Monthly Archives: January 2022

The Cross-Country Chamber Consortium Announces First Winner of its Black, Latinx And Indigenous Commission Award

In 2021, Atlanta Chamber Players (Atlanta), Decoda (New York), Fifth House Ensemble (Chicago), Musiqa (Houston) and SOLI Chamber Ensemble (San Antonio) announced the creation of a new consortium aimed at increasing diversity in modern chamber music repertoire. We are now proud to announce that Benjamin Horne has received his first-ever …

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Efforts to Preserve Khmer Five-Tone Musical Ensemble in Soc Trang | Culture – Sports

The members of a five-tone musical ensemble of the Prés Buone Prés Phék pagoda during a practice. (Photo: Soc Trang Newspaper) Hanoi (VNA) – The five tones (ngu am) musical ensemble or orchestra Pinn Peat, a form of orchestral music for religious rituals, is closely associated with Theravada Buddhism in …

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So long, ‘KOMO Country’: KOMO Radio sold, gets a new name

Next Wednesday there will be a major change at one of Seattle’s oldest radio stations. KOMO Radio, 95 years on the air, 1000 on the AM dial, a brand name associated with slogans such as “You’re in KOMO country” and “Your Husky Station”, will no longer be KOMO. It’s just …

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Listen to an eclectic ensemble, see a punk biopic or a Poitiers classic

The Mik Nawooj ensemble mixes classical music and old school hip hop. Pat Mazera Courtesy picture Classic and hip-hop chops Together Mik Nawoojconducted by the pianist/composer Joo Wan Kim, takes classical music in a new direction by mixing it with old-school hip-hop. The Oakland, Calif.-based ensemble, which includes both an …

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Strung together: Ringgold’s Harp Ensemble a happy accident | Special Publications

Throughout elementary school, Ringgold High School senior Reagan Allen enjoyed music and playing the piano. But when her mother encouraged her to take an elective Celtic harp course offered in middle school in sixth grade, Allen initially resisted. “I wasn’t familiar with the harp and I wasn’t really interested in …

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Students call for severance of UC Davis conductor

Previously, Christian Baldini was temporarily fired without pay after substantiated allegations of sexual harassment towards an undergraduate student By JENNIFER MA — campus@theaggie.org Content Warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual harassment that some readers may find disturbing. In September 2017, a university investigation was conducted and revealed that Christian …

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The Met Orchestra Chamber Ensemble brings panache to Central European works

The Met Orchestra Chamber Ensemble performed Leoš Janáček Mladi Monday night at Carnegie Hall. Photo: Evan Zimmerman The Met Orchestra Chamber Ensemble presented a colorful program of Central European music on Monday night at Carnegie Hall. The Weill Recital Hall program opened with the Sextet from Richard Strauss’ last opera, …

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Community Music School Announces Spring Programs and New Principal

Appalachian Community Orchestra Appalachian State University’s Community Music School (CMS) is beginning another semester of exciting music programs in Boone and Hudson this spring under new Principal Lisl Doughton. Activities are available for a variety of ages and experience levels. Registration is now open at music.appstate.edu/cms. Most programs begin the …

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Scottish Young Musicians launch ensemble competition — 4barsrest

A new ensemble competition open to local authorities, independent schools and marching bands has been launched in Scotland. A new competition festival to celebrate the achievements of Scotland’s best young musicians has just been launched. Young Scottish musicians are looking to crown their brass ensemble of the year. It is …

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Renounces Myer’s Shepparton legacy | Country News

Bails has taken an interest in many Shepparton projects. I never met Bails Myer but The Boss had a lot of respect for him. “He was a great friend of Shepparton, General,” The Boss said when told of Bails’ death at the weekend, aged 96. Everyone called him Bails but …

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UNCSA Jazz Ensemble in concert

Emerging Artist Series Acclaimed alumnus and jazz vibraphonist Jon Metzger (BM ’81) will join the UNCSA Jazz Ensemble for their winter concert. Metzger is the author of “The Art and Language of Jazz Vibes”, one of the main methods for his instrument. The Jazz Ensemble will serve up a program …

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Have you ever led or led an ensemble or group of students?

