The VI Jazz Collective will perform at 8 p.m. at Prior-Jollek Hall, Antilles School Campus. It will spend the rest of June touring places such as N.J., Maine, N.Y.C. and other venues in the Virgin Islands.
After earning a bachelor's degree in commercial music, Gumbs has won two awards this week for her original song "New Chapters." The song has won the 2019 Greenville University Music Awards for ‘Best Female Vocalist’ and ‘Best Original Song of the Year.’
Students, ages 9 to 16, performed classical and inspirational pieces from Haydn to Beethoven. The orchestra fundraiser opened with "Variations on a Theme of Haydn." Three students delivered stellar solo piano and vocal performances, and the event concluded with the VI Youth String Orchestra's rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."
Sessions included presentations of academic papers, talks by regional composers and concerts. Performances included local traditional music from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and pieces recently composed for the concert hall.
The song release of “Ella’s Hope”, by the London duo, The Luck, is a powerful ballad about a five-year-old little girl living with a severe rare neurological condition known as Rett Syndrome and her journey for a cure.
The program includes gospel, soul, reggae and music from the South African choral tradition. Singer/ guitarist Haile Israel and percussionist Christopher Hale will accompany the choir. It will take place on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14.
Renee Marie’s clever songcraft and sensual vocal delivery make those personal moments not only meaningful but enlightening to a broad audience and brings a captivating hybrid evening exploring the bright and dark corners of the human experience.
The Charlotte Amalie High School Music Department held its annual Christmas concert on Dec. 11, featuring student musicians performing a variety of Christmas tunes and tributes to musical legends, such as Prince and Nick “Daddy” Friday.
In an effort to support its port-of-call communities, Carnival Cruise Line partnered with the V.I. Department of Education to facilitate a day-long workshop for local students to hone their musical skills.
The Charlotte Amalie High School Music Department presented its first concert of the 2018-19 school year, “An Evening of Ensembles,” on Oct. 24 in the auditorium, featuring student musicians performing in a variety of small and highly-skilled instrumental and vocal groups.