Sequoia Symphony pays tribute to the classic MGM Musicals
Sequoia Symphony makes a Dance Video
Celebrating Women Composers, Part 2
Three more wonderful pieces by women composers to help celebrate Women’s History Month
Celebrating Women Composers, Part 1
My first (of two) videos on six wonderful pieces by women composers to help celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day.
What is Sonata Allegro Form?
How does a composer write a symphony? Chances are, the first and last movements are in Sonata-Allegro form. So….what the heck does that mean? Find out in this video!
5 Favorite Things with Dominic Cheli
Pianist Dominic Cheli joins me for our first “5 Favorite Things” of 2021!
Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 2
The best Tchaikovsky piece you don’t (yet) know!
Beethoven Being Brilliant
What does composing sound like? Here are my ideas about a few spots where Beethoven gives us a glimpse into his process.
Ep 34 MVPs of Orchestral Music
Visit with a few Most Valuable Players in three great orchestral works.
Ep 33 Too Many Movies about Beethoven
If you wanna watch a movie about Ludwig….where to start? I give you the lowdown on 4 of the best movies about the master.
Ep 32 Opera in 3 Minutes: The Elixir of Love
Get the readers digest version of the plot of Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love.”
Prokofiev: American Overture
New York City inspires a chamber orchestra overture from Prokofiev.
Ep 31 Drunk w/ Classical Music
Overindulge in these examples of tipsy moments in classical music.