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Want to Break Into the Music Industry? See Insider Christopher Brown Jan 16 in New Haven

Christopher Brown Sony Music picture from the Connecticut Office of the Arts
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Experience a 1:1 in-depth conversation with Christopher Brown, senior national director of pop promotion and artist development at Sony Music Entertainment at a Jan. 16 event presented in New Haven by the Connecticut Office of the Arts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Jazz Vocalist and Pianist Katharine Hedlund Performs Friday in Darien

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Noted jazz vocalist and pianist Katharine Hedlund, who grew up in Darien, will return to town Friday night for a benefit concert at the First Congregational Church of Darien. Katharine, who grew up in Darien, is often compared to Norah Jones and Diana Krall but is a unique and captivating jazz/soul singer in her own right. She will be accompanied by two other former Darien residents: drummer Willie Bruno and bassist Nick Trautmann. (more…) Continue Reading →

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These 24 Band, Chorus, Orchestra Students to Represent Darien at Music Festival

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The Darien Public Schools Music Department is proud to announce that 24 outstanding musicians from Darien High School have been chosen through a highly competitive audition process to perform at the Connecticut Music Educators Association Western Region Music Festival. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Up-and-Coming Classical Musicians and Open Lesson at Darien Library’s Studio Showcase Series This Sunday

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This Sunday, Dec. 9, fans of classical music are invited to hear Alicia Qin and Edward Yudolevich performing works by Debussy and Liszt, followed by an open lesson in classical music performance by pianist Zachary Saffa. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien’s Seniors Invited to Attend (and Get Transportation for) High School Concert Dec 12

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Darien High School music students will perform a special Holiday Spectrum Concert in the High School auditorium at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Darien senior citizens are invited to attend this concert free of charge and listen to the sounds of festive holiday music. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Classical Pianist Peter Serkin Performs Sunday at Greenwich Library

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Pianist Peter Serkin will perform a free concert from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25 in Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library. Serkin holds a singular place among today’s classical music artists, admired equally for his performance of established repertoire and as a consummate interpreter of contemporary music.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Music and Faith’ Lectures at Darien Library Include Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Bernstein

Gil Harel Darien Library music lecturer
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Darien Library presents a new four-week, Tuesday lecture series on music and faith taught by Gil Harel. (Watch his previous lectures.) All lectures take place from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at Darien Library, starting this Tuesday, Nov. 20. (more…) Continue Reading →

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