Does improvised music open a door to possibilities for social change? And if that’s the case, shouldn’t more people be paying attention?
A rundown of the goings-on during the first month of the new year.
There’s a concert out there for everyone this December—naughty or nice.
Performance injury among musicians is an issue of no small matter: a recent study identified that as much as 65 percent of the music student population suffers from a performance injury. But spreading awareness among composers of the potential that compositions may have on performer’s bodies is in its infancy.
There are plenty of reasons to leave the house in November, so let’s expend some energy before that end-of-the-month collective spike in tryptophan-levels that will likely leaves us passed-out on the sofa all night.
With the leaves soon to change color and start dropping from the tree branches, it’s primetime for concert-going.
After a long summertime hibernation, the new music scene attempts to stay outdoors, and there’s a festival out there to suit everybody’s fancy.
The Sacramento region boasts a unique and vibrant small new music scene where tradition is less important than the spirit of unfettered exploration.
Yes, the official concert season doesn’t kickoff for another month, but there’s no reason to throw in the towel because there are plenty of ear-tickling events going on, even in this most musically arid month we call August.
At a time when opera companies experience increasing pressure to maximize ticket sales, a number of deep breaths were drawn in the Marketing Department in 2000 when Florida Grand Opera commissioned a new opera for its first season in Miami’s new opera house.