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Concert venue and gallery, focusing at first on visual art, but soon becoming one of the key locations in the Czech Republic for contemporary and improvised music, sound art, and intermedia work.

Housed in the courtyard of an 1888 neo-Renaissance building in the centre of Prague, the former galvanizing workshop was reconstructed in ...

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Ian Mikyska

(b Bratislava, 16 Oct 1981).Slovak composer, saxophonist, and improviser. Studied composition at the University of Performing arts in Bratislava (VŠMU) (with Jevgenij Iršai and vladimír godár) and at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (with Michal Rataj), as well as musicology at the Comenius University in Bratislava....

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Ian Mikyska

(b Boskovice, 19 Jan 1984).Czech composer and performer (voice, accordion, and tap dance). She studied the accordion (2004–10) and composition (2007–8) at the Brno Conservatory, and composition at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts (with ...

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Ian Mikyska

(b Brno, 13 March 1966).Czech composer, pedagogue, and writer on music, son of zdeněk zouhar. He studied composition at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts (JAMU) in Brno (with Miloš Ištván and alois piňos) and musicology at the Masaryk University, followed by post-graduate studies at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz (with Herman Markus Preßl and ...

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Pavla Jonssonová

Czech rock group. Formed by university students in Prague in 1980 as Plyn (‘Gas’), with Marka Horáková (Míková; b 1959; piano, bass, vocals), Pavla Fediuková (Slabá, Jonssonová; b 1961; guitar, vocals), and Hana Kubíčková (Řepová; b 1961; drums, vocals). All of the members contributed songs in a punk, girl-band, dadaist fashion, playing college clubs and alternative music festivals. After Plyn was blacklisted, they re-formed under a new name as Dybbuk, and were joined by Kateřina Nejepsová (Jirčíková; ...

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Private, coeducational, Jesuit university established in 1904 as Loyola College. See New orleans.

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A federally funded music curriculum development project undertaken at various American sites from 1965 to 1972. Led by founding director Ronald B. Thomas, the project developed an innovative spiral music curriculum for kindergarten through grade 12, with emphasis on creativity and 20th-century art music.

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A conservatory in New York founded as the David Mannes Music School by David and Clara Damrosch Mannes in 1916;

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Institute of higher education founded in Minneapolis in 1851. Its school of music was founded in 1903.

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Institute of higher education established in Kansas City.

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Honorary music society founded in 1925;

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Honorary music society founded in 1903;

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Music conservatory established with private donations in New York in 1885 by Jeannette Meyer Thurber. Although intended as a national institution, the only federal contribution was $200,000 in 1891. antonín Dvořák was director from 1891 to 1895. Influential in its prime, the conservatory quietly closed around ...

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Musicians’ union founded in 1886; see Unions, musicians’.

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An organization founded in 1926 to administer contests for school wind bands; see Band.

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School of music founded by eben Tourjée in 1867; see Boston (i), and Libraries and collections.

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An organization of amateur bands, choirs, and orchestras for adults with and without music experience. The first New Horizons band was established by Roy Ernst in Rochester, New York, in 1991. It spawned a movement that exceeded 200 groups internationally by the 2010s.

New Horizons International Music Association, (<...

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Stephen Zdzinski

An American fellowship-based professional training orchestra founded in 1987 in Miami Beach, Florida. Under the artistic direction of michael tilson Thomas in the 2010s, the program has prepared recent graduates from top music schools for leadership roles in orchestras worldwide. Students have been exposed to traditional and modern repertoire, leading guest conductors, soloists, and coaches....

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Privately endowed university in Evanston, Illinois, whose school of music was established in 1895.

See Chicago (i); see also Evanston, Illinois, in Libraries and collections.

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Music conservatory, part of the Peabody Institute of the John Hopkins University, founded by George Peabody in Baltimore in 1857; see also Libraries and collections.