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Knecht, 'licorice stick' in limelight

Knecht, 'licorice stick' in limelight

The clarinet will be the featured instrument when Ashley Knecht performs a lunchtime concert Tuesday at the Arizona Senior Academy.

February 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
UA Horn Studio sets Tues. show at Academy

UA Horn Studio sets Tues. show at Academy

The great 19th century French horn player Anton Horner once said, "God made some people horn players; others are not so fortunate."

January 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
'Ancient Music' lecture to include sound of lyre

'Ancient Music' lecture to include sound of lyre

Academy Village resident Anne Kilmer will speak on "Ancient Music" at a special Arizona Senior Academy presentation Wednesday.

January 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tues. show to be 'concert you'll not soon forget'

Tues. show to be 'concert you'll not soon forget'

Drums are the oldest musical instruments known to mankind, and they may not be through evolving. On Tuesday, the UA Percussion Studio will present a concert at the Arizona Senior Academy that promises, according to Prof. Norman Weinberg, "to push the envelope of defining percussion and even,…

November 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Romanticism talk will cover music

Romanticism talk will cover music

Following earlier sessions on literature and art, James Reel's course on Romanticism will conclude Wednesday with a focus on the music of Vienna and Paris as the 19th century gave way to the 20th and the segue of romanticism into the modern.

August 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
'Cultural Decadence' is next in lecture series

'Cultural Decadence' is next in lecture series

The Arizona Senior Academy, at Academy Village, is in the midst of offering a four-session course on "The Decline and Fall of the Romantic Empire: Cultural Decadence in Paris and Vienna."

August 16, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Learn about Romantic Empire art

The second installment of James Reel's four-part lecture series at Academy Village focuses on the painters who gained prominence at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century in Vienna and Paris.

August 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Romantic Empire is focus of talks

Romantic Empire is focus of talks

Beginning Aug. 8 and continuing for three subsequent Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. the Arizona Senior Academy will offer a course, "The Decline and Fall of the Romantic Empire; Cultural Decadence in Paris and Vienna."

August 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Colonel recounts fall of Saigon

Colonel recounts fall of Saigon

The fall of Saigon, which happened 37 years ago Monday, was a chaotic and ignoble conclusion to America's involvement in Vietnam. But the U.S. Army scored a largely unheralded victory by the time that day was over by saving the lives of 135,000 Vietnamese citizens and Cambodian refugees.

April 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Acclaimed troubadour to play free concert

Acclaimed troubadour to play free concert

The Southwest folk music of Teodoro "Ted" Ramirez will fill the great room of the Arizona Senior Academy on Tuesday.

April 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Luminaries to present free recital

Aaron Boyd, concertmaster of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, and Paula Fan, principal pianist with the symphony, will return to perform at the Arizona Senior Academy Tuesday.

March 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Americana/folk singer to perform free concert at Academy Village

Americana/folk singer to perform free concert at Academy Village

Members of the Arizona Senior Academy and their guests from the greater Tucson area enjoy all types of music, including classical, instrumental, vocal, ensemble and choral. At 11:30 a.m. Tuesday the Academy's weekly concert will feature Kort McCumber, an Americana/folk singer from Colorado.

February 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
UA professor to discuss Sinatra at Academy Village

UA professor to discuss Sinatra at Academy Village

Frank Sinatra will come to Academy Village today, at least in spirit.

December 08, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Hanson to discuss upcoming TSO season

Hanson to discuss upcoming TSO season

Tucson Symphony Orchestra Music Director and Conductor George Hanson will make his annual season's preview visit to Academy Village at 4 p.m. Friday in the Great Room of the Arizona Senior Academy.

September 15, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Learn all about Mexican culture

Learn all about Mexican culture

Popular KUAT-FM personality James Reel is the latest expert scheduled to teach this fall at the Arizona Senior Academy.

August 25, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Academy Village hosts 'Ugly Duckling' players

Three musicians from the Tucson Symphony Orchestra will present their piano-trio version of "The Ugly Duckling" and other music at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Academy Village.

May 12, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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