Our September 24th concert was an experiment: a test to see just how much variety could be crammed into a single concert program performed by a single ensemble. To up the ante, we also added an element of chance; allowing the audience to play… Continue Reading “Variety: It’s the Spice!”
Category: Performances, Variety: It's the SpiceTags: art, artist, bassoon, Benzie County, Beulah, chamber group, Chamber Music, Christina Duperron, concert, english horn, eric olson, flute, Frankfort, guitar, harp, horn, Jason McKinney, Laura Hood, Leelanau County, lever harp, lori feldpausch, manitou winds, oboe, piano, piccolo, Sam Clark, saxophone, st. andrews presbyterian church, Variety: It's the Spice
We visit Possum Hollow, the home and gallery of our Spring 2017 collaborating artist, Margie Guyot.
2016 was a dynamic year for Manitou Winds — many opportunities to get out into the community and share the intimate quality of chamber music while also spreading imagination, creativity, and inspiration through visual art from our collaborating artist, Ellie Harold. In April, Jason… Continue Reading “Manitou Winds in the media!”
For our 2016 collaborating artist, Ellie Harold, winter is often a season of inner discovery. With the weather outside inhospitable for her paints and canvas, where else might an artist turn but inward?
Category: Performances, Winter Songs & Carols, WS&C 2016Tags: art, art of collaboration, artist, Benzie County, Chamber Music, Classical Music, Collaborating Artist, collaboration, concert, Ellie Harold, Frankfort, Glen Arbor, Glen Arbor Artists Association, Grace Episcopal Church, Grand Traverse County, landscape, Landscapes, Leelanau County, manitou winds, Michigan, Northern Michigan, SnowLight, The Leelanau School, Traverse City, Winter, Winter Songs & Carols, Winter Songs and Carols, Winter Sunset, wintertime
One of the aspects we enjoy most about putting together one of our seasonal concerts is the opportunity to collaborate with a talented local artist in our area of Northern Michigan. But, what does it mean to “collaborate” with another artist—especially when you work in a completely different medium?
Category: Musical Musings, New Voices, PerformancesTags: art, art of collaboration, artist, Benzie County, Benzie Wild Rose Society, chamber group, Chamber Music, Classical Music, Collaborating Artist, composers, composition, concert, Ellie Harold, Frankfort, manitou winds, modern music, New Voices, Northern Michigan, oil on canvas, Up North Jewelscape, woodwind
You don’t have to look very hard to find folks in Northern Michigan who are proud to live and work here. The area is teeming with artists of all sorts — drawn here for the sense of community, the easy-to-find solitude, and of course… Continue Reading “Winter Songs & Carols: The Art of Collaboration”
Category: Musical Musings, Performances, Winter Songs & Carols, WS&C 2015Tags: art, art of collaboration, chamber group, Chamber Music, Collaborating Artist, collaboration, manitou winds, Northern Michigan, Northern Michigan Artists Market, Petoskey, Vivi Woodcock, watercolor, Winter, Winter Songs and Carols