Orchestra ensemble

Trumpet Ensemble, Tummlers to perform in Freeport

Portland Trumpet Set Courtesy photo The Freeport Arts and Culture Alliance (ACAF) will welcome the Portland Trumpet Ensemble and Casco Bay Tummlers to its new Meetinghouse Arts venue in December. The Portland Trumpet Ensemble will perform at the Meetinghouse Arts at 3 p.m. on December 5 as part of Freeport’s …

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Mariachi Ensemble Gives Music Students a New Way to Have Their Hearts in Chapman

Mariachi is a beloved musical tradition, the cheerful sound of Sunday brunch filling the air of Mexican restaurants, the music that marks celebrations ranging from birthdays to weddings across Mexico and the American Southwest. But for Chapman University students Erandi Sanchez ’22 and Lino Sanchez ’25, it’s family, life and …

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ensemble Jazz One performed “The Nutcracker Suite” Wednesday evening | Academics

Jazz One ensemble captured during their performance of “The Nutcracker Suite” Photo by Jack McClellan, jack.mcclellan@iowastatedaily.com The Iowa State Jazz One ensemble performed “The Nutcracker Suite” on Wednesday, a reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s classic, The Nutcracker. The ensemble came together under the impressive university organ to fill the recital hall with …

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MANIC MONDAY | Violinist Malin Broman becomes her own ensemble

Broman, concertmaster of the Swedish Radio Symphony, came to Britta Bystrom with the idea of ​​a room in which she could “play with herself”. Byström immediately thought of Virginia Woolf’s 1929 in-depth essay “A Room of One’s Own”. Woolf’s essay focuses on the intimacy women need to write literature. Part …

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2 students from the Shaler region selected for the PMEA District 1 Band Ensemble

Two students from Shaler’s area high school were accepted into the District 1 Band Ensemble of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Junior Grace Cosentino and senior Erika Kenst, who both play clarinet, will represent Shaler Area at the PMEA District 1 Band Festival at Duquesne University on January 28-29, 2022. …

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Sherman Chamber Ensemble concert program in November, December

SHERMAN – The Sherman Chamber Ensemble presents “Jazzing It Up”, featuring Ted Rosenthal on piano and Eddie Barbash on alto saxophone, with live performances. Rosenthal and Barbash join a group of accomplished New York musicians including Thomson Kneeland on double bass, Chris Parker on drums, Susan Rotholz on flute and …

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The KZN Philharmonic Ensemble reserved for the Zini Art Festival

The Rotary Club of Mtunzini did a great job by reserving the chamber ensemble of the famous KZN Philharmonic Orchestra for a concert at the Art in the Shade festival at the end of the month. The concert, under the baton of world-renowned conductor Lykele Temmingh, will take place on …

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Classic South Florida Review “” Frost Wind Ensemble Delivers Colgrass Epic with “Winds of Nagual”

Robert Caronchan conducted the Frost Wind Ensemble in Michael Colgrass’ play Nagual Winds Sunday at the UM Gusman concert hall. For nearly five decades, Michael Colgrass (1932-2019) has created a large and diverse body of work. The American-born Canadian composer was particularly acclaimed for his wind ensemble scores. In 1985 …

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Male vocal ensemble Gesualdo Six brings Renaissance music to life in Dallas

Highly refined male vocal ensembles have proliferated in the wake of the popular King’s Singers, founded 53 years ago. The English Cathedral and Collegiate Chapel Choirs have been natural “farm teams” for groups like the Gesualdo Six, which occurred on Sunday afternoon at Church of the Incarnation. This English choral …

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Nu Deco Ensemble Mines The Beach Boys Catalog With The ‘Still Cruisin’ Suite [Stream]

Nude Deco Set picked up some good vibes on the band’s last sequel, Still Cruisin ‘- An Orchestral Tribute to the Beach Boys. Released Thursday, the nine-track offering hears the progressive orchestra exploring the catalog of the revolutionary 1960s surf-rock band. Always crusin ‘ covers the heyday of the Beach …

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Wind Ensemble Trumpet Upcoming Concert | Arts and entertainment

