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Charlottesville Classical is a weekly segment from WTJU 91.1 FM at the University of Virginia.Katrien Vance sings with the Virginia Consort and teaches music, history, and humanities in the Charlottesville area.
 
On this edition of Soundboard: Richmond-based journalist Peter Galuszka discusses the controversies surrounding Virginia's governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general -- and what they all mean for the bigger picture.Plus: Giles Morris, Elliot Robinson, and Emily Hays of Charlottesville Tomorrow discuss UVA's recent real estate developme ...…
 
Charlottesville Classical - Brent Davis by wtju
 
In part two of this podcast, bassist Jeff Harshbarger talks about his different approaches to using a bow with a bass. He also talks about a remarkable teacher he visits each year in France and the role physical spaces play in how music sounds.
 
Jeff Harshbarger is a bassist, composer, and band leader living in Lawrence, Kansas. In 2011, he was voted Best Bassist by Pitch Magazine. I first heard Jeff perform as a member of a quartet blending classical Indian violin music with western classical and jazz violin. Jeff brought to our conversation about the bass a deep understanding of not ...…
 
I have know very few songwriters whose songs move me as much as those composed by Carl Jones. A multi-instrumentalist as well, and that includes the fiddle, Carl has performed with some of the top folk musicians alive today, including his wife Erynn Marshall and fiddler James Bryan. I know you’ll enjoy his wit and insights into what makes life ...…
 
Erynn Marshall grew up in British Columbia but her love of traditional fiddle music eventually took her to the mountains of southwestern Virginia where she lives today with her husband Carl Jones, an accomplished musician and songwriter. Along with keeping the fiddle traditional alive by playing the old tunes, she also composes wonderful fiddle ...…
 
Inspired by Carol Rodland’s Rochester-based “If Music be the Food…” food drive concerts, violist Kim Kashkashian launched a concert series titled Music for Food in 2010 to help relieve food insecurity in the Greater Boston area. Working with a group of Boston-based musicians and guest artists, Music for Food has created over 500,000 meals throu ...…
 
Roland Feller grew up in Switzerland and attended the violin-making school in Mittenwald, Germany, before coming to the United States to work with Simone Fernando Sacconi in New York. He later opened his own shop in San Francisco where he is a much sought after restorer as well as maker. Here Roland tells of the challenges he endured in those e ...…
 
In this part of my conversation with Alasdair Fraser, he tells a remarkable story about how a young girl with a rare and potentially fatal disease was helped by listening to Scottish fiddle music. He also tells the story of how an unscrupulous producer stole his music composition to use in a major Hollywood film.…
 
In my twenties, I spent a year living in Scotland doing my best to learn the fiddle music of the Highlands. Later I moved to Nevada City, California, where I had the good fortune to meet and become friends with Alasdair, regarded by many as one of the most accomplished Scottish fiddlers living in the world today. In part one of our conversation ...…
 
Laurie Lewis is a Grammy award-winning bluegrass fiddler and songwriter. For several years she owned a violin shop in Berkeley, California. Here Laurie tells how she wrote two songs about the violin: The Maple's Lament and The Bear Song.
 
In part two of my conversation with tone wood expert Bruce Harvie, we discuss the selection and use of Pernambuco for making bows and the growing problem of tone wood tree poaching
 
Bruce Harvie is a tonewood dealer who lives in the San Juan Islands of Puget Sound. Here he shares his passion and vast knowledge of tonewood for violins and other musical instruments.
 
Greg and Jere Canote are identical twins who play old-time fiddle, guitar, and banjo. Renowned for their musical stylings as well as their zany sense of humor and good-natured stage-presence, the Canote Brothers have toured the world sharing their infectious love of music. In this episode they talk about the challenges of being raised by their ...…
 
This is the second part of my interview with violin collector David Fulton. Here David shares an entertaining mix of stories related to some of the most treasured violins and cellos in his collection.
 
David Fulton is one of the most important violin collectors in the world today. Here David shares his life story and the passion that drove him to seek out and preserve instruments made by such masters as Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesu.
 
Few violinists in modern times have made as much of a mark on the music world as Darol Anger. A founding member of the Turtle Island Quartet, he now teaches at the Berklee School of Music in Boston. I caught up with Darol at the Wintergrass Bluegrass Festival in Bellevue, Washington, and here he talks about the physical challenges of playing th ...…
 
William Monical is a highly regarded restorer of bowed stringed instruments. He also possesses a wealth of knowledge concerning the evolution of the modern violin. Here he recounts that history with the flair and wit of a gifted storyteller.
 
With three Grammys, seven CMA awards, and numerous national fiddle, guitar, and mandolin champion titles to his name, Mark pays tribute to his mother and her dedication to his musical gifts and his well-being as a person. He also speaks passionately about his method for teaching young people the violin.…
 
While performing at the Wintergrass Music Festival in Bellevue, Washington, Mark O’Connor takes time to revisit the memories of his childhood growing up in Seattle and those who taught him the language of music, such as the legendary Texas-style fiddler, Benny Thomasson.
 
