Charlotte Jazz Scene is Booming

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A look at the Charlotte jazz sence - Toni Tupponce (left) performs with the Ziad Jazz Quartet at Jazz at the Bechtler.
Why This Matters: The Charlotte jazz scene is growing thanks to talented musicians and groups that are entertaining local audiences and teaching the next generation to appreciate America’s art form. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When Ziad Rabie first got a call about starting a jazz series at the Becthler Museum of Modern Art, he thought it …

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Nine-year-old finds his place in the world through music

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager  If there’s a band playing, nine-year-old Sam Stephens wants to groove along. “I think he feels music,” said his mom, Jenny Stephens. “There’s something in music he identifies with.” It’s why he picked up the violin in a Community School of the Arts (CSA) summer camp when he was 5 …

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power2give Provides Scholarships for Young Musicians

Categories: ASC Projects, Blog

By Jennifer Gilewski This fall, Community School of the Arts (CSA) raised $1,700 through power2give.org to provide scholarships to two outstanding young musicians under the age of 10.  These merit scholarships are awarded yearly based on the quality of an audition and cover $750 of the student’s tuition for the year. The scholarships were presented …

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