Hill Dance Academy Theater's Director of Operations Jennifer Phillip, and Pittsburgh jazz drummer Thomas Wendt, discuss HDAT's upcoming free Rad Day Concert at their site on Bedford Avenue on September 22nd at 5:30pm. Thomas Wendt, Ava Lintz and Mark Strickland will be playing some traditional jazz as HDAT kicks off their new Jazz series, Jazz at BWW. Visit 5678hdat.org/events to learn more.
Music Director at Coraopolis United Methodist Church, Bryan Sable, and soprano Caryn Alexis Greco, discuss with Anna Singer about their upcoming performance on September 17th at 7pm. This concert is a part of the on-going Concert Society of Coraopolis Series at the church. Bryan talks about how this series was born out of the pandemic, and Caryn discusses how she became interested in Scandinavian music. The concert is free and can be live-streamed on the Coraopolis United Methodist Church's Facebook page. Visit https://www.coraopolisumc.org/ to learn more.
Sam Spanos talks about his love of WQED-FM, his love of Greek music and his successful business with Raymond James.
Local Pittsburgh jazz pianist, Howie Alexander, discusses about his upcoming performance at the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival on Saturday, September 16th with his smooth jazz band. Howie also imparts some wisdom about being a musician, and performs his jazz arrangement of Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Visit pittsburghjazzfestival.org to learn more.
CEO of the August Wilson Cultural Center, Janis Burley Wilson, discusses the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival that is happening September 14th to the 17th at the August Wilson Cultural Center and Highmark Stadium. Two opening nights of Jazz with artists like Ledisi, Nigel Hall, and Madison McFerrin in addition to two full days of Jazz at Highmark Stadium with Bob James, Howie Alexander, Gregory Porter and much more. Janis also discusses the origin of the Jazz Festival, and the new Jazz train in a partnership with Amtrak. Visit pittsburghjazzfest.org to learn more.
Alina Ibragimova makes her Heinz Hall debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony in Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1. Peter Oundjian conducts the Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis by Vaughan Williams, and Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 3.