Manitou Winds will be joined onstage, this spring, by special guest soloist Thomas Bara, organ, to present two exciting works for organ and winds.
Thank you to everyone who came to hear Manitou Winds’ 2017 Winter Songs & Carols program. Each year, we put together a unique collection of songs in various styles performed on many different instruments to inspire you to embrace the entire season of winter.… Continue Reading “Winter Songs & Carols: Our 2017 Concert Program”
“One tiny child can save the world One shining light can show the way Beyond these tears for what I’ve lost There’s still my joy for Christmas Day.” — from There’s Still My Joy by Beth Nielsen Chapman If you’ve attended a recent musical… Continue Reading “There’s Still My Joy”
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!”
In the final variation in our Dolce e Delizioso collection, we’ll turn a single cake layer into a decadent layered dessert that will make an impressive presentation in a trifle dish or can be made into elegant individual servings.
Today’s variation turns one cake layer into a simple but decadent layer cake sure to please any fans of the classic Moon Pie sandwich cookie: buttery cake layers separated by fluffy marshmallow creme, all enclosed in a shell made of rich chocolate.
In this final collection of recipes, we’ll play sweetly in the kitchen; calling upon a single versatile cake recipe to deliver an array of tempting treats fit for finishing a meal or rounding out a special occasion.
For the final variation in our Lines & Spaces series, we’ll swap out the greens for some colorful beans; and take out the ricotta, replacing it with nutty, creamy fontina to make a lasagna like no other!
Our concert on September 24th is going to be a celebration of musical variety — a daring departure from organization and the expected! Not only is everything on the program a secret, but even the musicians don’t know the order the concert will be… Continue Reading “Variety: It’s the Spice!”
Within the five lines and four spaces of a staff, a composer creates all manner of beauty and complexity. In our second “Theme & Variations” recipe collection, we take our cue from the staff, making a delicious composition using everyone’s favorite comfort food: lasagna!