Front Row Center

Front Row Center
6:39 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Wailin' Jennys Kick Off Bitterroot Performing Arts Series

The Wailin' Jennys

Marc Cohn, Christopher O'Riley, Pokey LaFarge and many other amazing performers will be gracing the stage of the Hamilton Performing Arts Center in coming months. Monica Grable, Executive Director of the Bitterroot Performing Arts Council, previews the season with Michael Marsolek in this week's Front Row Center.

The series kicks off with a concert by The Wailin’ Jennys on Saturday, October 4.

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Front Row Center
5:00 am
Sun September 14, 2014

String Orchestra of the Rockies Cello-brates With Amit Peled

Michael Marsolek talks with Fern Glass Boyd, artistic director of the String Orchestra of the Rockies, about the concerts opening the S.O.R.'s 30th season. Sept. 21st and 22nd, the String Orchestra's performances in Missoula and Seeley Lake feature frequent guest soloist and collaborator, cellist Amit Peled. This concert marks Peled's fifth performance with the S.O.R.

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Front Row Center
5:00 am
Sun September 7, 2014

"Broomstick" Flies Into Missoula

Michael Marsolek talks with Greg Johnson, Artistic Director of the Montana Repertory Theatre, about the Rep's production of Broomstick, a one-woman play by John Biguenet, starring Salina Chatlain. The Montana premier of Broomstick is one of four national productions of the play sponsored by the National New Play Network, an alliance of non-profit theaters championing new plays. Here's how the NNPN describes it:

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Front Row Center
5:00 am
Sun August 31, 2014

Bare Bait Dance Presents "Settle"

Michael Marsolek talks with Joy French, Director of Missoula's Bare Bait Dance, and choreographer Rachel Oliver, whose new multi-media, multi-generational dance piece, "Settle," opens Bare Bait's fourth season.

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Cello Quartet, Aug 24
2:06 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Former "From the Top" Musicians Play St. Timothy's Music Festival

Andree, Mariel, Lucien, and Helene Werner, siblings and members of the Werner Quartet

Michael Marsolek talks with Helene and Lucien Werner about the quartet's performance at St. Timothy's Summer Music Festival, August 24.

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Crown Guitar Festival, Aug 24-30
4:36 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

The Crown Of The Continent Guitar Workshop And Festival

Solomon Hicks, 16-year-old guitarist from New York, one of many participants in this year's Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival in Bigfork, Montana.

Michael Marsolek talks with David Feffer, Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation Chairman and Founding Director, and 16-year-old guitar prodigy Solomon Hicks about this year's festival.

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Jazz
3:39 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

Eden Atwood & Friends At St. Timothy's Summer Music Festival

Eden Atwood

Jazz vocalist Eden Atwood talks with Michael Marsolek about music, teaching, and her appearance at St. Timothy's Summer Music Festival, Sunday, August 10, at 4 p.m.

St. Timothy’s Summer Music Festival is celebrating its 19th season at St. Timothy’s Memorial Chapel,  a superb acoustical venue located at 7000 feet with beautiful views of the Pintler Mountains and Georgetown Lake.

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Montana Summer Classical Music Festival
5:00 am
Sat August 2, 2014

Festival Amadeus

Michael Marsolek talks with John Zoltek, director of the Glacier Symphony and Chorale's Festival Amadeus, August 3rd - 10th in Whitefish and Bigfork.  The 2014 guest artist lineup includes the Fry Street Quartet, violinist Kinga Augustyn, pianist

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Front Row Center
5:00 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Monica Huggett Opens 11th Annual Montana Baroque Music Festival

Tuesday, July 29th, 7pm, Quinn's Hot Springs: The Montana Baroque Music Festival opens with featured soloist, violinist Monica Huggett.

Michael Marsolek talks with Monica Huggett, co-founder of the Montana Baroque Music Festival. The 2014 festival takes place Tuesday, July 29th - Thursday, July 31st at Quinn's Hot Springs Resort in Paradise, MT, with concerts starting at 7pm.

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Montana Summer Music Events
5:00 am
Sun July 13, 2014

Helena's Symphony Under The Stars Features The Music of Disney

Michael Marsolek talks with Allan R. Scott, Music Director of the Helena Symphony, about the 11th Annual Symphony Under the Stars concert and fireworks show, Saturday, July 19th, 8:30pm, on Carroll College's Guadalupe Lawn. Admission is free.

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