Beach's Work to be Performed in Colorado

  This weekend the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs in Colorado Springs, Colorado will be presenting their final concert of their season titled Timeless Voices and will feature the work of Mozart, Beethoven, and Amy Beach’s symphony. Beach’s work, Symphony in E Minor, Op. 32, “Gaelic”, is the first symphony we know of composed by an American woman – and is considered by some to be one of the greatest American symphonies of the period.  It is an important and impressive work that has been gaining in popularity in recent years – thanks in part to the new edition available through Women’s…

UPDATE: Smyth's THE PRISON in radio broadcast, April 27

Listen tonight (April 27) to the Johnstown Symphony’s April 7 performance — 7 pm   (Eastern Daylight Time)  on WQED Radio (Link here) Published April 5: Ethel Smyth’s THE PRISON to receive North American Premiere “She is a hero, and it so relates to the things that we are going through with the #MeToo movement, she dealt with problems that women are still having to deal with today.”  Soprano soloist Chelsea Shephard, about composer Ethel Smyth Two major ensembles in the northeastern U.S. will be performing the North American premiere of Dame Ethel Smyth’s great work, THE PRISON (1930), composed for two vocal…

Sustainable Fashion: Welcome Revolution

Do you often call the handyman? There are hundreds of cases when we are at despair or just don’t know what yo do in our home. e need somebody who will fix everything and return our normal lifestyle. This unique breed of human isn’t exactly a plumber nor is he or she an electrician; he’s not a framer or roofer, per say, nor is the handyman an HVAC specialist. And she’s probably not a cabinet maker, painter, or tile specialist, but can probably repair a cabinet, paint a room, or tile a bathroom with aplomb. The handyman is the jack…

Sustainable Fashion: Welcome Revolution

Do you often call the handyman? There are hundreds of cases when we are at despair or just don’t know what yo do in our home. e need somebody who will fix everything and return our normal lifestyle. This unique breed of human isn’t exactly a plumber nor is he or she an electrician; he’s not a framer or roofer, per say, nor is the handyman an HVAC specialist. And she’s probably not a cabinet maker, painter, or tile specialist, but can probably repair a cabinet, paint a room, or tile a bathroom with aplomb. The handyman is the jack…