22 January 2022, 12:14 · This week I spoke to two violinists who are also aspiring conductors – they are Salonen scholars from Colburn School who may be blogging here on Violinist.com about their experiences. They mentioned that it gives you quite a different perspective, making music from the podium …

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Black Country, New Road’s story of triumph unfolds in the shadow of tragedy

His name was Mark and he was Black Country, New Road’s biggest fan. He stood in front of their shows, dancing “like a madman” to the Cambridge ensemble’s explosive mix of indie blues, free jazz and Mogwai-style post-rock. “He had been to loads and loads of our concerts. He was …

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The Bronx Arts Ensemble will present Markel Reed in concert

The Bronx Arts Ensemble announced reflections, a free concert on February 5, 2022 at 3 p.m. at the Bronx House Community Center, 990 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY. Baritone Markel Reed and pianist Kyle Walker will perform classic pieces by Johannes Brahms, Ben Moore, and Margaret Bonds and a fresh …

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What’s Happening in Indian Country Jan 21-28

Details Through Tamara Ikenberg January 21, 2022 This weekend and next week, Indian Country presents a beautiful mix of music and art, photography and sweet surprises. The cultural mix includes a Tlingit creation story told through glass and sound, indigenous candy hearts to share with your lover, an interlude with …

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The Washington Center for the Performing Arts presents the Mik Nawooj Ensemble, the Daily Show Writers Comedy Tour, Richard Thompson and Judy Collins

Submitted by Washington Center for the Performing Arts Lthe girl and the music arrive at the Center in February. Starting with the Mik Nawooj Ensemble’s unique blend of hip-hop and classical, The Center has something for everyone this month. Richard Thompson, Comedy Underground, An Evening with Judy Collins and the …

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Prog Ensemble VAST CONDUIT will release its first album in February; Video Trailer

Progressive ensemble Vast Conduit, featuring keyboardist/vocalist Bill Jenkins, best known for his work with Enchant and Thought Chamber, will release their debut album, Always Be Therem, on February 16. This album is dedicated to the notion of doing all we can to build and cherish all parent/child relationships, regardless of …

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Prog Ensemble Vast Conduit will release their debut album “Always Be There” February 16, 2022

Vast Conduit – Always Be There Extensive conduit ASHEVILLE, North Carolina, USA, January 18, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Progressive ensemble Vast Conduit with keyboardist/vocalist Bill Jenkins, best known for his work with Enchant and Thought Chamber, will release their debut album “Always Be There” on February 16, 2022. This album is …

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Glass Marcano, the conductor who listens to rap

“I remember a concert. We were in the state I’m from, I was maybe 17, 18. We were in the middle of a symphony full of great energy, and a lot of character, it was Shostakovich’s seventh symphony. The director signaled the entrance with the trumpets; his face changed, it …

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Prog Ensemble Vast Conduit will release their debut album “Always Be There”

Progressive ensemble Vast Conduit with keyboardist/vocalist Bill Jenkins, best known for his work with Enchant and Thought Chamber, will release their debut album “Always Be There” on February 16, 2022. This album is dedicated to the notion of doing all we can to build and cherish all parent/child relationships, regardless …

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The next stop on country music artist Steven Cade’s “Giving Guitars Tour” is Chattanooga on January 27.

Modern country artist Steven Cade has teamed up with Restore Us co-founder Brent Yates to raise awareness of the importance of music by donating guitars to inspire those in need. His “Giving Guitars Tour” visits shelters across the country that provide transitional housing and other services to homeless families. Cade …

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One of the oldest marching bands in the country sounds its 160th anniversary trumpet

SCOTT HAMMOND/STUFF The youngest and oldest members of the Marlborough Districts Brass Band, Jack Cutts, 9, and Alan Papps, 70, practice ahead of the 160th anniversary and upcoming celebrations. The Marlborough District Brass Band prepare to celebrate their 160th anniversary with a parade through Blenheim town center and a concert …

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Country singer Sara Evans’ husband arrested after trying to attack her with vehicle, affidavit claims

