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In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr-Beethoven: Making Music by Force

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ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr
20, 2014

Much of Beethoven’s music seemed to have been driven into the page with a hammer and chisel…

Ohio State University’s Scott McCoy Sings Schubert’s ‘Wintereisse’

Dr. Scott McCoy's 'Wintereisse' slide from his OSU performance, October 13th, 2014.
17, 2014

This week, as a part of the Ohio State University School of Music’s program to offer exceptional student and faculty performances at no cost, no ticket required, Dr. Scott McCoy presented the song cycle in its entirety to much audience acclaim.Yesterday, I sat down with Dr. McCoy in his office to discuss how and why the director of the Helen Swank Voice Teaching and Research Lab and Professor of Voice Science and Pedagogy would take on such an extensive and demanding work in the middle of a busy semester. His responses were nothing short of heartfelt consideration for the nature of the work, the necessity of presenting its entirety, and his deep empathy for the work of Schubert.

Carpe Diem String Quartet in Columbus this Weekend

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The Carpe Diem String Quartet photographed at George Bowers Grocery in Staunton, Virginia on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Photo by Pat Jarrett
19, 2014

Carpe Diem opens it’s 2014-15 Seize the Music Series at the McConnell Arts Center in Worthington this weekend and listen to their in-studio performance on Classical 101.

Franz Schubert: A Jazz Inspiration?

13, 2014

If one of the primary aims of jazz improvisation is the creation of melody, could there be a more inspirational concentration of examples than in Franz Schubert’s Quintet in C?

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: Giving the Ears – and Mind – a Break

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PMCO Music Director David Danzmayr
13, 2014

For some reason, however, people seem surprised when they hear that classical musicians don’t spend their down time listening to classical music.

In the Key of ‘D’anzmayr: The Glamorous Life of a Musician

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ProMusica Music Director David Danzmayr
27, 2014

What a wonderful job to have! Stage lights, a live audience, and spending your life making music for others.

‘Time for Three’ Violinists Left Standing on Tarmac by Airline

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Time for Three
May 27, 2014

US Airways was not excited about Time for Three’s violinists, Nicholas Kendall and Zachary De Pue, when they tried to carry their violins onto a flight from Charlotte NC which was headed to Northwest Arkansas. They were told to put them in the hold.

ProMusica Gala Guest ‘Time for Three’ Fri @ 9am on Classical 101

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Time for Three brings their unique style to the Southern Theater Friday night
May 8, 2014

Time for Three, or tf3 for short, will be performing with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Friday evening at 8:00 pm. The self-described “classically-trained garage band” will be on Classical 101 with Boyce Lancaster Friday morning at 9 am.

Edwaard Liang Talks About the BalletMet Season Finale

BalletMet Artistic Director Edwaard Liang (right) and Boyce Lancaster with a photobomb by Yo-Yo Ma in the Classical 101 studio.
BalletMet Artistic Director Edwaard Liang (right) and Boyce Lancaster with a photobomb by Yo-Yo Ma in the Classical 101 studio.
2, 2014

BalletMet Artistic Director Edwaard Liang discusses the BalletMet season finale with Classical 101′s Boyce Lancaster.

Lera Auerbach Fills Dual Role with ProMusica this Weekend

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Lera Auerbach is both composer and pianist this weekend with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
3, 2014

After Lera Auerbach’s piano teacher heard that she was composing, he told her, “I don’t want to hear anything about it. I don’t care what you do in your spare time as long as long as it doesn’t take away from piano practice.”