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Music is the Soundtrack to Our Connections and Emotions

Music is the Soundtrack to Our Connections and Emotions

Apr 12, 20232 min read

Any good tune can make us move our bodies, tap our toes and nod our heads; but music can also be a powerful tool for connection and expression among strangers,…

Gifts of a Lifetime: Music Engagement and Appreciation

Gifts of a Lifetime: Music Engagement and Appreciation

Apr 6, 20232 min read

Music plays a powerful role in childhood development from the very start. At Inside the Orchestra, we bring music to children through engaging and interactive experiences intended to cultivate music…

Present-Day Women Make Long-Lasting Impressions on Music

Present-Day Women Make Long-Lasting Impressions on Music

Mar 29, 20232 min read

During the final week of Women’s History Month, we celebrate Modern Musician, Composer and Teacher Chen Yi. Born in China in 1953, Yi studied music at a young age, but…

March Showers Bring Spring Flowers and Sounds by Louise Farrenc

March Showers Bring Spring Flowers and Sounds by Louise Farrenc

Mar 15, 20232 min read

As spring settles in, snow begins to melt, and seasonal rain collects in riverbeds and on sidewalks, the Flute, Violin, Viola, and Cello harmonize to deliver the sounds of French…

Celebrate Women’s History Month with Bird Flight, Feminine Tutelage

Celebrate Women’s History Month with Bird Flight, Feminine Tutelage

Mar 8, 20232 min read

Stand up tall, spread out your arms, and move through your space as if you were a bird in flight. Big or little, peaceful or wise, soar to the sounds…

Ocean Folklore, Feminine Sounds of France To Celebrate Women’s History Month

Ocean Folklore, Feminine Sounds of France To Celebrate Women’s History Month

Mar 1, 20232 min read

We’re bringing folklore right to your living room with visions of mythical mermaids, mermen, and water-play summoned by French Composer, Vocalist, Pianist, and Performer, Cécile Chaminade’s (1857–1944) L’Ondine. A song…

How Dapper Duke Ellington’s Jazz Legacy Became One of the Largest Ever Recorded

How Dapper Duke Ellington’s Jazz Legacy Became One of the Largest Ever Recorded

Feb 8, 20232 min read

How Dapper Duke Ellington’s Jazz Legacy Became One of the Largest Ever Recorded Cue the saxophone, sound the trumpet and unfetter the soulful rhythms of jazz music. Teeming with complex…

Scott Joplin – The King of Ragtime

Scott Joplin – The King of Ragtime

Sep 5, 20202 min read

About Scott Joplin Coloring Page Ragtime Dances Parts of Ragtime Music Playlist Who Was Scott Joplin? Scott Joplin was an African American composer who is famous for the Ragtime style…

Tempo and Rhythm – Let’s Jam!

Tempo and Rhythm – Let’s Jam!

Apr 7, 20204 min read

Learn all about two of the components of music that keep it moving and grooving: tempo and rhythm. Tempo Video Tempo Activities Playlist Rhythm Video Rhythm Activities Online Rhythm Composition…

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