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Columbus Jazz Orchestra’s Suite Rosa

14, 2013

Columbus Jazz Orchestra pays tribute to Rosa Parks with “Suite Rosa.” Often regarded as the beginning of the modern civil rights movement, Parks’ famous refusal to give up her bus seat is commemorated in this world premiere of John Clayton’s piece “Suite Rosa.”

Artist Michael Jerome Bashaw

11, 2012

It’s time to introduce Ohio’s very own Superman of Art. Recent recipient of a Governor’s Award for the Arts is sculptor, Emmy-nominated musician, performer, arts educator, and all around interesting guy Michael Jerome Bashaw.

Summer Festival Season Continues (Mid-Late July Events)

Audience is seated around the stage at the Lancaster Festival, in 2010.
Lancaster Festival 2010.
8, 2011

As summer festival season continues, here’s a sampling of what’s going on around Central Columbus through the rest of July.

Organ Wizard Set to Teach at Capital University This Fall

29, 2011

This fall, after a two-year whirlwind tour performing at some of the world’s hottest jazz festivals, Monaco is launching an undergraduate major in Hammond B3 organ playing at Capital University’s Conservatory of Music.

Guide To Central Ohio Summer Arts and Music Festivals, June, 2011

The tents and crowds at Comfest.
Comfest, June, 2006.
17, 2011

Summer festival season is getting into full swing! Learn about upcoming arts and music festivals around Central Ohio.

CATCO Presents Evil Dead: The Musical

13, 2011

Evil Dead: The Musical offers its audience squirts of fake blood that they might not have expected, but the musical’s audience has offered its producers something they didn’t expect: first-time theater goers.

Shadowbox Live at the Columbus Commons May 29th

27, 2011

Shadowbox Live opened the Columbus Commons downtown with the musical ‘Back to the Garden’ about Woodstock Music and Art Fair.

Local Musicians, Dancers Present Stravinsky’s “A Soldier’s Tale”

12, 2011

The Johnstone Fund for New Music and Columbus’s own dancers, musicians and speakers presented Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale at the Columbus Foundation on May 1st.

Behind the Scenes: Columbus Neighborhoods King-Lincoln

29, 2011

Watch a video about the making of ‘Columbus Neighborhoods: King Lincoln’ documentary. Saxophonist Michael Cox shares with us all about how to approach a movie score; and some very talented local jazz musicians do what they do best.

Meet The New Columbus Symphony Director: Jean-Marie Zeitouni

30, 2011

Classical 101′s Christopher Purdy interviews the new music director of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Jean-Marie Zeitouni.