Talent Needed|

There are two new hotels opening up soon. The owners are looking for mid-to-up-tempo music by new emerging artists to be played during the day (no profanity) – reggae, house/edm, r&b, jazz, hip hop, electronic music is all good. If you or someone you know would be interested in having their music played in a hotel. Have them send their best 3 songs to me, along with name & phone number. This is NOT a paying situation, but the exposure will be great. However, ALL artists requested to perform live at either hotel will be Paid.

To clarify:
You receive NO PAY if your songs are selected to be played on their sound systems.
Based on your music and other criteria, you may be asked to play live. For that gig, you will receive pay.

E-mail JP at JBPiv1@gmail.com for more info and to submit songs if you are interested.

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Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Looking for Nominations

The Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame’s Country Music Festival Induction and Awards Banquet is just around the corner. They need your award nominations for pro and beginners talent. Please do not nominate beginners in a pro talent category. Amateurs can only compete with amateurs, and pros with pros. They need nominees in talent of the year 2015 categories: Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Instrumentalist, Entertainer of the Year, Venue of the Year, Recording Artist, Song Writer, Country Music Ambassador, etc.

You can call or e-mail President Ron Kramer at 303-986-0327, ronkramer2011@hotmail.com or board member Ron Bollig, e-mail crbollig@msn.com. All nominees must live in Colorado.

Rudy Grant

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Master Class with the Masters – the Miami String Quartet

mas·ter class – noun — a class, especially in music, given by an expert to highly talented students.

Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in a professional quartet rehearsal or better understand how to take a piece of music from the ‘ho hum’ to the sublime? Now’s your chance! All four members of the Miami String Quartet lead an open-to-the-public lesson, working with four young  ensembles in our Master Class Series.

Now is your chance to learn how groups hone and perfect a piece — get the inside scoop from watching some of the finest chamber musicians around teach the next generations of music enthusiasts and performers!

When: Friday, June 19th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Where: Unity of Fort Collins, 1401 West Vine Street
Cost: Donations are welcome for admittance.

Meet Miami String Quartet

Praised in The New York Times as having “everything one wants in a quartet,” the remarkable Miami String Quartet has been recognized for its diversity in programming, keen sense of ensemble and impeccable musicality. For over 20 years, this has been one of the most sought after quartets in the US. A full listing of their commissions, premieres, awards and performances around the world can be found on their website.Quartet members:
Benny Kim and Cathy Meng Robinson, violins;
Scott Lee, viola; and Keith Robinson, cello.


The Miami String Quartet is graciously underwritten by Dr. Peter Springberg, MD and Lynnette Jung-Springberg.

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