Project Tag: Laura Hood

Winter’s Coming Home

Recorded live at our 2018 Winter Songs & Carols concert at Grace Episcopal Church, Traverse City. Winter’s Coming Home (Gregory Norbett, arr. J.T. McKinney) with special guest Emily Curtin Culler, soprano. NOTE: This performance was captured on amateur video by Sean Duperron, edited by… Continue Reading “Winter’s Coming Home”

A Manitou Christmas Medley

Recorded live at our 2018 Winter Songs & Carols concert at Grace Episcopal Church, Traverse City. A Manitou Christmas Medley contains eight Christmas tunes, arranged for eight different instruments, performed by five musicians, in eleventy different styles! For more information about this unique medley… Continue Reading “A Manitou Christmas Medley”

A Fine Winter’s Day

Hear the premiere performance of A Fine Winter’s Day, recorded live at our 2018 Winter Songs & Carols concert at Grace Episcopal Church, Traverse City. A Fine Winter’s Day was composed by Jason, inspired by a full day of sledding with his nieces in… Continue Reading “A Fine Winter’s Day”

St. Basil’s Hymn

Recorded live at our 2018 Winter Songs & Carols concert at Grace Episcopal Church. St. Basil’s Hymn, arranged by Jason. For more information about this unique piece, read the Manitou-Zine article. NOTE: This performance was captured on amateur video by Sean Duperron, edited by… Continue Reading “St. Basil’s Hymn”

Beidh Aonach Amárach

Recorded live in concert at the Elizabeth Lane Oliver Art Center in Frankfort, MI for our program A Celtic Summertide. This is the third and final movement of Jason’s Irish song cycle, “Trí Amhráin as Éirinn” (Three Irish Songs): Beidh Aonach Amárach (There Will… Continue Reading “Beidh Aonach Amárach”

O’Carolan’s Symphony: Mvt. IV

Recorded live in concert at the Elizabeth Lane Oliver Art Center in Frankfort, MI for our program A Celtic Summertide. This is the fourth and final movement (“Mrs. Power”) from Jason McKinney’s arrangement of four traditional O’Carolan tunes (O’Carolan’s Symphony). To learn more about… Continue Reading “O’Carolan’s Symphony: Mvt. IV”

O’Carolan’s Symphony: Mvt. I

Recorded live in concert at the Elizabeth Lane Oliver Art Center in Frankfort, MI for our program A Celtic Summertide. This is the first movement (“George Brabazon”) from Jason McKinney’s arrangement of four traditional O’Carolan tunes (O’Carolan’s Symphony). To learn more about Jason’s exploration… Continue Reading “O’Carolan’s Symphony: Mvt. I”

A Red, Red Rose

Recorded live in concert at the Elizabeth Lane Oliver Art Center in Frankfort, MI for our program A Celtic Summertide. This is Jason’s arrangement of A Red, Red Rose with special guest Emily Curtin Culler, soprano. NOTE: This performance was captured on amateur video… Continue Reading “A Red, Red Rose”

Shetland Air & Reel

Recorded live in concert at the Elizabeth Lane Oliver Art Center in Frankfort, MI for our program A Celtic Summertide. This is the first movement of Jason’s Shetland Air & Reel for wind quintet. The original tune of this first movement was composed by… Continue Reading “Shetland Air & Reel”

“Allegro” from First Flight

Our performance of “Allegro” from First Flight by Laura Hood, recorded for Interlochen Public Radio’s “In Studio A” broadcast. To learn more about Laura’s composition, visit the Manitou-Zine post. NOTE: This performance was recorded and engineered by Brock Morman.