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Al Harris

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Alvin plays and makes Native American flutes and has a love for all percussion instruments. He performs with Master Drummer, Sculptor and Educator, Maxwell Kofi Donkor and Sankofa and is currently studying with world renowned percussionist, Jeff Haynes. He is co-founder of the SongCatchers Flute Circle and co-facilitates the monthly circles. He is also a …

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Alina Plourde

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Alina Plourde is constantly inspired by the beauty of musicians connecting and improvising in the moment, and by the simplicity and depth of Music for People’s philosophy and techniques. A graduate of the Musicianship and Leadership program, she is amazed by and grateful for the way that MfP has infused and enlivened all of her …

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Abby Gross Walker

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Abby Walker is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College where she majored in Modern Dance. In 1999, she earned her Musicianship and Leadership certification with Music for People. She taught drama at The Montessori School in Wilton, Connecticut for 17 years. Abby considers herself a multidiscipline artist who explores music drama, dance, and visual art. She …

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Julie Cook

In Connecticut, Graduates by jan_mfp

Julie Cook’s music journey has included studying and playing the piano for the major part of her life. She took private instruction at the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford as well as studying with several freelance teachers. Since 1983, her studio, Julie’s Piano Workshop, in Newtown and Woodbury, Connecticut, has been the main vehicle …

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Alison Weiner

In Graduates, North Carolina by jan_mfp

Website: http://mahaloArts.com Alison Weiner is the creator and caretaker of mahaloArts, a company which develops and presents endeavors of positive, constructive and engaging manner that underscore gratefulness for being alive (http://mahaloArts.com). With degrees in architecture (BS), jazz studies (BM) and music composition (MA) under her belt, Alison is joyful earning her keep as a musician …

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Andy Smith

In Graduates, Pennsylvania by jan_mfp

People are good, creative intelligent human beings who have music built into their very being. The rhythm of the universe is part of our bodies in the regular beating of our hearts. Much in our society today has worked to take us away from the music that is built into us. Early messages often tell …

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Todd Rogers

In Graduates, New York by jan_mfp

Todd Rogers grew up playing viola in school orchestras, taking private lessons, and singing in choirs, but he didn’t really discover music until his adulthood. After giving up the viola through college and then some, he bought a cheap violin and started jamming – playing “off the page” with friends. He soon found his way …