Patriotic and filled with music veterans, the Lakewood Ranch Wind Ensemble returns to the stage this month with a refreshed and spirited repertoire. At 2:00 pm on November 28, the ensemble, led by founder and conductor Joseph “Joe” Maciariello Miller, will perform a Thanksgiving concert at the Peace Presbyterian Church …

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Spire Chamber Ensemble performs works by Reena Esmail, Bach

Indian-American composer Reena Esmail used texts from world religions to create “This Love Between Us”. Courtesy of Reena Esmail “The Lamps may be different, but the Light is the same “All religions, all this singing, one song.” These lines by the poet and Sufi mystic Rumi are just part of …

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Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation awards ensemble awards for 2021 | News

The Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation awarded prizes to two ensembles: the Polish ensemble Spółdzielnia Muzyczna and the UK Explore Ensemble. Each ensemble receives € 75,000 to continue its artistic and professional development and to continue its innovative programming and its connection with young composers. Martyna Zakrzewska from Spółdzielnia Muzyczna …

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Westminster Wind Ensemble to be recognized | Community

NEW WILMINGTON – The Westminster College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr R. Tad Greig, will be recognized in February as a showcase ensemble by the Collegiate Band Directors National Association at the Eastern Region Conference in Baltimore, N. Maryland. Demonstration ensembles are selected by blind audition from a …

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The Schumann Ensemble opens the ORCMA series on Saturday

The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association continues its season with two concerts in November. The Schumann Ensemble opens the 2021-2022 Chamber Music Series on Saturday, November 13, and the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra performs musical soundscapes with soloists Shelby Shankland, Malcolm Matthews and Karen Kartal performing Brandenburg Concerto No. Bach’s …

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The winner of the Concerto Competition will perform with the Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble rehearses in the Robert and Marilyn Maytum rehearsal room (photo by Benjamin Kohn). Exciting music and performances by soloists will highlight the final concert of the SUNY Fredonia Wind Ensemble’s fall semester, Wednesday, November 17 at 8 p.m. at the King Concert Hall. Dr. Paula Holcomb and …

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Lakeside Pride Pops Ensemble’s “Don’t Stop Believin'” | 02/12/2022

Lakeside Pride Pops Ensemble’s “Don’t Stop Believin'” | 02/12/2022 | Choose Chicago Feb12 Over the past few months, we have all reached a new level of tenacity to achieve great things despite all the odds. We conquered, we still believe in it, and we’re ready to launch Lakeside Pride’s newest …

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Rick Wakeman announces UK rock ensemble tour dates for 2022

Rick wakeman is to perform five headlining shows with the English Rock Ensemble in spring 2022. The concerts would include material from his most recent rock album, The red planet. Wakeman explains, “On the rare occasion that I can get the English Rock Ensemble together, it’s always very exciting for …

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The NSU Percussion Ensemble to perform on November 8

The NSU Percussion Ensemble The Northwestern State University Percussion Ensemble will present a concert on Monday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. Participants are requested to follow university regulations and wear a mask at all times in the …

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Bridges Ensemble unites cultures through Arabic music

PASADENA, Calif .– Egyptian-American composer Victor Isaac is able to share melodies of peace thanks to his Los Angeles-based Middle Eastern orchestra, the Bridges Ensemble. What would you like to know The Bridges Ensemble is a Los Angeles-based Middle Eastern orchestra Their goal is to bring cultures together through the …

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Westminster Wind Ensemble to be Recognized as Flagship Ensemble at Conference | Lifestyles

The Westminster College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr R. Tad Greig, will be recognized as a showcase ensemble by the Collegiate Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) at the Eastern Region Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, in February 2022. Demonstration ensembles are selected by blind audition from a panel of …

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‘Bresnan Unplugged Ensemble’ scheduled for November 6 at the OTCA

The Old Town Arts Center is scheduled to host the Bresnan Unplugged Ensemble on Saturday, November 6 at 7 p.m., according to a press release. This encore comeback of Bresnan Unplugged brings familiar and new explorations of the jazzy side of the blues, featuring Swing Blues, Big Band tunes, jazz …

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Q&A: Jamey Simmons, Conductor of the 2021 State Honors Jazz Ensemble – Watch the concert here!

