People still flock to the Louvre in Paris to see perhaps the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa. Now, people can hear a musical instrument conceived by the same brilliant mind, the “viola organista” from Leonardo da Vinci.
Franklinton’s Holy Family Church may soon become the first Columbus Catholic parish with a concert band aimed at giving homeless people a chance to connect and a reason for hope.
What city are you? Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for a musical tour of great American cities, Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound.
In the days before Guitar Hero, guitarist and Columbus native Jordan Dodson wanted to be a rock star. Now with acoustic guitar in hand, he’s well on his way to becoming a guitar hero of the classical music world. Tune in Thursday at 10:30 to hear Dodson talk about his flourishing career and to play selections from his upcoming Columbus recital.
A Mansfield day care worker and Classical 101 listener is turning babies into classical music fans.
In his autobiography Up from Slavery, the great American educator Booker T. Washington famously wrote, “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” Saturday The American Sound celebrates America’s great tradition of volunteering and community service with classic performances of music by Bernstein, Schuman and Gould.
Catch the otherworldly music of Claude Debussy and Stephen Paulus when the OSU School of Music faculty flute/harp/viola trio Cosmos performs live on Classical 101 Monday, Oct. 14 at 1 pm.
Eleven months of the year, the pumpkin languishes in relative obscurity, But come October, it’s all about Jack o’ lanterns, roasted pumpkin seeds and pumpkin pie. Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for music for pumpkin season Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound.
Practicing an instrument can make you think faster – for longer.
Long since known as “the king of instruments,” the piano just got even grander.