Friday, April 24, 2015

Music For Life Episode 86 - Beethoven's Ninth, Baladino, Mark Applebaum, Musical Theatre Scenes



This week, on Music For Life...

Baladino
Baladino
Anna talks to Steven Linville and a pair of students about the upcoming concert by the Musical Theatre Scenes class...

Orcenith Smith comes by to talk about the grand finale to the choirs' and orchestra's season, Beethoven's monumental Ninth Symphony...

I chat with visiting composer Mark Applebaum, who just gave a fascinating concert with our percussion ensemble...

and we catch up with ensemble in residence Fifth House and visiting ensemble Baladino, in town for our final Green Guest Artists Series concert of the year!

Friday, April 17, 2015

Music For Life Episode 85 - Ensemble Concerts, Mark Applebaum, Chamber Players, Baladino



In this week's episode of Music For Life...

Band director Craig Paré and jazz director Steve Snyder come by to tell us about the programs for their ensembles' upcoming concerts...

Mark Applebaum
Mark Applebaum
Hannah talks to percussion student Zach Jacobs about an upcoming percussion performance featuring guest composer Mark Applebaum...

cellist Eric Edberg and composer Scott Perkins give us a preview of the DePauw Chamber Players' concert this week...

and looking forward to our final Green Guest Artists concert, Anna Gatdula chats with Elleka Okerstrom about a 21CM collaboration between our ensemble-in-residence Fifth House and Mediterranean folk band Baladino!

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Music For Life Episode 84 - Choir Concert, Orlando Cela, Student Piano Trio, Maya Beiser



In this week's episode of Music For Life, Music From DePauw...

Orlando Cela '97
Orlando Cela, '97
Choir director Kristina Boerger comes in to tell us about a divine choir concert...

with the string chamber music class about to give its semester-end performance, Anna talks to a piano trio that's getting ready to knock our socks off...

picking up from last week, we present the conclusion of my conversation with Green Guest Artist Maya Beiser...

and we have a special visit with 1997 DePauw graduate, flutist and conductor Orlando Cela, back on campus with a pair of performances and some stellar advice for our 21st Century Musicians!

Monday, April 6, 2015

Music For Life Episode 83 - Concerto Competition Winners, ISO with Alice Sara Ott, Amy Lynn Barber, Maya Beiser



In this episode of Music For Life, Music From DePauw...

Maya Beiser
Maya Beiser

Matt Skiba catches up with some of the winners of our annual Concerto Competition, whose concert is right around the corner...

Anna Gatdula chats with some students about our next Green Guest Artists concert —the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra with guest pianist Alice Sara Ott...

I welcome back our former dean, professor Amy Lynn Barber, for a concert honoring her years of service to DePauw featuring former students and colleagues...

and we present the first part of a wide ranging interview with Green Guest Artist Maya Beiser, who shared a wealth of good advice with our 21st Century Musicians during her visit to DePauw!

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Music For Life Episode 82 - Living Composers Festival featuring Jason Robert Brown, Fifth House Ensemble, Recitals



In this episode... our last before our Spring Recess...

Elleka talks to members of Fifth House, our ensemble-in-residence, who are back on campus for more work with our students...

Jason Robert Brown at DePauw
Jason Robert Brown at DePauw
with the end of the semester approaching, we hear from several students who are have upcoming junior and senior recitals, including our very own Anna Gatdula...

and right on the heels of our Living Composers Festival featuring guest composer Jason Robert Brown, Hannah talks with a pair of students who had the opportunity to sing for Jason in a masterclass...

and I sit down with him to talk about his terrific performance here and the good advice he has for 21st century musicians!

Friday, March 6, 2015

Music For Life Episode 81 - Maya Beiser, Roberto Sierra, Choral Ensembles, Darcy McCoy, Fifth House



In this episode of Music For Life, Music From DePauw...

Maya Beiser
Maya Beiser
choir director Kristina Boerger fills us in on what our choral ensembles are bringing us in their upcoming concert...
 
Hannah talks to three of our students who had the opportunity to be coached by visiting composer Roberto Sierra...
 
Anna chats with Elleka Okerstrom and Dan Hickey about what's happening with the Fifth House residency this week...
 
piano faculty member Darcy McCoy comes in to invite us to her solo recital of Spanish and Latin American music...
 
and cello professor Eric Edberg talks with me about our next Green Guest Artist, the phenomenal Maya Beiser!

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Music For Life Episode 80 - Roberto Sierra, Jason Robert Brown, Jazz Ensemble, University Band



In this episode of Music For Life, Music From DePauw...

Soprano Ann Chase with composer Roberto Sierra
Soprano Ann Chase with composer Roberto Sierra
with our next Living Composers Festival right around the corner, Steven Linville and Elleka Okerstrom come in to tell us about Jason Robert Brown's upcoming visit, and Hannah talks with a pair of students who have prepared some of his music to perform for him in masterclass...

Anna talks with Brooke Addison about another DePauw student-conceived outreach program in our community...

our Jazz Ensemble and Band directors come in to tell us about concerts they’ve prepared for this week...

and, just having finished this year’s Music of the 21st Century festival, we talk with guest composer Roberto Sierra about his work and his visit to DePauw!!