For tonight’s Heart of the Hearts Feature, Sterling Beeaff catches up with Jeff Harris, Founder and Music Director of the Sonoran Desert Chorale, about the upcoming Rejoice and Sing Concerts.
Many of us at K-Bach remember our first concerts fondly, and we are always eager to hear the insights of a new concert goer. We recently caught up with K-Bach listener David Soval about his first time concert experience with The Phoenix Symphony.
In this special extended interview podcast, Jonathan Swartz, Associate Professor Violin at Arizona State University, shares his thoughts with K-Bach's Sterling Beeaff about the opportunities he discovered in Arizona, his passion for teaching, and his upcoming performance with internationally acclaimed pianist, and wife, Wendy Chen.
The Clarinets for Conservation formed 4 years ago to champion the threatened Mpingo, or African Blackwood tree, and promote awareness of the tree’s plight in Tanzania. C4C strives to further sustainable practices by actively engaging students and the community with music. Arizona educator and Clarinetist Katie Palmer is part of the effort.
Composers were veterans too; here's four who served, in various positions, during WWI.