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Mexico, the Maldives and Fiji–Intriguing Island and Seaside Destinations

Are you ready for the calm leisure and reassuring warmth of an intriguing island or seaside destination this winter? If so, one of the currently most popular spots is Mexico’s Nuevo Vallarta. With a location just 16 miles to ...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Skill Building Sequence for Choral Ensembles from Dr. Jennifer Miceli

In the Foreword to her very engaging and informative new book, Dr. Jennifer Miceli reveals the many dimensions and unique diversity of her career path and experiences as a professional choral director, music educator, educator ...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Offenbach's 'Les Contes d'Hoffmann at the MET Opera, 2017-18 Season

‘Les Contes d’Hoffmann’ Production for the MET Opera 2017-18 Season

The current Metropolitan Opera production of Les Contes d'Hoffman from composer Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880), is expertly performed by an outstanding cast and the MET orchestra, led by conductor Johannes Debus. This production...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Premiere Concert of the Ars Longa Quire – A Generous Gift of Celebration in Song

The premiere concert of the Ars Longa Quire at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Huntington, Long Island, NY, at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, January 13th, 2013, was a beautifully presented and performed program of uniquely co...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Flags at the Entrance of the International Academy of New York on East 90th Street, New York, NY

Inspiring Interview with Shelley Borror Jackson, Head, International Academy of New York

This interview session with Shelley Borror Jackson, Head of the International Academy of New York, located in Manhattan, offered the marvelous opportunity to discover more about this diverse, global approach to childhood educat...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Serene Moon Concert by Jiaoyue Lyu: Guqin Recital at Weill Recital Hall

Jiaoyue Lyu, an accomplished Guqin artist and pianist, performed a Guqin concert of exquisite beauty, sensitivity and fine art on June 2nd, 2014, at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, in New York City. Having studied and played...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Eugene Onegin on the Metropolitan Opera’s 2013-14 Opening Night

The MET Opera’s opening night performance of Deborah Warner’s production of Eugene Onegin, Tchaikovsky’s dynamic and passionate opera, on September 23, 2013, retained much of its inherent lyrical beauty and expansive gran...
by Ellen Gilmer
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Winter Travel Excursions — Top-Rated Skiing Destinations

World-famous for their expansive, challenging ski slopes and top quality lodges, the rugged ranges of the western states in the USA are ever-popular among both professional and amateur skiers. Whether you are joining friends fo...
by Ellen Gilmer
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HEARTBEATS SPEAK in Helen Peterson’s Poetry-Dance Theater Performance

Helen Peterson, dynamic choreographer and poet, will perform HEARTBEATS SPEAK, her original creation of poetry-dance fusion in concert at the Triskelion Arts Theater in Brooklyn, NY, on Sunday, May 4th, 2014. Helen’s unique p...
by Ellen Gilmer
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