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  Michigan Womyn's Music Festival - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival (MWMF) is an international feminist music festival occurring every year in August in Michigan.
As a response to misogyny, sexism and homophobia, and also to create a space for women to gather in the midwest, MWMF was created in 1976 by 19-year-old Lisa Vogel, her sister Kristie, and Mary Kindig.
All three were working-class women from Michigan who had seen female musicians and stage hands demeaned and repeatedly harassed at festivals and venues run by men.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Michigan_Women's_Music_Festival   (612 words)

 Encyclopedia: Music of Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In Michigan, the city of Detroit has remained the capital of musical innovation for many years.
Singer Madonna, born Madonna Ciccone in Bay City, Michigan, rose to be considered the "Queen of Pop" by many.
Michigan's most famous hip hop star is undoubtedly Eminem.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Music-of-Michigan   (564 words)

 Lake Michigan College-Music
Music teachers are needed at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.
Music industry public relations professionals can work for municipal agencies such as city parks and recreation departments; for local, regional, and state arts councils; for colleges and universities; churches; and other community groups to working in the recording industry for artists and recording companies.
Music therapists work among physicians, clinical psychologists, social workers, and rehabilitation specialists and usually do their work in hospitals, training centers for the developmentally disabled, and rehabilitation centers.
www.lakemichigancollege.edu /careerpathways/music/descriptions.html   (1399 words)

 School of Music - Central Michigan University
The CMU School of Music's faculty's reputation as outstanding performers, conductors, composers, and, most importantly, educators is known throughout the nation.
Central Michigan University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges.
The School of Music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
www.mus.cmich.edu   (200 words)

 Leslie Bassett Festival of Music
His early music training in Fresno was on piano, trombone, cello and other instruments, and he spent 38 months in army bands during World War II as trombonist, arranger and composer.
At Michigan he became chairman of composition, the Albert A. Stanley Distinguished University Professor of Music, and the 1984 Henry Russel Lecturer, the university's highest faculty honor.
Music for Cello and Piano was written for Fred Dempster and Bob Bennett, faculty members and friends at my undergraduate college in California, Fresno State, for concerts when I returned as guest composer.
www-personal.umich.edu /~cyoungk/bassett.htm   (1322 words)

 Music of Michigan -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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Singer (United States pop singer and sex symbol during the 1980s (born in 1958)) Madonna, born Madonna Ciccone in (additional info and facts about Bay City, Michigan) Bay City, Michigan, rose to be considered the "Queen of Pop" by many.
Michigan's most famous (An urban youth culture associated with rap music and the fashions of African-American residents of the inner city) hip-hop star is undoubtedly (additional info and facts about Eminem) Eminem.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mu/music_of_michigan.htm   (832 words)

 Keyboard Music Works, Livonia Michigan
The Music for Kids program was developed as a first musical experience for children at a preschool age.
The junior Music Course is designed to capitalize on the young child’s natural characteristics (spontaneity, curiosity, pleasure at being in a group situation and boundless energy) to teach music skills.
The teacher involves the children in musical activities appropriate for their age, including singing songs with words, singing solfege, playing the keyboard, moving to music, actively listening to music through stories and reading music at a beginning level.
www.keyboardmusicworks.com /classes.htm   (510 words)

 Opus - Sufjan Stevens - Michigan
Stevens brings an amazing number of nuances to his music, nuances that are often hidden within the folds of Stevens' songs.
As you travel through "Michigan", you'll hear Nick Drake's breathy vocals, Stereolab's breezy refrains, Patrick Phelan's glassy tones, the Sea And Cake's jazzy flow, and Steve Reich's lush compositions.
But Stevens' music unfolds at such a graceful pace, and with such heart, that these references are ultimately rendered trivial.
www.opuszine.com /music/review.html?reviewID=655   (877 words)

 Scottish bagpipe music and free mp3 downloads from the Caber Records celtic rock group
This is the foundation for the new interpretation on piping that the Weavers' embody.
Cawthon kept what he felt were his best songs on this first bagpipe album and added some other songs and arrangements he had already had in mind to record.
This time, instead of making his arrangements around the bagpipe music, he would take the liberty to arrange the pipe music around the (Scottish) style and particular arrangement of music he was looking for.
www.caber-records.com   (390 words)

