Trombonist Dee Stewart, Josh Carroll, Jefferson Street Parade Band

This week we meet one of the 2010 IU Summer Festival Orchestra's principal players, and we'll visit with a marching band that gathers its influence globally.

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Photo: Annie Corrigan

Professor Dee Stewart was inspired in his teaching by the simple action of this children's toy.

This week on Artworks,

Indiana University Professor and the bass trombonist of the Indiana University Festival Orchestra Dee Stewart talks about the challenge of playing one of the loudest and most prominent instruments in the orchestra – and doing it perfectly!  He also talks with us about how a children’s toy has improved the playing of many a’ trombone student.

Also on the program,

George Walker speaks with the star of the Shawnee Theatre’s final production for the summer, The Man Who Came to Dinner.

And get your marching shoes ready for an band that’s taking their music out of the stuffy concert halls and onto the streets!

That’s all just ahead on Artworks.

Stories On This Episode

Dee Stewart: Sports, Pinwheels, and Bass Trombone

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Dee Stewart makes his living playing and teaching bass trombone, but he’s played just about every instrument in the low brass family.

Shawnee Theatre Ends Season With ‘The Man Who Came To Dinner’

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Sheridan Whitesides, theater critic, columnist and radio personality, is a perfect role for Josh Carroll: acerbic, curmudgeonly, and magnetic.

Jefferson Street Parade Band Makes A Joyful Noise

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The members of Jefferson Street Parade Band are bringing some fanfare flair to Bloomington -- because this band is a marching band!

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