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Gateway Chamber Orchestra’s Winter Baroque Concert Ushers in Holiday Season, December 6th

 

Gateway Chamber OrchestraClarksville, TN – The Cumberland Bank & Trust Winter Baroque concert will be presented by The Gateway Chamber Orchestra at the Madison Street United Methodist Church, December 6th, 2015 at 3:00pm.

Gateway Chamber Orchestra’s holiday concert tradition features Charpentier’s inspirational Mass based on traditional French Christmas carols (Noels).

Gateway Chamber Orchestra. (Allison Campbell)

Gateway Chamber Orchestra. (Allison Campbell)

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Clarksville Community Concert Association announces Cyrus Chestnut Trio to headline 54th Mid-South Jazz Festival

 

The Clarksville Community Concert AssociationClarksville, TN – The Cyrus Chestnut Trio will headline this year’s 54th Annual Mid-South Jazz Festival in collaboration with the Clarksville Community Concert Association Saturday, March 28th at 7:30pm.

The trio plays jazz festivals around the world with Chestnut believing, “If I can send one person home after a performance feeling better than when they arrived, then I’ve done my job.” Ticket information can be acquired through www.clarksvillemusic.org or 1.877.811.0200.

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

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Gateway Chamber Orchestra Spring Series Subscriptions Offered for Holiday Giving

 

Gateway Chamber Orchestra offers 2-Concert package

Gateway Chamber OrchestraClarksville, TN – The Gateway Chamber Orchestra announces a 2-Concert Spring Series subscription including Romantic Visions and Appalachian Spring. Give the gift of the GCO! A specially priced subscription is being offered for a limited time – now is the perfect opportunity to give a GCO concert experience this holiday season. The GCO has built its reputation for delivering adventurous programming and world-class performances performed in intimate venues, showcasing the best of contemporary and traditional classical music.

Gateway Chamber Orchestra

Gateway Chamber Orchestra

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APSU to get visit from Cello percussion duo New Morse Code on October 31st

 

The APSU Music DepartmentClarksville, TN – In a brief YouTube video clip, Hannah Collins is seen playing the cello while Michael Compitello taps his drumsticks against different sized flowerpots. The performance could be seen as a novelty act if the resulting music wasn’t so beautiful.

This mixture of playfulness and serious music making is what defines New Morse Code, a music duo of Yale University graduates who are using inventive performances to expand the reach of classical music to a younger generation.

New Morse Code to visit Austin Peay on Friday, October 31st. (Photo: Michiko Tierney)

New Morse Code to visit Austin Peay on Friday, October 31st. (Photo: Michiko Tierney)

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Gateway Chamber Ensemble Performs Wind Serenade Concert at APSU Monday

 

APSU center of excellence in the creative arts logoThe annual Wind Serenade concert begins at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 16 in the APSU Music/Mass Communication Concert Hall, it features a dazzling transcription of Rossini’s overture to Semiramide, Dvorak’s beautiful Serenade in D minor for winds as well as Richard Strauss’ virtuosic late symphony for winds, From an Invalid’s Workshop.

When a group of wind musicians approached Richard Strauss in the early 1940s about writing them some music, the German composer apparently created one of the “most difficult pieces ever written for wind instruments.”

The Gateway Chamber Ensemble

The Gateway Chamber Ensemble

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Launches Free Classical Music Podcast – The Concert

 

The ConcertBoston, September 14, 2006 — Starting today, everyone who visits the website of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will be able to download free classical music and share it with anyone, anywhere.

The Concert”, is the museum’s new classical music podcast, features unreleased live performances by master musicians and talented young artists recorded from the museum’s Sunday Concert Series, the nation’s longest-running museum music series. Today, the museum posts the first in a series of 45-minute podcasts, including music by Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert and Chopin for solo piano, orchestra, string quartet, and voice. A new podcast will be posted on the 1st and 15th of every month, and users will be able to subscribe to receive free, automatic updates delivered directly to their computers or mp3 players. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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