 National Council on the Arts Members - Karen Lias Wolff
Previously, she was Dean of the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music (1991-99), Director of the University of Minnesota School of Music (1987-91), and had a number of positions at the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music (1978-87).
She serves on the boards of the University Musical Society, the Michigan Shakespeare Festival, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, and the Interlochen Arts Academy, and she is currently vice president of the National Association of Schools of Music.
She is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences as well as a curriculum consultant for schools of music throughout the country.
www.nea.gov /about/NCA/Wolff.html   (212 words)

 Grants for Individuals : Music
The International Foundation for Music Research (IFMR) was founded in 1997 to support scientific research to explore the relationship between music and physical and emotional wellness, with particular attention to the elderly population, the impact of music making on at-risk youth, and music education and the effect of music and music making.
Among the possible expenses to which the fund may be applied are the copying and setting of musical examples, the payment of copyright or permission fees, the production of graphic and illustrative material, and the development of any relevant computer soft-ware, audio material, or other multi-media components essential to the text's production.
VH1 Save The Music is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to restoring music education to America's public elementary schools, and raising awareness of scientific research proving that music education dramatically increases early brain development and improves students' overall performance.
www.lib.msu.edu /harris23/grants/3music.htm   (4754 words)

 Medieval and Renaissance Music - Early Music Resources
Music Theory in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
An archive of Latin Texts on Music Theory from the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
An extensive descriptive bibliography of periodicals on the topic of early music.
www.angelfire.com /mi/spanogle/emusic.html   (1394 words)

 UM School of Music
The Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation has donated $1.5 million to the University of Michigan and its School of Music toward construction of the Charles R.Walgreen Jr.
School of Music community mourns the passing of Professor Emeritus Louis Stout and Professor Emeritus Rosemary Russell.
Professor of Voice Freda Herseth and Professor of Musicology Lester Monts were awarded Thurnau Professorships which honor outstanding contributions to undergraduate education.
www.music.umich.edu   (115 words)

 Schedule Of Music Events: Michigan Mike Presents...
The goal of the music is to unify the collective energy of the crowd with the band to form a powerful live energy force.
Challenging accepted notions of music's national boundaries, Jaka is committed to bringing the beauty, complexity and spirit of African music to Western audiences while offering their own unique interpretation of the traditions.
The band takes you on a musical road trip through the steamy blues and funk of the Delta, the folk and rock of the American heartland, the jazz and jam of the Bay area and back to the soul of the Wild West in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.
www.michiganmike.com /schedule.shtml   (11046 words)

 Music Therapy Faculty at Western Michigan University
EDWARD ROTH, MT-BC, Assistant Professor of Music, teaches undergraduate courses in music therapy principles and procedures and serves as the Coordinator of Clinical experiences.
He received the B.M. degree in music therapy from Western Michigan University and the M.M. degree in music therapy from Colorado State University where he also served as a research assistant at the Center for Biomedical Research in Music.
He was appointed to the faculty of the School of Music at Western Michigan University in 2000.
www.wmich.edu /musictherapy/roth.html   (140 words)

 Michigan Music Bands Michigan Musicians Band Website Directory
Kitty Donohoe - Singer/songwriter from Michigan who's folk music is influenced by her Irish roots and the Great Lakes.
Music By Anderson - Northern Michigan keyboard or accordion, diversified for your entire crowd.
Learn about Michigan and Michigan people, the Michigan landscape and lakes, the history of Michigan statehood, the tales of Michigan natives, delicious Michigan home cooking, and the rich history of the State of Michigan.
cherokeeprincessdesigns.bizhosting.com /arts/Music.html   (1334 words)

 University of Michigan Music Library
Part one treats musical, theoretical, structural, and historical questions about film music, while part two integrates theory and practice in the analysis of four representative film scores.
Focuses on the composers of film music, how they did their work, and the development of the genre over the course of seventy-five years.
It uses musical examples from more than a hundred contemporary films and includes quotations from many individuals who are involved in the film business.
www.lib.umich.edu /music/services/filmmusic.shtml   (1365 words)

 Michigan Music Teachers Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
We are dedicated to promoting music education and professional standards for our members.
We are affiliated with Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).
The purposes of the Michigan Music Teachers Association are as follows: to promote and encourage the understanding, appreciation, and study of the art of music, to elevate the economic and artistic standards of teachers of music and to promote the closer professional fraternity.
www.mi-mtna.org   (107 words)

 Michigan Princess: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Bring back the music of the 70's and 80's as you cruise down the river.
A cruise down the grand river with music by Root Doctor or Uptown Band.
Margaritas, the fastest growing mixed drink in the country is available here along with music from the tropics performed live by Living Soul and the Pearl Divers with Fingers Taylor.
www.michiganprincess.com /music.htm   (175 words)

