Violinist and conductor Jaime Laredo and cellist Sharon Robinson have dedicated their lives to performing and teaching around the world. They are now on the faculty of the IU Jacobs School of Music. Peter Jacobi is your host.
James MacMillan is currently a composer/conductor with the BBC Philharmonic. A native of Scotland, MacMillan uses his cultural heritage to give his music a folksy, yet stirring rythmic tune. He spoke with WFIU’s Cary Boyce.
Violinist Mimi Zweig is a professor at the IU Jacobs School of music and is director of the Summer String Academy. For more than three decades she has developed children’s string programs across the United States, and she leads master classes and pedagogy workshops throughout the world.
In this special two-hour interview, Menahem Pressler discusses his career as piano soloist and teacher before he co-founded the Beaux Arts Trio. He touches on many other aspects of his life, including his early days in Germany, his method of teaching students, and how he began teaching at IU. He spoke with long-time friend Peter Jacobi.
Claude Baker is currently the Chair of the Department of Composition at the IU School of Music. He has composed for a variety of orchestras all across the country and his music has been played by symphonies all over the world.
Glenn Gass, a music professor at Indiana University, was one of the first instructors to offer a course on the history of rock n' roll at a music school.
Chilean born composer, pianist, and teacher Alfonso Montecino speaks with George Walker about his life and work.
Professor Emeritus of Voice Giorgio Tozzi speaks with George Jellinek about his career as a distinguished vocalist and music educator.
Violinist and Professor Ilya Kaler sits down with George Walker for an interview.