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BY SANDRA WING SHAN CHAN
@ VOL 16
ON MAY 25, 2013
iOrchestra is an innovative take on ensemble performance using keyboards, synthesizers and Apple computers to simulate the sound of an acoustic orchestra. Sandra Wing Shan Chan expands on the pros and cons of electric orchestras, and tells us a little about their history.
Experiments with the Theremin
BY WYNNE PALMER
@ VOL 3
ON SEP 28, 2013
Wynne Palmer is part of the Vancouver Experimental Theremin Orchestra. This group explores what can be done with the unique Theremin instrument, including use of new techniques and collaboration with other performers. Wynne gives us a brief history of the instrument, and discusses her desire to incorporate the instrument in her independant art practice.
"Presentation of the Day" on March 26, 2014.
The Orchestra in Transition
BY STEFAN ROSU
@ VOL 23
ON SEP 17, 2014
Stefan Rosu is the director general and artistic director of the South Netherlands Philharmonic in Eindhoven and Maastricht. The classical symphony orchestra is facing a fast changing environment. In order to survive it needs to adjust. Stefan Rosu's presentation describes how it can do so without losing its basic values. It gives an insight into how musicians and staff can act in that situation.
"Presentation of the Day" on October 15, 2014.
Let' s come together by playing banjo
BY ALLISON BROWN
@ UNITED STATES ARTISTS 2014 ARTISTS ASSEMBLY
ON MAR 24, 2015
A Grammy Award- winning banjo player from Nashville, Tennessee, and former investment banker Allison Brown is waliking us through the history of five string banjo in paintings and photography, its transition from African American slaves music to white Victorian parlors music and female orchestras and moving to the Northeast in the 60's. She is a co-founder of the internationally recognised Compass Records Group.
BY ERKIN ÖZAY
@ VOL 18
ON SEP 24, 2016
"How can we make our endeavors clear and approachable enough that we can actually contribute to the public debate at a very high level?"
In Rethinking Resettlement from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 18, Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University at Buffalo, Erkin Özay, reviews some of the social and design issues involved in rehousing and supporting Buffalo, New York's new Americans. Özay's Spring 2016 UB graduate studio explored the potential for temporary and long-term housing for newly arrived refugees and immigrants, as well as the role of supporting institutions, community assets, and reimagining the existing housing stock. Özay's project investigates "compassionate urbanism." He is interested in how groups of limited means--new and existing residents--support each other through careful intersections.
Madison as an Up-and-Coming Music Scene
BY BUZZ KEMPER
@ VOL 24
ON NOV 09, 2017
In Buzz Kemper's work with symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, choral groups, jazz ensembles, rock bands and solo artists in the Madison area for over 30 years, he has seen the rise of the music scene as well as the rise of the level of support for musicians (recording facilities, live sound companies and sound/light designers), as well as audience interest in the arts.
Sinfónica Ayacucho: La cultura como oxígeno para el alma
BY ELISA VEGAS
@ VOL 9
ON MAY 17, 2018
La venezolana, Elisa Vegas, nos cuenta sobre su vida girando en torno a la música, y su experiencia como directora artística de la Orquesta Sinfónica Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho.