Where Music Lives http://wrti.org en The Ocean City Pops: Something For Everyone! http://wrti.org/post/ocean-city-pops-something-everyone <p></p><p>As we approach the darkest days of winter, we now take a look ahead to the future dog days of summer as&nbsp; WRTI's Jim Cotter takes us down the shore, where music lives on the Ocean City Music Pier.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:09:13 +0000 Jim Cotter 6800 at http://wrti.org The Ocean City Pops: Something For Everyone! Princeton: A Musical Mecca! http://wrti.org/post/princeton-musical-mecca <p>Few smallish New Jersey towns have major orchestras, choruses and chamber music performances. But music lives in Princeton: and in many guises, as the Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns now reports.</p><p></p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:23:32 +0000 David Patrick Stearns 6775 at http://wrti.org Princeton: A Musical Mecca! The Westminster Symphonic Choir: Singing With The Stars http://wrti.org/post/westminster-symphonic-choir-singing-stars <p></p><p>Music lives at Westminster Choir College at Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey. As WRTI's Jim Cotter reports, the college's Westminster Symphonic Choir has, for almost 90 years, been performing with the world's foremost orchestras under some legendary conductors, including Leopold Stokowski, Arturo Toscanini and Bruno Walter, and more recently with a college alum who is among the foremost of his generation.</p><p>http://youtu.be/zYHRbAJu1dg</p><p>Joe Miller is professor of conducting and chair of conducting for organ and sacred music at Westminster Choir College.</p><p></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:19:51 +0000 Jim Cotter 6673 at http://wrti.org The Westminster Symphonic Choir: Singing With The Stars Ocean Grove: A (Coastal) Musical Sanctuary http://wrti.org/post/ocean-grove-coastal-musical-sanctuary <p></p><p>Music lives in Ocean Grove, NJ. Where else could you come in from the beach and hear an organ recital during the day, and opera arias at night? No wonder Ocean Grove's Great Auditorium, with its soaring ceiling and electrified American flag, has iconic status. Yet the Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns saw lingering Hurricane Sandy damage that's still being repaired and without any help from FEMA.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:47:45 +0000 David Patrick Stearns 6716 at http://wrti.org Ocean Grove: A (Coastal) Musical Sanctuary A Ballerina's Pointe Shoe Paradise...Where Music Lives http://wrti.org/post/ballerinas-pointe-shoe-paradisewhere-music-lives <p></p><p>The artistry and athleticism of the ballet dancer can soar with a well-fitting pointe shoe. On a given weekend, members of three generations of the Jenkins family might be on the scene at <a href="http://www.therosinbox.com/" target="_blank"><strong>The Rosin Box</strong></a>,&nbsp; a jewel-like shop on Sansom Street in Philadelphia, just a few blocks from Rittenhouse Square, where ballet slippers and pointe shoes are sold - and, where music lives.</p><p>Dave and Angela Jenkins opened this niche business in 1977, and it has remained family-owned and operated since. Their son Len Jenkins spoke with WRTI’s Meridee Duddleston about this facet of dance that contributes to the beauty we see on the stage.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:02:12 +0000 Meridee Duddleston 6685 at http://wrti.org A Ballerina's Pointe Shoe Paradise...Where Music Lives Music Lives in Contemporary Ballet on South Broad Street http://wrti.org/post/music-lives-contemporary-ballet-south-broad-street <p></p><p>There's music on South Broad Street&nbsp; - and not just in concert halls. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the Wilma Theater is home to<a href="http://www.balletx.org/" target="_blank"><strong> BalletX</strong></a>, a company that continues to use music and dance to push the boundaries of classical forms. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>http://youtu.be/7eyslHIgshY</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n30T2inG7sA&amp;feature=share&amp;list=PLz4VVPUO5_kb-Z9M01ocEtioZIU5XUBbq</p><p><strong>BalletX's fall series at the Wilma Theater in Philadelphia runs from&nbsp;November 20th to November 24th, and features three world premieres by Adam Barruch, Gabrielle Lamb, and Matthew Neenan. <a href="http://www.balletx.org/fallseries.html" target="_blank">Details here.</a></strong></p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:34:41 +0000 Susan Lewis 6651 at http://wrti.org Music Lives in Contemporary Ballet on South Broad Street Classical Music Up Close in West Philadelphia http://wrti.org/post/classical-music-close-west-philadelphia <p></p><p>Music lives in West Philadelphia, where diverse audiences experience classical music and more in an&nbsp; intimate setting. WRTI’s Susan Lewis investigates <a href="http://www.liveconnections.org/"><strong>LiveConnections</strong></a>, which conducts programs at World Café Live.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.wrti.org/where-music-lives" target="_blank"><strong>Let us know <em>Where Music Lives</em> in your community!</strong> <strong>Add your ideas in the comments section here and check out our other <em>Where Music Lives </em>posts.</strong></a></p><p></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:13:05 +0000 Susan Lewis 6639 at http://wrti.org Classical Music Up Close in West Philadelphia On Delaware's Christina Waterfront: A Spectacle of Sight & Sound! http://wrti.org/post/delawares-christina-waterfront-spectacle-sight-sound <p></p><p>Opera lives on the Christina Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware. There, as WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, audiences experience the power of operatic voices in an intimate setting - uniquely presented by <a href="http://www.operade.org/SeasonsTickets.htm" target="_blank"><strong>OperaDelaware.</strong></a></p><p><a href="http://www.operade.org/" target="_blank">OperaDelaware's next performance,<em><strong> Inside the Opera Studio: Opera Undressed</strong>,</em> hosted by OperaDelaware Music Director Jeffrey Miller, guides audiences through an evening of hits, and out of the way gems, in an up-close and personal performance. November 8th at 7:30 pm, and November 10th at 2 pm. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:54:38 +0000 Susan Lewis 6602 at http://wrti.org On Delaware's Christina Waterfront: A Spectacle of Sight & Sound! Music Lives And Evolves At The Philharmonic Of Southern New Jersey http://wrti.org/post/music-lives-and-evolves-philharmonic-southern-new-jersey <p></p><p>In Voorhees, NJ, where a new music director forges a bond with an accomplished volunteer orchestra, classical music lives and grows. As the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey begins its new season, an evolutionary process is underway. WRTI’s Meridee Duddleston reports.</p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 13:47:33 +0000 Meridee Duddleston 6586 at http://wrti.org Music Lives And Evolves At The Philharmonic Of Southern New Jersey Classical Music Lives In Wilmington, DE http://wrti.org/post/classical-music-lives-wilmington-de <p></p><p>Music lives in Wilmington, where the Delaware Symphony Orchestra makes its home. As WRTI&#39;s Susan Lewis reports, the ensemble is now presenting symphonic works and chamber music in various venues in and around the city.</p><p><a href="http://www.delawaresymphony.org/classic.html" target="_blank"><strong>On Friday, October 25th and Sunday October 27th, the Delaware Symphony Orchestra is performing a program featuring the music of Rossini, Mozart, and Brahms at Archmere Academy in Claymont, Delaware.</strong></a></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:16:39 +0000 Susan Lewis 6563 at http://wrti.org Classical Music Lives In Wilmington, DE