 Michigan Music Educators Association Home Page
The first annual Michigan Music Conference: An In-Service for Music Educators will be held January 19-21, 2006, at the DeVos Place and Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
This is a new, independent, joint conference of the major school music associations in Michigan.
Michigan Chapter, American String Teachers Assocation with NSOA
www.michiganmea.org   (74 words)

 The School of Music, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
The School of Music at Western Michigan University is dedicated to music as an art form that elevates the lives of all who experience it; that embraces and transcends the entire range of human emotion, expression, and community that is vital to the cultural enrichment of society.
Western Michigan University's School of Music presents its annual "Christmas card to the community" with a free concert of holiday music Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m.
The WMU School of Music is part of the WMU College of Fine Arts
www.wmich.edu /music   (105 words)

 Parental Advisory : Music Censorship in America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In Benton Harbor, Michigan, school superintendent Paula Dawning forbid the McCord Middle School band from performing the song "Louie Louie" during the Grand Floral Parade.
Organizers of this year's Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards have excluded the reggae and dancehall musicians at the center of a row over homophobic lyrics, saying they do not wish to "publicly promote" such artists.
A selective on-line chronicle of popular music that has been censored, banned, suppressed, or altered against the wishes of its creators and intended audience.
www.ericnuzum.com /banned   (263 words)

 michigan wedding music-the dearing concert duo
Below are some of the standards and more popular pieces for ceremonies, as well as a few ideas of what we offer for receptions.
We are more than happy to have you come to our home to discuss the music and to be certain what selections will be most appropriate.
The Dearing Concert Duo provides live music for Michigan wedding entertainment (wedding ceremony music and wedding reception music) and special events requiring music in the Detroit Michigan, Southeastern Michigan, and Ontario.
www.dearingconcertduo.com /weddings_occasions/music.html   (205 words)

 Looking Glass Music and Arts Association
Looking Glass is a loosely knit group of fun seekers who have been organizing monthly square and contra dances, workshops, an October dance festival and other traditional music and arts activities for the past twenty years.
Dancing is fun, good exercise, and movement to music with a group of smiling people.
Michigan Dance Heritage presents two dance camps (Spring and Fall) a year.
my.voyager.net /~bonhanno   (426 words)

 Joseph Lanza: Elevator Music, University of Michigan Press
For a sound intended to be comforting, unobtrusive, and inoffensive, "elevator music" --i.e., easy listening, mood music, "Beautiful Music," and "Music by Muzak®" --has ignited strong and often heated opinions.
Elevator Music confronts the criticisms of elites who say that elevator music is "dehumanizing" or less than music.
In a current climate where the noises are louder, and the background beats are ever more aggressive, this history of music intended as a pleasing background makes for a captivating read.
www.press.umich.edu /titleDetailDesc.do?id=8718   (314 words)

 MSU - School of Music - Faculty
He received a Bachelor of Music from the New England Conservatory (Boston), and a Master of Music from Michigan State University.
Gregorian is former Artistic Director and Conductor of the Midland Symphony Orchestra (Michigan), conductor of the New England Music Camp Orchestra in Maine, served two summers as a Tanglewood Fellow, and has had many guest conducting appearances throughout the United States, South America, Mexico, Europe, and the Far East.
He is former Music Director and Conductor of the Owensboro (Kentucky) Symphony Orchestra and the Plymouth (Michigan) Symphony.
www.music.msu.edu /faculty/faculty.php?id=19   (183 words)

 michigan wedding music-the dearing concert duo
Abha is on the music faculty at Mercy High School and Birmingham Unitarian Church.
On April 19, 2002, the Dearing's were presented with THREE awards by the Motor City Music Foundation: Outstanding Classical Vocalist for the second year in a row, Outstanding Classical Album for Snapshots of South America and the Duo won Outstanding Small Ensemble.
The Dearing Concert Duo plays classical music for Michigan weddings entertainment (wedding ceremony music and recpetion music) and special events requiring music in the Detroit Michigan, Southeastern Michigan and Ontario.
www.dearingconcertduo.com /weddings_occasions/about.html   (590 words)

 Worldwide Internet Music Resources: Schools of Music
Lawrence University of Wisconsin, Conservatory of Music (Appleton, WI)
University of Newcastle Faculty & Conservatorium of Music
This music resource list is offered as a service of the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, Indiana University.
www.music.indiana.edu /music_resources/som.html   (2167 words)

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