Midsummer’s Music Festival: On the Road to the Golden Jubilee

Having been with Midsummer’s Music Festival as a violist for over ten years, last year I became the organization’s Assistant Artistic Director and a member of its Board of Directors. My expanded duties enable me to explore intriguing and inspiring dimensions of our wonderful music festival.

Holiday Inspiration in Chicago

  By Peter Slowik This holiday season is all about people coming together in peace and joy.  What better way to do that than with music?  Oberlin-based Credo Music (credo-music.org) has been doing that for 9 years running in the Cleveland area, hosting a sing-along Messiah at Finney Chapel and Severance Hall.  Here's a clip … Continue reading Holiday Inspiration in Chicago

Tweeting for Lyric

By Lewis Kirk I am Lewis Kirk and make my living as a bassoonist with the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra and the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra. I am also the administrator of the Lyric Opera Orchestra Twitter feed. How can musicians reap the benefits of social media? 1. Create interesting content. This post from … Continue reading Tweeting for Lyric