Music

24 Jan 20181 “Your support for the Arts in our county is so appreciated and benefits our communities endlessly!” was the enthusiastic report of one of last year’s recipients of a United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County (UAA) grant. The UAA is now accepting applications from Chautauqua County artists and organizations for its 2018 Projects Pool Grants Program. “Every year a portion of the funds raised through the United Arts Appeal’s fund drive is awarded to individual artists and artistic projects,” explained UAA President Julie Newell. “Our purpose is to assist the careers of working artists and to enhance the cultural life of Chautauqua...

18 Jan 20181 Performing artists of all types are called to The Spire Theater to audition for the ninth annual “Chautauqua’s Got Talent” competition Monday, February 19th, 2018. Auditions will be held over a single session at the theater, where contest hopefuls are invited to display their talents before a panel of judges, beginning at 7 p.m. Co-presented by Big Time Productions, KISS FM, and The Post-Journal, “Chautauqua’s Got Talent” offers Chautauqua area residents a unique opportunity to compete against one another using a variety of skills and abilities. In addition to singers and musicians, the contest also encourages other types...

18 Jan 20181 “Tell me something you are learning about in school?” asked Kennedy Center Teaching Artist Stuart Stotts. “We are learning about communities around the world and how they get books,” said Ring Elementary School third grade teacher Kim Austin. “Can you tell me some specific things you’ve learned?” “In Zimbabwe, they get books by donkey carts,” said a student. “Wow, that is a great line for a song. Instead of in Zimbabwe, could we write, far off in Zimbabwe? Let’s try to sing it and see how it sounds.” Mr. Stotts worked with students at Ring Elementary School on lyric writing in conjunction with what they...

18 Jan 20180 The concert, free and open to the public, is sponsored by JCC’s campus life and residence life programs, college programming committee, and the Weeks Gallery. Additional support is provided through the Sarita Hopkins Weeks Jamestown Community College Fund at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Tropicante’s lead singers, Karin Stein and Ed East, will introduce Mexican and Colombian cumbias, Dominican merengues, Caribbean salsa tunes, Brazilian sambas, and contemporary tunes. Tropicante tours nationwide and internationally. The ensemble members will also interact with JCC students through classroom visits, discussing Latin music...

17 Jan 20181 The Jamestown High School’s Winter Band Concert will be this Saturday, January 20th at 7 p.m. in the Merton P. Corwin Auditorium. Tickets are $5 presale from any band member or $6 at the door. This is JHS Band’s 93rd year of performance. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend the performance. Saturday’s performance will include: The Washington Post by John Philip Sousa, Meredith Willson's The Music Man and Amazing Grace.

16 Jan 20181 Headliners for January 29th’s Rolling Hills Radio show are internationally-known, Joe Crookston, and perennial audience favorite, John Latini. With its upcoming fifth show on Monday, January 29, 2018, Rolling Hills Radio will reach the halfway mark of its eighth season.  After the fourth performance, Ken Hardley, the show’s producer and host, said he was “extremely gratified by how enthusiastically the audience has responded to all the performances.”  Mary Beth Southwick, part of a growing group of  “Rolling Hills Regulars,” says, “ is a perfect setting for the radio show, an intimate space with a warm atmosphere.” ...

10 Jan 20180 A heritage AM radio station in Chautauqua County is joining the hundreds of AM stations across the nation adding a FM translator to expand its listening base. The new channel, 101.3 FM, will simulcast the existing station, WJTN, currently found on 1240 AM, according to Media One Group Founder | President | CEO James T. Embrescia. Embrescia states, “The new signal will enhance our coverage of WJTN throughout the southern Chautauqua County area and provide more opportunity for listeners to hear our great local programming in better sound quality.” The Federal Communications Commission approved the station’s expansion late last week....

4 Jan 20180 Once for a Shining Hour, Heav’n Touch Earth The Chautauqua Chamber Singers, under the direction of Rebecca Ryan, and accompanied by Brian Bogey, will present a Twelfth Night concert ‘Once for a Shining Hour, Heav’n Touched Earth’ on January 6th at 1st Lutheran in Warren and January 7th at 1st Presbyterian in Jamestown, 2018 at 4:00 pm for both concerts. 12th Night historically marks the end of the 12 days of Christmas on January 6th, which is the feast of the Epiphany. In this Jamestown tradition, the costumed Chautauqua Chamber Singers processing in candlelight, with a bagpipe prelude, supported by traditional readings, will...

21 Dec 20170 The Jamestown High School Concert Orchestra Holiday Concert will be at the Chautauqua Mall in the Sears concourse on Thursday, December 21st at 7 PM. This year's program will feature the three orchestras at JHS including: the symphonic orchestra, chamber orchestra and concert full orchestra. Works performed will include Fiddlin' Christmas, Nordic Waltz, The Bells of Christmas, Sleeping Beauty Waltz and of course, Sleigh Ride! Pictured are: Iyana Sledge-Stewart, Kate Barry & Andria Kayes...
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