Music@Menlo presents ‘Carte Blanche’ | Culture & Leisure

The Music@Menlo chamber music festival presented its final ‘Carte Blanche’ program of the season on Thursday 4 August at Stent Family Hall on the Menlo School campus in Atherton. The “Carte Blanche” concerts are recitals organized by the performers. This concert featured veteran Menlo violinist Bella Hristova and rookie pianist Shai Wosner in a program … Read more

Arts Briefs: Organic Art, a Marching Band and a Day for Dogs | Arts & Theater

New exhibition Artworks Gallery will present a new exhibition, “Organic Impressions,” June 26-July 30 at 564 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem, featuring works by Seth Moskowitz and Mona Wu. The exhibit will be part of the upcoming Gallery Hop from 7-9pm on July 1. An artists’ reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on … Read more

Arts Briefs: West End Mambo launches Summer Parks concert series | Entertainment

Concert West End Mambo will kick off the Summer Parks Concert Series at 5pm on June 5 at Tanglewood Park, 4061 Clemmons Road, Clemmons. Food and beverages from local vendors and food trucks will be available for purchase. Additionally, community members and arts organizations will have booths in the parks, and all six concerts will … Read more

Arts Briefs: Rocking Music — and More | Entertainment

Symphony Winston-Salem Symphony has announced its 2022-23 concert season. As the symphony seeks a new conductor, the concert series will serve as a trial run for the six finalist candidates. Each finalist will conduct two Classic Series concerts. The finalists are: Andrew Grams, Paul Haas, Vladimir Kulenovic, Stilian Kirov, Vinay Parameswaran and Michelle Merrill. Classics … Read more

Arts Briefs: Rocking Music — and More | Entertainment

Symphony Winston-Salem Symphony has announced its 2022-23 concert season. As the symphony seeks a new conductor, the concert series will serve as a trial run for the six finalist candidates. Each finalist will conduct two Classic Series concerts. The finalists are: Andrew Grams, Paul Haas, Vladimir Kulenovic, Stilian Kirov, Vinay Parameswaran and Michelle Merrill. Classics … Read more

The New Millennium Chamber Orchestra celebrates women | Culture & Leisure

The New Millennium Chamber Orchestra has put together a boldly imaginative lineup for its concerts this past weekend. I heard the show on Sunday, May 8 at the First Presbyterian Church in Palo Alto. The lineup included three female composers. Musical director Jenny Beyer Cornell quoted a proverb that says “Women give birth to men … Read more

Student Album ‘Three Years Wiser’ Displays Reflective Introspection | Culture & Leisure

You can tell Senior Grace Cooper reads Gonzaga’s mission statement every morning by how she reflects her values ​​through her art. Well no, not really. However, that might seem like it to listeners to Cooper’s cathartic and thoughtful debut solo album, “Three Years Wiser.” A collection of cheerfully folk ballads, Cooper reflects on his time … Read more

DJ Q&A: Candice Choi | Culture & Leisure

CREATING HARMONY ONE NOTE AT A TIME: CURRENT MUSICIANS DIRECTOR CANDICE CHOI CREATES A COMMUNITY FOR STUDENTS, YOUNG AND OLD. DJ: You are a music teacher and director of a school for musicians. How did you come to your profession? CC: I was born and raised in Daly City. Both sides of my family are … Read more

Peninsula Symphony features Violins of Hope | Arts & Entertainment

Peninsula Symphony features Violins of Hope |  Arts & Entertainment

Guest soloist Cihat Aşkin is a Turkish violinist who has regularly participated in the Violins of Hope project since its inception. Two years ago, I was writing in these pages about the local residency of the Violins of Hope. These are instruments owned by Jewish victims or survivors of the Nazi Holocaust. Collected and restored … Read more