Music – Slave To The System Sat, 19 Nov 2022 22:41:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Music – Slave To The System 32 32 Symphony shares music with children Sat, 19 Nov 2022 22:41:46 +0000

LIMA – When children listen to classical music, they can actually exercise their young brains. In addition to improving brain function and creativity, listening to Beethoven or Mozart can instill better listening and concentration skills in young people.

With such benefits in mind, members of the Lima Symphony Orchestra shared their talents with the children on Saturday at Music with the Maestro at the Lima Public Library.

LSO Cellist Henry Shapard shared his passion for the cello with young people and adults in a fun and engaging way in the Youth Library upstairs. The LSO wants every child to have plenty of opportunities to experience the joy and wonder of live music.

Shapard began by imitating animal sounds. The audience heard a seagull, a cow, and a horse rendered on the cello, a skill he was taught by one of his teachers. Spectators learned the different parts of the cello starting with the bow. Shapard used horsehair from the bow to play the cello in a very quiet tone. Then he used the whole bow with about 200 hairs to give volume to the cello.

Lima Symphony Orchestra Music Director Andrew Crust said, “I think the cello is my favorite string instrument because it sounds like the human voice. It doesn’t have the lowest notes of the strings – it’s the big string bass that’s taller than me – but it has the greatest range.

Madeline Froehlich was captivated by the presentation. She thought the cello was “pretty cool”. She said, “I liked it when he played all the notes together.”

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Asheville’s new riverside concert hall looks to expand and become a main stage Thu, 17 Nov 2022 10:33:26 +0000

ASHEVILLE — The Outpost, a 2.7-acre waterfront co-ownership that Devin deHoll describes as Asheville’s new outdoor music venue, is poised to grow even more.

A permit application submitted Nov. 13 to the city of Asheville includes plans for a large stage, expanded parking lot, landscaping and possible renovations to the approximately 1,200-square-foot two-story building that currently houses a small bar.

Located at 521 Amboy Road, between Wilson’s Riverfront RV Park and Carrier Park, the riverfront property is slated for a permanent main stage, active event space, and place to grab a drink with a “dive bar vibe.” , all easily accessible from the French Broad Voie Verte of the river.

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