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Location:

Trenton, NJ

Description:

Rachel 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.

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 17202 Trenton, NJ 08690 - U.S.A. 1-888-232-2900


Episodes

From the Top comes to Princeton

5/25/2013
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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

5/18/2013
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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.

5/11/2013
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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

5/11/2013
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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

5/4/2013
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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

4/27/2013
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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

4/20/2013
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Guest: Kristin Thompson, co-author, "Arts Organizations and Digital Technology," Pew Research Center.

Social Media and musical innovations

4/13/2013
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Guests: Chip Michael, founder, The TWTR Symphony, and Alexis Del Palazzo, a member of the TWTR Symphony.

East Coast Chamber Orchestra at Princeton University Concerts

4/6/2013
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Community outreach programs - East Coast Chamber Orchestra at Princeton University Concerts. Guests: Marna Seltzer, director, Princeton University Concerts, and Nick Kendall, member, ECCO.

E-Learning Opportunities

3/30/2013
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Guests: Joseph Polisi, president, The Juilliard School, and David Ludwig, chair of performance studies, The Curtis Institute.

Extra: Joy Bechtler on Kinshasa Symphony documentary

3/23/2013
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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

3/23/2013
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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 Orchestra's current principal harpist.

Rite of Spring at 100

3/16/2013
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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

3/9/2013
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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 Educator Award.

Bill Zwick

3/2/2013
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Guest: Bill Zwick, creator of Africlassical.com.

Extra: Music and musicians in the movies

2/23/2013
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Additional comments by William Kinderman, professor of musicology, University of Illinois School of Music, and Stephen Whitty, film critic at the Star Ledger

Music and musicians in the movies

2/23/2013
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Guests: Linda Kernohan, official classical music blogger for the Grammy's; Julian Wachner, director of music and the arts at Trinity Wall Street; and Lisa Kaplan, member of eighth blackbird.

Extra: Classical Music Project at Penn State CPA

2/16/2013
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Additional comments by Philadelphia Orchestra Executive Vice President of Orchestra Advancement Ryan Fleur about the orchestra's recording agreement with Deutsche Grammophon

Classical Music Project at Penn State CPA

2/16/2013
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The Classical Music Project at Pennsylvania State University Center for the Performing Arts. Guests: George Trudeau, director of the Center for the Performing Arts, and Marica Tacconi, professor of musicology at Penn State.

Grammy Preview

2/9/2013
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Guests: Linda Kernohan, official classical music blogger for the Grammy's; Julian Wachner, director of music and the arts at Trinity Wall Street; and Lisa Kaplan, member of eighth blackbird.
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