Sounds of the Orchestra Music App Now Available

Screenshot from Sounds of the Orchestra application web page.
Images of the Sound of the Orchestra application for Ipad and Iphone.
2, 2010

Sounds of the Orchestra app is available for ipad, iphone and ipod touch.

The White House Easter Egg Roll Keeps on Rolling

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The Marine Band, founded in 1798, is the oldest continuously active professional musical organization in the country
2, 2010

The Marine Band will perform at 9 a.m., Monday, April 5 at the White House Easter Egg Roll. Tickets were distributed through an online lottery system, allowing guests from across the United States to participate in a tradition that dates back to 1878.

The Bassoon Brothers: The Clowns of the Orchestra

The Bassoon Brothers
The Bassoon Brothers in character for their performance of Michael Daugherty's Hells Angels
29, 2010

The Bassoon Brothers’ mission is to “attract more players and interest in what is the most versatile and magnificent musical instrument – the bassoon and the family of ‘oons.”

Young Artists Play Chopin For Earthquake Relief

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Young Artists For Haiti
March 2, 2010

Ten young pianists from seven countries and four continents combined efforts to raise donations for earthquake relief. The “Young Artists for Haiti” released a video of their performing the Chopin Nocturne in C# Minor together virtually.

Stephen Scott’s “Entrada” is Played Inside a Piano

A frame from Stephen Scott's Entrada for piano
Stephen Scott's Entrada for piano
February 19, 2010

You’ve come to the right place to watch a performance of Stephen Scott’s Entrada by the Bowed Piano Ensemble. It’s melodic, rhythmic, and fun to see

Kirill Gernstein is Winner of the Gilmore Artist Award

Kirill Gerstein
Kirill Gerstein, 2009 winner of the Gilmore Artist Award
8, 2010

This year’s recipient of the Gilmore Artist Award is Russian-born Kirill Gernstein, who is praised for his “masterful technique, musical curiosity, and probing interpretations.”

10 Favorites of 2009

The best recordings of 2009
18, 2009

WOSU’s Beverley Ervine lists her favorite classical recordings of 2009

Straight No Chaser’s Christmas Can-Can

Straight No Chaser
Straight No Chaser
December 18, 2009

The a capella group Straight No Chaser offers an irreverent take on the holidays, complete with dance steps.

Jane Staiger Burns

Jane Burns
Jane Burns: "She had a smile for each of us"
November 20, 2009

Thoughts from Beverly about the passing of Jane Burns, a longtime WOSU volunteer.