From the Top comes to Princeton05/26/13
Guests: Jennifer Hurley-Wales, co-CEO and executive producer of From the Top; Tom Vignieri, music director, From the Top; Christopher O'Riley, host, From the Top; and students from The American Boychoir School and soloists featured on the show.
Longwood Symphony Orchestra
Guests: Ronald Feldman, music director, and Mark Gebhardt, principal clarinet, of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra in Boston, MA, which is comprised of medical and healthcare professionals.
Six months after Superstorm Sandy.
Guests: William Brittelle, co-founder, New Amsterdam Records; Michael Royce, executive director, New York Foundation for the Arts; and Mary Eileen Fouratt, executive director, Monmouth Arts Council.
Extra: Alan Harler, Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia
Comments by Alan Harler, artistic director of the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, about receiving a Chorus America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming.
National Recording Preservation Plan
Guest: Eugene DeAnna, head of the Recorded Sound Section of the Library of Congress, discusses the LOC's National Recording Preservation Plan.
BSO's Playwright in Residence initiative
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Playwright in Residence initiative. Guests: Matthew Spivey, BSO VP of Artistic Operations, and Didi Balle, BSO Playwright in Residence.
The arts and digital media
Guest: Kristin Thompson, co-author, "Arts Organizations and Digital Technology," Pew Research Center.
Social Media and musical innovations
Guests: Chip Michael, founder, The TWTR Symphony, and Alexis Del Palazzo, a member of the TWTR Symphony.
East Coast Chamber Orchestra at Princeton University...
Community outreach programs - East Coast Chamber Orchestra at Princeton University Concerts. Guests: Marna Seltzer, director, Princeton University Concerts, and Nick Kendall, member, ECCO.
Guests: Joseph Polisi, president, The Juilliard School, and David Ludwig, chair of performance studies, The Curtis Institute.
Extra: Joy Bechtler on Kinshasa Symphony documentary
Extra: Additional comments by Joy Bechtler, founder of Vocal Reach, about an upcoming screening of the documentary Kinshasa Symphony.
Mary Sue Welsh, Edna Phillips, Elizabeth Hainen
Guests: Mary Sue Welsh, author, One Woman in a Hundred, about harpist Edna Phillips, the first woman to be hired as a principal in a major U.S. orchestra when she joined the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1930; and Elizabeth Hainen, the Philadelphia...
Rite of Spring at 100
Guests: Douglas Martin, artistic director, American Repertory Ballet, and Jeremy Rothman, vice president of artistic planning, Philadelphia Orchestra.
Carnegie Hall's National Youth Orchestra, Kristen Madsen
Guests: Sarah Johnson, director, Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall, and Soyeong Park, one of the young musicians chosen to participate. Also - Kristen Madsen, senior vice president of the Grammy Foundation, discusses the foundation's Music...
Guest: Bill Zwick, creator of Africlassical.com.
Opera Philadelphia's "Silent Night"
Guests: David Devan, general director, Opera Philadelphia; Michael Bolton, vice president of community programs, Opera Philadelphia; and Jennifer Pacanowski of Warrior Writers.
The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance's "Groundswell" program. Guest: Michael Norris, vice president of external relations; Kathryn Ott Lovell of the Fairmount Park Conservancy; and Siobhan Riordan of The Free Library of Philadelphia.
The Chicago Sinfonietta
Guest: Jim Hirsch, executive director of The Chicago Sinfonietta, the "most diverse orchestra" in the U.S.
Chicago Youth in Music Festival
Guests: Madeleine Walsh, Manager of Institute Programs, and Jonathan McCormick, Coordinator of Institute Programs, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Institute for Learning, Access and Training.
Young Audiences New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania
Guest: Larry Capo, President and CEO of Young Audiences New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania.
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More informationRachel Katz examines the impact of the economy, technology, and social and cultural changes on musicians, ensembles, venues and other organizations involved with the arts. A Tempo also looks into the importance of music and arts education, and public support and appreciation, including philanthropy.
In addition to one or two feature interviews, the show includes a short selection of news headlines from around the arts world.