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Lancaster author writes long-awaited Sonny Rollins biography, slated for publication next week

On The Spark Monday, we discussed the career and life of Sonny Rollins, an award-winning saxophonist, who is widely considered the greatest living jazz improviser.

By Aniya Faulcon

My Music Presents “The Carpenters: Close to You”

“The Carpenters: Close to You” features interviews with Richard Carpenter in addition to the group’s musicians, friends and colleagues, plus rare, never-before-seen footage of Richard and Karen.

By Christina Zeiders

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NEXT at the Kennedy Center Celebrates Joni Mitchell

NEXT at the Kenndey Center: A Joni Mitchell Songbook features performances by Lalah Hathaway, Renée Fleming, Jimmie Herrod, Raul Midón, and Aoife O’Donovan.

By Christina Zeiders

Taylor Swift announces 3 shows in Pennsylvania, 27-date US stadium tour in 2023

Pennsylvania native Taylor Swift announced a 27-date U.S. stadium tour that features stops in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.

By The Associated Press

Great Performances: New York Philharmonic Reopening Celebration

The concert features a world premiere work by Puerto Rican composer Angélica Negrón along with a performance of “Ode to Joy” as the finale of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.

By Christina Zeiders

Last Chance: Classic Albums on WITF Passport

Watch “Classic Albums” on WITF Passport soon — the series expires on November 7, 2022!

By Christina Zeiders

Elizabethtown College program uses music to build peace and address social-emotional learning needs

The Musical Peacebuilding at Elizabethtown College draws on central Pennsylvania heritage to address social-emotional learning needs in music classrooms across the country. The program has Masters students in six states. A part of the program is their music & peacebuilding podcast, which is celebrating crossing the 10,000 download mark.

By Aniya Faulcon