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MEET THE EXPERT: Leslie Stevens

Recommended for grades 6 – 12 LESLIE STEVENS, Singer-Songwriter (jazz, country, folk): Awarded “Best Country Singer” in the LA Weekly’s 2018 Best Of, you can feel Leslie Stevens’ voice reach the nails in the doorframe. Florence and The Machine, Father John Misty, The Milk Carton Kids, Jim James(My Morning Jacket), have all worked with her, and now an exquisite collection of originals recorded by cult … Continued

MEET THE EXPERT: Eric Amada

Recommended for grades 6 – 12 ERIC AMADA, Artist Agent, Founder: Arts Management Associates: Eric Amada is the Founding Director of Arts Management Associates, a full-service booking agency for the Performing Arts, established in 2003 and now based in Wilmington, NC. A native of Philadelphia, Eric was raised in a family of professional classical musicians … Continued

MEET THE EXPERT: David Shifrin

Recommended for grades 6 – 12 DAVID SHIFRIN, Lincoln Center Classical Musician (Clarinetist): An Artist member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center since 1989, Shifrin is one of two wind players to have been awarded the Avery Fisher Prize, also being a recipient of the Solo Recitalists’ Fellowship from the National Endowment for … Continued

MEET THE EXPERT: Riton

Recommended for grades 6 – 12 RITON, Grammy-Award-Winning Recording Artist, DJ & Producer: Henry Smithson, best known by his stage name Riton, is an English electronic music DJ and producer. Kicking off his career in dance music during the 1990s, this initiated his big success with the label Switch Recordings. In 2016, Riton hit chart … Continued

MEET THE EXPERT: Nevin Steinberg & Connor Wang

Recommended for grades 6 – 12 NEVIN STEINBERG, Hamilton’s Sound Designer: Nevin Steinberg’s recent projects include Hamilton on Broadway, in London, Los Angeles, San Francisco and on US Tour; Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway, in London and on US Tour, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical in the West End, Hamburg, Utrecht and on Broadway, Hadestown … Continued

MEET THE EXPERT: Trace Bundy

Recommended for grades 6 – 12 TRACE BUNDY, Guitarist/Singer-Songwriter: Internationally-acclaimed guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard. His music is poetry in motion, using harmonics, looping, multiple capos, and his unique banter and stage presence to deliver an unforgettable live concert experience. Listening to his intricate arrangements is one thing, but seeing … Continued

MEET THE EXPERT: Kayla Catan

Recommended for grades 6 – 12 Actress-Singer-Writer Kayla Catan: As an NYC-based actor, Kayla has performed in higher-caliber venues, both professionally in New York and in 1,000+ seat theaters nationwide. Kayla will be discussing her journey in the theatre world, leading to her career in NYC. From attending theatre camps and participating in musicals and … Continued

STARS: The Grigoryan Brothers

Recommended for grades 4th & Up Curriculum Connections: Brief history of the guitar, Improvising, Composition, and arrangement techniques for two guitars. GET STUDY GUIDE HERE Guitarists, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan are counted amongst the finest musicians of their generation having developed a reputation for enthralling audiences with the energy of their performances and the breadth … Continued

STARS: The Pout Pout Fish

Recommended for grades Pre-K – 1st Curriculum Connections: Communication, Language Arts, Aquatic Creatures, Confidence, Adventure, Friendship and Teamwork Turn the poutiest of frowns upside down in this new musical featuring whimsical puppets and live performers in a sweeping oceanic adventure. When Mr. Fish sets out on a quest to find Miss Clam’s missing pearl, he … Continued

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