Music

Alaska String Band reflects on Russian tour

Alaska String Band reflects on Russian tour

The Alaska String Band (ASB) is back from a Russian tour with stories of their experiences abroad fresh on their tongues and will share their… Continue reading

Alaska String Band reflects on Russian tour
Carol Stauffer fills out paperwork while Brian Van Kirk, Thunder Mountain High School music chair, inspects a trumpet donated by Stauffer, who also donated a clarinet. Stauffer’s daughters played the instruments in high school, when they were Van Kirk’s students. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Music drive is instrumental for high school program

They took the retired, the worn and the muddled saxes. Brian Van Kirk, music chair at Thunder Mountain High School, and a handful of band… Continue reading

Carol Stauffer fills out paperwork while Brian Van Kirk, Thunder Mountain High School music chair, inspects a trumpet donated by Stauffer, who also donated a clarinet. Stauffer’s daughters played the instruments in high school, when they were Van Kirk’s students. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Symphony sets sail and sales

Symphony sets sail and sales

It will be a well orca-strated event. The Juneau Symphony Annual Wildlife Cruise was Saturday afternoon, and the fundraiser that combines whale watching, wine tasting… Continue reading

Symphony sets sail and sales
Tony Tengs listens to music at this year’s Southeast Alaska State Fair with his mother. (Courtesy photo)

Real Music: Tony Tengs finds new songwriting inspiration in retirement

Tony Tengs employs the double negative when it comes to his relationship with songwriting. He can’t not think musically, he said, so it’s a natural… Continue reading

Tony Tengs listens to music at this year’s Southeast Alaska State Fair with his mother. (Courtesy photo)
Art of Teri Tibbett by Libby Stringer. Photo by Libby Stringer.

Teri Tibbett finds new inspiration after decades of songwriting, performing

Local open mic regulars know Juneau musician Teri Tibbett. Either they’ve performed at an open mic she’s hosted or they’ve seen her perform at The… Continue reading

Art of Teri Tibbett by Libby Stringer. Photo by Libby Stringer.