December 31, 2004
Danville Rotary Club recently honored Tweedy Minor with a Paul Harris Fellow award. Minor played the piano at Rotary meetings for more than 40 years. In presenting the award, Rotary President Liz Cook said, "Tweedy, we brought you here today not only because we miss you but because we want to recognize your years of service to this club and to thank you for the energy, enthusiasm and heart you have given us through your music. "There are many in the Danville community who have been touched by your generous spirit and your enthusiasm for life ... You have shared your heart and music generously with this community.
March 1, 2007
The LLL Club met Feb. 20 at Central Baptist Church for the monthly meeting and potluck luncheon. The meeting was conducted by Marsh Chasteen, president, who also gave the invocation. Clair Stewart introduced the Rev. Earl Waugh, who gave the devotional, "Dying Grace. " Billie Pace, program chairman, introduced Gail Blakeman, who entertained the club with several piano arrangements titled, "Piano Impressions. " Pace, senior adult director, announced that "Out to Lunch" for March will be at the Heirloom at Midway, and members were reminded that a Lifeline Screening will be at the church on April 19 and the Senior Adult Celebration will be April 26 at the church.
September 26, 2007
Clark County Community Education is offering the following classes in October: - Beginning Piano for Busy People, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to noon - Intermediate Piano for Busy People, Saturday, Oct. 6, 12:30-3:30 p.m. - Welcome to Computers and the World of Windows, Mondays, Oct. 829, 6-8 p.m. - Carpentry - Installation of Doors, Windows & Trim, Tuesdays, Oct. 930, 6-8 p.m. - ACT Prep English, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6-9 p.m. ...
March 5, 2008
WINCHESTER NATIVE MAKES DEAN'S LIST Emily Wallace of Winchester was recently named to the Dean's List for the 2007 fall semester at Limestone College in Gaffney, S.C. Limestone is a small, private, liberal arts college. Wallace earned a 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. COMMUNITY EDUCATION DEADLINE APPROACHING Community Education announces that the deadline to register for the following classes is March 10: Beginning Ballroom Dance, Intermediate Beading, Electricity Basics and Sewing - Create an X-bag Purse.
January 9, 2012
Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts will host the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Roman Leontiev and featuring acclaimed pianist Alexander Pirozhenko. The concert is set for Friday. Founded in the years following World War II, the orchestra has achieved broad acknowledgement and popularity throughout Russia and continues to build a devoted audience. With a diverse range of programs, from the Baroque to music of the 20th century and newly commissioned compositions, the orchestra tours regularly throughout the world.
November 6, 2010
The well-known BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by American Maestro Keith Lockhart, will be at Centre College’s Norton Center on Thursday. The performance begins at 8 p.m. The BBC Concert Orchestra plays for 750,000 listeners every week on their well known radio showcase, Friday Night is Music Night. It is also a central part to Radio 3’s Discovering Music series, and has recorded for television and movie soundtracks. The orchestra tackles many types of music, from big band style to Beethoven.
May 18, 2009
PLEASANT HILL - The Chamber Music Society is pleased to announce its third consecutive residency at the Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass here. This season, CMS presents four diverse programs of classical masterworks performed by eight members of its outstanding roster of world-renowned musicians. Returning will be pianist and CMS co-artistic director Wu Han, along with seven artists new to the festival including violinist Erin Keefe, cellist Fred Sherry, the Escher String Quartet (Adam Barnett-Hart, Wu Jie, violins; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Andrew Janss, cello)
September 19, 2011
Ragtime swept the country in the early 20th century with its syncopated rhythms. It began as dance music in the red-light districts of America, such as St. Louis and New Orleans, and eventually was published as popular sheet music for piano. Dick Domek, a Kentucky ragtime pianist, will be the featured performer at the Community Arts Center's monthly Lunch with the Arts program. Domek will share the story of “Ragtime and Stride Piano: Elite Syncopations and Fascinatin' Rhythms”, and demonstrate why this music so delighted Americans.
December 19, 2012
Rene Frick, 90, died Monday, Dec. 16, in Indianapolis, where she had been living with her family. Rene was a musician, writer, Kentucky Colonel, and friend to hundreds of people who will miss her dearly. She and her husband, the Rev. Jack Frick, served United Methodist churches in Kentucky, Indiana, Colorado and Southern Illinois, where they enjoyed years of service at Hutsonville, West Frankfort, Benton, Carmi and Greenville. Rene was widely known and loved for her piano playing.