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Music Makes A City Now | Conversation with Yuja
Go backstage with piano virtuosa Yuja Wang and conductor Teddy Abrams as the two former classmates reconnect at their mutual mentor Michael Tilson Thomas’s 70th Birthday Celebration in San Francisco, reminiscing, talking about the joys and challenges of life as professional musicians, and sharing a few laughs.
NMPBS ¡COLORES!: Violinist Midori
World-renowned violinist Midori gives New Mexicans a special performance. Invited by the Corrales Music in Schools program, she shares her inspirations about music and insights into the importance of music education. “Music is something that I live with. It is something that has served me as a tool, it is something that has served me to really get to know the world, different cultures, my own culture. It has been a way to bring people together, and it has connected me to many different communities.”
Márquez Conga del Fuego Nuevo YOSA October 2014
Arturo Márquez: Conga del Fuego Nuevo YOSA Philharmonic (Youth Orchestras of San Antonio) Troy Peters, conductor Tobin Center for the Performing Arts October 26, 2014
Mariachi Los Conquistadores, Texas | INDIE AMERICA | PBS Digital Studios
Down the street from the Alamo, one San Antonio mariachi band is merging tradition with a younger crowd. When his son was just starting to learn music, Carlos Reyes formed a mariachi band with young members that matched his son's age. Now the group has become one of the most sought after Mariachi bands in San Antonio. www.mariachi-lc.com Produced by Video Dads - www.videodads.com With support from KLRN - www.klrn.org ---- facebook.com/IndieAmericaTV twitter.com/IndieAmericaTV
Mariachi High | “Alma Llanera”
Alma Llanera, sung by Eloy Martinez in Mariachi High, is a famous mariachi song written in 1914. Recorded by many vocalists including Placido Domingo, it’s considered the unofficial “second anthem” of Venezuela, and is often sung at parties and social gatherings. Sing along with Eloy and Mariachi Halcon as the lyrics come up on the screen.
Music Makes A City Now | The Radio Station
Louisville native and program director of the city’s classical music station WUOL, Daniel Gilliam has seen his hometown change quite a bit over the years. Reminiscing about musical moments long gone and musing over the future local art scene and the orchestra that Teddy Abrams has re-energized, Gilliam offers his perspective on why art is for everyone.
What's In the Backpack?
A Beat Making Lab is an electronic music studio small enough to fit in a backpack. We build Labs in collaboration with communities all around the world; donating laptops, microphones, software and other equipment. From our first Beat Making Lab in DR-Congo, producer Apple Juice Kid reaches into the backpack and reveals some of the tools that we use.
Behind the Beat: Portobelo
Apple Juice Kid samples comparsa band Barrio Fino, records hip hop/jazz quartet The Beast and flirts with renowned vocalist Yomira John in this episode, which reveals the production behind the song "Portobelo."
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- Troy Peters
Troy Peters has been Music Director of YOSA (Youth Orchestras of San Antonio) since 2009. He was previously Music Director of the Vermont Youth Orchestra and Montpelier Chamber Orchestra, and conducted college orchestras at Texas State University and Middlebury College. He has guest conducted the Oregon Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, and Vermont Symphony Orchestra. He was awarded a Vermont Arts Council Citation of Merit and has been honored with eight ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music. Peters is also active as a composer, where his honors include the Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
- JJ Lopez
JJ Lopez is the General Manager of Trinity University's, listener-support radio station, KRTU 91.7FM. JJ has been with KRTU since 2009 where started off as Producer of the South Texas Jazz Project. In 2013 he ended his production position and was hired as the station's General Manager. JJ loves soul music and has been a DJ for over 20 years.
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