Episode 04 - Dr. Paolo Bodini is the president of the Museo del Violino in Cremona, Italy, a city that is famous for having been the home of master violin makers Andrea Amati, Antonio Stradivari, and Guiseppe Guaneri. We visited Cremona in 2015 and sat down with Paolo to learn what inspired him to lead an effort to create a museum for the violi ...…
 
Ms. Pine begins this part of the interview with the story of an unusual experience she had once while playing a very special violin. She also discusses her desire to bring the work of composers of African heritage into the mainstream of classical music.
 
Internationally acclaimed concert violinist, recording artist, educator, and philanthropist, The New York Times describes Rachel Barton Pine as “Striking and charismatic…she demonstrated a bravura technique and soulful musicianship.” Here she tells the story of her early life and love of the violin.
 
The last of the great Classical composers.
 
UVA Stories: Teresa Sullivan - Rolling Stone by wtju
 
UVA Stories: Teresa Sullivan - Quiet Leadership by wtju
 
UVA Stories: Teresa Sullivan - Free Speech and the University by wtju
 
UVA Stories: Teresa Sullivan - Devoted to Scholarships by wtju
 
UVA Stories: James Childress - The Pacifist Groundskeeper by wtju
 
UVA Stories: Marcia Day Childress - Our Coffers Were Overflowing by wtju
 
UVA Stories: Marcia Day Childress - I Was Snubbed by UVA by wtju
 
UVA Stories: James Childress - My Favorite Student by wtju
 
Cville Sound explores the Charlottesville music scene through the stories and perspectives of those who perform and those who make that performance possible. Produced by UVa Professor Ceraso's students.
 
Cville Sound explores the Charlottesville music scene through the stories and perspectives of those who perform and those who make that performance possible. Produced by UVa Professor Ceraso's students.
 
Cville Sound explores the Charlottesville music scene through the stories and perspectives of those who perform and those who make that performance possible. Produced by UVa Professor Ceraso's students.
 
We discuss the Charlottesville City Council and Albemarle County Board of Supervisors' joint meeting as well as an update on the General Assembly. Also, a conversation with Jeff Bushman on a design contest for Invisible Cville.
 
So far, we have broadcast ninety-nine one-hour programs to tell the story of the first 100 years of recorded jazz. We have heard the creative work of hundreds of players, composers, arrangers, and bandleaders - famous and obscure. Each of the contributors to this rich history had colleagues and bandmates with whom they played as they grew up an ...…
 
This is the last of a series of five programs featuring jazz since 1990, presented as a single selection for each year to reflect trends, career highlights and new artists, at least as the narrative appears from the temporally-challenged context of the last 25 years. The idea to attempt such an abbreviated one-track –per-year survey comes from ...…
 
Joe McHugh is a storyteller, fiddler, and award-winning public radio journalist who travels the world exploring the many roles the violin family of instruments play in society today. He has interviewed gifted musicians who play a variety of styles—classical, folk, jazz, and rock—as well as master luthiers, dealers, collectors, tone wood produce ...…
 
Centuries old evening entertainment by one of the most gifted musicians in history.
 
Charlottesville Classical - Adam Cooper by wtju
 
UVA's Bicentennial Stories initiative from WTJU 91.1 FM tells our collective story. It helps us understand our shared history and make meaning in the University today. And as we look ahead, these stories help us shape the future of the University and our role in a democratic society.Ken Elzinga, Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics“The event ...…
 
UVA's Bicentennial Stories initiative from WTJU 91.1 FM tells our collective story. It helps us understand our shared history and make meaning in the University today. And as we look ahead, these stories help us shape the future of the University and our role in a democratic society.Ken Elzinga, Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics“I had to ...…
 
UVA's Bicentennial Stories initiative from WTJU 91.1 FM tells our collective story. It helps us understand our shared history and make meaning in the University today. And as we look ahead, these stories help us shape the future of the University and our role in a democratic society.Larry Sabato, Professor and Director of University Center for ...…
 
UVA's Bicentennial Stories initiative from WTJU 91.1 FM tells our collective story. It helps us understand our shared history and make meaning in the University today. And as we look ahead, these stories help us shape the future of the University and our role in a democratic society.Larry Sabato, Professor and Director of University Center for ...…
 
UVA's Bicentennial Stories initiative from WTJU 91.1 FM tells our collective story. It helps us understand our shared history and make meaning in the University today. And as we look ahead, these stories help us shape the future of the University and our role in a democratic society.Leonard Sandridge, Former Executive Vice President and Chief O ...…
 
UVA's Bicentennial Stories initiative from WTJU 91.1 FM tells our collective story. It helps us understand our shared history and make meaning in the University today. And as we look ahead, these stories help us shape the future of the University and our role in a democratic society.Leonard Sandridge, Former Executive Vice President and Chief O ...…
 
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