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A Sound Workout for Mind, Body, and Soul.

Ever since I was a young boy, I have been passionate about music. This passion led me to be a graduate of the Juilliard School and Columbia University. For over 45 years I’ve traveled the world as a Conductor and professional clarinetist, including over 36 years with […]

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Esther Watt started the Cultural Center Choral at Willow Valley Communities ten years ago after receiving encouragement from her fellow Willow Valley Residents.  Never did she imagine that her group of about 50 singers would grow to be what it is today.  Enjoy reading our interview as Esther answers questions about her musical experiences.

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Marion and Betty, or as they became known in college,  the “Twin Trumpeters”,  both play the trumpet and sing.  Enjoy their answers to our musical questions from our Music and Passions Series and recent video of them singing the duet “Sisters” by Irving Berlin in performance at The Cultural Center at Willow […]

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Music and Passions Series

On January 12, 2012 By

Welcome to our ongoing musical series.  Our goal is to open the eyes and ears of everyone to appreciate music and musicians of all ages.

The musicians featured in our articles have been asked the same 11 questions.  We will  post their responses along with photos and video as it becomes available.  The list appears […]

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Duke Detjen, a resident of Willow Valley Communities, is co-founder of the Resident Music Theory Club.  Duke, previously a professional electrical engineer and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, became interested in music performance at an early age.  Like many of his fellow music theory enthusiasts, […]

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