Sunday, November 23, 2014

Music For Life Episode 73 - Holiday Gala, DePauw Chamber Players, University Orchestra, Percussion at Peeler, Woodwind Ensembles



In this episode of Music For Life...

Eric Edberg gives us a preview of the upcoming DePauw Chamnber Players concert...
Bonnie Whiting
Bonnie Whiting

Orcenith Smith tells us what he's planning for the orchestra's annual Thanksgiving concert...

Anne Reynolds lets us know about this year's woodwind bash...

Bonnie Whiting talks about Percussion at Peeler...

and Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray converses with Mark about the upcoming Holiday Gala!

Friday, November 14, 2014

Music For Life Episode 72 - Jazz Ensemble, University Band, Horn and Trombone Ensembles, Trio Globo



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

Jazz director Steven Snyder gives us a preview of what the Jazz Ensemble has in store for us...
 
Matt Skiba finds out what the horn and trombone ensembles have planned for us this week...
 
we go into the conducting classroom with professor Craig Pare and two of his students...
 
Professor Paré tells us about the upcoming band concert program...
 
and we have a wide-ranging conversation with two members of Trio Globo and their guest singer Loire, our most recent Green Guest Artists!

Friday, November 7, 2014

Music For Life Episode 71 - Improvised Chamber Music, Percussion Ensemble, Weinstein/Baruch, Arcomusical, Student Teaching



This week, on Music For Life, Music From DePauw...
Anthony Weinstein
Anthony Weinstein

we talk to Eric Edberg and members of the Improvised Chamber Music ensemble, who are preparing a concert for us...
 
Matt Skiba talks to three senior music education majors about to embark on their student teaching adventures...
 
percussion professor Bonnie Whiting comes by to tell us about an interesting history-themed program from our Percussion Ensemble
 
and we look forward to TWO Faculty Select Series performances this week-- we have a chat about the fascinating berimbau quartet Arcomusical, and faculty pianist Anthony Weinstein and guest cellist Yotam Baruch tell us about their upcoming concert!

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Music For Life Episode 70 - Dvorak and America Festival, Student Pops Orchestra, Barbara Nissman



On this week's episode of Music For Life, Music From DePauw...
Kevin Deas
Kevin Deas

we feature conversations about our just-concluded Dvorak and America Festival with interviews with special guests bass-baritone Kevin Deas and cultural historian Joseph Horowitz...
 
Kristina Boerger and Orcenith Smith give us insight into the choir and orchestra participation in the festival...
 
and Eric Edberg chats with me about the good work the State of the Art class did on the Dvorak and America festival...
 
Also on this episode, student producer Hannah Gauthier talks to sophomore Drew Casey about a new student-run pops orchestra here on campus...
 
and we catch up with phenomenal pianist Barbara Nissman, who recently performed for us as a guest artist on our Faculty Select Series!

Friday, October 10, 2014

Music For Life Episode 69 - Jazz Ensemble, Dvorák and America, State of the Art, Jennings and Hopson



This week, on Music For Life, Music From DePauw...

Kerry Jennings
Kerry Jennings
Kerry Jennings and Amanda Hopson share with us their innovative approach to presenting Schubert's "Die Schöne Müllerin"...
 
director Steven Snyder comes in to invite us to the Jazz Ensemble's upcoming concert...
 
we go Into the Classroom with professor Eric Edberg and the new State of the Art course, an integral part of our Twenty-First Century Musician curriculum...
 
and we give you a preview of our exciting "Dvorák and America" festival featuring visits by cultural historian Joseph Horowitz and bass-baritone Kevin Deas!

Friday, October 3, 2014

Music For Life Episode 68 - May Phang, Fifth House Ensemble, ETHEL with Robert Mirabal



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

we hear from Piano Professor May Phang about her upcoming solo recital program...
May Phang
May Phang
 
Artists-in-Residence Melissa and Eric Snoza from Fifth House Ensemble stop by the studio to tell us about their most recent campus visit...
 
we share some gems from recent performances on our stages...
 
and we have a Green Guest Artists double-header this month — cutting-edge string quartet ETHEL and their special guest, Native American musician Robert Mirabal talk to us about their lives and work as 21st century musicians!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Music For Life Episode 67 - University Band, Weinstein recital, Parade, ETHEL



This week, on Music For Life, Music From DePauw...

Tony Weinstein
Tony Weinstein
Band Director Craig Paré invites us to take a Short Ride in a Fast Machine to the University Band concert...
 
piano faculty member Tony Weinstein tells us about a monumental recital he's bringing us this week...
 
as preparations for our fall musical progress, music director Steven Linville and two of his singers —and stage director professor Tim Good —share with us their perspectives on Jason Robert Brown's Parade...
 
and violin professor Erica Dicker joins me to chat about our next Green Guest Artists, string quartet ETHEL with guest Native-American flutist Robert Mirabal!