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Trumpeting Through History

October 2016

The trumpet is one of the most talked about and noticed instruments in history! From Tutankhamen to the U. S, Army Herald Trumpets of the president, we hear them announcing the arrival of dignitaries of all types. The scope of performance moves through almost every type of ceremony and yet it is capable of playing […]

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Norton Center Salutes: Stuart Powell Ford Lincoln Mazda

October 2016

In October of 1949, Stuart Powell opened a used car lot and service garage in his hometown of Perryville, Kentucky and began selling and servicing automobiles. In 1952, he began working at the Mattingly and Rapier Chevrolet dealership in Danville. That pair also owned a Chevy dealership in Lancaster at this time, and in 1953 […]

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A Capella in the Spotlight

October 2016

Contemporary a cappella is having ‘a moment’.  From the widespread coverage of such pop culture phenomena as Glee and the Pitch Perfect franchise to increased televised screenings of national a cappella competitions and reality competition shows such as The Sing Off in the USA and The Choir in the UK, there is no denying the […]

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Norton Center Salutes: Farmers National Bank

October 2016

Farmers National Bank serves as a leader in community banking across Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln and Mercer counties. The Bank’s mission is to build upon its tradition by providing the best customer experience while remaining steadfast to its values: service, community and ethics. With 160 employees dedicated to the communities in which they serve, the Farmers […]

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Tradition and Innovation: Aoife O’Donovan & Willie Watson

October 2016

Massachusetts native Aoife O’Donovan surely ranks among the most talented musicians in the indie folk genre of her generation. Most immediately compelling is her vocal timbre, impossibly combining lightheartedness with profound gravity, youthful exuberance with timeless wisdom, wispy etherealnes with husky earthiness. Just as her voice embraces seemingly irreconcilable opposites, so too does her music […]

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