Canadian Brass

Canadian Brass hosted a master class with students from the FSU College of Music’s brass studios in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall–just before their public performance that night. In this class, a graduate brass quintet performed several pieces perfectly and the touring company provided valuable, fun and sometimes silly feedback from their years of public performance experience. They […]

Kevin Spencer October Outreach

Gretchen Everhart School and the FSU College of Education Kevin hosted three back-to-back workshops with students from Gretchen Everhart School. FSU students and Dr. Kelly Whalon, an Associate Professor in Special Education in the School of Teacher Education, also shadowed Kevin to aid students who needed it. After Kevin showed off his magic tricks, Gretchen […]

Shana Tucker visits Pineview Elementary School

Cellist, singer, songwriter, storyteller, Shana Tucker is a woman of many talents. In fact, she’s had to invent new words to encompass it all. She recently visited with students at Pineview Elementary School and offered a “SongStories” “informance” highlighting her self-described musical genre “ChamberSoul.”

Julie Fowlis

Julie Fowlis lead a discussion with Florida State University students on how music, story, and poetry can strengthen people’s sense of connection with, or at times separation from, the landscape that surrounds them during their work, play and life. Together participates explored the relationship between people and their environment. Students enjoyed hearing Julies’ personal journey […]

Shana Tucker – Pineview Elementary School

At Pineview Elementary School, Shana Tucker educated and inspire future artists through a performance-driven workshop. She introduced students to the most common practices of songwriting by having students create songs based off their favorite subjects like Math and Science. Students learned the essential elements of a song (verse, chorus/hook, bridge, intro, outro), and received the […]

The Slocan Ramblers

The Slocan Ramblers are passionate educators and bring as much enthusiasm for sharing their love of acoustic roots music with students as they do to their live show. Experienced teachers and attendees of one of Canada’s finest music schools—Toronto’s Humber College—the Slocan Ramblers hosted a special in-school performance for Leon High School body students while […]

Hiplet Ballerinas

Hiplet Ballerinas delivered a private performance for more than 1,200 Leon County School students in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall the morning of the company’s public performance. With the perfect blend of classical dance and modern music and movement, students were able to appreciate the art of ballet while being surrounded by familiar sounds and songs […]

Matt Dusk

Matt Dusk visited Florida A&M University’s campus to offer a music industry lecture to students studying in the Institute of Music Research and Music Industries Studies Department. Matt discussed how he is creating his future in music while also providing real-life insight to others who are working towards achieving successful and meaningful careers in the […]