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Former University of Alabama and NFL quarterback Jay Barker was arrested Saturday in Nashville and now faces a domestic violence charge. Barker is married to country music singer Sara Evans. This booking photo shows Harry Jerome Barker, also known as Jay Barker, on Saturday, January 15, …

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Thousands attend vigils across the country in memory of Ashling Murphy

4:32PM Grace Corrigan, her friend of 20 years, addressing the crowd. Source: Sam Boal/RN Grace, Ashling’s lifelong friend addressed the crowd outside Leinster House, sharing some of the fond memories they shared: “At the Fleadhs, Ashling let herself go with them because she always had competition because she was at …

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The Queen will welcome a celebrity guest to her country home for a milestone celebration

January 14, 2022 – 12:19 GMT Nicholas Murphy Her Majesty The Queen will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee with a concert at Sandringham House in Norfolk. See the celebrity guest… It’s a big year for Her Majesty The Queen, which will celebrate its platinum jubilee to mark the 70th anniversary of …

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Music: The Hartford Ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary | Free time

Note to readers: The rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 cases has resulted in the cancellation or postponement of many events. Some have moved to a virtual presentation. Before attending an event in person, call ahead or check online to see if it will still be taking place. Cuatro …

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Broadway Musical ‘Girl From The North Country’ Announces Closing – Deadline

Bob Dylan’s acclaimed musical North country girl will play its final Broadway performance at the Belasco Theater on January 23, with producers saying they are in advanced talks with the Shubert Organization to reopen in the spring after Omicron’s push ends. The unusual announcement follows a similar plan confirmed by …

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The first orchestra of young musicians of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute

The Young Musicians Debut Orchestra, one of the many ensembles of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute, kicks off 2022 with a concert on Saturday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m. at the Temple Performing Arts Center, located at 1837 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia. Giving most students their first introduction …

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Ensemble stars and most tweeted game after Genshin Impact’s explanation

Genshin Impact May have surpassed the ranking of the most tweeted games of 2021, but it is closely followed by another game quite unknown in the West, Star Set, here’s what you need to know about this idol franchise. You’ve seen the news now, Twitter officially shared its stats for …

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The Mik Nawooj Ensemble brings a new sound to the Washington Center for the Performing Arts

A a new sound is coming The Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia, one with a life of its own, a score with an energetic mix of vibrant hip-hop and orchestral music. February 3, Mik Nawooj set (EMN), led by talented composer JooWan Kim and MC Rapper Sandman, …

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Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute’s First Young Musicians Orchestra

The Young Musicians Debut Orchestra, one of many ensembles at the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute, kicks off 2022 with a concert on Saturday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m. at the Temple Performing Arts Center, located at 1837 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia. . Providing most students with their first …

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A divided country looks back on the January 6 uprising, a year later | The sound of ideas

Today we return to the riot in Washington DC, which took place a year ago. This broadcast originally aired on Thursday, January 6, 2022, but was overtaken by remarks from President Joe Biden. We wanted to bring you the entire conversation today. In what came as a shock to nearly …

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Tulsa Youth Symphony Orchestra conductor Ron Wheeler looks back on 50-year career | Arts-and-theater

And although the majority of TYSO alumni may not make a living from music, the skills they have learned from being part of such an ensemble, as well as their appreciation for classical music, remain a part. lasting of their life. It is in recognition of Wheeler’s lifelong work in …

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Sam Sadigursky of the Philip Glass Ensemble releases Solomon Diaries CD

Between two international tours with the critically acclaimed Philip Glass Ensemble, award-winning composer / clarinetist Sam Sadigursky today announced the upcoming release of his latest recording project, The Solomon Diaries. A sophisticated collection of true era-defining cross-genre compositions, this compelling trio of albums showcases Sam’s broad eclecticism that references jazz, …

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Local Piano Students Participating in Piano Ensemble in February | Local news

In February, Ray Grimm, owner of the Madisonville Conservatory of Music, will take 12 of his piano students to the Kentucky Music Teachers Association All-State Piano Ensemble. Grimm said about 60 piano students from across the state will attend the University of Kentucky set on February 18, 19, and 20. …