November 2, 2021 Samantha nash Arranger, composer, trumpeter and educator Jamey Simmons grew up in Wisconsin, earning his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and his Masters in Jazz Music and Contemporary Media from the Eastman School of Music. Simmons is currently Director of Jazz Studies …

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92nd Street Y announces the lineup of three concerts of the Ensemble in Residence, The Knights

The 92nd Street Y, one of New York’s premier cultural venues, presents three evenings featuring The Knights, a collective of adventurous musicians dedicated to transforming the orchestral experience and breaking down barriers between audience and music. Driven by an open spirit of camaraderie and exploration, they inspire listeners with dynamic …

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When Liz Roche met Crash Ensemble

Choreographer Liz roche present Demos, a “tapestry of live music and dance exploring human connection” created in collaboration with Crash set, presented in preview as part of Dublin Dance Festival ‘s Winter edition from November 11 to 13. I think if I had been able to live a different life, …

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Ensemble Q with Eva Kong

Ensemble Q returned with an unprecedented “intimate evening of musical decadence”. The group was formed in 2017 by Trish and Paul Dean and is one of Australia’s most dynamic and innovative chamber ensembles. Their drive to reorganize general opinions about stuffy chamber music has attracted many prominent national and international …

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Intersection Trio replaces Janoska Ensemble on October 27

The Intersection musical trio will perform at the Bartlesville Community Center at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. This will be the second act in the Bartlesville Community Concert Association’s 2021-22 concert series. A combination of soulful expression, instrumental virtuosity and playful banter, Intersection’s music is a blend of classical, jazz, Latin and …

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Monday Informer: Gustavus Ensemble State Tour to End with Home Concert | Local News

The free press After a year of very limited live performances, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra kicked off their 2021 Minnesota tour on Saturday. The ensemble performs works by Verdi and Dvorak for concerts in schools and churches across the state. Upon their return, the ensemble will perform a home concert …

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Artist Series Concerts celebrates A CLASSIC CHRISTMAS with Ensemble Frisson

Artist Series Concerts welcomes the holidays with Frisson, a dynamic ensemble of seven young master musicians playing together under the artistic direction of oboist Thomas Gallant, himself an acclaimed artist whom The New Yorker hailed as “a player who unites technical mastery to intention, charm and wit.” Their holiday program …

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Orchestra Ensemble – Le Triangle

Written by Amanda Davis, Editor-in-Chief DAYTON, Tennessee – Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Rudd, the Bryan College Orchestra Club plays music. Bryan College students and members of the Dayton community in the Orchestra Club come together to play music from various eras. The Orchestra Club …

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Concert of wind ensemble and jazz orchestra

22 October 2021 The Humboldt State University Wind Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra will perform on Saturday, October 30 at 8 p.m. at Fulkerson Recital Hall. School of dance, music and theater for a live instrumental concert featuring the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, October 30 at 8 p.m. …

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Township of Brighton student secures spot in national musical ensemble

BEAVER – Brighton Township resident Shannon Witkouski, an accomplished multi-instrument musician, has been selected as one of six percussionists from across the country to perform with elite high school talent at the ANHE concert (All-National Honor Ensembles) of the National Association for Music Education in 2021. Bande. Witkouski, a student …

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Chicago Español Ensemble Dances Until A Storm In Celebration at Auditorium | Chicago News

“Horizonte”, choreographed and performed by Monica Saucedo. (Credit Dean Paul) It was an evening of multiple celebrations on Saturday as Spanish dance company Ensemble Español de Chicago arrived on the scene of the Auditorium Theater in ceremonial dress to mark the return of live performances in the historic hall after …

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MONDAY MANIQUE | Violinist Malin Broman becomes her own ensemble

Broman, first violin of the Swedish Radio Symphony, came to Britta Byström with the idea of ​​a room in which she could “play with herself”. Byström immediately thought of Virginia Woolf’s 1929 long essay “A Room of Your Own.” Woolf’s essay focuses on the privacy that women need to write …

