Joshua Scott Carter as Stone, the detective, with Mary Beth Black as Oolie, the secretary. I’m George Walker for WFIU Arts. City of Angels at IU’s Ruth N. Halls Theatre is a musical inspired by those dark mystery dramas like The Maltese Falcon. Larry Gelbart’s book with David Zipel‘s lyrics and Cy Coleman’s jazzy score […]
I’m George Walker for WFIU Arts. West Side Story opened this weekend at the IU Opera Theater. When the show debuted on Broadway in 1957 I was just about the age of Baby John, the youngest member of the Jets. My friends and I spent a lot of time listening to the gang’s “Officer Krupke” […]
The jacobs School's Vocal Jazz Ensemble I dropped by WFIU with a sample of their work for the Chimes of Christmas 2016
Is music-making valuable only when pursued toward virtuosity? The St. Charles Parent Band revels in its amateur status, yet nudges members toward improvement.
"Wow, this place is sure full of celebrities. I'm the only one in here I've never heard of. " Charity
Audio engineer Mark Hood started his successful career in an unlikely place.
This summer's Nature Sounds series has staged live musical performances in Bloomington parks in a way that showcases the setting as much as the music.
"Gershwin’s music is not just American, it goes across the entire world." conducor David Bowden
Inspired by acclaimed guitarist and founder of hot jazz, Django Reinhardt, ‘The Double Digits’ perform "Lulu Swing," featuring all acoustic instruments.
Trio talk: trumpeter and IU faculty member Pat Harbison, drummer and bandleader Mitch Shiner, and WFIU's David Brent Johnson discuss the movie "Whiplash."