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Piano teacher builds relationships and performance confidence through humor.

Piano teacher builds relationships and performance confidence through humor.

Written by Lasheka Allen, Entertainment Reviewer
May 5, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Event Marketing and Music Perfomance Academy, Music Review, Senior Moments, Showcase, Student Life

“I love performing in front of an audience even though I get really nervous, ” was the sentiment heard by more than one student on Thursday April 27, 2016 at the Spring Piano Concert held in the  library in front of an audience of friends, family, teachers and administrators. Director of the Piano Program at John...

Multi-talented musician and performer, Prince, remembered as dynamic, mystical and soulful

Multi-talented musician and performer, Prince, remembered as dynamic, mystical and soulful

April 21, 2016
Filed under Announcements, Arts and Entertainment, Associated Press, Music Review, News, Rockin' Reviews, Showcase

NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — The shock of superstar of the passing of rock/pop/funk superstar performer and musician, Prince, is just beginning to set in and as long-time Overton teacher, Nanette Lacey described the last 24 hours, "the devastation and sadness I woke up with over his loss is just beginning." Lacey,...

Successful International Day celebrates the diversity that is O’Town

Successful International Day celebrates the diversity that is O’Town

Written by Isabella West and Photographers: Elijah Pankey, Allison Berrios, Karlo Navarro, Kerri Benford, and Melissa Landeverde.
April 17, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, School News & Events, Showcase, Smart City, IT City News, Student Life, Student Perspectives

“Not only will people see different things, they will begin to see things differently. And how do we, with our experiences and our shared experiences get a bigger world view and I think that world view helps us to be better citizens just not of our country but of each other.”  - Ms. Robinson, International Day Coordinator

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Top 10 Best Beats of the Week

Top 10 Best Beats of the Week

Written by Niyah Jacobs, Writer
March 1, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music Performance Academy, Music Review, Rockin' Reviews, Rockin' Reviews, Showcase, Student Life

  #1) Harris J - "Good Life" Born in Chelsea in the heart of London, Harris J is a young British Muslim artist with Indian and Irish heritage. This song from Harris J's debut album, Salam (Arabic for "peace") has merged pop and cultural music to create a soft melody while expressing his...

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