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Azrieli Prize winners shine in Talea Ensemble US premieres program

James Baker led the Talea Ensemble on Saturday night at the DiMenna Center in an Azrieli Award winning program. Photo: Chris Lee Even as a subarctic cold front swept through New York City on Saturday night, causing temperatures to drop 20 degrees, onlookers at the DiMenna Center on West 37e …

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Nu Deco Ensemble announces the program for the 2021-2022 season

After a year relegated to livestreams, Nude Deco Set announced his return to performances in person for his 2021-2022 season. The Miami-based organization’s roster that gives the chamber orchestra a modern twist includes five performances at the North Beach Bandshell and the Adrienne Arsht Center. Nu Deco co-founders Sam Hyken …

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Montclair Orchestra, now APEX Ensemble, changes name to expand

The Montclair Orchestra is now the APEX Ensemble after announcing its name change last week.WITH THE AUTHORIZATION OF APEX ENSEMBLE By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERShivers@montclairlocal.news The group known until now as the Montclair Orchestra is changing its name and expanding to provide greater opportunities for its students and audiences across the …

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QueensSound Ensemble awarded $ 5,000 grant to the City Artist Corps

The classic and contemporary trio QueensSound Ensemble is one of 3,000 New York artists to receive $ 5,000 through the Subsidies to the city’s artistic bodies program, presented by The New York Foundation for the Arts and new York City Department of Cultural Affairs, with the support of the mayor’s …

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Echéa Quartet wins the ROSL String Ensemble Prize | News

The Echéa Quartet have won the Royal Over-Seas League String Ensemble Prize, taking home a £10,000 prize. The final, held on Tuesday October 12 in London, was made up of four groups: the Brompton Quartet, Heathcliff Trio, Hill Quartet and Echéa Quartet. The Echéa Quartet won with a program by …

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The Interwoven Ensemble will give its inaugural concert

Founded by GRAMMY winner violinist Keiko Tokunaga, Interlaced was founded in response to the change in social climate that has occurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An individual of Asian descent, Tokunaga was saddened by the news of racial injustice towards the AAPI community. She was shocked by the lack …

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UH Wind Ensemble performs on stage for the first time in 20 months

After being sidelined due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Hawaii at the Mānoa Wind Ensemble took the stage in person for the first time since March 2020. The band broadcast live his autumn concert, which was carried out at EUH Orvis Auditorium in Mānoa on October 10. All …

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Indiana Wind Symphony will present Chamber Wind Ensemble • Current editions

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Indiana Wind Symphony music director Charles Conrad said there was an expected need for music for small bands. “The idea was that if the composer wrote pieces for smaller ensembles, he would have a better chance of getting them performed,” he said. “It …

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Rockwall-Heath Wind Ensemble, JV Orchestra and Cain MS Symphonic Band win national awards – Blue Ribbon News

ROCKWALL, TX (October 5, 2021) Cain Middle School Symphonic Band, conducted by Preston Prior, has been named the winner of the 2021 National Citation of Excellence competition. This is the highest honor of this division. Only four groups have earned this distinction across the country. Rockwall-Heath High School Wind Ensemble, …

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Fredonia Wind Ensemble returns to live performances

Music composed by Leonard Bernstein for “West Side Story” featuring “Lincolnshire Posy,” considered Percy Grainger’s masterpiece for wind orchestra, will highlight the Fredonia Wind Ensemble concert on Saturday, October 16 at 8 p.m. at the King Concert Hall. This will be the ensemble’s first public concert since March 2, 2019. …

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EXIT NOW | New ARC Ensemble CD “Chamber Works by Dmitri Klebanov”

The CD features violinists who are members of the ARC Ensemble Erika Raum and Marie Berardviolist Steven danncellist Thomas wiebe, and pianist Kevin Ahfat. Nominated for three Grammys and the German OPUS Klassik Awards, the Canadian chamber group consisted of seasoned professors and guest artists from Glenn Gould School of …

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AVAILABLE NOW | New ARC Ensemble CD “Chamber Works by Dmitri Klebanov”

