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    Leechburg and Twin Valley students share music with one another

    The state of Pennsylvania became a little smaller last weekend for two schools. Students from Leechburg Area High School traveled across the state to meet with students from Twin Valley High School for a few days. Leechburg is a school district near Pittsburgh. The purpose of their visit was to share music with one another.

    By Daniel M. Long Twin Valley HS Band Director |

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    Kutztown High School Sophomore performs at PMEA All State Jazz Band

    Submitted Kutztown High School sophomore Jamal Damien Kemp, 15, was first trumpet at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association All State Jazz Band on March 27 in Hershey. During the concert, Kemp performed an improv solo to “Moanin’” by Charles Mingus.

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    WTIM: Music around town April 8 edition

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

    By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers |

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    Berks Jazz Fest turns 25

    New Orleans and New York City have long been the major metropolitan meccas for jazz musicians and aficionados. However for 10 days every spring the center of the jazz universe shifts to Berks County, as the Berks Jazz Fest is celebrated.

    By Steve Walker For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

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    Lancaster Bible College Chamber Singers perform April 18 in New Holland

    Garden Spot Village invites the public to enjoy a classical vocal concert when it hosts the Chamber Singers of Lancaster Bible College under the direction of Dr. Robert Bigley on Saturday, April 18, in the final performance of this season’s Saturday Evening Concert Series.

    Garden Spot Village |

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    Twin Valley Percussionists End on High Note: Indoor Percussion Ensemble scores 80.0 at championships

    The Twin Valley High School Indoor Percussion Ensemble recently concluded their competitive season at the Mid-Atlantic Percussion Society Championships held at Coatesville High School. The ensemble achieved the score of 80.0 at championships.

    By Daniel M. Long Twin Valley HS Band Director |

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    East meets west at Twin Valley High School: Leechburg visit Twin Valley to share music with one another

    The state of Pennsylvania became a little smaller last weekend for two schools. Students from Leechburg Area High School traveled across the state to meet with students from Twin Valley High School for a few days. Leechburg is a school district near Pittsburgh. The purpose of their visit was to share music with one another.

    By Daniel M. Long Twin Valley HS Band Director |

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    Schuylkill Valley High School Marching Band, Concert Band And Chorus perform at the Walt Disney World Resort

    Members of Schuylkill Valley High School Marching Band, Concert Band and Chorus became stars of their own Disney show on March 15 and March 16 when they entertained resort guests at the Magic Kingdom Park and Melody Gardens Theater in the Epcot Park. The group traveled more than 1,000 miles from Leesport to the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida to take part in the Disney Performing Arts Program.

    From Disney Performing Arts Program |

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    WTIM: Music around town April 1 edition

    By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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    Pottsgrove Middle School presents ‘Mary Poppins’

    The Pottsgrove Middle School will be presenting “Mary Poppins” on March 26, 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. The director is Tom Yenchick, the musical director is Carole Bean and the choreographer is Cherie Fithian. The musical has both old and new songs like “Step In Time,” “A Spoonful of Sugar” and “Practically Perfect.” There are 52 students in the cast.

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