An earthquake triggered a radical rethink in NZ, but for some orchestras, playing under duress has become a way of life.
From a parking garage to a gymnasium, singer Joachim Müllner proves the value and importance of acoustics in a performance space.
There’s no objective way to determine the best acoustics for concert halls, though most people agree on the basics.
Take three apparently trivial events: Ukraine wins the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, a rock star cancels a concert and a political rally features the song Rolling in the Deep by Adele
As school swings back into session — and along with it music lessons for a number of students — we spoke to Brooklyn Youth Chorus founder and artistic director Dianne Berkun Menaker about how to get kids to love music. [...] more >>
Giacinto Scelsi, Count of Ayala Valva, was born on 8 January 1905 in Pitelli, then a district of Arcola in the province of La Spezia in northern Italy.
Christine Blue was not expected to survive. After a car accident left the Cleveland area clarinetist in a coma, her doctors weren’t sure she’d even wake up, much less return to her new job as an elementary school band director. [...] more >>
David Teie from University of Maryland creates Music for Cats featuring purring, suckling noises and cello to calm felines