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Orchestra, student musicians go for Baroque – Daily Reflector – Greenville Daily Reflector

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Old sounds met young ears on Monday as the N.C. Baroque Orchestra performed for and rehearsed with the Eastern Youth Orchestra in the A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on ECU’s campus. Though Greenville locals will have a chance to hear the Baroque orchestra tonight at 7:30 for a free show in the recital hall, local youths got a sneak preview of the performance, as well as a chance to become immersed…

Boston Philharmonic Kicks Off Season With John Harbison’s Evocative Symphony No. 3 – WBUR

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Benjamin Zander, the charismatic music director of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, is also a master craftsman of concert programming, and his first concert of the season sounds like one of his most delicious concoctions. Two of the three pieces are by American composers — but written two-thirds of a century apart. American composer John Harbison’s Symphony No. 3 is the highlight of the Boston Philharmonic’s season opener. (Courtesy Boston Philharmonic)…

An Appreciation of St. Vincent’s Guitar Skills – Vulture

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Classical mythology is malleable. Take the origin of Athena. Was it Prometheus, Ares, or Hephaestus who cleaved open Zeus’s head, thus allowing the patron goddess of Athens and future inventor of the flute to spring forth? As usual, it depends on who’s telling the tale. Annie Clark, best known as the rock musician St. Vincent, lacks all the fantastical origins of a Homeric goddess. But the…

Orchestra, student musicians go for Baroque – Greenville Daily Reflector

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Old sounds met young ears on Monday as the N.C. Baroque Orchestra performed for and rehearsed with the Eastern Youth Orchestra in the A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall on ECU’s campus. Though Greenville locals will have a chance to hear the Baroque orchestra tonight at 7:30 for a free show in the recital hall, local youths got a sneak preview of the performance, as well as a chance to become immersed…

An Appreciation of St. Vincent’s Guitar Skills – Vulture

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Classical mythology is malleable. Take the origin of Athena. Was it Prometheus, Ares, or Hephaestus who cleaved open Zeus’s head, thus allowing the patron goddess of Athens and future inventor of the flute to spring forth? As usual, it depends on who’s telling the tale. Annie Clark, best known as the rock musician St. Vincent, lacks all the fantastical origins of a Homeric goddess. But the…

Guitarist Kyle Gionis may be just the antidote for Poizon – Houston Chronicle

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Caption Close Poizon sounds like something that slithers out of a bayou at night. The Houston band works a sleazy seam of post-punk with a swampy bent. To wit, just seconds into “Bayou Waterbed,” Shawn Adolph sings “my soul is damned,” spitting out the last word as though it has three syllables instead of one. Some may know Adolph from Weird Party, who released the rangy and mean “Hussy” five…

Guitar expo comes to Wallingford – Meriden Record-Journal

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

WALLINGFORD — Artists and guitar builders pored over hundreds of unique and vintage guitars during the Northeast Guitar Expo on Sunday at the Oakdale Theatre. “It’s the only place that people can actually touch my guitars,” said Mike Fitzgerald, a Morris-based guitar maker. “Pictures can only do so much.” Coming to…

Allegations of Sexual Misconduct by Ex-Real Estate Guitarist Matt Mondanile Detailed by Seven Women – SPIN

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

On Friday, SPIN and Pitchfork revealed that Matt Mondanile, the ex-Real Estate guitarist who also performs as a solo artist under the name Ducktails, was dismissed from the band amid allegations of “unacceptable treatment of women.” Mondanile issued a blanket denial of wrongdoing to Pitchfork. When contacted by SPIN via email on Friday regarding the allegations and the statement we had received from the band about his departure, Mondanile declined to…

Refugees entertained to beats of Burundian drums – New Vision

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

CULTURE | REFUGEES Home sick! Who told you refugees are always supposed to feel this way? Recently, refugees under their umbrella the Refugee Youth Network Uganda, were treated to different classic traditional dances from refugee groups from different countries. They showcased their talents while celebrating the International Youth day. The refugees pulled  sleek dance moves, which reminded them of their traditions back home. “Back then, our country Democratic Republic of…

Iain Shedden, Music Journalist and Former Drummer With The Saints, Dies at 60 – Billboard

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Iain Shedden, former drummer with The Saints and long-serving music writer and critic for The Australian and Weekend Australian newspapers, has died at the age of 60.  One of the highest- profile music journalists in the country, Shedden had connections with the best in the business. When Nick Cave finally opened up on the agony of losing a son, he told his story to Shedden. The account got a front page splash in the…

Bychkov becomes new chief director of Czech Philharmonic – ABC News

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

The Czech Philharmonic says Semyon Bychkov has been appointed as its new chief conductor and music director. The orchestra said Monday that Bychkov assumes his full duties at the beginning of the 2018-’19 season. Bychkov has been working occasionally with the top Czech orchestra since 2013 and replaces Jiri Belohlavek, who died earlier this year. Born in the former Soviet Union in 1952, Bychkov immigrated to the United States in…

NJ is getting its first new orchestra in decades – NJ.com

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

<![CDATA[]]> Decades after North Jersey residents joined to create the ensemble that later became part of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, a new group of musicians has come together to launch the fledgling Montclair Orchestra The company’s inaugural concert, “Operatic Connections,” is Oct. 22 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Montclair.  The show – which includes Verdi’s “La forza del destino” overture and soprano Ying Fang – is an homage to Musical Director David…

Making magic, a PRS guitar is the tool of the stars – ABC2 News

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

  Made in Maryland is a monthly segment by ABC 2′s Cassie Carlisle, showcasing local unsung trades. If you know a company fitting this description email Cassie.Carlisle@wmar.com.     Sitting in his award winning Stevensville, Maryland guitar factory, surrounded by his most prestigous guitars, Paul Reed Smith took us back to his college days. At St. Mary’s College, Smith went to the music director with a bag of wood, curious…

The Orchestra Now with Neemi Järvi – Themillbrookindependent.com

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

At Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater on October 15, Neemi Järvi conducted Bard’s The Orchestra Now with precision and nuance. I had not heard of Järvi until 1990 when he became conductor of Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The next year I bought one of his recordings, then bought a few more. From the first recoding I was sure that he was a top tier conductor in the ranks of Ormandy, Solti, Ozawa,…

Twenty One Pilots drummer runs Columbus Half Marathon | WBNS … – 10TV

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

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Music writer and Saints drummer Iain Shedden dies aged 60 – The Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017

Iain Shedden, a drummer with the seminal Australian punk band The Saints, has died aged 60. The Scots-born musician has been the Sydney-based music writer for the Australian newspaper since 1998. SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link Music writer Iain Shedden spent nine years with The Saints. Photo: ABC Shedden worked for the Murdoch broadsheet for almost 25 years, first as a sub-editor before taking over as…