ARTS COUNCIL CALLS FOR SCHOOLS ARTS SUPPORT
MONTEREY COUNTY Arts Counsel executive Paulette Lynch announment: “Many [public school] districts are taking advantage of the increased funding and the new curriculum [guidelines]. They are planning to increase music, dance, drama and visual arts. This is very exciting! But to ensure that every student has access to high quality programs, principals and school board members still need your encouragement. Please go to our website arts4mc.org where you will find links to all districts, a letter you can adapt and more resources. Please send your letter today! Plans for next year will be finalized in June.”
CELEBRATE Santa Cruz area creative leaders, Andrea Mollenauer, Martijn Stiphout, Monica Karst, Paul De Worken, Courtney Laschkewitsch, and Coffee Zombie Collective, Friday, 7-11pm, at the Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz.
CHAMBER MUSIC MONTEREY BAY’S 15-16 SEASON
BETWEEN OCTOBER 10 AND APRIL 15, CMMB’s lineup includes the Cypress String Quartet (and friends), Jasper String Quartet, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Morgenstern Piano Trio and Calefax Reed Quintet. Click HERE
MONTEREY SYMPHONY FINALE
MONTEREY SYMPHONY’S all-orchestra season finale this weekend, “Invitation to Dance,” features the vividly colorful Symphonic Dances by Rachmaninoff. Max Bragado conducts. See our CALENDAR or click the ad, left.
EUROPE LAUNCHES FREE OPERA STREAMING
TO DATE FIFTEEN major and regional opera companies are on board. Click HERE
REPORT: 13 PERCENT OF US MUSIC DIRECTOR ARE WOMEN
WATCHDOG/GADFLY Norman Lebrecht found this. Click HERE
PERFORMING ARTS PEOPLE
YOUTH MUSIC MONTEREY’s Chamber Players Director, Erica Horn. Click HERE
SANTA CRUZ Symphony, and Hidden Valley Strings. Click HERE
VAN ANTWERP THEATRE’s Dog Logic & Paper Wing’s Nunsense. Click HERE
Scott MacClelland, editor