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‘Tis the season…for recitals! Information for your recital flyers.
Ahh, it’s that time of the year! With so many junior, senior, and studio recitals/performances coming up near the end of the semester, I thought it would be good to share some tips for recital flyers.
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Christopher Mastromarino, affectionately called “Mr. M” by the students he is leading at Matoaca Middle School in Chesterfield County, is a current undergraduate student in the Music Education program.
His musical journey began with the same tools that many others may remember fondly. The familiar story involves a second-hand piano and childhood music lessons. “When I was young,” Mastromarino reflected, “my father bought me a full-size piano.” The piano, perhaps found with the help of the local newspaper’s classified section, didn’t make lessons any easier for Mastromarino. But Elton John tunes played by ear kept his interest in piano fresh.
Not many musicians can say that they’ve performed the national anthem for the President of the United States. Nor can many musicians say that their composer brother-in-law invited them to sing on anoriginal opera. In addition to her work as an educator, Soprano Edwards-Burrs is an accomplished performer. In articles and reviews, her voice has been praised for its “crystalline beauty,” regularly performing classical and sacred music, as well as her hallmark — opera.
For some, internships were a dreaded experience. Part of this anxiety probably stemmed from media representations of interns doing nothing but fetching lunch orders or filing decades-old dusty papers. Interns are often afraid that after weeks or months, they will have nothing to list on their resumes except “coffee order expert” or “copy machine troubleshooter.” But for some, internships are life-changing experiences. Internships can open up a wealth of information into the fields that have only been studied in the context of a classroom. Internships can provide an avenue of skills and provide a way for students to imagine their future.