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Tag Archives: Coursera
This week on SoundNotion: the fungibility of Michael Henson, Festival City Edinburgh, Imogen Heap’s magic gloves, Issue Project Room’s 10th birthday, Joyce DiDonato’s LGBTQ props at the Proms, Beethoven on Coursera, AFM Local 802 questionnaire, and more.
- This week on SoundNotion, we discuss the apparently intractable labor issues with the Minnesota Orchestra. We consider Michael Henson an 11 out of 10 on the fungibility scale. The musicians? Well, you couldn’t have an orchestra without according to patrons of the group?
- #FoTS Drew McManus thinks it’s too late for Minnesota to keep Osmo Vänskä.
- AND Bill Eddins of Sticks and Drones – well, he’s just pissed.
- If the stories are to be believed, the entire Unhasu Orchestra of Pyongyang, North Korea was gunned down in a public execution at the behest of Kim Jong-un.
- #FoTS Tod Machover and the MIT Media Lab‘s Festival City gets its Edinburgh premiere.
- And speaking of the MIT Media Lab, Imogen Heap has magic gloves.
- Issue Project Room celebrates ten years!
- Spektral Quartet has a new Kickstarter project! Yes. I know we all have Kickstarter fatigue, but don’t you want to hear ringtones by Nico Muhly, Shulamit Ran, Augusta Read Thomas, Mason Bates, Sarah Kirkland Snider…?
- Coursera‘s new Exploring Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas course with the Curtis Institute’s Jonathan Biss started this week. Interested? There’s still room. Only 31,263 people are currently signed up.
- And speaking of master composers of great importance, PBS is set to release a new documentary on Jimi Hendrix.
- From #FoTS Rob Deemer this week – AFM Local 802 questionnaire. Question 1: “How do you really feel about 21st century repertoire?”
This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by clarinetist and director of the Los Angeles New Music Ensemble, Christina Giacona. Their new album will be out in September. We whip it (and the news) as best we can and find the details in 8-bit video.
- David MacDonald
- Patrick Gullo
- Sam Merciers
- Christina Giacona, director, Los Angeles New Music Ensemble
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by clarinetist and Los Angeles New Music Ensemble director, Christina Giacona. These guys rock!
- Their new album is out in September and will feature some Gameboy jams by Joseph Eidson.
- The new London Contemporary Music Festival will have both kinds of music – FREE and awesome!
- SCANDAL! The Met is caught red-vocal corded(?) using body mics during a dress rehearsal.
- Coursera has teamed with the Curtis Institute of Music and signs up 24,000 for music appreciation.
- #FoTS Rob Deemer ponders the power of video integration in new music education and performance. We ponder Rob’s ponderings.
- Steinway finalizes sale of West 57th Street showroom.