From the heart of volunteer nation*, Sarah talks about the importance of volunteers. *The football team of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville is the Volunteers and Tennessee is affectionately referred to as the ‘Volunteer Nation’. Sarah is a fan of the Memphis Tigers, but lives in the heart of Vol nation.
Sarah gets up early to visit Hamilton County teacher in-services and reflects on the important work that teachers do during this back to school week.
Sarah talks about the special people who are operations managers for orchestras.
The much anticipated postlude to concert season is conference season! Sarah talks take-aways from a recent conference of the Tennessee chapter of ACDA.
Sarah takes up her New Year’s Resolution of getting back into piano lessons and shares lessons learned so far – patience being top of the list!
Sarah talks community engagement and the CSO’s recent partnership with community groups.
Sarah talks a new way of approaching in-school ensemble shows through concept integration.
The article on the New Bedford Symphony’s program is available here.
Sarah talks community play alongs, working with community musicians (sometimes called amateurs), and community engagement.
The article referenced is “Engaging Audiences” by the Wallace Foundation and can be downloaded here:
Sarah talks movies and orchestra concerts. Bring your own popcorn.
Sarah talks about Tennessee’s Arts Advocacy Day and a brief intro into being an advocate. For resources or more info, comment below, on Polyphonic.org, or tweet @SGMarz