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Susan Bennett, the voice of Siri, speaks at Augusta chamber event

...been an on-camera spokeswoman for Geor gia Pacific, Chick-fil-A and Kimberly Clark, and has done background vocals for composer Burt Bacharach, Roy Orbison and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.Recently celebrating its third anniversary, Siri has quickly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-21/susan-benne
Vocal performance will be provocative

...possible while remaining true to our mission and calling. Jenkins, a living, breathing composer from Wales, may be best described as a crossover composer, bridging the gap between stylized concert music and popular styles. In his career, he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-13/vocal-performanc
Composers reach out to fight sheet music piracy

...summit of musical theater composers that included Jason...few years ago, when composer and Dramatists Guild...lyricists. Well-known composers have tens of thousands...site, there are some composers like Sondheim that have...Hardbody lyricist and composer Amanda Green understands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-26/composers-fight-sheet-music-piracy
Concert to feature variety of Jewish composers' works

...anniversary with a MasterWorks concert featuring works by Jewish composers. The concert will feature pieces by Mendelssohn, Milhaud...educational experience. He said that because many of the composers chosen wrote secular music, he was unaware of their connection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/16/mus_401240.shtml
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Chorale will pay tribute to black composers

...Sunday. The concert, which will feature the works of black composers, offered the chorale both an interesting opportunity and...wanted pieces that showed the virtuosity of African-American composers," he said. "I want to present to the public a collection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/22/app_334808.shtml
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Pioneering jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck dies

HARTFORD, Conn. - Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck, whose pioneering style in pieces such...clarinet. The group played Brubeck originals and standards by other composers, including some early experimentation in unusual time signatures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2012-12-05/pioneering-jazz-composer-a
Symphony to open season with anniversary tribute

Composer John Hennecken wrote "Everything Beautiful In Its Time" to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Augusta's sister city agreement with Takarazuka, Japan.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-24/symphony-open-season-
Concert will salute American composer

...tribute to the 100th birthday of American composer Aaron Copland, he will be honoring a...on the street the name of an American composer, they would have probably said Copland...piece, but it is fun." Copland was a composer comfortable working within the American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/10/app_299765.shtml
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The composer and director behind the new 'Nine'

...One is an owlish imp, a professorial composer who is never at a loss for words. But...Nine' would have a text," said the composer, speaking not only of his score but...interrupt the flow of the central story. The composer readily agreed. "The minute David said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/18/art_384900.shtml
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Charleston's Spoleto Festival celebrates birthday of composer Philip Glass

...Nigel Redden, who met the composer 40 years ago. "It's...festival was founded by a composer and we feel increasingly it's desirable to have composers here," Redden said...was founded in 1977 by composer Gian Carlo Menotti as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-05-19/charlestons-spoleto-festival-celebr