Composer Brings Turkish Delight to School (February, 1992): The premiere performance of Hines' original composition Turkish Songs for Children's Chorus and Orchestra, by Diane Dix of the Greenfield, Massachusetts Recorder. Used with permission.
Students Study American Women Composers (June, 1994): Read how 11 and 12 year old classroom students of Edward J. Hines learned about American women composers through the mail. (from the Recorder, Greenfield Massachusetts, June, 1994). Then hear the 1995 Associated Press award winning broadcast on National Public Radio's Performance Today, reported by Charlene Scott of WFCR, Amherst, Massachusetts (mp3 audio file). Used with permission.`
Musical Heritage of 2 Cultures (April, 1996): The folk music group Anatolia releases debut CD Folk Songs and Dance Music of Turkey and the Arab World.Used with permission
Variations on a Turkish Theme (April, 1998): Since the 1980's Edward J Hines has composed new music based on his research of Middle Eastern music while living in Istanbul, Turkey. An article by Richie Davis of the Greenfield, MA, Recorder and reprinted in the Turkish Times; used with permission.
Web Hit Lands Band Far East Gig (May, 2000): The early days of the internet and the world wide web brought the folk group Anatolia an invitation to perform and lecture in the Republic of Singapore. Used with permission.
Connecting East to West (April, 2005): The story behind Hines' work in teaching Middle Eastern music and dance and the release of Anatolia's CD Middle Eastern Songs and Dances for Children. By Richie Davis of the Greenfield, MA, Recorder; used with permission.
Sunderland Teacher Makes Music to Say Thanks (February, 2010): How determined parents and students from the town of Sunderland, MA helped raise money to reinstate the arts after devastating budget cuts. By Ben Storrow of the Daily Hampshire Gazette; used with permission.