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Babatunde Lea Quintet

Celebrate the MLK Holiday Weekend with the Babatunde Lea Quintet Friday, January 17, 2020 Reception: 6 p.m. Concert: 7:30 p.m. Walker|West 760 Selby Ave., St. Paul Free and open to the public If you plan to attend, please call 651-224-2929 or RSVP online. Walker|West invites you to a free concert by renown percussionist Babatunde Lea…

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Tenor Player De’Sean Jones Performs Dec. 7

Detroit Tenor Player Performs a Free Concert Saturday, Dec. 7 Walker|West invites you to a free concert by Detroit tenor saxophonist De’Sean Jones Saturday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. A reception, with complimentary food and beverages provided by the Twist Davis Group (Revival and In-Bloom restaurants), precedes the concert at 6 p.m. The concert is…

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Insight News Features From R & B to Gospel

Insight News Features “From R&B to Gospel” Check out the excellent article in Insight News about our upcoming free concert, From R&B to Gospel, with Robert Robinson, Debbie Duncan and William Duncan. There are still seats available. RSVP today. The article is reproduced below. Robinson, Duncan & Duncan to perform free concert at Walker West…

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7 Reasons to Support Walker West

Our Seven Reasons to Support Walker|West Give Now to our Give to the Max Day Campaign Support Walker|West today, and help us continue to provide programs like: The Rondo Community Music Series, a free series of concerts and community-building.   Summer Music Camp, where students learn to play 4 instruments and sing in a choir in…

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Give Early to Give to the Max Day

Give Now to Walker|West’s Give to the Max Day Campaign Give to the Max Day, Thursday, November 14, is less than two weeks away, but you can make your donation count now as part of the Early Giving period! Simply visit Walker|West’s Give to the Max day page and contribute any time between now and…

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Register for Session 2 Lessons Today!

It’s Time to Register for Session 2 Lessons Registration is open for Walker|West’s Session 2 music lessons. Whether you are a new or continuing student, please call 651-224-2929 or register online to reserve your preferred lesson time, day and instructor. Session 2 begins November 18 and ends February 8. We’re looking forward to making music…

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Update on Walker|West Alumnus DeCarlo Jackson

DeCarlo Jackson tours internationally with the band Hippo Campus, but when he’s back in town, he performs with the quartet Arlo. DeCarlo, who  started his musical journey as a student at Walker|West, was recently featured in the Local Current Blog. We are proud of DeCarlos’s success as a person and as a professional musician and…

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From R & B to Gospel Free Concert November 16

From R&B to Gospel: Robert Robinson, Debbie Duncan, William Duncan  & WDP Voices Walker|West Faculty led by Mr. Duncan Saturday, November 16 6:00 p.m., Reception; 7:30 p.m., Concert Walker|West 760 Selby Ave., St. Paul Free and open to the public If you plan to attend, please call 651-224-2929 or RSVP online.  “Robert Robinson is a…

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Terence Blanchard Ensemble Master Class

 Terence Blanchard Ensemble Master Class When: Friday, October 25, 2019 6:00 PM Location: Walker|West Performance Hall 760 Selby Ave. Free and open to the public. Grammy Award winning trumpeter/composer Terence Blanchard will conduct a master class for Walker|West Youth Jazz Ensembles. The ensembles will perform and receive feedback from Mr. Blanchard. This event is sponsored…

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October Newsletter

Walker|West Accents & Illuminations October 2019 Newsletter   CURRENT PROGRAMS Summer Music Camp Highlights Thirty 5- to 12-year olds transformed into budding musicians at Walker|West’s Summer Music Camp. In just three weeks of half-day classes, the campers learned the basics of five instruments: piano/keyboard, violin, percussion, a brass or woodwind instrument, and voice. The program…

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