Category: Sound Bits

Spotlight on Innovation: New Bedford Symphony’s “Gravity in Space and Sound”

Spotlight on Innovation: New Bedford Symphony’s “Gravity in Space and Sound”

The New Bedford (MA) Symphony Orchestra (NBSO) has a remarkably creative education program, led by Terry Wolkowicz, a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and Harvard University. Recently, the NBSO completed a year-long education project that engaged over 55 schools and used the concept of gravity as a theme for the year.  Students had […]

Spotlight on Innovation: Eighth Blackbird and Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art Collaboration

Spotlight on Innovation: Eighth Blackbird and Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art Collaboration

In this video from the 10/8/16 INNOVATE. LEAD. MUSIC. Conference at Eastman, Managing Director Peter McDowell of Eighth Blackbird discusses an innovative collaboration that was forged between the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, and Eighth Blackbird, a renown contemporary chamber music ensemble.  Over the course of a year, Eighth Blackbird rehearsed in the museum, providing […]