Building Community Through The Arts

Portsmouth Music and Arts Center is a non-profit organization providing music and visual arts opportunities for all in the community.

“Dear Russ, How Do I Prepare for a Music-Focused College?”

"Often I am asked what is the best path for a student who wants to pursue music in their college years. I thought it would...

Orbiting Bowie and the Moon – Part Three

It’s been nearly three months since Bowie and the Moon. If you were at the show, you understand the amount of work,...

Why Study at a Community Arts School?

As a member of the Seacoast community, the chance to experience arts and culture are plentiful. You likely know most of...

Orbiting Bowie and the Moon – Part One

Russ here. So I texted Chris (Hislop) on Saturday...     My hope was that it would be cool to talk about PMAC...

Congratulations to PMAC’s 2019 Graduating Seniors!

As another year passes, we congratulate the many seniors who are graduating this June. They all have been active members...

The Rebuilding and Restoration of PMAC’s New Steinway Grand Piano

This blog post is a guest post from Eric Donnelly, who performed the restoration work on our new Steinway Grand...

PMAC Blog Series #8 – Grant Green

The final blog in our series, "Celebrating 80 Years of Blue Note Records" comes from PMAC faculty, Jim Dozet....

PMAC Blog Series #7 – Herbie Hancock

Our blog series on favorite Blue Note records continues with a post from Jonny Peiffer. "Before I get to my selection, I...

PMAC Blue Note Blog Series #6 – Chick Corea

Next up in our Blue Note Records Blog series is PMAC faculty member, Alicia Phelps who tells us about Chick Corea's...

PMAC Blue Note Blog Series #5 – Wayne Shorter

In honor of PMAC’s Annual Jazz Night concert (March 15 & 16 at the Music Hall Loft) “Celebrating 80 Years of Blue...

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