Aug 22 2018

Photos: Opus Affair August at Alibi Bar & Lounge

Posted by Boston on Aug 22, 2018 10:52:14 AM | 0 comments | Photos

We had a blast hanging out with our BAMA friends during the August #OpusAffair! at Alibi Bar and Lounge!

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Aug 21 2018

Stacey Chou from the Flute Quintet, In Radiance, Talks About the Flute

Posted by Alexis Smith on Aug 21, 2018 4:11:01 PM | 0 comments | Interviews

A few months ago this blog featured the Boston Trombone Project and we explored the history of the trombone and what makes it special. Now it's time for an instrument on the other end of the spectrum, the flute. This week, I sat down with Stacey Chou, from the flute quintet, In Radiance, to talk about what exactly a flute quintet is, what makes it so special, and how they're changing around the chamber music concert.

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Aug 09 2018

Sasha Callahan on Restoring Intimacy to Chamber Music

Posted by Alexis Smith on Aug 9, 2018 4:34:42 PM | 0 comments | Interviews, Boston

Generally my editor likes these articles to be around a thousand words, I can usually pare down to around 1200 or so, but in talking this week to Sasha Callahan I simply couldn't cut anything. (Get ready readers, you’re in it for the long haul!) Sasha, who co-founded the Willamette Valley Chamber Music Festival along with her husband, cellist Leo Eguchi and her sister, has so much passion and enthusiasm and joy for chamber music that it's just infectious and well-worth reading about.

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Aug 01 2018

Amy Smith Talks About Boston's Magical Melting Pot of Belly Dancing History

Posted by Alexis Smith on Aug 1, 2018 11:26:56 AM | 0 comments | Boston

This week I had the chance to interview Amy Smith, founder of Belly Dance New England and member of the Origins Folkloric Dance Company. Amy has been researching Boston’s rich history of belly dance and how borders do not equal disparate cultures.

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