Front Row Center http://mtpr.org en 2014 Montana Folk Festival, July 11-13, Uptown Butte http://mtpr.org/post/2014-montana-folk-festival-july-11-13-uptown-butte <p>7/6/14: This week on <em>Front Row Center</em>: Michael Marsolek talks with George Everett, Executive Director of Mainstreet Uptown Butte, the presenting organization of the <a href="http://montanafolkfestival.com/pages/home.php" target="_blank">2014 Montana Folk Festival</a>, which takes place in Uptown Butte, Friday, July 11th - Sunday, July 13th.&nbsp; As always, admission is free to all events during the three days of the festival.</p> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 21464 at http://mtpr.org 2014 Montana Folk Festival, July 11-13, Uptown Butte Heavenly Harps at St. Timothy's Chapel http://mtpr.org/post/heavenly-harps-st-timothys-chapel <p></p><p>6/29/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" Michael Marsolek talks with Karin Gunderson, one-half of the mother-daughter duo, <a href="http://www.heavenlyharp.org/Home_Page.html" target="_blank">Heavenly Harps</a>. Karin and Joy Gunderson and friends open the <a href="http://sttimothysmusic.org/" target="_blank">2014 St. Timothy's Summer Music Festival</a>, held during five Sundays in June, July and August at St. Timothy's Memorial Chapel in Southern Cross, east of Georgetown Lake. All concerts begin at 4:00pm. (888) 407-4071 for information and tickets.</p> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 21135 at http://mtpr.org Heavenly Harps at St. Timothy's Chapel Montana Composers and Performers Gather at the Big Sky Alive Festival http://mtpr.org/post/montana-composers-and-performers-gather-big-sky-alive-festival <p></p><p>6/22/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" Michael Marsolek talks with composer <a href="http://www.swanriverpress.com/biography.php?page_title=Craig%20Thomas%20Naylor" target="_blank">Craig Thomas Naylor</a>, director of the inaugural <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/652157721536434/" target="_blank">Big Sky Alive Festival</a>.</p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 20839 at http://mtpr.org Montana Composers and Performers Gather at the Big Sky Alive Festival Dolack Painting and "Music in the Parks" Celebrate 75 Years of State Parks http://mtpr.org/post/dolack-painting-and-music-parks-celebrate-75-years-state-parks <p></p><p>Michael Marsolek talks with <a href="http://www.dolack.com/" target="_blank">Monte Dolack</a>, artist, <a href="http://www.sweetgrassmusic.com/" target="_blank">Phillip Aaberg</a>, musician, and <a href="http://stateparks.mt.gov/about-us/" target="_blank">Chas Van Genderen</a>, Administrator for Montana States Parks, about free concerts planned to celebrate 75 years of Montana State Parks.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:54:04 +0000 Chérie Newman 20443 at http://mtpr.org Dolack Painting and "Music in the Parks" Celebrate 75 Years of State Parks Missoula's Dana Gallery Hosts Art Exhibit, "Icons of the West" http://mtpr.org/post/missoulas-dana-gallery-hosts-art-exhibit-icons-west <p></p><p>5/18/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" Michael Marsolek talks with Dudely Dana, co-owner of <a href="http://www.danagallery.com/index.html" target="_blank">The Dana Gallery</a> in Missoula, about the gallery's third annual national juried art exhibition, titled "Icons of the West."</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 17 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 19163 at http://mtpr.org Missoula's Dana Gallery Hosts Art Exhibit, "Icons of the West" String Orchestra of the Rockies with Adele Anthony http://mtpr.org/post/string-orchestra-rockies-adele-anthony <p></p><p></p><p>5/4/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" Michael Marsolek talks with Fern Glass Boyd, Artistic Director of the <a href="http://www.sormt.org/concerts/index.html" target="_blank">String Orchestra of the Rockies</a>, about tonight's S.O.R. concert featuring violin soloist, <a href="http://www.opus3artists.com/artists/adele-anthony" target="_blank">Adele Anthony</a>. It'll take place Sunday, May 4th, 2014, at 7:30pm in the Music Recital Hall in the School of Music at the University of Montana-Missoula. On the program:</p><p>Peter Sculthorpe’s Little Suite for Strings W. 169;</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 22:23:28 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 18533 at http://mtpr.org String Orchestra of the Rockies with Adele Anthony War, Peace and Fate: Helena Symphony & Chorale, Sat., May 3, 7:30pm http://mtpr.org/post/war-peace-and-fate-helena-symphony-chorale-sat-may-3-730pm <p></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:44:59 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 18212 at http://mtpr.org War, Peace and Fate: Helena Symphony & Chorale, Sat., May 3, 7:30pm Trumpeter Chris Botti Leads Nine-Piece Ensemble in Great Falls, Friday, May 2nd, 2014 http://mtpr.org/post/trumpeter-chris-botti-leads-nine-piece-ensemble-great-falls-friday-may-2nd-2014 <p></p><p>4/20/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" John Floridis talks with Grammy award-winning trumpeter <a href="http://www.chrisbotti.com/us/home" target="_blank">Chris Botti</a>.&nbsp; The <a href="http://gfsymphony.org/events/chris-botti/" target="_blank">Great Falls Symphony Association presents Chris Botti</a>, backed by Botti's nine-piece jazz ensemble, on Friday, May 2nd, 2014, 7:30pm, at the Mansfield Theater in Great Falls.</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:18:48 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17854 at http://mtpr.org Trumpeter Chris Botti Leads Nine-Piece Ensemble in Great Falls, Friday, May 2nd, 2014 Kinetoscope: A Screendance Film Festival http://mtpr.org/post/kinetoscope-screendance-film-festival <p>3/2/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" Michael Marsolek talks with Joy French, director of Missoula's <a href="http://barebaitdance.org/" target="_blank">Bare Bait Dance</a>, about the premier of Montana's first screendance film festival, Kinetoscope. A relatively new art form, screendance combines the aesthetic and technical elements of both dance and filmmaking.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 15574 at http://mtpr.org Kinetoscope: A Screendance Film Festival Beethoven Week - with re-scheduled piano recital http://mtpr.org/post/beethoven-week-re-scheduled-piano-recital <p>2/23/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" Michael Marsolek talks with <a href="http://www.darkobutorac.com/" target="_blank">Darko Butorac</a>, music director and conductor of the <a href="http://www.missoulasymphony.org/" target="_blank">Missoula Symphony Orchestra</a>, about the film, recital, choral and orchestral events scheduled in "Beethoven Week," February 28th - March 9th.</p><p><em>** Update: due to weather, Lisa Smirnova's Feb. 28th recital has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m.&nbsp;Tuesday, March 4,&nbsp;in the Music Recital Hall, University of Montana.**</em></p><p></p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 15311 at http://mtpr.org Beethoven Week - with re-scheduled piano recital