Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C minor, BWV 1060R, performed by Vanessa Moss, Laura Goben Harper, Bruce Walker and Carissa Pitkin Cox at the ACTF Digital Studio on March 20, 2021 during the Covid Pandemic.
Bach - Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C Minor
Ian Clarke’s Hypnosis and Pietro Morlacchi’s The Swiss Shepherd, performed by Linda Doria and Allen Madsen at the ACTF Digital Studio on April 3, 2021.
Ian Clarke - Hypnosis & Pietro Morlacchi - The Swiss Shepard
Kim Snow and Allen Madsen perform Richard Strauss’ Concerto for French Horn, No. 1, Op. 11 at the ACTF Digital Studio on March 27, 2021 during the Covid Pandemic.
Richard Straus - Concerto for French Horn
Linda Doria and Allen Madsen perform Suite Antique by John Rutter at the ACTF Digital Studio on April 3, 2021.
John Rutter - Suite Antique
Mid-Columbia conductor Nick Wallin interviews concertmaster Vanessa Moss, exploring the beginnings of her very eager career
Interview with Vanessa Moss - The Concertmaster
Mid-Columbia conductor Nick Wallin interviews musicians Adella and Donald Hammerstrom, reminiscing over memories of raising their family in the Tri-Cities
Interview with Adella and Donald Hammerstrom - Principal Bassoon and Trombone
Mid-Columbia conductor Nick Wallin interviews musician Jason Rose, sharing a catharsis over the troubles of adapting music teaching during covid
Interview with Jason Rose - Principal Clarinet
Mid-Columbia conductor Nick Wallin interviews musician Ed Dixon, discussing his varied teaching career and concluding with a brief solo on the cello
Interview with Ed Dixon - Principal Cello
Mid-Columbia conductor Nick Wallin interviews musician Laura Harper, highlighting some of the quirks that come with playing an oboe
Interview with Laura Goben Harper - Principal Oboe
Mid-Columbia conductor Nick Wallin interviews musician Christine Harper, followed by a short performance on the piccolo.
Interview with Christine Harper - Flute III
Mid-Columbia Conductor Nick Wallin interviews musician Marella McGreal and learns about her most unpredictable performance experience
Interview with Marella McGreal - Principal Bass
Nick provides information on Mid-Columbia Symphony's plans for the upcoming season, and characterizes the themes of its first concert.
Notes from Nick - 2022 Season Preview
Nick's recent backpacking trip impresses him to assemble a catalogue of music collectively inspired by the noble and natural majesty of mountains
Notes from Nick - August 2021
Nick provides recommendations on a range of striking Americana, each sure to help fulfill the mood of Spring as we look forward to performing once again
Notes from Nick - Spring 2021
Nick honors the prolific legacy of jazz and classical pianist, Keith Jarrett - a favorite of Nick's during the later years of his education
Notes from Nick - November 2020
Nick recalls his experiences with conducting music styled for Halloween and Día de los Muertos during his MCS tenure, and offers others he has yet to perform
Notes from Nick - October 2020
Nick takes a break from the usual academic dialogue to show a mellower side of his life. Join him for book recommendations, movies, podcasts and more
Notes from Nick - September 2020
Nick examines the finer details of chamber music selection, alongside distinctive composers and compositions within the genre.
Notes from Nick - August 2020
Nick shares a recent performance of Carmina Burana from our local arts partner, the Mid-Columbia Mastersingers, in true choreographed accordance with Orff's design