Edna Manley College gets 4.9M for Rex Nettleford Arts Conference

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) has received donations amounting to $4.9 million for the staging of the 2015 Rex Nettleford Arts Conference

The sum includes $2.9 million (US$24, 928.61) from the United States Embassy and $2 million from the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund.

The conference was first held in 2011 to celebrate the late Professor’s significant contribution to Jamaica’s performance arts.

Vice President of Academic Affairs at Edna Manley and Conference Co-Chair,

Read the latest issue of Collage Magazine.

Read the latest issue of EMCVPA’s Collage Magazine.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

School of Music: Crucible and Social Vessel

Dr. Nicholeen DeGrasse-Johnson discusses Dance in the Primary Level Curriculum

Is Dance Training Important? Barbara Requa and Barry Moncrieffe Reflect

Meet The Artists of Paint Jamaica

ON THE COVER: Raging Fyah, Reggae sensation and past student band, (L to R) Anthony Watson, Courtland White, Kumar Bent, Delroy Hamilton and Demar Gayle

Read it here: http://issuu.com/collagemag/docs/collage_magazine__vol_10_issue_1_/1

School of Music 50th Anniversary Faculty Jazz Recital

somfaccon-apr-2012Like highly skilled chefs that have mastered the kitchen, the highly experienced Faculty of the Edna Manley College School of Music whipped up savoury jazz dishes at the recently held School of Music 50th Anniversary Faculty Jazz Recital. The College’s Vera Moody Concert Hall was packed as jazz enthusiasts flocked to relish the performances by lecturers such as Maurice Gordon, Michael “Ibo” Cooper, Samuele Vivian, Peter Ashbourne, Jon Williams, Orville Hammond and June Lawson.  It was time and money well spent on a beautiful Saturday evening,