The disc presents violinists who are members of the ARC Ensemble Erika Raum and Marie Berard, violist steven dan, cellist Thomas Wieb, and pianist Kevin Ahfat. Nominated for three Grammys and Germany’s OPUS Klassik awards, the Canadian chamber music group was made up of veteran teachers and guest artists from …

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York Chamber Ensemble returns with live performances for 21st concert season

The first show will be at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Newmarket on Saturday, October 23, featuring Canadian pianist Luke Welch The York Chamber Ensemble is gearing up for its 21st season with four shows scheduled from October to May. The first concert is scheduled for Saturday, October 23 at …

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The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble will present a trio of harp, flute and bassoon

The Doansburg Chamber Ensemble will continue its 2021 season with a concert by its flute, herpes and bassoon trio. This performance will also be broadcast as a virtual performance. The show will air from St. Mary in the Highlands Church (1 Chestnut Street in Cold Spring, New York) on Saturday, …

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Naïve joins forces with the Appassionato ensemble

The French record company Naïve has teamed up with the chamber orchestra Appassionato to create ‘Appassionato, the label’. This new label was launched with the album ‘Métamorphoses nocturnes’, featuring the Metamorphosis, the setting of Respighi from Shelley’s The tramonte and Schönberg Verklärte Nacht – all recorded live at La Seine …

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Music ensemble programs develop at UCCS

Kate marlett kmarlett@uccs.edu UCCS ensembles include string orchestras, jazz ensembles, and choral groups that perform as part of the Musical Honors Ensemble program through VAPA. Glen Whitehead has been with UCCS since 2000 and became the Music Program Director in 2006. Whitehead spoke about the ensembles presented at the Ent …

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The Ensemble Contemporain International announces the new members of the Ensemble

the International Contemporary Ensemble welcomes Matana roberts and Fay Victor as new permanent members of the Ensemble and Vimbayi Kaziboni as artist in residence for the 2021-22 season. As the Ensemble approaches its 20th anniversary, Roberts, Victor, and Kaziboni will join and lead creative collaborations, as well as shape programming …

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Voices of Change, Dallas’ Modern Music Ensemble, Performs Seasonally Winning Performances

Voices of Change, the modern music ensemble from Dallas, kicked off its season on Sunday with an engaging mix of works from the 20th and 21st centuries. The concert was presented at the Caruth Auditorium at Southern Methodist University for a virtual and in-person audience. Masks were worn by spectators …

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Expo 2020 Dubai: Hear AR Rahman create magic with an all-female ensemble – News

Dubai – 50 musicians from the Arab world to accompany Oscar-winning composer Relative to staff Posted: Wed, Sep 22, 2021, 6:23 PM Last update: Wed, Sep 22, 2021, 6:38 PM A new video featuring the Firdaus Orchestra from Expo 2020 Dubai captures the creativity of Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman’s pioneering …

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VC LIVE | Washington Arts Ensemble Inaugural Concert

LIVE FROM BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – WITH MASTERPIECE IVAN FISCHER AND THE BUDAPEST FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA August 30, 2021 | Conductor Iván Fischer received his third COVID-19 vaccine at the Budapest Festival Orchestra open-air concert while conducting | World-renowned conductor wants to encourage vaccination in Hungary and raise awareness of the importance …

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Lee to present a wind ensemble concert on September 28

The Lee University Wind Ensemble will present a concert on Tuesday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Conn Center on Lee’s campus. The concert will be conducted by Dr David Holsinger, music teacher at Lee and conductor of the ensemble. The performance will feature a diverse collection of composers, …

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Classic Album Review: The Nash Ensemble – Bruch’s Chamber Music

By Jonathan Blumhofer One could hardly ask for a more persuasive Bruch plea than what the Nash Ensemble is proposing here. If one can think of Antonin Dvorak as “Brahms with a smile”, maybe Max Bruch is “Brahms with a frown”? No… that’s not quite true. Of course, Bruch’s approach …

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Grammy-nominated Larkin Poe and Pioneering Hybrid Orchestra Nu Deco release fan favorite for the first time in “Mad As A Hatter”

