Due to a severe weather outage, this episode of Artworks will be rebroadcast on Tuesday, June 9th.
This week on Artworks, We talk to Josh Grekin, founder of Dr. Music’s Little Bands School in Bloomington, Indiana, and we’ll also hear first-hand from the youth who are taken advantage of this unique opportunity in music education.
Also on the program, a conversation with one of Canada’s most successful classical musicians. Violinis Angèle Dubeau. She’ll discuss her latest project recording the music of Philip Glass and how she ended up with a talented, albeit uniquely limited, ensemble.
And, baritone Alan Dunbar discusses his recent Grand Prize win at the 2009 Grieg Festival Young Artists Competition.
Stories On This Episode
By Yaël Ksander - Jun 4, 2009
Practicing an instrument, or getting a kid to, can be a chore. Josh Grekin, aka "Dr. Music", has developed a way around that.
By George Walker - May 26, 2009
Things happen sometimes without, you know, thinking really. - Angele Dubeau
By David Wood - Jun 4, 2009
The Indiana University Art Museum celebrates Limestone Month with four rare watercolor paintings by noted Hoosier artist, Otto Stark.
By Peter Noble Kuchera - Jun 9, 2009
"Up" is nothing if not a garden of delights. This is the kind of movie that Hollywood used to do so well.
By David Wood - Feb 10, 2009
The 2009 Grieg Festival Young Artists Competition was held at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida in January. Baritone Alan Dunbar, a doctoral student at the Jacobs School of Music, was was named Grand Prize Winner of the competition. He told WFIU's David Wood how he was turned on to the Norwegian composer.