STUDENTSpotlight

Our students are exceptional. In order to highlight the phenomenal work and progress of the students, we want to share it with you.  

SubhangiMohapatra

Subhangi joined the studio only over the summer; she is doing a fantastic job and making great progress! While this video features "Ice Skaters" from the Faber series, Subhangi's favorite piece to play on the piano is "Sunburst Waltz" (also from the same arrangers)!

 

After having entered the Piano Studio at Joe Kenney Enterprises during the summer, Subhangi has now entered 9th grade; and, although summer was great, Subhangi is excited to be studying math again.

When she is not in school or playing the piano, Subhangi indulges in listening to music. Says the budding pianist, "I am a fan of artists such as One Direction, 5 Seconds of Summer, Fifth Harmony, and Little Mix. Occasionally, I listen to Rihanna, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Drake, Halsey, and Selena Gomez. "

 

Additionally, Subhangi enjoys doing cross country/track and field. When asked about the gameplan with the sport, Mohapatra responded, "I started cross country and track in 7th grade and plan to continue it my whole high school career."

With everything on her plate, Subhangi only had two words when we inquired about her favorite food: "Chicken parm".

Congratulations on being selected as the Student Spotlight, Subhangi!

Gone (Ft. Aaron Parnell Brown) available Now!

The third single on Joe Kenney's upcoming fourth album, Gone is a collaboration with vocalist/lyricist Aaron Parnell Brown. The soulful and bluesy tune released Friday, June 26th, and is available on all platforms.

Aipate Magazine delivers rave review of Another Side (Ft. Joy Ike).

In the latest of a flourish of reviews on the debut track from the upcoming fourth album, Aipate Magazine lauded the "the heartwarming and uplifting composition."

All's Not Lost (Ft. Laura Lizcano) releases with glowing review from The Key/WXPN.

All's Not Lost, The soulful and jazzy release co-written with Philadelphia vocalist/lyricist Laura Lizcano, debuted with a warm write-up by The Key's Melannie Jay: "All's Not Lost" truly succeeds as a collaboration between a gifted instrumentalist and vocalist." Read the full feature here.

NeonMusic (UK) Premieres Another Side

Another Side (Ft. Joy Ike) was premiered with a glowing review by NeonMusic. "The song is emotive but also spiritually uplifting, as it makes you look at your own life with fresh eyes. The lyrics shine through the musical styles, which are seamlessly stitched together." Check the full review here.

WXPN/The Key covers Another Side( Ft. Joy Ike) 

The esteemed Philly blog The Key featured the debut single off album four, and highlighted the song's aim to be a positive anthem and raise money for NAMI as part of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Read the full review here!

Another Side selected as "XPN Philly Local Pick of the Day"

On-Air Personality Helen Leicht selected the new release from the upcoming album as the "Local Pick of the Day" on Friday, 5/22. 

Upcoming Album to Feature Full Band, Six Featured Vocalists

The upcoming ten-track original album, Kenney's fourth, will be released in October and features a decorated group of artists -- including six vocalists -- and crossing several genres.