Last year, Nate May, a graduate student
in composition at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of
Music, began collecting oral histories of Lower Price Hill residents.
These formed the basis for his multimedia oratorio State: A Testimony to Urban Appalachia.
Rachel DeVore Fogarty, Gwyneth Walker,
Sarah Hopkins and Elizabeth Alexander are acclaimed composers whose
music you may have never heard. MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir,
provides an opportunity to do so Saturday with two concerts titled Here and Aware.
Over-the-Rhine and Washington Park are gearing up for LumenoCity, a musical and visual collaboration
that is the first of its kind in the world, featuring the Cincinnati
Symphony Orchestra and Music Hall itself.
MYCincinnati, a free youth orchestra program in Price Hill, begins as
Eddy Kwon, assistant program director, leads the Ambassador Ensemble, a
string sextet of young musicians, in their practice.