Concert to honor, remember soldiers

...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 activities and chair...

7 now dead in Amtrak crash

...destination - as federal investigators arrived to begin examining the twisted wreckage, the tracks and the signals. The conductor survived and was expected to give a statement to police. The train also had a video camera in its front end that could yield...

Ramblin' Rhodes: 'Doug Flowers and Friends' features the South's best

...Georgia Railroad passenger car in the Augusta Museum of History with R&B superstar Sharon Jones playing the role of the train conductor.You can also look for WJBF anchor Jennie Montgomery and Parade of Quartets' TV program host the Rev. Karlton Howard riding...

Symphony picks new conductor

The Augusta Symphony has a new conductor. His friends call him Z. Shizuo Kuwahara is set to be named today as the third conductor in the organization's history. He...and was artistic director and principal conductor with the IPPO Philharmoniker in Tokyo...

Led Zeppelin, Russian conductor share Polar Music Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor Valery Gergiev won the 2006 Polar Music Prize, awarded...Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre. He will be principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra starting in January 2007...

Conductor wants to show that classical music has lots of soul

As a child, National Symphony associate conductor Emil du Cou had few opportunities for exposure to classical music. His was not a family that made outings to concerts, operas...

Photo Gallery: Conductor Kuwahara

Shizuo Z Kuwahara is the new conductor and music director for Symphony Orchestra Augusta.

Augusta-area students learn benefits of science, technology, math education

...struggling with her initial hypothesis.The eighth-grade pupil at John M. Tutt Middle School wondered if connecting a single conductor to a two-sided socket would result in electricity flowing through a 12-volt power supply and turn on a light bulb.Then...

A conductor competes...

Shizuo Z Kuwahara, the Augusta Symphony's newly hired and happily acquired music director and conductor had some time to kill before starting work in July.So he went to Denmark.Z, as he is known, is competing in the prestigious...

Prevent the next rail disaster today

A CSX train derailed in Allendale County, S.C., on Jan. 27, injuring the conductor and engineer and dumping more than 19,000 gallons of hydrochloric acid, 4,000 gallons of diesel fuel and 100 gallons of sodium...