you won’t want to miss: the “Season of Cambodia” festival that’s been four years in the making. Beginning in April, New York City will host over 125 Cambodian artists for the festival, which is dedicated to the celebration of Cambodian arts, culture, and humanities. “Distinctive works form master and emerging artists and […]

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