As we count down to opening night and our celebration of Leonard Bernstein, we asked our own Maestro, Bruce Hangen, about his unique experience as a student at Tanglewood under the legendary composer and conductor.
Winsome winds and bold brass face off ahead of Orchestra of Indian Hill season finale, Showcase Showstoppers! This month, we’re having a little fun on the blog celebrating the “highs and lows” of orchestral soloists, with works for flute and tuba showcased [...]
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.