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Browsing Archive: February, 2017

MCNEIL MUSIC CENTER FINDS ITS BEAT THROUGH TWO INSTRUCTORS

Posted by Maria on Friday, February 17, 2017, In : MMC Faculty 


McNeil Music Center (MMC) is celebrating the one-year anniversary of instructor, Carol Esch, and welcoming Bradley Gilmore to its teaching roster. And although their performance styles are very diverse, both Esch and Gilmore say that they love what percussion instruments have done for them – from early childhood all the way to today.

For the past year, Esch has been offering hammered dulcimer, bowed psaltery, and percussion lessons at MMC. “I am still so excited to be a part of what’s go...


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FLASHBACK THEATER AND MCNEIL MUSIC CENTER FORM PARTNERSHIP

Posted by McNeil Music Center on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, In : Flashback Theater Co. 


As of January 1, 2017, Flashback Theater and McNeil Music Center officially formed a partnership, signing on a dotted line what they already had been doing for months: collaborating in a number of ways to complement each other’s programs and performances.

“It seems as though from the moment I met Sommer, we began brainstorming and reaching out to one another,” said Maria McNeil, CEO and Artistic Director at McNeil Music Center of her relationship with Sommer Schoch, Producing Artistic Di...


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LAKE CUMBERLAND CHORUS RESUMES REHEARSALS FOR SPRING SEASON

Posted by McNeil Music Center on Monday, February 6, 2017, In : Lake Cumberland Chorus 



The Lake Cumberland Chorus (LCC), under the direction of John Neikirk, will resume rehearsals for its spring season on Monday, February 27th at 6:30 p.m. in Giddens Hall at the Carnegie Community Arts Center. The choir will meet each Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a performance scheduled for May.

Sponsored by the McNeil Music Center, LCC hopes to more solidly establish itself as a top-notch choir for the entire region, says Neikirk. “The McNeil Music Center has given us a place to rehe...

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KEVIN DALTON CELEBRATES ONE YEAR AT MCNEIL MUSIC CENTER

Posted by Maria on Thursday, February 2, 2017, In : MMC Faculty 


Well-known singer/songwriter, Kevin Dalton, says he remembers where he was standing when he heard the McNeil Music Center (MMC) students perform at the second Winter Music Showcase (in 2015).

“It was one year ago and I was the featured act, so I was waiting in the back of the hall and I followed the students who had won auditions to perform (for the Showcase). While I watched those students perform, I saw what the instructors were doing and the difference they were making with those kids. I ...


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LAKE CUMBERLAND CHORUS RESUMES REHEARSALS FOR FALL/WINTER SEASON

Posted by Maria on Thursday, February 2, 2017, In : Lake Cumberland Chorus 

 
The Lake Cumberland Chorus (LCC), under the direction of John Neikirk, will resume rehearsals for its fall/winter season on Monday, September 19th at 6:30 p.m. in Giddens Hall at the Carnegie Community Arts Center.  The choir will meet each Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. with two performances scheduled for December.

            Partnering this year with McNeil Music Center (formerly McNeil Voice Studio), LCC hopes to more solidly establish itself as a top-notch choir for the entire region, ...


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