As reported recently in NPR’s Deceptive Cadence, an 11 year old violinist named Dylan Hamme got to meet and play a duet with his music idol, Joshua Bell, on live national television no less. It seems he was busking on 5th Avenue near Rockefeller Center and was asked in to the NBC studio of the Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda.
Columbus Jazz Orchestra pays tribute to Rosa Parks with â€œSuite Rosa.” Often regarded as the beginning of the modern civil rights movement, Parksâ€™ famous refusal to give up her bus seat is commemorated in this world premiere of John Claytonâ€™s piece â€œSuite Rosa.â€
Itâ€™s time to introduce Ohioâ€™s very own Superman of Art. Recent recipient of a Governorâ€™s Award for the Arts is sculptor, Emmy-nominated musician, performer, arts educator, and all around interesting guy Michael Jerome Bashaw.
As summer festival season continues, hereâ€™s a sampling of whatâ€™s going on around Central Columbus through the rest of July.
This fall, after a two-year whirlwind tour performing at some of the worldâ€™s hottest jazz festivals, Monaco is launching an undergraduate major in Hammond B3 organ playing at Capital Universityâ€™s Conservatory of Music.
Summer festival season is getting into full swing! Learn about upcoming arts and music festivals around Central Ohio.
Evil Dead: The Musical offers its audience squirts of fake blood that they might not have expected, but the musical’s audience has offered its producers something they didn’t expect: first-time theater goers.
Shadowbox Live opened the Columbus Commons downtown with the musical ‘Back to the Garden’ about Woodstock Music and Art Fair.
The Johnstone Fund for New Music and Columbus’s own dancers, musicians and speakers presented Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale at the Columbus Foundation on May 1st.
Watch a video about the making of ‘Columbus Neighborhoods: King Lincoln’ documentary. Saxophonist Michael Cox shares with us all about how to approach a movie score; and some very talented local jazz musicians do what they do best.
Classical 101′s Christopher Purdy interviews the new music director of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Jean-Marie Zeitouni.