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[April 30, 2013]

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The world-renowned ensemble performs as part of the Blues Alley Big Band Jam! and to celebrate International Jazz Day.

Featured Artist(s): The U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors

[April 29, 2013]

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The group offers a free dance performance as part of its mission to foster an environment for dance in the D.C. metropolitan area that is stable, inclusive, sustainable, and evolutionary.

Featured Artist(s): Dance Metro DC

[April 28, 2013]

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The quintet has performed in multiple venues throughout the U.S. including some of the nation’s most prestigious conservatories.

Featured Artist(s): U.S. Army Woodwind Quintet

[April 27, 2013]

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The group, which consistently presents accomplished singers early in their careers in a full range of repertoire, offers a classical vocal recital.

Featured Artist(s): Vocal Arts DC

[April 26, 2013]

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Members of the National Symphony Orchestra play classical works.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Prelude

[April 25, 2013]

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Members of the program offer small chamber performances by multiple ensembles featuring Dvorák’s Terzetto, Rossini’s Duetto in D major, and more.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[April 24, 2013]

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The New Orleans–based trumpet player’s music arrangements break the mold of conventional brass, blending jazz, hip-hop, funk, rock, and a dash of pop. Part of The Music of New Orleans.

Featured Artist(s): Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs

[April 23, 2013]

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The New Orleans–based guitarist, singer, composer and lyricist is known for his slide guitar work and eclectic mix of delta-folk music, classical composition, ragtime, and rock ‘n’ roll. Part of The Music of New Orleans.

Featured Artist(s): Luke Winslow-King

[April 22, 2013]

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The New Orleans duo brings its multi-instrumental spectacle featuring strings, guitars, keys, foot percussion, and vocal harmonies. Part of The Music of New Orleans.

Featured Artist(s): Alexis and the Samurai

[April 21, 2013]

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Funk ‘n’ blues living legend Vincent is a product of New Orleans rhythm and blues who has been on the music scene since the mid ’60s. Part of The Music of New Orleans.

Featured Artist(s): Ernie Vincent and the Top Notes

[April 20, 2013]

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The Louisiana–based group is led by accordionist and singer/songwriter Dwayne (Dopsie) Rubin and plays a unique, high energy style of zydeco music. Zydeco lessons with Dancing on the Bayou at 5 p.m. Part of The Music of New Orleans.

Featured Artist(s): Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers

[April 19, 2013]

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New Orleans–based percussionist Dillon, who has played with Primus, Galactic, Ani DiFranco, and others, shows off what it means to have melodic rhythm. Part of The Music of New Orleans.

Featured Artist(s): The Mike Dillon Band

[April 18, 2013]

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Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival presents a performance of the family show that focuses on Platero, a little donkey whose tenderness is used to explore the simple joys of life. Adapted from Juan Ramón Jiménez’s classic book of poems of the same title, the performance will be in Spanish with English captioning.

Featured Artist(s): Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

[April 17, 2013]

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Tattoo You by Lisa Kenner Grissom, Lesley University, and Disconnect by Caity Shea Violette, University of Minnesota-Duluth, both directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner; Washing Up by Milbre Burch, University of Missouri, and Like Pigeons by Nate Harpél, Savannah College of Art and Design, both directed by Rob Urbinati. Plus, a selection from the recipient of the Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award: A Second Birth by Ariel Mitchell, Brigham Young University, directed by Colin Hovde. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

[April 16, 2013]

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The eight-piece, New Orleans–based ensemble offers an eclectic live show that harnesses the power of horns and drums in the party-like atmosphere of a dance club. Part of The Music of New Orleans.

Featured Artist(s): Soul Rebels Brass Band

[April 15, 2013]

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Students play works by Paganini, Wieniawski, Copland, Ravel, Korngold, Gershwin, Zimbalist, Rachmaninoff, and Kreisler. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Northwestern University Bienen School of Music

[April 14, 2013]

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Students play works by Lutos?awski, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, and Villa-Lobos. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Oberlin Conservatory of Music

[April 13, 2013]

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Students play works by Rachmaninoff, Bach, Barber, Ives, Bolcom, Mozart, and Hindemith. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University

[April 12, 2013]

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Students perform Waves of Visions, a collaboration between pianist and composer Yakir Arbib and visual artist Tamar Haber-Schaim. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Berklee College of Music

[April 11, 2013]

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Students play works by Schwantner, Séjourné, Cheung, Janá?ek, and Liszt. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): New England Conservatory of Music

[April 10, 2013]

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Students play works by Ysaÿe, Scriabin, Scarlatti, Regondi, and Mendelssohn. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Cleveland Institute of Music

[April 9, 2013]

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Students play classical works. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

[April 8, 2013]

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The New Orleans-based indie pop group performs a set of its lavish, synth-infused songs that land just outside the realms of “dance pop” and electronic. Part of The Music of New Orleans.

Featured Artist(s): Royal Teeth

[April 7, 2013]

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S&R Foundation Artist Concert Series offers a performance by the New York-based group, featuring musicians Octavio Brunetti, piano; Pedro Giraudo, bass; and Machiko Ozawa, violin, as they capture the excitement of Argentine tango. Part of the 2013 National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Urban Tango Trio

[April 6, 2013]

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First coming together at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, the trio performs a set with 16-year-old trumpeter Bradford featuring music rooted in the New Orleans jazz tradition. Part of The Music of New Orleans.

Featured Artist(s): John Michael Bradford

[April 5, 2013]

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The D.C. guitarist and cellist perform their original music that draws on everything from Hindustani ragas and surf rock to Appalachian laments and post-bop harmonies.

Featured Artist(s): Janel and Anthony

[April 4, 2013]

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The D.C.-based group, which has a mission to perform new works and promote emerging talent in contemporary music, offers a performance of new classical music.

Featured Artist(s): Great Noise Ensemble

[April 3, 2013]

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TDP, developing the talents and careers of young Australian performers and songwriters, offers a recital by TDP graduates and vocalists Jacob Neale, Jessica Pollard, and Nicholas Gentile.

Featured Artist(s): Australia’s Talent Development Project

[April 2, 2013]

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In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, the 20-year-old autistic jazz composer’s joyful music celebrates life and youth.

Featured Artist(s): Matt Savage Trio

[April 1, 2013]

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Members of the program offer a concert featuring individual violin, cello, flute, and euphonium solo performances.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

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