The Inside Voice: Collaborating on a Special Choral Recording
In an age where it seems easy to make an amateur recording with electronic devices, the process of collaborating on a professionally produced choral album may be foreign to many people. We were given access into this process through an invitation by the Philadelphia-based choral ensemble The Same Stream.
The Inside Voice: An interview with Colonel John R. Bourgeois
For over 200 years, the Marine Band has been led by legendary American musicians like John Philip Sousa. One of these renowned directors, Colonel John Bourgeois (Ret.), sat down with Pepper to discuss his time with the Marine Band and how its work has impacted American culture both at home and in the eyes of the world.
Jazz Appreciation Month: A New Program for Students
As a jazz educator and president of the Jazz Education Network, I have seen literally thousands of lives impacted by studying improvisational music – but I didn’t realize the full impact it was having until my oldest two children Porter and Bryn became involved.