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Liberty Foundation Awards $5,000 to United Jazz Foundation for Education Program

With school coming back in session, United Jazz Foundation is kicking off its VI Youth Ensemble music education program for underserved teens in St. Thomas thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Liberty Foundation.

Partners for Strings V.I. Youth Orchestra Is Expanding Free Summer Workshop to St. Croix

This is the first step in expanding the youth orchestra to the ‘Big Island.’ Partners for Strings' main objective is to target students who are at risk and underserved or under-resourced.

Attendance Is Limited, Tickets Are Required for Payge Turner Performance at 81C

Event will take place on Wednesday, May 31; doors open at 5 p.m./show begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are available for $40 in advance / online only.

Caribbean Music Festival – Part Three to Light Up the Frederiksted Stage Saturday

The Caribbean Music Festival will light up the stage in downtown Frederiksted at the Verne I. Richards Memorial Park, Saturday, May 27. The grounds will open at 5:30 p.m. with vendor booths and the St. Croix Rising Stars Steel Pan Orchestra will perform.

81C Begins a New Live Music Series: ‘81C SOUND’

81C is presenting a new live music series in historic Charlotte Amalie featuring highly selective intimate performances by standout local and international music talent that is raw, adventurous and original.

G-Clef Music Academy Opens Online Registration for ‘2023 Summer Music Adventure Time’

The four-week amazing adventure teaches students how to read music and perform different music styles; plus, it's all wrapped in fun!

Electronic Dance Music Stars Set For St. Thomas

In a first-of-its-kind event, EDM’s BPMs are headed for STT. If only one of those acronyms is familiar, you are forgiven. But those in the know are salivating for a St. Thomas music festival unlike any to date, concert promoters said Friday.

Victor Provost, Alex Brown in Concert Friday at St. John School of the Arts

Victor Provost, St. John’s own jazz steel-pan virtuoso, will be returning for the seventh year with composer/pianist Alex Brown to perform on Friday, April 7 at the St. John School of the Arts.

STJ All-Island Children’s Choir Will Perform on March 29

More than 110 young children from St. John will make their debut when the St. John All-Island Children's Choir performs at the Julius E. Sprauve School in Cruz Bay on Wednesday, March 29 at 5:30 p.m.

Akua Allrich & The Tribe Bring Jazz, R&B and More to the STJ School of the Arts on March 24

St. John may be a small island, but it attracts world-class talent. This claim will no doubt be proven true once again when Akua Allrich & The Tribe take to the stage at the St. John School of the Arts in Cruz Bay on Friday, March 24, at 6 p.m.

Jaguar Band’s Caribbean Tour Finale Performance to Benefit Street Level VI Youth Music Education

Street Level VI will present the VI Montessori Percussion Ensemble in its debut public performance at 3:45 p.m. during the Jaguar Band’s finale performance from 2-6 p.m., Sunday, March 19, at Sapphire Beach Bar. The ensemble will play during the Jaguars’ break.

Quelbe Resurrection Draws Crowds With a Mix of Sounds

Like many others whose lives were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Carl Powell, a keyboard player from St. John, started taking lots of long walks.

Grammy Winner Dianne Reeves Performs at USVI Caribbean Music & Heritage Festival Friday

Freedom City, Frederiksted, will be celebrating all night long on Friday when the USVI Caribbean Music & Heritage Festival rolls out the welcome for five-time Grammy winner, jazz master Dianne Reeves.

TropicSpin Music and Song Competition Calls for Submissions by Musicians

Arawak Media is calling for all amateur musicians and entertainers in the Caribbean and Central America to submit their music videos to be featured at the second annual TropicSpin Music and Song Competition.

Emancipation Christmas Card to Present ‘Challenge of the Carols’

Each year, church choirs, carolers, community organizations, soloists and musicians alike come together to celebrate this festive day.

Deri to Perform Thursday at the Dorsch Theater on St. Croix

Deri, “the Island Chanteuse,” will present a Night at the Theater on Thursday at the Frederick D. Dorsch Theater in Frederiksted on St. Croix.

Student Music Makers Win Big at USVI BreakBeatCode Hackathon

Because of an amazing Google team and eight coaches from the USVI who learned the BreakBeatCode curriculum, over 20 children, ages 12-17, got the opportunity to learn to create their own beats on a computer.

ElevateWi Brings Young Singers, Musicians and Poets Together

A passionate group of music and arts enthusiasts braved the inclement weather on Saturday evening, Nov. 5, to participate in an event to support young and upcoming artists in the Virgin Islands.

St. John Recovery Choir Presents “Love City Soul” Concert Online on April 23

Four years ago following the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria, the St. John Recovery Choir sang a concert of Motown and Soul music, and it made the singers (and audience members) feel so good that they begged choir director Kristen Carmichael-Bowers to do it again. This year, she agreed.

Partners for Strings VI Youth Orchestra Transforms Children Through Music

Violins, cellos, flutes, trumpets, clarinets, steel pans, drums and more combine to create a unique sound of classical, Caribbean and pop music through the new Partners for Strings Virgin Islands Youth Orchestra.



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