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Tech in Art: Performance on the Digital Stage

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Host Ward Holmquist talks with musicians, artists, and arts leaders who are using the latest technologies and distribution methods to reach new audiences on the ever-expanding worldwide digital stage.

Host Ward Holmquist talks with musicians, artists, and arts leaders who are using the latest technologies and distribution methods to reach new audiences on the ever-expanding worldwide digital stage.

Location:

United States

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Host Ward Holmquist talks with musicians, artists, and arts leaders who are using the latest technologies and distribution methods to reach new audiences on the ever-expanding worldwide digital stage.

Language:

English

Contact:

8163054488


Episodes

TiA 108: The Fearless Classical Influencer - Dacia Clay

7/20/2020
TiA 108: The Fearless Classical Influencer - Dacia Clay - 20 July 2020 - TECH IN ART: Performance on the Digital Stage with Ward Holmquist These and a host of similar questions are being posed by thoughtful music lovers as the audience for traditional classical artists, groups and organizations steadily implodes. And then there’s Dacia Clay. A library science graduate with a decidedly egalitarian world view, whose secret desire was to work in public radio. Her quest began when she got...

Duration:00:38:06

TiA 107: Classical Composers Go Digital - Evangelos Spanos

6/22/2020
TiA 107: Classical Composers Go Digital - Evangelos Spanos - 22 June 2020 - TECH IN ART: Performance on the Digital Stage with Ward Holmquist Where do music composers get their inspiration? What voice tells them what notes to write, what sounds to use or create, what musical forms to employ? For pianist and composer Dr. Evangelos Spanos, it’s clear that movement and dance is a central wellspring for his creativity. He began accompanying ballet and dance classes in his teens, where the...

Duration:00:41:18

TiA 106: The Internet Cello Studio - Ho Anthony Ahn

6/15/2020
TiA 106: The Internet Cello Studio - Ho Anthony Ahn - 15 June 2020 - TECH IN ART: Performance on the Digital Stage with Ward Holmquist The traditional music teacher/student training session has existed for hundreds of years, as the accomplished pass on their hard-won expertise to the would-be performers of the following generation, huddled together in little studios. But what happens to this revered process when an epidemic like the 1918 Spanish Flu, the polio crisis, or COVID-19 breaks...

Duration:00:37:20

TiA 105: The Hollywood Composer Series - Matthew Janszen

6/8/2020
TiA 105: The Hollywood Composer Series - Matthew Janszen - 08 June 2020 - TECH IN ART: Performance on the Digital Stage with Ward Holmquist The music creation and performance profession continues to evolve. There is no greater test of an artist’s talent, skill, and determination than to support oneself and family in an arena that does NOT rely on not-for-profit IRS status to survive. This is the tricky, winding road between individual expression and mass appeal. Mozart died penniless....

Duration:00:49:48

TiA 104: The Digital Stage Director - Garnett Bruce

6/1/2020
TiA 104: The Digital Stage Director - Garnett Bruce - 01 June 2020 - TECH IN ART: Performance on the Digital Stage with Ward Holmquist The opera stage director is the movie director for the theater—a Steven Spielberg or J. J. Abrams type. Leading hundreds of all types of artists into the battle of a live performance costing at the minimum several hundred thousand dollars, and frequently millions. It’s not a job for the weak, the timid, or the average leadership talent. Garnett Bruce...

Duration:00:40:01

TiA 103: The Polymath Cellist - Larry Figg

5/22/2020
TiA 103: The Polymath Cellist - Larry Figg - 23 May 2020 - TECH IN ART: Performance on the Digital Stage with Ward Holmquist Professional cellist, symphony member, teacher, arranger, audio/video composer and creator, juggler, soccer and basketball player, heavy metal band member, chess devoté… Cellist Larry Figg, pursues all of his interests with a relentless quest for excellence and mastery. So it’s only natural for him that, when COVID-19 temporarily shut down his lifeblood of...

Duration:00:36:41

TiA 102: The Entrepreneurial Diva - Sarah Tannehill Anderson

5/22/2020
TiA 102: The Entrepreneurial Diva - 22 May 2020 - TECH IN ART: Performance on the Digital Stage with Ward Holmquist Sarah Tannehill Anderson is the embodiment of today’s successful classical music professional—a highly refined, beautiful soprano voice, and a constantly in-demand performer in her professional performance sphere. What sets her apart has been her five-year development in the digital realm, developing The Society of SongRaiseYourVoiceKCGain inspiration from her can-do,...

Duration:00:40:36

TiA 101: Flutist on Top - Michael Gordon

4/20/2020
Ward Holmquist hosts discussions with artists and administrators in the classical music performance world who are developing new digital skills to record and present their art to a much wider audience than formerly possible. In this episode, Ward talks with Michael Gordon, principal flute with the Kansas City Symphony about and they explore many other ideas, thoughtful as well as humorous. Please reach out to Ward at ward@holmquistmusic.com with feedback, topic or interview...

Duration:00:37:38