28. February 2016 · Comments Off on Sunday Evening Music · Categories: Sunday Evening Music

Josquin Desprez: Tu solus qui facis mirabilia
Vocalitas Nova; Karl Hänsel, Director

28. February 2016 · Comments Off on Sunday Morning Music · Categories: Sunday Morning Music

César Alejandro Carrillo: Crux Fidelis
USC Thornton Concert Choir; Katie Nester, Soloist; Cristian Grases, Conductor

22. February 2016 · Comments Off on Dwight Parry & Reeds · Categories: Reed Making, Reeds, Videos

Here’s a fun video (if it shows up — we’ll see when this posts, as I’m not seeing it at the moment. **Update: it’s working!) about reeds:

“Dwight Parry, the Principle Oboe for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra talks about literally carving out his own sound.”

Here’s another in case that one doesn’t work (but the above video is a bit more informative):

21. February 2016 · Comments Off on Sunday Evening Music · Categories: Sunday Evening Music

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Jauchzet dem Herrn, alle Welt (Psalm 100)
Ensemble Musica Sacra Dresden; Karl Hänsel, Director

Frank Martin: Agnus Dei
Stellenbosch University Choir

14. February 2016 · Comments Off on Sunday Evening Music · Categories: Sunday Evening Music

(Not a perfect recording … extra noise and all … but I just love a men’s chorus! I ran the YouTube info through google translate and I’m sure the soloists names are incorrect. So sorry … I’ll happily take someone’s help on the actual names!)

John Newton: Amazing Grace
Seoul C. Male Chior; Kim Shin-wook, Conductor; Lee Young-eun, Piano
Solo Tenor: bakhwarim / Baritone: gimdaehu

14. February 2016 · Comments Off on Stolen Instrument Alert! · Categories: Stolen Instrument

Keep your eyes and ears open, please …

Please Forward Oboe and Cello stolen today in Brazil!

Today (13/02/2016) of late my husband Pablo Hernandez and I went robbed at gunpoint in gonçalo de carvalho, in front of the house of music (Porto Alegre), By 18 o ‘ Clock. Here are the photos of us with the instruments stolen, please disseminate these photos and the information. The Oboe is a loree royal and was in a estocjo gray. I was also in a backpack with knives and blades (all the stuff that Pablo had). The Cello has no information inside, and the arc has pieces of appearance of gold. Any information helps!! These instruments has a great sentimental value.. We pay a reward!! Get in touch with us by the numbers (51) 9893-2185 (Whatsapp and connection) and (51) 3386-1877. Email: [email protected] thank you very much for your help!

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14. February 2016 · Comments Off on Sunday Morning Music · Categories: Sunday Morning Music

William Harris: Bring Us, Oh Lord God
SHSU Chorale; Dr. James Franklin, conductor

13. February 2016 · Comments Off on And Only £5.50?! · Categories: Read Online

I just read this:

Oboe reed case for 6 reeds (including used reeds!)

12. February 2016 · Comments Off on Dudamel Masterclasses · Categories: Masterclass, Read Online

I just received this:

Join Gustavo Dudamel at UC Berkeley for Public Master Classes & Conversation
On Saturday, February 20, Gustavo Dudamel returns to UC Berkeley for two master classes with the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra plus a “Berkeley Talks” conversation with Cal Performances Executive and Artistic Director Matías Tarnopolsky.

The events are free and open to the public.

Details

These appearances complete Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela’s 2015-16 Berkeley RADICAL residency begun in September 2015. Cal Performances’ Berkeley RADICAL (Research and Development Initiative in Creativity, Arts and Learning) is a framework to cultivate public artistic literacy and create cultural access for diverse current and future audiences.