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Canadian Centre for Musicology Welcomes Special Guests From India!
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In May the Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology invited two immensely talented musicians, Mr. Praveen D. Rao and Ms. Varijashree Venugopal, to teach The post Canadian Centre for Musicology Welcomes Special Guests From India! appeared first on curious arts.
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2017/2018 U of A Concerto Competition Winners!
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Each year the Department of Music’s Concerto Competition attracts students with the amazing opportunity to perform with either the University Symphony Orchestra The post 2017/2018 U of A Concerto Competition Winners! appeared first on curious arts.
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Exit the King – What gives your life meaning?
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From Exit the King dramaturgical Notes on Existentialism by Tonya Rae Chrystian What gives your life meaning? Existentialism, the underlying philosophy of The post Exit the King – What gives your life meaning? appeared first on curious arts.
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A Message from Exit the King Director Kevin Sutley
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Exit the King Director, Kevin Sutley, provides the following insight into the themes of  mortality and our lives in the face of The post A Message from Exit the King Director Kevin Sutley appeared first on curious arts.
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Inside “Exit the King” Part 2: Creating the King
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From Exit the King dramaturgical notes by Tonya Rae Chrystian Written over a period of 20 days in 1962 between bouts of The post Inside “Exit the King” Part 2: Creating the King appeared first on curious arts.
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Inside “Exit the King” Part 1: Enter the Playwright
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From Exit the King dramaturgical notes by Tonya Rae Chrystian The play you are about to witness asks you to confront the inevitability of The post Inside “Exit the King” Part 1: Enter the Playwright appeared first on curious arts.
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5 Things You Might Not Know About Gershwin
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At our inaugural piano concert on May 13th, guest pianist Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy will be performing Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue on the new The post 5 Things You Might Not Know About Gershwin appeared first on curious arts.
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Q and A with Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy!
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What do world renowned pianist, Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy, and the U of A have in common? They are both excited about our new The post Q and A with Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy! appeared first on curious arts.
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Introducing Our New Steinway Model D!
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We have exciting news! After a successful fundraising campaign, the Department of Music’s brand new Steinway piano has arrived. In 2016, Gail The post Introducing Our New Steinway Model D! appeared first on curious arts.
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Greg Mulyk: Student Composer and SOCAN Award Winner
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For their final concert of the semester, the University Symphony Orchestra performed several fantastic pieces. However, one piece that really stood out The post Greg Mulyk: Student Composer and SOCAN Award Winner appeared first on curious arts.
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