“This is a once in a lifetime opportunity where our seniors and young ones will be in the same room enjoying a live performance such as this. We are excited to host the group and experience this cultural exchange,” said Alvin Milligan.
The 25-member Danish ensemble visited the school through an invitation of Woodson Music Department Chairperson Mario Thomas, whose colleague Dr. Eugene “Doc” Petersen was instrumental in bringing the ensemble to the island as part of a cultural exchange program.
He is passionate about his craft, committed to developing his skill, focused on his mission, and living his dream. Reginald Cyntje is a musician, educator, and social activist, but one thing of which he is most proud, is being a Virgin Islander.
That is why the absence of a sense of urgency in the territory – a chronic problem across multiple areas and sectors – is so disturbing. While other places have moved to plan and implement actions to harden infrastructure, tighten building codes and improve design, here is what the Virgin Islands – in the words of the incumbent governor – has done: established an Office of Climate Change (almost four years ago,) which will hold its first meeting this month. Being the land of task forces, committees, councils and dysfunctional boards has never worked in the past. It won’t work in the future. And the stakes are now much higher. ... See MoreSee Less
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