THE INSIDE STORY: Joanna Estelle and EMERGENCE

Meet Joanna Estelle, a Canadian composer, lyricist, and arranger whose music has won critical acclaim from Parliament Hill, Ottawa to London (UK), Barcelona (Spain), and elsewhere around the world. Her most recent album EMERGENCE is a compilation of works produced under her personal philosophy that “quality music uplifts humankind.” Today, Joanna is our featured artist in... Continue Reading →

THE INSIDE STORY: Axiom Quartet and AXIOMS: MOMENTS OF TRUTH

Known for creating and performing programs that mix traditional string quartet repertoire and transcriptions of works from a variety of genres (including jazz, electronic, rock, indie, etc.), the Axiom Quartet introduces audiences to extraordinary music from different genres and creates new fans of the classical repertoire. The Axiom Quartet includes violinists Dominika Dancewicz and Ingrid Gerling,... Continue Reading →

Dot Your I’s and Quarter Notes

Why do people write music? If you explore the motives of today’s composers, you will probably uncover a sizable sampling of answers. Some composers write primarily to sell, some chart new paths with technically innovative compositions, and others compose to commemorate a person or event in history. And, there are composers like Samuel “Skip” Livingston,... Continue Reading →

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