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!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Music For Life Episode 66 - University Choirs, Art Music at Almost Home, Music Entrepreneurship, Barbara Nissmann, Roomful of Teeth



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

Choral Director Kristina Boerger gives us the scoop on what we can look forward to on this week's choral concert...

Kristina Boerger
Kristina Boerger
Anna Gatdula chats with the Miller-Hickey-Robin trio as they prepare for an Art Music at Almost Home gig...

we visit the 21st Century Musician's classroom with Professor Bonnie Whiting and students from our new Music Entrepreneurship class...

...faculty pianist May Phang stops by to talk about an upcoming recital by visiting pianist Barbara Nissmann...

and we bring you another treat from this season's inaugural Green Guest Artists concert — an exclusive pre-concert interview with the members of the Grammy-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth!

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Music For Life Episode 65 - Erica Dicker, Fifth House Ensemble, Roomful of Teeth, University Orchestra



This week, on Music For Life...

University Orchestra director Orcenith Smith fills us in on their upcoming appearances...

Erica Dicker
Erica Dicker
we chat with new faculty member, violinist Erica Dicker...

members of our 2014-15 Artists-in-Residence, Chicago's Fifth House Ensemble, stop by to talk about what they have in store for us...

Jazz Ensemble director Steven Snyder visits a desert island...

and on the heels of Roomful of Teeth's amazing performance here as Green Guest Artists, we talk to their very own Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, Caroline Shaw!

Friday, September 5, 2014

Music For Life Episode 64 - Kristina Boerger, DePauwPalooza, Fifth House Ensemble



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

Fifth House Ensemble
Fifth House Ensemble
we formally introduce new choral director, Dr. Kristina Boerger, who's filling in for Greg Ristow this year...

Student Producer Hannah Gauthier talks to Jacob Peterman and Xeno Carpenter-New about our upcoming DePauwPalooza festival...

Matt Skiba hears from students Maureen Bailey and Jennifer Peacock about the exciting ways they spent their summer...

and we talk to our new Graduate Intern for 21CM and Dr. Eric Edberg about the Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble, which is returning to us this year as our 21CM Ensemble-in-Residence!

Friday, August 29, 2014

Music For Life Episode 63 - 21CM Initiative, Greencastle Summer Music Festival, Steve Snyder, Roomful of Teeth



Welcome back to Music for Life — Music from DePauw! In our premiere episode of the new academic year...

Roomful of Teeth
Roomful of Teeth
we talk to cello professor Eric Edberg about how he spent his summer — organizing the tenth annual Greencastle Summer Music Festival...

we also feature performances from some of our star students from the last concert of this year's Greencastle Summer Music Festival...

we introduce new faculty member and Jazz Ensemble director Steve Snyder...

and Anna talks to visiting choral director Kristina Boerger and Burke Stanton about vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth, presenting the first of this year's Green Guest Artist Concerts next weekend!