Alan Drake taught, brought music to Augusta

...2009 he served the Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society in various capacities including vice president, president and artistic director.Although Drake's specialty was the clarinet, Kuyper recalls he was also gifted with other instruments, such...

'Fantasticks' delivers fantastic music

...forever in May, but two anonymous benefactors paid to help it continue its off-Broadway run.Patti Myers, the artistic director of the GRU American Opera and Musical Theatre Institute, said the institute's goal is to create a musical theater...

Alan Drake

...capacities with the Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society: on the Board of Directors, as Vice President, President and Artistic Director. Dr. Drake is survived by his wife of 53 years, Evalyn, his son Bruce and daughter Christina. Four grandchildren...

'Marley' musical cast tries to help uneasy Baltimore

...trying to produce art, you have to submit to real life and have faith," said Kwame Kwei-Armah, Center Stage's artistic director who also wrote and directed the musical. "I'm not sure in my life that I'll ever feel that connected or ever...

Concert to honor, remember soldiers

...school students to senior citizens.The concert will also feature a brass quintet, percussion, piano and organ. Artistic director and conductor J. Porter Stokes is on the music faculty at Presbyterian College where he serves as director of choral...

Richmond County Teacher of the Year works hard, inspires others

...anti-bullying rally," Jackson said. "She's always very involved in school life."Judith Simon-Butler, the artistic director of the Augusta Mini Theater, said Jones always warms the hearts of the people she works with while offering violin...

Scores of musicians to perform 'Requiem'

...of members of Presbyterian College's choir to the performance. Porter Stokes, the Augusta Choral Society's artistic director, is chairman of Presbyterian College music department. The two choral groups have collaborated in the past, but...

Vocal performance will be provocative

...Oct. 18 in Sacred Heart. With the choir, the orchestra, the colors of Sacred Heart, the video screens and a large audience, we all should make quite the impression. (The writer is artistic director of the Augusta Choral Society.)

'Nutcracker' fans have four chances at ballet

...and I'm excited to do it again years later in my hometown," she said.Ron Jones, Columbia County Ballet's artistic director, said he's thrilled to have Hergott return for a guest appearance."It's inspiring for other students to see...

2014 Arts Preview: Dance

...classes at the Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1833 Broad St., with Audrey "Sala Adenike" Jeter-Allen, the artistic director AIKEN CIVIC BALLET: (803) 648-5771, aikencivicballet.com; performs at Hopelands Gardens, Aiken Center for...