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COVID-19 Update

WALKER|WEST MUSIC ACADEMY RESPONDS TO COVID-19 Walker West Music Academy is committed to the safety and well being of our students and their families, our staff, and the entire community. With rising public health concerns surrounding novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we are doing everything we can to limit its potential spread. In light of the recommendation…

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Amir Saffar Workshop Feb. 11

Workshop with New York Composer & Jazz Trumpeter Amir ElSaffar 6 p.m., Tuesday, February 11 Walker|West Performance Hall 760 Selby Ave., St. Paul Free and Open to the Public RSVP Iraqi-American composer and jazz trumpeter Amir ElSaffar will present a master class at 6 p.m., Tuesday, February 11 in the Walker|West performance hall. He will…

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Register for Session 3 Lessons Today!

Register for Session 3 Music Lessons Today! Registration is open for Walker|West’s Session 3 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 3 begins February 10 and ends April 25. We’re looking forward to making music with…

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January Newsletter

Walker|West Accents & Illuminations January 2020 Newsletter   Current Programs Rondo Community Music Series Brings Down the House in Final 3 Concerts The Rondo Community Music Series wrapped up with outstanding performances by the Kevin Washington Quintet; Robert Robinson, Debbie Duncan, and William Duncan; and DeSean Jones, pictured. Every concert drew a packed house. Thanks…

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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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