Indianapolis is filled with vibrant arts organizations, outstanding artists, and stellar partnerships. The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and Butler University School of Music have teamed up to create their Conducting Fellowship which provides one-of-a-kind professional mentorship opportunities to outstanding students. Meet Dr. James Plenty, the 2016-2018 Conducting Fellow with the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir. Read about Plenty’s experience with the fellowship and what he plans to do with the skills he’s learned during his time with the ISC.
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Holiday Listening Playlist from Kyle Long
Last year we asked our friend Kyle Long to make a list of eclectic music for Holiday Listening. Kyle hosts Cultural Manifesto on WFYI Wednesdays at 8pm, DJs locally, and writes for NUVO magazine. You can read the full original article with Kyle’s commentary on each album here.
‘Tis the season when that razor thin songbook of commercial holiday standards comes blaring out of every shopping mall and department store speaker in sight. While I do enjoy hearing Ella Fitzgerald “ring ting tingling” her sleigh bells every December, I prefer to dig deeper into the vast catalog of holiday tunes for my own Yuletide musical fix. Fortunately, there’s a wide world of under appreciated holiday music out there just waiting to be discovered. So if your holiday wish list includes a request for some fresh seasonal sounds, I’ve assembled an assortment of recommended songs for you below.
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As a special holiday treat, we asked our friend Kyle Long to make a list of eclectic music for Holiday Listening. Kyle hosts Cultural Manifesto on WFYI Wednesdays at 8pm, and again on Saturdays at 12pm on 90.1 HD2, DJs locally, and writes for NUVO maga …