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Looking for something to do this Veterans Day? Join us at Carnegie Hall! #cityguideny #nyc #veterans day
(11/8-11/11) Looking for what to do in New York? We've got the latest on all the goings-on in NYC this weekend, from concerts to museum exhibitions to comedy to the best in city sightseeing. This weekend we say thank you to the military on Veterans Day with one of the nation's largest parades on Fif...
Congratulations, Dr. André Thomas!
The Grammy-winning Phoenix Chorale presents “A Chorale Christmas,” Dec. 13-17, and leading the concerts will be special guest conductor, Dr. André J. Thomas, making his debut appearance with the ensemble.
Such a great story of friendship!
KENT CITY, Mich. — A football player has been pushing his friend who uses a wheelchair throughout the marching band season. Both William Oberg and Logan McVicker are sophomores at Kent City High School. They originally met when the two were in Boy Scouts together in sixth grade. McVicker and Oberg...
"What her father taught Clara was completely to respect and honour — almost in a religious sense — the intention of the composer. To understand only that, fully and deeply: that was your calling as a performer."
Clara Schumann's music was successful in its own right — but her enduring legacy is the classical piano recital.
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Happy belated birthday to our friend and colleague Emily Ellsworth! We hope your birthday was as musical and fun as you are! 🎶❤️
The musician Stephen Morris said, “I’m still getting over the shock” at the unlikely recovery of his instrument.
Wow! Some awesome tips here:
How to pick the right music to boost your focus, motivation, and mood
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Such a cool thing to have in the great city of Denver!
Denver Choir League, "a drinking group with a singing problem," gives young adults the opportunity to sing in a choir at Denver bars.
Monday, November 11 - America the Beautiful: Veterans Day Celebration! Join us in honoring our veterans. There are still tickets available!
Manhattan Concert Productions is pleased to open its 2019-2020 season with America the Beautiful: A Veterans Day Celebration this November featuring the National Festival Chorus , led by Grammy-Award winning guest conductor Jerry Blackstone . The evening will include classic American works,
Do your pets respond to music? See how they like Maestro Nézet-Séguin's playlist!
Plácido Domingo is a paragon of the opera world, continuing to add roles to his repertoire while amassing raves all over the world. The truly legendary Spanish tenor joins Yannick and the Orchestra, performing beloved highlights of Italian grand opera.
How much do you know about Hamilton?
The Broadway smash hit is coming to Canada, and this week, tickets sold out almost instantly.
Dr. Anton Armstrong, Tosdal Professor of Music at St. Olaf College, became the fourth conductor of the St. Olaf Choir in 1990 after ten years in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he had served on the faculty of Calvin College and led the Calvin College Alumni Choir, the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus and the St. Cecilia Youth Chorale.
For more information about Dr. Armstrong's residency, e-mail us at [email protected]
Still looking for the right costume? Here are some tips from Broadway costume designer, Gregory Gale Costume Design...
Still needing some costume inspiration? Look no further than your own closet.
How scary music makes movies scarier
Composers and scientists discuss how the scores for such horror films as "The Shining" and "Get Out" work their magic
Excited for Halloween? These scary show tunes will definitely get you in the mood.
Ghosts, witches, serial killers, man-eating plants, and plenty of other haunting characters have appeared in Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals over the years. These creepy types keep our hearts beating faster and our nerves on edge, and we love them for it. Throughout musical-theater history, there...
Can you identify all 19 composers? (Full disclosure: we got 17) Give it a shot and let us know how you did!
Are you smarter than the average human? It’s a dead cert if you can name seven out of 19 classical composers pictured in this quiz.
Dr. M. Dee Wilkins is the Director of Vocal Music at Oklahoma Panhandle State University. He conducts the OPSU Chamber Singers and Concert Choir, and teaches conducting and voice.
For more information about Dr. Wilkins's residency, e-mail us at [email protected]
Happy birthday, Niccolò Paganini! (1782-1840)
Way to go, Brooklyn Youth Chorus!
The singer was promoting his Broadway show American Utopia
An assistant band director from Butler County got an emotional surprise when her boyfriend snuck down the 50-yard line to propose!
