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COCA Spotlight: ‘Music in your head’

Seventeen-year-old violinist and pianist Jovey Osagie loves Franz Liszt. The Hungarian composer tops out at number one on his list of musical inspirations.

By: Amanda Sieradzki, COCA | February 18, 2019

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A few weeks ago, a program about dressing for political events kicked off the “On the Steps of History: Florida’s Inaugurations” exhibit at the Florida Historic Capitol Museum.

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Gift of music

“They tell me this is my 46th year,” laughed Jennifer Corzine. After such a lengthy career teaching at Maclay School, she can be forgiven for losing count.

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COCA Spotlight: Photographer’s everyday objects bloom into surreal images

Abstract photographer Carter Magar peers through her camera lens to adjust the manual focus.

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COCA Spotlight: ‘I can’t stop’

As Kenneth Falana gears up for his retrospective exhibition “Six Decades” at the Anderson Brickler Gallery, he reflects back on his childhood passion for art.

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Rhythm of learning

After 16 years teaching music, Holly Pursino knows her way around a classroom. She’s been at Canopy Oaks Elementary School for more than a decade but even a veteran teacher like her can learn a new trick or two.

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COCA Spotlight: Music at heart of TSS holiday Tour of Homes

Ginny Densmore was eager to stay involved in Tallahassee’s bustling music scene after retiring from her elementary school teaching career.