Find Your Inspiration & Feed Your Passion for Arts: 
Winter/Spring Registration is now OPEN!


Clifford Brown Jazz Trumpet Consortium

This jazz trumpet conference is open to all ages and ability levels!

 

Benefit from jazz trumpet training & playing with prominent, inspiring jazz players and jazz educators Brad Goode, Terell Stafford, Greg Gisbert, Alan Hood and informative talks from special guest presenters.  During the music workshop, you'll tour the East Side neighborhood and school where Clifford Brown flourished. Visit Brown's grave site and be a part of a moving musical tribute. Honor the legacy by meeting and speaking with special esteemed guest Clifford Brown, Jr. The week will include jazz trumpet training in listening, transcribing, improvisation, theory and tune learning and conclude each day with a jam session. The Consortium culminates with a public performance for the attendees.

As a bonus, enjoy the free Clifford Brown Jazz Festival nightly starting June 17th (through June 20th) in Rodney Square.

Tuition cost is only $399, plus a $26 non-refundable application fee. Opportunity is available to 60 passionate trumpeters.  Attendees are responsible for their accommodations, meals and transportation.


June 15-18, 2015

Christina Cultural Arts Center, Clifford Brown Performance Space, 705 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

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Wilmington Gets Special Artistic Treat -- Cassandra Wilson Coming Forth by Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday 
A special appearance by Grammy-winning vocalist, Cassandra Wilson. Coming Forth by Day is an homage to the beauty, power and genius of Billie Holiday. It is a vehicle for the re-emergence of her songbook in the 21st Century. Inspired by the Kemetic texts that give guidance through the afterlife, Coming Forth by Day is a collection of musical spells, prescriptions for navigating the myths surrounding her life and times . Coming Forth By Day offers the listener interpretations of iconic songs associated with this incomparable, charismatic and revolutionary tone master.

Saturday, March 28, 8:00pm

World Cafe Live at the Queen

500 N. Market Street Wilmington, DE 19801

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Stop the Violence Coalition 
Please join Stop the Violence Coalition as we come together to recognize and remember the movement for peace on our streets that started 15 years ago. Join us on Saturday, April 4, 2015, at the University of Delaware's Bob Carpenter Center for a day of honoring those who have been engaged in the cause these many years. 

We will present the Maurice J. Moyer Drum Major for Peace award to an outstanding supporter of the Stop the Violence cause. In addition, we anticipate a day filled with something for everyone. This is a family, friends, neighbors, community leaders, all-community event. A VIP reception will be held to meet and greet the honorees and reunite many who came together 15 years ago to help Stop the Violence.  If you or your group would like to have a table to share info, please inquire to the email or phone below.  A table is free with the purchase of more than 1 ticket or VIP tickets.

 

Please RSVP to janearmackln@aol.com or call 302.298.2888. We will get your tickets to you. Pass the word!
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David Hamilton

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COMING EVENTS

MARCH

Women's History Month

Eye Shadow Exhibit   

  On Exhibit Now-April 27

 

APRIL


 Young People's Festival

of the Arts & "Concrete Rose" Premiere

Saturday, 4/18 

10:00-7:00pm

Tatnall School, 1501 Barley Mill Road, Wilmington, DE 19807

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 MAY

WeBe3 In Concert 

  Friday, 5/8

Tickets $15 Advance

$20.00 At Door 

Christina Cultural Arts Center, Clifford Brown Performance Space

705 N. Market Street Wilmington, DE 19801

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WeBe3 Vocal Workshop 
For regional singers who want to learn to improvise
Saturday, 5/9
10:00am-1:00pm 
Advance registration encouraged 
$25 Students | $40 Adults
The Pivot Open 
Mic Nights

Sign-ups 7:00pm; performances 8:00pm

2nd & 4th Fridays

7:00-10:00pm

Christina Cultural Arts Center

Clifford Brown Performance Space

705 N. Market Street Wilmington, DE 19801