Acclaimed roots-rock duo Larkin Poe have teamed up with innovative hybrid orchestra Nu Deco Ensemble for Paint the roses: in concert – a new album to be released tomorrow that reinterprets the music of Larkin Poe, including their 2020 release Self Made Man and more, through an orchestral lens. Fans …

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Larkin Poe & Nu Deco Ensemble Release Fan Favorite For The First Time – “Mad As A Hatter”

Acclaimed roots-rock duo Larkin Poe teamed up with an innovative hybrid orchestra Nude Deco Set for Paint the Roses: Live Concert – a new album due out tomorrow that reinterprets the music of Larkin Poe, including their 2020 release Self Made Man and more, through an orchestral lens. Fans can …

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Setting sun and rising stars: YSU Wind Ensemble makes its outdoor debut on September 15

Michael Butler, new Director of Groups at YSU The highlight is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 15, as the Youngstown State University Dana School of Music Wind Ensemble kicks off its 2021-22 concert season with a free outdoor performance on Harrison Common Field. This is the first concert under …

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The chefless ensemble A Far Cry is still wooing the unknown, perhaps more than ever in its 15th season

However, what struck Fortes about the question of normality was the fact that the AFC was founded, in its own words, “to try to eliminate the concept of normality in classical music.” We have constantly challenged ourselves to reinvent ourselves. So it may have been easier for AFC to adapt …

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Irish Chamber Orchestra with The Libra Ensemble & Finghin Collins, Piano

Irish chamber orchestraThe Balance SetFinghin Collins, piano Schumann Träumerei from Kinderszenen Op. 15Tchaikovsky Waltz from Serenade for Strings in C MajorGrieg Air by Holberg Suite for stringsGrieg Prelude from Holberg SuiteMozart Concerto K. 414 in A majorDeirdre Gribbin Anfa Virga from the Ros tapestry suiteChopin Scherzo n ° 2 op. …

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The Sound of Music: A Look At Dartmouth Ensembles

Musical ensembles offer performance options at various levels of commitment and experience. by Veronica Winham | 7/9/21 1h05 Dress rehearsal of the Barbary Coast Ensemble photographed in Hanover on May 11, 2017. Copyright 2017 Robert C Strong II. This article is featured in the Freshman 2021 special issue. For those …

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Dimitri Monstein Ensemble, Landscape | The anachronism of vinyl

I cannot choose a specific genre for the music played on Dimitri Monstein Ensemble Countryside, and yet it’s so familiar, like something I heard everywhere many years ago. Monstein, a Swiss drummer making his debut as a leader and producer, calls it a direct blend of jazz and classical. This …

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Grammy-nominated duo Larkin Poe & Pioneering Hybrid Orchestra Nu Deco Ensemble debut “Sometimes” (Bessie Jones) via CMT

About Larkin Poe Called “Self-taught badasses” through American songwriter and “an act of sister with endurance” through NPR, Grammy-nominated multi-instrumental sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe create their own brand of Roots Rock ‘n’ Roll: gritty, moving and fragrant with their southern heritage. Originally from Atlanta and currently …

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Ensemble Q (Musica Viva Live Stream)

This was to be “the tour of a lifetime” for Paul Dean and Brisbane’s Ensemble Q – a program of music showcasing the band’s prodigious skills, culminating in a performance of his Concerto for Cello and Wind Quintet, written for his wife, cellist Trish Dean. . But, sadly, the closures …

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BAILEN, accompanied by Bay Atlantic Symphony & New York Chamber Ensemble, To Perform in Cape May

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS originally published: 08/20/2021 (CAPE MAY, NJ) – Enjoy a special summer musical evening on the outdoor stage of the Emlen Physick Estate, when the musical tour group BAILEN joins members of the Bay Atlantic Symphony and the New York Chamber Ensemble, performing BAILEN …

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His ensemble makes historic debut at Battersea Arts Center in September

The UK’s first female, non-binary orchestra, Her Ensemble, will debut at Battersea Arts Center, celebrating over 2,000 years of female songwriters. The concert, titled Forgotten in History, will take place in the spectacular Grand Hall of the iconic venue on Friday September 17 at 8 p.m. For more information and …

