Education

Danny Barker: Tricentennial Music Moment

Wed, 01/10/18

Class Got Brass competition application deadline Feb. 16

Mon, 01/15/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 2018 'Class Got Brass' competition will be held during the Congo Square Rhythms Festival on Sunday, March 4. This competition is open to area middle and high school brass bands. There are two categories for the competition: advanced and beginner. For the advanced categ... Read more

Yvonne Busch: WWOZ New Orleans Tricentennial Music Moment

Thu, 01/04/18

'Class Got Brass' Applications & Photo Exhibit

Mon, 01/30/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 2017 'Class Got Brass' competition will be held during the Congo Square Rhythms Festival on Sunday, March 19, 2017. This competition is open to area middle and high school brass bands. There are two categories for the competition: advanced and beginner. For the advanced... Read more

In Memoriam: Dr. Isaac Greggs

Thu, 05/01/14
Dr. Isaac Greggs, who served as Southern University's Director of Bands for 36 years, passed away on April 28, 2014, aged 85. Over his long career, he was a huge influence on scores of important New Orleans musicians. A viewing and memorial service was held Friday, May 2, and ... Read more

Music Education in New Orleans

Thu, 06/20/13
WWOZ is concerned about the state of music education in New Orleans. We are pursuing several initiatives in this regard, including an online survey to find out what's going on with music education around town, a recent community forum, and our Cuttin' Class series, which highl... Read more

Rebirth of Clark, Part 2

Tue, 01/08/13
Authored by Zachary Young
In 2011, we reported to you from Joseph S. Clark High School in the Treme, which was in the process of shifting management to the Firstline Schools charter group. We returned a year later to check in and see how Clark - known for its musical alumni - is doing. Read more

Rebirth of Clark, part 2

Mon, 11/26/12
Authored by Zachary Young
Last year we reported to you from Joseph S. Clark High School in the Treme, which was in the process of shifting management to the Firstline Schools charter group. We returned a year later to check in see how Clark - known for its musical alumni - is doing. Read more

Street Talk: The Rebirth of Clark School

Mon, 08/08/11
Authored by Zachary Young
Joseph S. Clark High School,once a highly regarded school in Tremé, has gone through changes over the last years. Listen to Zach Young to hear more Read more

The Thelonious Monk Institute

Thu, 06/23/11
Authored by Russell Shelton
Russell Shelton looks at the influence of the Thelonious Monk Institute and its plans for the immediate future. Read more

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