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Caribbean Cultural Fest to Celebrate 20 Years of Calypso and Soca in NYC

The festival will take place from 2-7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 1, in Jackie Robinson Park, located at 85 Bradhurst Avenue on 145th Street in Harlem, NYC. Caribbean Cultural Fest.

WTJX 93.1 Adds Ten New Shows to Roster

WTJX 93.1, the NPR Station for the Virgin Islands, is pleased to announce the addition of 10 new shows. Nine are musically orientated, and one is a talk show hosted by women.

Community Musicians to Hold Benefit for Cliff FInch

We From Upstreet, Inc. will present a benefit concert for, “our brother, friend and fellow musician,” Clifton "Cliff" Finch. “Music for the Heart” will take...

Virgin Islander Wins Two University Music Awards

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.’

Symposium of Caribbean Art Music Unites Musicians and Scholars

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.

Sprauve Students Bring a Global Christmas to St. John

The Julius E. Sprauve School (JESS) Music Department hosted its annual Christmas Program, titled “Christmas Around the World,” on Dec. 14 at Franklin Powell Park on St. John.

CAHS Concert, ‘Season’s Reasons: A Tribute to Legends,’ Spreads Christmas Cheer

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.

Carnival Cruise Line Performers Encourage Students at Music Workshop Aboard Ship

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.

Musical Talent Abounds at CAHS’s ‘An Evening of Ensembles’

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.

V.I. Lyric Soprano Detra Davis to Perform at National Association of Negro Musicians Convention

In 2015 Davis, a lyric soprano, joined the Collegiate Division of the Carol Brice Branch of NANM and has been honored to perform in several of the master classes and concerts at NANM conventions.

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