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Not a string in sight as the Montclair Orchestra Percussion Ensemble performs at the Morris Museum

Jack Grassa From left to right, Montclair Orchestra Percussion Ensemble members Barry Centanni, Christine Chen, Taylor Goodson, Thomas Mulvaney, Erica Mariani and Eric Borghi perform at the Morris Museum. “You can’t play a sad song on the banjo,” said Steve Martin. “It always comes out so cheerful.” The same goes, …

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Ensemble Nu Deco and Aaron Parks release vibrant live performance video and EP

Today, an innovative hybrid orchestra Nude Deco Set and acclaimed jazz pianist Aaron Parks share together an incredible collaboration that brings home the joy of live music. The EP Ensemble Nu Deco + Aaron Parks: Live from Miami is now available, with the video of their performance from May 2019 …

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Music: A string ensemble and a Latin band bring their music to Center Park | Free time

MANCHESTER – Suite Sounds, an ensemble of string and flute musicians from the Manchester Symphony Orchestra, perform at Center Memorial Park in Manchester city center today at 4.30pm. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the music which starts at 4:30 p.m. The performance is part of the MSOC …

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NYC FREE Little Island Festival Features International Contemporary Ensemble and Tyshawn Sorey

On Thursday August 19, 2021 at 7:30 p.m., the pioneer International Contemporary Ensemble and composer and multi-instrumentalist Tyshawn Sorey will be presented as part of NYC FREE, a unique new multidisciplinary festival in Small island. The Ensemble and Sorey will perform the composer’s 45-minute Autoschédiasmes. First presented at the Ojai …

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Orion Ensemble returns to in-person performance and continues live streaming for 2021-2022 season

The Orion Ensemble returns to in-person performances, while continuing live streaming to reach even more chamber music fans, in its 29th season, with four concert programs at four venues. Guest violinist/violist Stephen Boe and guest violist Roger Chase join the widely acclaimed musical talent of Orion’s core members – clarinetist …

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What is the role of the viola in ensemble playing?

It is the place of the viola in the textures of string quartets and orchestral music that is both its essence and its curse. The curse is built into the acoustic compromise of the viola, which is held like a violin, but tuned a fifth lower. What is the role …

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All five music ensemble programs at Lakeland Community College are now holding auditions – News-Herald

Lakeland Community College’s five musical ensemble programs are resuming rehearsals and in-person performances for the fall semester and are looking for new and returning musicians. Musicians with the equivalent of at least two years of high school musical creation are encouraged to schedule an audition, according to a press release. …

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Orchestra 914 appoints new musical director to lead the ensemble

Russell Ger has been appointed Music Director of Orchestra 914, formerly The Chappaqua Orchestra. Orchestra 914, formerly known as Chappaqua Orchestra, announced last week the appointment of Russell Ger as Music Director. Co-Executive Directors David Restivo and Amy Harter are thrilled to begin working with Ger, whose artistic energy encompasses …

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Larkin Poe teams up with Nu Deco Ensemble for “Paint the Roses: Live in Concert”

Acclaimed roots-rock duo Larkin Poe teams up with an innovative hybrid orchestra Nude Deco Set for Paint the Roses: Live Concert — a new album that reinterprets the music of Larkin Poe, including their 2020 release Self-taught man and more, through an orchestral lens. The single from the album “Every …

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Concert preview: Bright Eyes brings a full-size chamber ensemble for West

NEW HAVEN — One of the amazing things about the band Bright Eyes is that, to a large extent, they defy categorization. But no matter what kind of instrumentation the trio of Nate Walcott, Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis develop to underpin Oberst’s deeply moving lyrical and melodic inspirations, like …

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Tidewater Winds Ensemble performs original composition by ECSU Music Professor Dr. Christopher Palestrant – Elizabeth City State University

To many, Elizabeth City State University music professor Dr. Christopher Palestrant is known for his many performances and original compositions. An accomplished musician, Dr. Palestrant does it again with the debut of his latest composition, “The Battle of Great Bridge”, premiering with the Tidewater Winds on July 26 and again …

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