The Albany Music Fund completed another year of support for music in the Albany public schools, providing funding for music programs at all grade levels and celebrating the joy and beauty of music performed by our students. Instrument purchases, stipends, concert fees, transportation, sheet music, reeds, music stands and repairs were just some of what[…]
Come hear some great music by Albany High instrumental groups this week. Tonight, Monday, the jazz groups and Rhythm Bound play in the Little Theatre at 7 p.m. Tuesday, the award-winning AHS Wind Ensemble, String Orchestra and Symphonic Band will play under the stars in Memorial Park at 7 p.m.
Fourth graders Eli Jordan and Haley McCreery seem to know a thing or two about what it takes to support good music programs in schools. The Ocean View and Cornell students, who each play multiple instruments, took their talents to a popular street corner over the holidays, opened up a violin case and serenaded shoppers[…]
Congratulations to the Albany Middle and High School Jazz Groups on their fantastic CMEA results. Albany Middle School Jazz Band – Unanimous Superiors (check out their performance on YouTube – search for Albany Middle School Jazz Band at CMEA, January 21, 2011) Albany High School Jazz Lab – Overall Superior Rating Albany High School Jazz[…]
…includes excerpts from Ms. Stocker’s powerful performance.