Guitarist Michael Chapdelaine performs tomorrow night as part of the Pittsburgh Classical Guitar Society concert series. The concert takes place on Saturday April 13th, 7pm at Church of the Redeemer in Squirrel Hill. Michael stopped by WQED-FM to talk about the concert.
The Johnstown Symphony Orchestra performs a concert titled "Musical Friendships" - Saturday April 13th, 7:30pm at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center. Maestro James Blachly and soloist Owen Dalby talk about the concert with WQED-FM's Anna Singer.
Carnegie Mellon University professor Monique Mead brought in a student from her Collaborative Project in Music Entrepreneurship class to discuss her ongoing project from the semester. Yalyen Savignon discusses her non-profit project; The Volta Music Foundation; that seeks to provide students in Cuba with musical equipment and supplies.
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