Carnegie Mellon University professor Monique Mead brought in three students from her Art of Audience Engagement class to discuss their ongoing projects from the semester. Theresa Abalos discusses a project involving Afghan Refugee women in Pittsburgh, Emily Galllagher discusses 'Yoga with Musicians: A Transformative Yoga Experience with Live Music', and Evan Tegley discusses 'Virtuosi in the Making'; a project involving CMU's Osher students.
The Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh concludes their season with a world premiere by Jeffrey Nytch April 12 7:30 at the First Unitarian Church. Jeffrey will hear Anne Moskal play the violin with Edward Leonard conducting. Jeffrey and Edward stopped by the QED morning show to talk about Bartok’s Music for Strings Percussion and Celesta which is on the program and they brought a recording of the Mendelssohn String Symphony heard in the January 2019 concert of Chamber Orchestra Pittsburgh.
Becky Billock gives a complete rundown on her new cd Mother Earth and the concert and release party at Rodef Shalom TempleApril 28 at 2:30pm. She also plays a selection live on the Gibson Capital management Steinway at WQED-FM--- Seule dans le Foret by Germaine Tailleferre
Violinist William Wang and pianist Oliver Choo will perform at the Pittsburgh Concert Society's Young Winner's Recital this Sunday (April 14th), 2pm at Kresge Hall. They stopped by to perform the 4th movement of the Brahms Sonatensatz, and to talk about their musical education.
The Hoppo Duo (violinist Maine Hoppo and pianist Sora Hoppo) performed at the Pittsburgh Concert Society's Young Winner's Recital on Sunday March 31st. They stopped by to perform the 4th movement of the Franck Violin Sonata in A Major.
Harpists Skyler Moon and Amanda Kengor will perform at the Pittsburgh Concert Society's Young Winner's Recital this Sunday (April 14th), 2pm at Kresge Hall. They stopped by to perform the Etude de Concert Au Matin Marcel Tournier (Skyler Moon) and the Impromptu in D-flat, Op. 86 by Gabriel Fauré (Amanda Kengor), and talk about their musical training. They also explain why should attend Pittsburgh Concert Society concerts.