A Salmon Run And Rock Music: Inspiration For A New Northwest Fanfare
Composer Austin Schlichting was raised in Bellingham and currently works as a music educator in Lacey. Last year he partnered with the Olympia Symphony to write and premier a new piece celebrating the Orchestra’s 65th Anniversary.
His new work for the Olympia Symphony is Nisqually River Run: A Fanfare to the Pacific Northwest.
Schlichting recently spoke to NWPB’s Anjuli Dodhia about the origins and inspirations for Nisqually River Run, which premiers on the Olympia Symphony’s March 2019 concert, “Around the Horn.”
For more than twenty years, Imani Winds has inspired audiences and young musicians of all backgrounds with their energetic performances, outreach endeavors and adventurous programming. Anjuli Dodhia caught up with horn player/composer Jeff Scott and bassoonist Monica Ellis at an Imani Winds rehearsal. Continue Reading A Conversation With Imani Winds: ‘It Matters To Have Art That Reflects The World That We Live In.’
The new year has just begun, and NWPB music hosts are eagerly anticipating a few events, concerts and interviews in 2019. Continue Reading Here’s What NWPB Music Hosts Are Excited About In 2019
Turn on your radio, pour a cup of tea, cozy up to a warm fire, and enjoy uplifting music, heartwarming stories and inspiring performances to celebrate the season. Here’s a list of special programs coming your way throughout the month of December. Continue Reading Keep Your Candles Burning Brightly: 2018 Holiday Radio Programs On NWPB