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Staff Highlight: Nancy Brace

Staff Highlight: Nancy Brace

Get to know the folks who work behind the scenes to keep our fantastic Center for Musical Arts running smoothly! Nancy Brace is the Center's registrar, and she is also a harpist -- hear about Nancy's fascinating tradition of playing her harp in a hardware store during...

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Giving Thanks for Music

Giving Thanks for Music

Center for Musical Arts students have not seen their teachers live and in-person for the better part of a year. This is surreal to me, but even more amazing is the number of students who are continuing to study and practice virtually during this time. And new students...

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Composer Joan Tower’s Advice for Students

Composer Joan Tower’s Advice for Students

Named "one of the most successful woman composers of all time" (The New Yorker), Joan Tower is an icon. Our Executive Director Elizabeth McGuire recently interviewed Joan about the pandemic’s effect on music, owning the idea of being a “female composer,” Joan's advice...

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