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Music

Lady Gang Presents Immersive Art Experience on St Thomas Thursday

Jen Korte, known by her stage name “Lady Gang,” is bringing immersive art to St. Thomas with a Thursday event at Tillett Gardens that also celebrates the release of her newest album. Korte's innovative live performances have long captivated audiences in the Virgin Islands. As a one-woman show, she layers tracks of various instruments to create a rich, full sound, all while showcasing her vocal talent.

20 Piece Orchestra and Grammy Award Winning Vocalist to Take Stage May 25

On Saturday, May 25 the V.I. Lottery will present VIPACC, Virgin Islands Performing Arts Cultural Connection at Prior-Jollek Hall on Antilles School campus. 

Art and Music Appreciation Day at Educational Complex H.S. Cultivates Creativity, Community

St. Croix Educational Complex High School (SCECHS) proudly hosted Art and Music Appreciation Day on Monday, March 25, during lunchtime, an event orchestrated by the Fine Arts Department.

Youngest STJ Students Perform in Cruz Bay for the Public Wednesday

More than one hundred St. John children from kindergarten to second grade will come together to present a choir concert on Wednesday at the Julius E. Sprauve School. The 30-minute performance begins at 5:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public

Water Island Music Festival: Pianist Julian Gargiulo Anticipates Two Unforgettable Evenings, Starting Friday

It was 19 years ago that the Water Island Festival first started, transforming from a jam session for 75 people in the living room of founder Alex Randall to a now packed house at the Prior Jollek Hall at Antilles School, where it returns this Friday and Saturday with two unforgettable lineups.

St. John School of the Arts Presents The Westerlies in Concert on Friday, Feb. 23.

On Friday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m., the St. John School of the Arts will present a concert by The Westerlies, a genre-defying brass quartet. Tickets are $50 and are available by clicking the Events tab on the St. John School of the Arts website and at the door.

Saturday Fundraiser for STJ Pan Dragons Features Ron Lee Jr. and Friends

Since 1996, literally hundreds of youngsters on St. John have shared the joy of making music as members of the steel band known for decades as the Love City Pan Dragons Youth Steel Orchestra. Now, with the hope of traveling to perform at Antigua’s carnival this summer, the Pan Dragons are hosting a fundraising concert at the St. John School of the Arts on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Update: Sing St. John Holiday Celebration in the Park Postponed Until Dec. 21

Sing St. John will hold its sixth annual Holiday Celebration in Cruz Bay’s Frank Powell Park on Dec. 21 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The show was originally scheduled for Dec. 16 but has been postponed due to inclement weather.

Thriving Charity Advocates Donates $30K to Support UVI’s Music Program

Designed to engage students with music and the arts, UVI’s music program prepares graduates to teach in the K-12 education system with specializations available in piano, voice, steel pan, percussion and various woodwind or brass instruments.

Charity Advocates Presents $30,000 Donation for Strings Virgin Islands Youth Orchestra

"I understand the value of the next generation of musicians and supporting their creativity." 

St. John Recovery Choir Prepares for Dec.16 Holiday Celebration; Choir Seeks NewMembers

All community members who enjoy singing are invited to join the St. John Recovery Choir. Rehearsals are held on Tuesdays and Saturdays. They begin at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Gifft Hill School Upper Campus and from 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, at Hawksnest Beach.

The Forum Season 2023-2024

The Forum Season 2023-2024 emphasizes the developing influence of the African diaspora with fresh, new energy in the classical music genre.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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