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Student brings ragtime piano greats together in Durango

Adam Swanson loves old-time piano. And later this month, he's going to share that love, festival style. 

This month, Swanson – a senior Music major from Shenandoah, Iowa, and a multiple-time ragtime piano world champion – will bring all those loves together when the Diamond Belle and Strater Hotel host the Durango Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival, March 14 - 16.

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Student brings ragtime piano greats together in Durango

Adam Swanson loves old-time piano. And later this month, he's going to share that love, festival style.

Swanson, a junior Music major from Shenandoah, Iowa, was 10 years old when he first heard ragtime music. “We bought my grandparents an internet system, and I heard ragtime as the background music,” says Swanson. “I liked it so much I started asking my mom to play it, because she played a little piano. Before long I started learning on my own.”

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Chamber Choir takes center stage for music educators

The Fort Lewis College Music Department will be in the spotlight -- literally -- when the college's Chamber Choir takes the stage to perform Gian Carlo Menotti's The Unicorn, The Gorgon, and The Manticore at the Colorado Music Educators Association's annual meeting in Colorado Springs on January 24.

CMEA is the Colorado chapter of the National Association for Music Educators, a professional alliance of music teachers and students at all levels. The annual conference hosts thousands involved in music education from across the state.

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Carnegie Hall welcomes FLC Music student and ragtime piano world champion

Swanson plays a little ragtime in Fort Lewis College's Roshong Recital Hall. In 2002, when Adam Swanson was 10 years old, he first heard ragtime music. “We bought my grandparents an internet system, and I heard ragtime as the backgr ...

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Dr. Linda Mack Berven engages choral students to develop new alma mater song

Dr. Linda Mack Berven directs the concert choir in the new alma mater. When Dene Kay Thomas took the helm as president at Fort Lewis College, one item on her long list of priorities was to revise the college’s alma mater, which had not b ...

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