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Tag Archive: Music

Raising the Future **Past Mission Winner**

Who will ensure that all of our children, including the abandoned babies and AIDS orphans are cared for?  When Ruth Grobler grappled with that question, the answer became clear. This is a short documentary about[…]

Through a New Lens

‘Through a New Lens’ is a music video by high school sophomore Fez Zafar, in which he discusses the many issues found in today’s world, and society’s lack of action in solving them. Such listed[…]

Justin Boldt AKA Tommy River

Justin Boldt is an 18-year-old attending Communications High School in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Justin has a variety of hobbies, including looking at atlases, looking at real estate, and participating in the drama club at[…]

Making Change Through Music

My mission is to create a positive impact on society through music. It all began when I started giving small piano recitals in senior homes and hospitals at the age of ten or eleven. Seeing[…]

“Yishi” Band

Founded in 2010, “Yishi” Band (衣湿乐队) boasts a special kind of performance that features in Yibin dialect. The band takes folk music as the root and combines it with other music elements such as jazz,[…]

INANGA Like Father Like Daughter

This short documentary film talks about Sophie Nzayisenga the first female player of the Inanga, a large tough-zither instrument with between 8 and 16 strings. Her father, Thomas Kirusu at a very young age he[…]

Listen, Imagine, Create

Tim Alicino is an Italian sound engineer based in South Africa.  Through his words we discover what the art of sound design means for him.   About the Filmmaker Submitted by Michelangelo Torres Michelangelo Torres[…]

Steven Lin & Music

Steven Lin is a Chinese musician playing rock & Roll music in New York City. Over the years, Steven has been in many different bands, touring the west coast and playing at various venues. Steven[…]

Jason Freese: The Man Behind the Keys

This world is full of dreamers, innovators, and hard workers. When you put all three of these traits together, you get a man live Jason Freese. Jason is a hometown hero to many people in[…]

Sandy Elliott – High School Choir Director

Sandy Elliott is known by many as a high school teacher.  However, many of her students know her as much more. Some call her Ms. Elliott; some call her mom. No, she is not literally[…]