Most Commonly Asked Questions Q: Can you tell me about ANNIE? A: The timeless tale of Little Orphan Annie is back, giving a whole new generation the chance to experience this classic musical about never giving up hope. Boasting one of Broadway’s most memorable scores, including “It’s a Hard-Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “N.Y.C.” and the […]
Fun Extras for Students in the classroom or at home.
We are providing a Study Guide for teachers and parents who would like to give students a better understanding of the performance.
Fun Videos James Taylor and Carly Simon singing Mockingbird “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” Slide Show from […]
Petaluma filmmaker tells story of guitar’s royal family By David Templeton Four men. Four guitars. A multicultural musical phenomenon. Two passionate filmmakers. One cool movie. When Petaluma filmmaker Bill Chayes first heard of Los Romeros–the world-class foursome of classical guitarists known for decades as “the royal family of the guitar”–he knew he’d uncovered the subject […]
Nothing says the holiday season more then the sound of brass instruments. When those instruments are in the hands of The Canadian Brass, so much the better. This is a quintet of musicians that are the top performers in their field. The Canadian Brass has defined what brass musical performances should be and exceeded expectations […]
Michael Fryer talked to Chuck Daellenbach about Canadian Brass. [audio:http://www.sopaa.org/site/wp-content/uploads/audio/radioteesdale-2008-09-18-45187.mp3]
Brass Instruments Canadian Brass Video’s Magic Horn Jazzed Up Bach Amazing Grace Interview with one of the founders of The Canadian Brass, Chuck Daellenbach
1958 – Present by: Charles Varney Having been asked to record some of my memories of people and organizations that have been responsible for presenting professional musicians in concert here in the Portsmouth area, I am a little intimidated as I begin. I ask those who might read this to bear in mind two stark […]
History of Jazz Hear a sound bite: [audio:http://clients.mattcram.com/sopaa2017/wp/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/Jazz-Moves-Topsy.mp3]