Live Music Coming To Queens Libraries

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Belly dancing and Mexican violin shook the Astoria Library steps Monday afternoon for the kick off of Lincoln Center’s library performance series. Lincoln Center Local, a series of one-hour musical and theatrical performances by renowned artists, will take place at libraries across the Borough from July 19 to Aug. 20. […]

Singers Of Queens: Regina Fierro

Singers Of Queens: Regina Fierro

Although Regina Fierro has been singing in school and at church for as long as she can remember, it was only a few years ago, at the age of 12, that she fell in love with opera and classical music. Fierro was drawn to the structure of operas and their arias, intrigued by how much […]

Radio Station Hosts Instrument Drive

A City-based radio station hopes to open the door to music for students in the five boroughs. WQXR, a classical music station, will host its first-ever instrument drive, starting on March 28. The drive will take place at several Sam Ash locations in the City, including the one on 113-25 Queens Blvd. in Forest Hills. […]

Battle Of The Boroughs Back For Queens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Some of Queens’ best up-and-coming artists will face off against each other in the hopes of becoming the winner of the Battle of the Boroughs. One dozen Queens artists will compete on March 7 at 7 p.m. for WNYC and WQXR’s “Battle of the Boroughs,” taking place at the Jerome […]

Cello Prodigy Returns From Asian Tour

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A seven-year-old music prodigy has returned to Queens after a successful tour of China and South Korea. Justin Yu, a cellist, spent most of December competing and appearing on various programs in the two countries, covering a wide variety of genres in his performance. Using a combination of talent, stage […]