Classical 101 Archives For April 2015

Next Generation Of Performing Artists Struggle To Find Work

28, 2013

PBS NewsHour shares a report that a new generation of performing artists are facing an uphill battle in trying to find a job. Recent college graduates are facing a 45 percent unemployment rate, according to a new report cited by NewsHour.

Ohio State Researchers Find Music Helps Anxiety In ICU Patients

Dr. Linda Chlan, professor, Symptom Management Research
June 28, 2013

A recent OSU study shows how music improves the lives of patients on ventilators.

Small Town, Big City This Saturday on The American Sound

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The corner of Main Street and Main Street. Explore America's small towns and big cities on The American Sound, Saturday at 6 pm.
27, 2013

Saturday on The American Sound we’ll take a musical tour of America’s small towns and big cities. We’ll get a gorgeous glimpse of small-town life with Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915, we’ll go to Cincy with Boston Boy Leroy Anderson’s Piano Concerto and we’ll hear a New England Country Band March by Charles Ives.

A Swinging Friday With The Columbus Jazz Orchestra on 89.7

Columbujs Jazz Orchestra opens it's 8th season at the Columbus Zoo Frida, July 12th
June 27, 2013

WOSU’s four-part series of Columbus Jazz Orchestra concerts concludes at 8 pm Friday on 89.7 NPR News with a concert called Piano Men.

Piano Competition Winner Says It’s Time To End Grueling Contests

26, 2013

Boris Giltburg, winner of the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition, is angry at a piano competition system he says is more punishment, than pleasure.

Carousels are Still Crowd Pleasers

The carousel at Columbus Commons, made by Mansfield’s Carousel Works features a princess horse, frog prince and even an OSU Buckeye horse and chariot... along with a host of other fantastically curious creatures.
25, 2013

Mansfield’s Carousel Works is the world’s largest manufacturers of wooden carousels.

2013 BBC Cardiff Singer Of The World Is An American

American mezzo-soprano wins the 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Trophy
June 24, 2013

The world’s most prestigious competition for young singers gives its first prize to an American.

Riccardo Muti Shoots…Scores With Chicago Blackhawks Goal Song

24, 2013

Riccardo Muti dons a Chicago Blackhawks sweater and even has the moves to go with it.

Mozart’s Instruments Come To America

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Roger Williams' piano. Williams' recording of Autumn Leaves is the only piano instrumental to make it to number one on the charts.
24, 2013

Iconic instruments travel to America

Columbus Guitar Society Welcomes Russian Guitarist Artyom Dervoed

Artyom Dervoed playing guitar.
Artyom Dervoed will play at the Columbus Guitar Society's fund raiser Saturday night at Capital University.
21, 2013

For its post-season fundraiser, the Columbus Guitar Society is presenting Artyom Dervoed for “The Russian Guitar.”  The concert takes place at Capital University’s Huntington Recital Hall in Bexley at 8pm, Saturday June, 22.