Dr. Jefferson Johnson is Director of Choral Activities at the University of Kentucky where he conducts the University Chorale and Men's Chorus. He also teaches advanced choral conducting, choral methods and literature, and directs the graduate program (MM and DMA degrees) in choral music.
For more information about Dr. Johnson's residency, e-mail us at [email protected]
Whoa, very cool!
Iconic guitar brand Fender is launching its fourth app today that will allow future musicians the ability to find any song on Apple Music and learn to play it. Called Fender Songs, for a monthly subscription of $4.99 or 12-month subscription of $41.99 (the app is only available in the US at launch ...
When the silver screen and the Great White Way collide!
As Mrs. Doutbfire heads to Broadway, we looked at other films we never thought would make it to the stage
Why the piano is amazing for your brain.
The more you know...
Outside Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall has boxes filled with loads of Ricola cough drops. Why are they there?
For more information about Mr. Henry Leck's Youth Choir Series residency, e-mail us at [email protected].
Are you a beginning songwriter? Here are some helpful tips:
You may have seen one of the various online videos in which a musician will demonstrate ‘100 songs in 4 minutes’ or ‘play 50 songs with only these 4
"Research studying more than 300,000 people over seven years found that people with complex social connections, such as belonging to a choir or being part of a team, lived 50 percent longer than those that didn't."
GPs should prescribe participation in communal singing activities to patients to raise self-esteem and overcome loneliness, a tuneful event at the University of Sussex was told this week.
It's a great day to revisit Ely Cathedral choir's stunning take on Holst's 'Nunc Dimittis.' The final Amen is glorious! 🎶🎶
Way to go, Aaron!!
It's been a long road to the 50-yard line for Aaron VanKampen.
This looks incredible! Excited to be doing our own Webber & Rice in a few months!
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic musical, Jesus Christ Superstar officially launched the 50th anniversary tour at Austin's Bass Concert Hall on October 8th before visiting over 30 cities including Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Dallas and Chicago. Check out brand new photos of the cast in....
Happy Friday! Here's a perfect quiz for an evening with music and beer! 🍺
We’ll give you some crunchy German names, and you’ll tell us whether they’re composers — or beers. Take our quiz to see how your brewery and classical music knowledge line up.
Guest Conductor Spotlight: Dr. Lee Nelson of Wartburg College. If you would like to learn more about joining Dr. Nelson's residency, send us an email: [email protected]
A great interview with the artists of Choir Boy! If you have 20 minutes, give this a listen:
It isn’t a musical, but music and dance are at the heart of this play.
The most iconic intervals EVER used in music
From the octave leap in Harold Arlen’s beloved ‘Over the Rainbow’, to that irresistible Bernstein tritone in ‘Maria’ from West Side Story, we celebrate the very best intervals found in the whole history of music.
Such a great article!! Agree, agree, agree!
At some point, we all have to learn how to play with others. Whatever the challenge – live performance, budget constraints, final project – success almost always lives and dies by the people around you, and how well and effectively you all work together
Congratulations and many thanks to Joan and Sanford Weill on this incredible milestone!
Carnegie Hall today announced that, thanks to a generous $14.6 million gift, Joan and Sanford I. Weill and The Weill Family Foundation have earned the unique distinction of becoming the first private donors in Carnegie Hall's history to reach the $100 million threshold in cumulative lifetime giving.
Now THIS is some good news! Hopefully this will be true for ALL states someday!
New Jersey is the first state in the nation to provide arts education in every public school, officials said.
Nine-year-old Ronan Mattin, who went viral earlier in the year for exclaiming ‘wow’ after some magnificent Mozart at Boston’s Symphony Hall, has been invited back by the orchestra.
For more information about our Grace Cathedral residency, e-mail us at [email protected].
Do you listen to classical music on streaming services? Here's an interesting article about improving the experience on iTunes.
Last August, Apple Music was updated with a new section in Browse curated by Deutsche Grammophon, one of the biggest classical music labels in the...
Congratulations MCP alumni Portland Gay Men's Chorus! We are all excited for your anniversary😉
The Portland Gay Men’s Chorus celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.
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