Project Tag: oboe

Highlights from “Sail Away Summer”

This video contains excerpts from several numbers presented in our “Sail Away Summer” program:Is This a Poem? (world premiere) by J.T. McKinney“Word Search” from Seven Unfinished Stories by J.T. McKinneySeven Bagatelles: V. Game by Peter SchickeleThe Old Ash Tree by J.T. McKinneyDavid Bradley Beaton’s… Continue Reading “Highlights from “Sail Away Summer””

Ten Blake Songs

From the Found Objects concert at Grace Episcopal Church, Traverse City, May 11, 2019. Special guest soprano Emily Curtin Culler and Jason McKinney perform V. The Lamb and VI. The Shepherd from “Ten Blake Songs” by Ralph Vaughan Williams. To read more about Emily… Continue Reading “Ten Blake Songs”


Lullaby (Nadia Cripps, arr. J.T. McKinney) Originally written for flute, clarinet, & piano, Nadia Cripps composed this short, evocative work while remembering the many nights she rocked her son to sleep. She says she chose the key of F major and the major-seventh harmonies… Continue Reading “Lullaby”

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”

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”

Highlights from “Music Speaks”

This video contains many musical highlights from our spring 2017 Music Speaks program: Pastoral — Vincent Persichetti Der Hirt auf dem Felsen — Franz Schubert Travel Notes 2, I. “In an air-balloon” — Richard Rodney Bennett Travel Notes 2, IV: “Car Chase” — Richard… Continue Reading “Highlights from “Music Speaks””