This week on SoundNotion, Melissa Snoza and Crystal Hall of Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble join the panel. We talk artist-educators, narrative performances, a half million bucks for chamber groups and the greatest Def Leppard cover band ever.
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- David MacDonald
- Sam Merciers
- Melissa Snoza, flute and Executive Director of Fifth House Ensemble
- Crystal Hall, oboe and Director of Educational Programming Fifth House Ensemble
- This week on SoundNotion, Melissa Snoza and Crystal Hall of Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble join the panel. Those guys stay pretty busy.
- Chamber Music America is donating a half a million bucks to 38 US-based groups. Can we use some of that money to fix the motor on the vibes?
- The reviews are in on Alarm Will Sound’s last performance of @CageSongBooks this season.
- Def Leppard is the greatest Def Leppard cover band of all time.
- A whole bunch of Beethoven for 20 bucks? Sam finds this as acceptable as a cowbell ” target=”_blank”>cowbell.
- Ralph Jackson retires after 33 years of composer advocacy at BMI.
- Sibelius (not that Sibelius) refuses buyout offer from original founders and owners Ben and Jonathan Finn. The notational outsourcing will proceed.