North Carolina Central University, College of Liberal Arts, Music Professor, Lenora Zenzalai Helm has been selected as Fellow to The State University of New York (SUNY) Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (The COIL Center) Institute.
The Jazzschool's Monday Night Studio Band, under the direction of Keith Johnson, won 1st place for the third consecutive year following its performance on Sunday, April 3, at the Annual Next Generation Festival (41st Annual National High School Competition) in Monterey, California.
Pianist Randy Weston headlines the artist lineup at the 15th annual Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards gala, to be held on June 11, 2011, in New York City. Tickets and more information can be found at the Awards website.
Mary Rowell Says Adieu to ETHEL: In a May 31 email message, violinist Mary Rowell announced her decision to leave the rock band/string quartet ETHEL, after 13 years. She will be succeeded by new music specialist Jennifer Choi.