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Category: Audience

Highest Artistic Honor= Serving Communities

0 Nicole Camacho

Link to website of my community concert organization discussed in video:  www.MusicUnboxed.org  

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Écouter - “Listen Tour” ’14

0 Natalie Spehar
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Tasting Notes

0 Natalie Spehar

Wine pairings: F. Fiorillo Duet in C Major, Op. 31, No. 1 Mvmt 1 Broglia “La Meirana” Gavi di Gavi, 2013, Piedmont, Italy Ravel Sonate for violin & cello I. Allegro Clos Cibonne Tibouren Rosé, 2012, Cotes de Provence, France II. Trés vif Torremilanos “Los Cantos”, 2010, Ribera del Duero, Spain III. Lent Masciarelli “Marina

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AYAP - Summer String Institute

0 Natalie Spehar
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GNE @ Bang On a Can Marathon

0 Natalie Spehar
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We are ALL Needed

0 Nicole Camacho

Peacefulness, Beauty, Goodness, Gentleness, Courage, and so on are all things the world will always want more of and so PLAY ON MY FELLOW ARTISTS, POETS, MUSICIANS :0)

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Tap into Twitter

0 Natalie Spehar
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Curious Vlog

0 Brenton Alston
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Video Blog - Active Engagement?

0 Elaine Li
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Creating Opportunities - Fairfax Chamber Ensemble

0 Natalie Spehar
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Gratitude is Gain

0 Nicole Camacho

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Take Your Bike

0 Nicole Camacho

*In the middle of this I start using the word “create” by itself, and what I mean is jumping into the unknown/ adventure/ the road less traveled/ start from scratch/ discover/ explore in a new way.  Personally, “Taking my bike” has meant going from “performer” and taking on the additional role of “producer”.  This also

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A packed symphony concert?!?

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  Here Derek talks about a local symphony concert he recently attended in Dubuque, Iowa.

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Changing the Idea of a Concert

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  What can we do to change the typical concert setting? Here Derek gives a couple possible ideas.

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Expectations

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For this VLOG I discuss expectations - my own expectations, those of my students, their parents, and administration at the University level.

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47 Strings, interactive and educational harp recitals in the community

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It’s the halfway point for 47 Strings! Learn how Meghan has been bringing harp music to homeless shelters after receiving the Richter Fund for Music Outreach from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. 47 Strings is a unique and unprecedented harp concert series. For each of the 47 strings, Houston harpist Meghan Caulkett

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CBDNA National Conference Wrap-Up!

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I recently attended the National CBDNA conference in Greensboro, NC and share on my VLOG my experiences and the different types of music I heard.

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Vlog 12 - Talking About What We Do

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I just finished a phone interview for a podcast leading up to a festival I am a part of in London in May.  It made me realize how often I am called upon to talk about what I do to presenters, interviewers, audiences, etc.  It is important to figure out what you want to say

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47 Strings- Programming for 4-year olds

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  47 Strings was recently awarded the Richter Fund for Musical Outreach from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. This grant will fund six performances at Houston Homeless Shelters this Spring. See how Meghan programs a concert for homeless preschoolers, as well as rehearsal time with bassist David Connor.

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vlog 7

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i’ve been thinking for a while on how i definite success for myself and why i define it that way.  for the next 3 vlogs, i will take 3 projects that i was involved involved in this year with So Percussion and talk about them and why they were a success.  this first is a

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Vlog5- Flexibility

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The past week, So had to make it to a show in Texas with Hurricane Sandy hitting NYC and then in Austin, we playing on a moving train in a Pop-Up concert for TX Perf Arts.  Flexibility is on the mind.  After your 10,000 hours of practice, flexibility is one of the things that will

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Vlog #4 The problems with the typical concert settings

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  Here Derek discusses a couple problems he sees with common performance and programing practices.

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vlog #3: It’s a Montage

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A smattering of pictures relating to recent Vega Quartet events set to our demo CD recording of Haydn’s Op. 33 No. 1. We anticipate our demo to drop later this month. Hope you enjoy! Photo Credits: Nate Dorn, Dorn Brothers Photography, and me. Visit www.vegaquartet.com for more information!

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Vlog #2 Process and Inspiration

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  Here I try to answer the two most common questions I get as a composer: 1) Where do you find your inspiration? and 2) What is your process?

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Vlog #22 Away from the coasts

0 Gavin Chuck

Big coastal cities like NYC and LA are where so much creation of new art happens. That’s beginning to change and I’m planning for AWS to change along those lines too.

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Vlog #24

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Crazy Week of Concerts

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Vlog #21 Social media as creative tools

0 Gavin Chuck

We’re using Twitter not only to publicize our upcoming John Cage Song Books, but also to create material and get people involved in the actual performances. Learn more at http://twitter.com/CageSongBooks or http://www.alarmwillsound.com/alarmists/?p=154

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Vlog #18 The audience is a performer

0 Gavin Chuck

Audience engagement means that the audience has to���and wants to���play a certain role, just as the performers do.

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Vlog #17 Tweet seats

0 Gavin Chuck

A recent innovation is “tweet seats”: reserved seating at the back of the hall for people who want to stay connected to social media during a concert. Bad idea.

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Vlog #16 Audience praise and pushback

0 Gavin Chuck

We just did a show after which a lot of people came up to say how much they liked it. A few days later, I came across a blog post from someone who really didn’t like it.

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Vlog #16 - Art Local

0 Krista Blackwood

Krista introduces Art Local to Kansas City audiences.

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Vlog #10 Perform in a club

0 Gavin Chuck

Conventional performance spaces for classical music can be great, but they come with a lot of cultural baggage that can get in the way of developing new audiences.

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Vlog #9 The program note is dead!

0 Gavin Chuck

Program notes aren’t worth the distraction. They take away from the experience of hearing and seeing music live. Use the web instead.

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Vlog #5 I love new music, even the new music I don’t like

0 Gavin Chuck

As symphony orchestras retool, old music should be balanced with new music.

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Vlog #19 - Lecture Recital

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A clip from a recent lecture recital I gave with my collaborative partner, Steve Danyew.

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Vlog #16 - Symphony

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A trip to Boston to hear the BSO play!

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Vlog #15 - Classical Music Stereotypes

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A discussion of some of the stereotypes that often surround classical music.

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