Triad Arts Weekend: May 31, 2013
Live Your Art Producing Artistic Director Hilda Willis has been coaching performers on their artistic development and the business of showbiz for decades.
The NC A&T State University alumna has a Rolodex of current and former clients that’s a veritable who’s who of superstars including India.Arie, Jane Fonda, and Michael Bolton. Hilda spoke with David Ford by phone from her home in Atlanta, Georgia about how she does what she does so well.
Last April Old Salem Museum & Gardens and the Moravian Music Foundation celebrated the life of Moravian pastor, bishop, composer, musicians, scholar, and educator Johannes Herbst with a three day symposium at Old Salem in Winston-Salem. One of the guest lecturers was Dr. Tim Sharp, executive director of the American Choral Directors Association. He dropped by along with Old Salem organist and coordinator of music programming Scott Carpenter to shed some light on this fascinating composer.
Understanding Classical Music
Today on Kairoff at the Keyboard, Steinway Artist Peter Kairoff gives his take on the Romantic Period in music.
Winston-Salem based Charlie Lovett is a former antiquarian book seller, current book collector, and published author. His newest novel, published by Penguin and titled The Bookman's Tale went on sale this week. With romance, crime, art, historical figures, and a centuries old literary relic, The Bookman's Tale has it all. For listeners in the Piedmont, you'll find plenty of local inspiration in this new novel, and you can hear Charlie Lovett June 3rd at 7pm as Bookmarks and Summit School host a book release party in the Loma Hopkins Theatre of Summit School.