The Board of Directors of Indian Hill Music has promoted Lisa Fiorentino to Chief Executive Officer of the Littleton-based, regional non-profit music center. The promotion reflects the critical role she has been playing in the organization’s strategic planning and preparations for its long-term future, and was confirmed at a January 16th board meeting. Susan Randazzo, a founder who has served as Indian Hill Music’s Executive Director since 2001, will transition to a role focusing on long-term institutional advancement as Indian Hill Music prepares for its landmark new education and performance facility – the Music Center at Indian Hill – being built in Groton, Mass.
November's Orchestra of Indian Hill concert features a solo by up-and-coming Tanglewood Music Center Fellow Nathaniel Taylor, hailed by Maestro Bruce Hangen as “a real discovery...a terrific musician who plays with passion and charisma." This talented and driven young artist is making [...]
Maestro Bruce Hangen and the Orchestra of Indian Hill will celebrate women composers on Saturday, March 24 at 7:30pm at the Littleton High School Performing Arts Center, 56 King Street, Littleton, MA. Tickets are $20, $35, and $50, free for Indian Hill Music School students. Purchase online at www.indianhillmusic.org, by phone at (978) 486-9524 x116, or at the door. This concert is sponsored by Enterprise Bank, and supported by Scheier Katin & Epstein, P.C. and a grant from Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy.
At 87, David Amram, lauded composer for symphony, stage, and film; ethnomusicologist, Beat Generation collaborator and seasoned storyteller, is an elder statesman of American music and culture. Amram is as timeless as he intends for his art to be, and he’s excited about passing a few things on about music, the creative life, and legacy. We caught up with him following his visit to Cuba last month, where he returned after over 40 years to perform in the International Jazz Plaza Festival. Here are just a few of the nuggets of wisdom from our conversation.