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Edye Evans Hyde has been singing jazz, blues and pop music for over 30 years in West Michigan, Los Angeles, Europe, and Asia. The 2011 West Michigan Jazz Society Musician of the Year has shared the stage with acclaimed vocalists Michael Bolton, Maria Muldaur, and the late Ray Charles. We are pleased to welcome Edye back as the featured vocalist for the 2014 Blue Lake Monster Big Band Jazz concert. Here’s a clip of Edye performing “Since I Fell for You” during last year’s concert!

All the Web’s
a Stage

Some Cultural Selections from the Internet by Foley Schuler…

Grand Haven residents' effort to recreate French painter Georges Seurat's famous painting "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte." See the results here.

They’re just like you and me! 50 Rare and Unseen Photos of Composers in Their Everyday Life

The classical music world is mourning the loss of trumpeter Rod Franks—the longtime Principal Trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra—who died in a car accident last week.  Here is his obituary, which includes a wonderful video master class on Mahler’s Sixth Symphony with this great trumpet player, who will be greatly missed: LSO Trumpeter Rod Franks has Died.

Cartoons have long been a bastion for classical music. "What’s Opera, Doc?" has given countless kids their first exposure to opera since its release in 1957. Listen here to rare outtakes from voice-recording sessions of the Warner Bros. classic: Hear Elmer Fudd Sing Opera for the First Time.

Here, in this piece from Open Road Integrated Media, 11 books on the lives of the artists and their imaginations are explored—novels and biographies about everything from classical music to comics—proving that “true art comes in many unique forms.”

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things,
but their inward significance.” —Aristotle

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