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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: March 2005

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[March 31, 2005]

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Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead: Various ensembles made up of competitively selected, emerging jazz artists complete their weeklong residency with a free concert.

Featured Artist(s): Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead

[March 30, 2005]

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Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead: Various ensembles made up of competitively selected, emerging jazz artists complete their weeklong residency with a free concert.

Featured Artist(s): Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead

[March 29, 2005]

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WNO Insights Lecture Series presents Mozart's The Magic Flute, an operatic fairy tale for all ages.

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Insights

[March 28, 2005]

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Kamui, a group of professional sword-fighting specialists, most recently choreographed the fight scenes for the movie Kill Bill in which they played the Crazy 88 characters.

Featured Artist(s): Kamui

[March 27, 2005]

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Washington Toho Koto Society, founded in 1971 by Kyoko Okamoto, presents a repertoire ranging from early 17th-century koto music to contemporary compositions.

Featured Artist(s): The Washington Toho Koto Society

[March 26, 2005]

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French horn artist Mariana Lima is currently pursuing her doctorate in horn performance at Catholic University and teaches at St. Anselm’s Abbey. Also performing are Carmen Celia Fregneze on piano and Gilberto Campello on percussion.

Featured Artist(s): Mariana Lima

[March 25, 2005]

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The Airmen of Note, under the leadership of CMS Dudley Hinote and the direction of SMS Joe Jackson, was created in 1950 to carry on the tradition of Glenn Miller's Army Air Corps dance band and is the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. ‘40s Fridays:

Featured Artist(s): The Airmen of Note

[March 24, 2005]

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WNO Insights Lecture Series presents Tchaikovsky's The Maid of Orleans about Joan of Arc, a passionate crusader who finds love in the arms of an enemy.

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Insights

[March 23, 2005]

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The Florida Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Thomas Sleeper, is nearly 300 members strong and continues to be recognized as Florida's premier youth orchestra.

Featured Artist(s): Florida Youth Orchestra

[March 22, 2005]

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Natomas Charter School presents Convergence about the importance of collaboration among artists. Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network - “National School of Distinction” Winner:

Featured Artist(s): Natomas Charter School

[March 21, 2005]

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Baton Rouge Magnet High School presents Baton Rouge: Where the Arts Are Alive, exploring the vibrant arts scene in their hometown. Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network - “National School of Distinction” Winner:

Featured Artist(s): Baton Rouge Magnet High School

[March 20, 2005]

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Riltons vänner or Rilton’s Friends, a vocal quintet from Sweden, has performed and recorded across the Nordic countries, and released their latest album March 1, 2005.

Featured Artist(s): Riltons Vänner

[March 19, 2005]

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Pianist Ronald Kramer performs popular classics and jazz, from Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and Irving Berlin, to Richard Rogers, Lerner and Lowe, and Harold Arlen.

Featured Artist(s): Ron Kramer

[March 18, 2005]

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‘40s Fridays: Judy Simmons, Cindy Hutchins, Doug Bowles, and accompanist Alex Tang present Accentuate the Positive, a cabaret program featuring post-WWII songs by such artists as Irving Berlin, Oscar Hammerstein, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Richard Rodgers, Duke Ellington, and many more ‘40s Fridays:

Featured Artist(s): Judy Simmons

[March 17, 2005]

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The Grammy Award-winning Chestnut Brass Company is active in the performance and commissioning of contemporary music, and has introduced numerous new works to audiences around the country.

Featured Artist(s): The Chestnut Brass Company

[March 16, 2005]

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Meisha Bosma has danced with Kombina Dance Company in Jerusalem, Israel, and is the founder and co-artistic director of Fermata, a theme-based performance series highlighting the artistic endeavors of emerging Israeli artists.

Featured Artist(s): Meisha Bosma

[March 15, 2005]

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Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance preserves the unique tradition of Irish music and dance and passes it on to new generations of dancers.

Featured Artist(s): Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance

[March 14, 2005]

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Hand Middle School presents an original musical, This Art Called Life. FAIR School presents In Other Words, exploring sources of inspiration in art. Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network - “National School of Distinction” Winners

Featured Artist(s): FAIR School

[March 13, 2005]

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Sandip Burman an accomplished tabla player from Durgapur, India, has performed with Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Jack DeJohnette and Al DiMeola.

Featured Artist(s): Sandip Burman Trio

[March 12, 2005]

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Ethos, a contemporary jazz trio from Mexico, fuses elements of jazz and classical music to create a genre-defying style.

Featured Artist(s): Ethos

[March 11, 2005]

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Road to Regina explores the Kennedy Center’s production of Marc Blitzen’s operatic drama Regina that chronicles a rich Southern family torn apart by greed. ‘40s Fridays:

Featured Artist(s): Road to Regina

[March 10, 2005]

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The McDades, a roots band from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, perform a mixture of instrumentals, vocal songs, and more adventurous pieces in both French and English.

Featured Artist(s): The McDades

[March 9, 2005]

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Karelian Folk Ensemble trio of singers and musicians from Petrozavodsk, in the Republic of Karelia, Russia perform instrumental and dance music in Finnish, Karelian and Russian.

Featured Artist(s): Karelian Folk Music Ensemble

[March 8, 2005]

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Music In Our Schools Month 2004 Outstanding Performers: Lake Braddock Middle School Chamber orchestra String Ensemble, directed by Stephanie Holmes; Osborne High School Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ted Johnson. Music In Our Schools Month 2004 Outstanding Performers:

Featured Artist(s): Osbourn High School Jazz Ensemble

[March 7, 2005]

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Music In Our Schools Month 2004 Outstanding Performers: Howard County G/T Chorus, directed by Ellen Doring and Paul Lavin; George Mason High School Jazz Ensemble, directed by Mary Jo Webster. Music In Our Schools Month 2004 Outstanding Performers:

Featured Artist(s): Howard County G/T Chorus

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Blues Alley Youth Orchestra has performed at such venues as the Kennedy Center, Wolf Trap, and the DownBeat Music Fest USA.

Featured Artist(s): The Blues Alley Youth Orchestra

[March 5, 2005]

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Landon Symphonette Chamber Ensemble is made up of seasoned professional musicians and talented students from area high schools and universities.

Featured Artist(s): Landon Symphonette

[March 4, 2005]

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‘40s Fridays: The J Street Jumpers combine the swing of Count Basie, the beat of Buddy Johnson, the New Orleans lilt of Fats Domino, and the passion of Dinah Washington. ‘40s Fridays:

Featured Artist(s): The J Street Jumpers

[March 3, 2005]

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Claire Lise performs cabaret standards by Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel along with her own music.

Featured Artist(s): Claire Lise

[March 2, 2005]

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Never Mind the Bocs, from North Wales, ensures a fresh and unique approach to traditional Welsh music and song with their range of experience in roots music.

Featured Artist(s): Never Mind the Bocs

[March 1, 2005]

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Yosuke Yamashita New York Trio, world-renowned jazz pianist Yosuke Yamashita, bassist Cecil McBee, and drummer Pheerooan akLaff, perform Yamashita's original jazz adaptations of Japanese folksongs.

Featured Artist(s): Yosuke Yamashita New York Trio

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