Although shape notes were introduced in 18th-century England, this unique musical notation found popularity in the United States: first in New England and later in the American South. It’s recently experienced a renaissance of sorts…
Even though we had to move the festivities indoors, WFMT hosts, staff, and fans were not deterred by the torrential downpour and came together for the Second Annual Memorial Day Beach Party on May 27, 2019. A full day of celebration and commemoration included on-air games, quizzes, dedications, and of course, music and performances live from the Theater on the ...
Grammy Winner Giancarlo Guerrero Grew up in Costa Rica Listening To WFMT. Now He’s Making His CSO Conducting Debut.
As Guerrero says, “In many ways, I am the poster child to show that music can...become a part of your life regardless of your background.”
The extraordinary story of Hildegard von Bingen.
"In Cuba you will find any type of music: mariachi, heavy metal, dubstep, or even free jazz... It's a mystery — it's something magical that you will find there in any type of music."
"Once we have gotten over the initial hump of memorizing, we've found it allow us to improvise as a group in a much more agile way."