Teacher of year candidate 'never tires' of learning more about music

...wasn't exposed to music.The Jenkins-White Elementary School music teacher said she fondly remembers listening to classical music, hymns and jazz music alongside her parents and watching her older siblings play a piano near her childhood home...

Jenkins-White Elementary music teacher named Richmond County's Teacher of the Year

...a love of music and song into her pupils at Jenkins-White Elementary School.Deeply religious and enchanted by classical music, hymns and jazz from an early age, Porter-Johnson had just entered third grade when she vowed to become a music...

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...Wood Butler. He retired from East Central Regional Hospital after 27 years as a Health Services Tech. Mark enjoyed classical music, old western movies, liked cool cars and enjoyed socializing with all his friends on Facebook. He was a member...

Quartet helps keep classical music alive

For the much-decorated Lark Quartet, classical music is more than just playing the works of dead people. That's why at its Augusta concert, the group will begin with Schubert and...

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Conductor wants to show that classical music has lots of soul

...Emil du Cou had few opportunities for exposure to classical music. His was not a family that made outings to concerts, operas or ballets. For him, classical music was elevated, seemingly beyond reach. Only later...

Governor wants babies to hear classical music

...Beethoven for babies? Gov. Zell Miller, an avid country music buff, wants Georgia newborns listening often to soothing classical music to boost their brain power. To make that happen, Mr. Miller asked the Legislature on Tuesday to spend $105,000...

Rumsfeld's 'poetic' voice set to classical music

...Rumsfeld's unscripted remarks are at once deliberate and casual, and often simply odd. The combination is perfect for classical music, Kong said in an interview with The Associated Press. "What we show in the songs is that we believe that Rumsfeld...

Singer-songwriter Ben Folds performing with Symphony Orchestra Augusta

...Wednesday.Folds, the former frontman of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five, is known for blending pop and classical music. In 2013, he composed Concerto for Piano and Orchestra and began performing with symphonies across the world.Upcoming...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Bufford brings big city cabaret show to Evans crowd

...The Lewis Family, Little Roy Lewis and Lizzy Long; Vineyard church pastor and former TV broadcaster Reese LeRoy; classical music concertmaster Calvin Lewis; author and University of South Carolina professor Tom Poland and several NFL players...

Carolla talks daddyhood in new book

...the exact same thing: food, diet, whatever.All the nonsense you hear about, you know, they have to listen to classical music when they're in their prenatal whatever. It doesn't amount to a hill of crap. These kids do what they do. They...