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NWA Music on the Move

Elite drum and bugle corps from around the country came to Bentonville Tuesday during Drum Corps International’s 3rd annual NWA Music on the Move competition in Tiger Stadium. Each band was a stand-alone entity not associated with a school or sports team, with members ranging from high school to college age. I’ve seen and photographed […]

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The Road to the Essence Festival

Local residents enjoy music Friday, June 14, 2013, at Orchards Park in Bentonville during the Road to the Essence Festival, sponsored by Walmart. Grammy-award winner Maxwell headlined the event alongside Trey Songz, Estelle, Hezekiah Walker and the Arkansas Gospel Mass Choir performed during the free event. The 2013 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans beings […]

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Ozark Blues Society at McNair MS

I visited McNair Middle School in Fayetteville Friday, March 1, 2013, to photograph the Ozark Blues Society’s special performance for the school’s seventh graders. Recently, seventh graders at McNair have been studying diversity and adversity in literature so the performance demonstrated how music can also be used to address and describe these topics. The music […]

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M.A.R.S at Rogers High School.

Along with students from Rogers Heritage High School helping with the string section, over 70 orchestra, band and choir students from Rogers High School played for 1,179 fourth graders from 14 Rogers schools Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 at Rogers High School. The objective of the concert, called Music Appreciation in Rogers Schools, or M.A.R.S, is […]

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