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Musical Fruit III

For our first recipe collection in the Theme & Variations series, I decided we should explore the musical fruit (beans!) by starting with a very basic recipe and then expanding its flavor horizons a bit… The Musical Fruit Our theme was a Cajun-inspired pot… Continue Reading “Musical Fruit III”

Musical Fruit II

For our first recipe collection in the Theme & Variations series, I decided we should explore the musical fruit (beans!) by starting with a very basic recipe and then expanding its flavor horizons a bit… The Musical Fruit Our first variation on the theme… Continue Reading “Musical Fruit II”

Musical Fruit I

Musical Fruit For our first collection in the Theme & Variations series, I decided we should explore the musical fruit (beans!) by starting with a very basic recipe and then expanding its flavor horizons a bit. Beans have a reputation that is only partly… Continue Reading “Musical Fruit I”

Dancing in the Sky

In her latest work, “Sky Dance”, Laura composed both the music and the lyrics, arranging for flute, clarinet, ukulele, guitar, harp, and a very special mother-daughter vocal duet.

Conferring with the Sun

This post was written in preparation for our May 2017 concert, Music Speaks In our 2017 spring concert, Manitou Winds explores the meandering, mystical path connecting music and words. Words were created to communicate. Whether spoken or written, we need words to translate, convey,… Continue Reading “Conferring with the Sun”

A Bunch of Nonsense?

This post was written in preparation for our May 2017 concert, Music Speaks In our 2017 spring concert, Manitou Winds explores the meandering, mystical path connecting music and words. We’ve been discussing for the past few weeks how music can enliven poetry and prose… Continue Reading “A Bunch of Nonsense?”

One Ambivalent Shepherd

We explore one of Franz Schubert’s most celebrated lieder and learn how music and words can become inseparable.

What’s in a Title?

This post was written in preparation for our May 2017 concert, Music Speaks In our 2017 spring concert, Manitou Winds explores the meandering, mystical path connecting music and words. Music and words are often united through a composer’s use of poetry or prose (i.e.,… Continue Reading “What’s in a Title?”

Music Speaks: The Art of Collaboration

We visit Possum Hollow, the home and gallery of our Spring 2017 collaborating artist, Margie Guyot.

Manitou Winds in the media!

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!”