SFCV: Kids & Families Podcast
By San Francisco Classical Voice
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Get your family involved in making music together - it's fun and easy if you know how. The Bay Area's classical music website, SFCV, helps you along with podcasts devoted to the local Kids & Families beat. KDFC Radio host Dianne Nicolini and Lisa Petrie from SFCV talk about kids, upcoming activities, music programs, and special family-friendly concerts.
||CleanEpisode 11: Music@Menlo Young Performers Program||Dmitri Atapine from Music@Menlo talks with Dianne about the things that make the Young Performers Program so special.||7/21/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Calvin Barthel and Jazz’s Next Generation||Meet trombonist Barthel, member of Monterey Jazz Festival's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra and winner of the Jimmy Lyons Scholarship for study at the prestigious Berklee College in Boston.||7/7/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Composing for Kids||Composers from Bach to Bartok wrote music for beginning musicians, but that tradition is overlooked today. Composer Belinda Reynolds talks about the joys and the importance of writing music for younger players.||6/22/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Finding a Music Teacher||How do parents find the teacher that is right for their child? Let SFCV.org help with our Tips & Advice and searchable Directory of Music Teachers. We discuss a few of the basic points, plus family-friendly concerts for the weekend, here.||6/15/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Latin and traditional Jazz festivals heat up||Be it in San Francisco, Berkeley, Palo Alto and elsewhere, family jazz concerts abound this summer. Break out the claves and the dance shoes, and watch out—these rhythms are infectious!||6/8/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Learn with the Magik*Magik Orchestra||Magik*Magik Orchestra Education director Annie Phillips talks about M*MO's unique approach to engaging youngsters in music. At "Build a Band" sessions at Stern Grove's Kids Days kids will make instruments and learn songs by Indie band, the Dodos.||6/1/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Omar Shelly and the YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011||Violist Shelly tells SFCV about his participation in the world's most-viewed symphony concert in Sydney, Australia, with MTT conducting. Classical music is brought to the vast YouTube "stage".||5/26/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Music Festivals Part I||May is not too early to get outdoors & enjoy the arts in California. Here's several family-friendly festivals to attend, with musical choices ranging from bluegrass to world, classical to chip music. Hosted by KDFC's Dianne Nicolini & SFCV’s Lisa Petr||5/18/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Musical Theater Programs||It’s show time! KDFC's Dianne Nicolini and SFCV’s Lisa Petrie discuss the popular art form of musical theater and how to choose the best program for your family. Several outstanding companies are mentioned.||5/12/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Summer Music Camps, Marin Music Chest||Episode two is all about finding the right summer music camp in the San Francisco Bay Area, including some very unusual offerings. This week's concert pick features the Marin Music Chest winners. Hosted by KDFC's Dianne Nicolini and SFCV’s Lisa Petrie||4/27/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to our new podcast!||This introductory episode describes our new web resources available for Kids & Families, talks about the Bay Area Youth Orchestra Festival, and Andy Z’s concerts for kids. Hosted by KDFC’s Dianne Nicolini and SFCV’s Lisa Petrie.||4/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|