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Whats in the press

John Gray Musician off to New York

June 9, 2017 9:48 am
A John Gray High School student has been given a rare chance to extend his already considerable musical talents by being sponsored to attend the prestigious Luzerne Music Center in New York for a month-long intensive music course, starting mid-June.
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2017 Cayman Arts Festival Scholarship

June 1, 2017 6:55 am
The 2017 CAF scholarship recipient is Dequan Smith.
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Jazz, classical music highlight Cayman Arts Festival

February 3, 2017 8:16 am
The Dama Trio from Italy and the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble, as the two main concerts, as well as local talent performing in fringe events, are among the highlights of the upcoming Cayman Arts Festival. The eXtra Cayman Arts Festival 2017 officially opens with a champagne reception at Government ...
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Catrin Finch: Harp Recital

November 23, 2016 9:14 am
Another great event, Catrin Finch – Harp Recital. Described as “The Queen of Harps,” Catrin Finch of Wales has delighted audiences with her performances in the U.K. and worldwide. Inspired to learn the harp at age 5, she achieved the highest mark in the U.K. for her Grade VIII exam at age ...
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Autumnal Musical Artistry Highlights Festival

October 19, 2016 6:59 am
The Cayman Arts Festival will bring four events to music lovers this autumn, showcasing world-class performer Catrin Finch and many local artists, including flautists Elizabeth Malkin and Daniela Granados (winner of the 2016 Butterfield Musician of the year), clarinetist Deidra Campbell, ...
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Enjoy a second serving of ‘Music on Menu’

May 6, 2016 7:45 am
Classical music dinner series Music on the Menu returns for its second installment this year, on May 12 at Luca restaurant. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with welcome drinks and canapés before the concert at 7:30 p.m. A three-course dinner with wine follows at 8:30 p.m. The performers for ...
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Students receive donated violins

May 2, 2016 7:36 am
An appeal for stringed instruments for talented young musicians tugged at the heartstrings of donors who have supplied students with 10 new violins. The Sir John A. Cumber students who are taking part in the RBC Dominion Securities After-School Instrumental Music program received their new ...
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Young Caymanian selected to attend New York music workshop

April 19, 2016 7:45 am
A 19-year-old clarinetist is the latest musician in Cayman to be chosen to attend summer music workshop at the renowned Luzerne Music Center in New York. The Cayman Arts Festival organizers selected Deidra Campbell as this year’s student. Over the past two years, the Cayman Arts Festival has ...
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Glen Inanga piano recital to benefit scholarship

April 14, 2016 7:39 am
Revered musical talent and pianist, Glen Inanga, will be delighting audiences once again when he performs works by Beethoven, Chopin and Schumann on April 21 at the Cayman Islands Baptist Church on Pedro Castle Road. The recital will be raising money to give the gift of music to a deserving ...
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Wanted: Stringed instruments for gifted young musicians

March 30, 2016 7:35 am
The Cayman Arts Festival is seeking violins, violas and cellos for the “gifted and talented” musicians of its RBC Dominion Securities After-School Instrumental Music Programme. The after-school lessons, which started in 2014, feature 10 tutors who support more than 200 young musicians learning ...
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Jazz prodigy Joey Alexander inspires young minds

February 28, 2016 7:28 am
Two weeks after bringing the audience to their feet at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, jazz prodigy Joey Alexander brought his inspiring and spontaneous show to Grand Cayman. Joey, just 12 years old, played to a sold-out audience on Feb. 25 as part of the Cayman Arts Festival. The ...
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Elizabeth Pitcairn soars with red violin

February 21, 2016 7:19 am
Classical violin soloist Elizabeth Pitcairn wowed the audience playing her famous red violin at her Cayman Arts Festival performance Saturday night at the Cayman Islands Baptist Church in Savannah. The American-born violinist was accompanied on piano by her childhood friend, Cayman Arts ...
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Education

February 24, 2015 3:55 am
Providing Cayman’s young people with music and arts education opportunities is a vital element of all Cayman Arts Festivals. CAF eXtra 2015 has scheduled FREE strings and piano workshops to be held at St Ignatius School on Thursday 18th March by visiting international musicians Ingrid ...
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