Rochester’s top musicians guide you to the artists most worth your time in this series. One of the busiest musicians is Paul Shewan, a Professor at Roberts Wesleyan College where he conducts the Wind Ensemble and the Orchestra.
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In our Sharp Ears series, musicians are talking about listening and what excites them. In this podcast, the new Music Director of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Ward Stare, explains to Classical 91.5 morning host Brenda Tremblay why hearing certain pieces of classical music LIVE can be a revelation.
In WXXI’s Sharp Ears series, you’re getting exclusive recommendations from musicians on who is worth your time and attention. In this episode, the guest is Stephen Kennedy, the Director of Music and Organist at Christ Church Rochester, New York. He teaches at the Eastman School of Music and paints large-scale works as well.
One night this week I skipped a launch party for composer Hilary Tann's new CD to go play the recorder alone on a bridge on the edge of town, high over the Erie Canal. Fish were jumping, swallows were skimming the water, it was impossibly beautiful and quiet, and I couldn’t resist. So I walked up a hill to the bridge with my son’s primary school recorder and The Daily Ukule