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Reeder’s Movie Review: Jungle Cruise
NWPB’s Steve Reeder review’s Disney’s latest, long awaited movie, Jungle Cruise. Continue Reading Reeder’s Movie Review: Jungle Cruise
Quiz: Composer Or Music Software?
Music and technology – two things you probably can’t live without! But can you tell the difference when given just a name? Is Frescobaldi a composer or music software. Or both! Take a couple moments to see if you can guess composer from music software. Continue Reading Quiz: Composer Or Music Software?
Classical Music Venues With Non-Classical Histories: Trillium Woods Farm
Who needs a concert hall when there’s a barn nearby? Or a brewery? Or an old electric power plant? The Northwest is home to some classical music venues with decidedly non-classical histories. This is the story of Trillium Woods Farm, home of Concerts in the Barn. Continue Reading Classical Music Venues With Non-Classical Histories: Trillium Woods Farm
2021/2022 Northwest Concert Season Premieres
The orchestra tuning up. A quieting audience. Applause as the conductor enters the stage.
Familiar sounds marking the start of a live performance. After a year and a half pause, symphony season has been a notably missing companion in our community. Continue Reading 2021/2022 Northwest Concert Season Premieres
Music Moment: The Grand Canyon Suite
A 24-year-old New York man packed a Jeep with some essentials and a few cans of gas and made his way across Arizona in 1916. The man, Ferde Grofé, arrived at his destination after dark, unaware that his life was about to change with the sunrise of the next day. Continue Reading Music Moment: The Grand Canyon Suite
Passing the Baton: From Isbin And Hauser To Bellingham Symphony Music Director Yaniv Attar
Conducting a symphony orchestra is hard. It takes a special set of skills to bring out just the right sound from a stage full of players. Even after Bellingham Symphony’s Music Director Yaniv Attar finished his studies with legendary classical guitarist Sharon Isbin, he found that she still had a thing or two to teach him about conducting. Continue Reading Passing the Baton: From Isbin And Hauser To Bellingham Symphony Music Director Yaniv Attar