Orchestra New England has come up with a daring idea for their next concert: every piece they play will be chosen by the audience! You can make your choices on their website, and attend the concert on Saturday, March 7th at Battell Chapel in New Haven, CT. Kate Remington talked with the orchestra's co-founder and music director, James Sinclair about this unique way to involve the audience.
Virtuoso pianist Stephen Hough joins the Stamford Symphony Orchestra for their concerts at the Palace Theater on Saturday, Februrary 14th and Sunday, February 15th. Kate Remington talked with Stephen about his experiences building a career as a soloist, as well as his advice to up and coming music students.
Millions of Americans get the day off on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but thousands of people across the country spend the day volunteering as part of the Martin Luther King Day of Service. They volunteered in Bridgeport, too- about 500 of them, as part of several different community service groups coordinated by the University of Bridgeport.
Some painted walls at a homeless shelter. Others packaged food baskets for needy children. Justin Brantley coordinated about 15 volunteers from Bridgeport public schools.