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Connect to Country at Gariwerd this summer

This Summer Brambuk: The National Park and Cultural Center hosts a range of live musical performances and cultural workshops led by some of Gariwerd’s most talented traditional owners. After a very successful program in December, the Brambuk Summer Series January program is scheduled to start tomorrow. The new lineup includes …

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Westport Country Playhouse announces revised 2022 season

The most notable change of the season is the cancellation of the July production of “Ain’t Misbehavin'”, which will be replaced by “Kim’s Convenience”. The original play, which tells the story of a Korean-Canadian family who own a convenience store in Toronto, was the basis for the popular Netflix series …

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NY Philharmonic Principal Violin Joins Montclair’s APEX Ensemble for “Immortal Beloved”

Montclair, NJ – APEX Ensemble, formerly The Montclair Orchestra, kicks off 2022 with a program reflecting different aspects of love through music. Music director David Chan will lead the ensemble, which will host the New York Philharmonic’s first violin Frank Huang for the first time in the role of first …

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A divided country remembers the attack on the Capitol on January 6, a year later | The sound of ideas

A year ago, today. In what came as a shock to nearly every American, a crowd of thousands marched on the United States Capitol building, encouraged by a speech by the then President, eventually turning violent as they sought to stop the certification of the president-elect of the time; Joe …

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WVU professor says ‘Country Roads’ is an anthem for West Virginia | News, Sports, Jobs

John Denver, seen on stage on November 7, 1988, says he was not a “radio darling” despite his success producing hit albums. “I always like to use a real orchestra, not a synthesizer or a drum machine,” he says. (AP Photo/Chad Surmick) WHEELING – “Country roads, …

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Ensemble Theater Cincinnati Reschedules Show Dates Due to COVID Peak | Theater | Cincinnati

Click to enlarge Photo: Ryan Kurtz The Ensemble Theater Cincinnati opened its 2021/22 season with a cover of Pipeline. The show lasted for one night in 2020 before closing due to COVID. In the wake of announcements by several arts institutions in Cincinnati that they are temporarily closing their doors …

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Ulster Orchestra: Music for Good Friday

Brahms BegräbnisgesangBible songs by DvořákBrahms NänieBrahms Alto RhapsodySchumann NachtliedBrahms Schicksalslied Christoph Altstaedt ConductorBelfast Philharmonic Choir This Good Friday, the conductor Christoph Altstaedt presents a selection of music that reflects on life, death and the quest for inner peace. Dvořák’s Bible Songs are a deeply spiritual conversation between the composer and …

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Concerts, sold-out shows at Lake Country, Vernon – Lake Country calendar

A strong appetite for entertainment has sold a few upcoming shows locally. Country music star Corb Lund takes the stage twice at the Creekside Theater in Lake Country on January 24 and 25 to a sold-out audience. The Glorious Sons are playing at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Center …

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Concerts, sell-out shows at Lake Country, Vernon – Vernon Morning Star

A strong appetite for entertainment has sold a few upcoming shows locally. Country music star Corb Lund takes the stage twice at the Creekside Theater in Lake Country on January 24 and 25 to a sold-out audience. The Glorious Sons are playing at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Center …

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Youth Jazz Ensemble Audition Set

January 3 – HIGH POINT – The High Point Arts Council announced open auditions next week for its new Youth Jazz Ensemble program, created for young musicians from High Point and surrounding areas. The group will offer young musicians the opportunity to learn, practice and demonstrate their talents. Auditions will …

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Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra Steel Pan Ensemble Archives

Photo taken before COVID-19 The St. Ann Intergenerational Care Center will host its Third Annual African Indaba Ball to saturday, feb. 5, on its Bucyrus Campus, 2450 W. North Ave. The ball is a fundraiser for the Indaba Band Shell, a popular entertainment venue located on the grounds of the …

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Nine Viera Students Selected from Florida All-State for Second Year in a Row | Schools

Nine seems like a lucky number for the students of the Viera High School band and orchestra when it comes to selections for the Florida All-State ensemble. For the second year in a row, nine Hawks have been selected to perform at concerts at the Florida Music Educator’s Conference at …

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