It’s being billed as the World’s Largest Concert. On Thursday, March 12 from 1-1:30 pm, Queen’s Grant Charter School will hold an assembly in the school gym with everyone singing and watching the 2009 World’s Largest Concert, where Queen’s Grant will be featured, while performing two songs. March has been officially designated by The National Association for Music Education for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM®), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation. Continue reading
On February 28 the National Federation of Music Clubs Piano Festival was held in Charlotte. Seventy students from Charlotte Academy of Music participated in the Festival at CPCC. Students prepared two memorized musical selections each, one of which was from the required list published by the NFMC, and were evaluated by local professional musicians. Many students also took the music theory exam on the same day. Continue reading
Hundreds of art enthusiasts turned out at the Mint Hill Arts gallery crawl last Friday night to look at the work of area photographers. Mint Hill Times photographer Jim Young had several photos at the event; he also took many photos for the newspaper. Continue reading
Mint Hill Arts will have a gallery reception tonight to kick off the exhibition, “The view through the lens: a photographic journey.” The event takes place at the gallery in The Grace Building and lasts from 7-9 pm. In the above picture, Mint Hill Arts volunteers make last minute adjustments before tonight’s gallery crawl
Mint Hill Arts opens the new year with their January newsletter. One class we think that would be fun to take is Carlos Alvarez Cotera’s drawing class. From the newsletter:
Registration for the Spring Class schedule is open. Classes for adults and children 3 & up
include drawing, pastel, acrylic, oil, watercolor, clay, beading, and printmaking.