We visit Possum Hollow, the home and gallery of our Spring 2017 collaborating artist, Margie Guyot.
In our annual winter concert, Manitou Winds presents a program of music, poetry, and prose inspiring you to embrace winter. As creative director of Manitou Winds, I spend a lot of time searching through titles and listening to music, curating the individual pieces that…
Category: Musical Musings, Performances, Winter Songs & Carols, WS&C 2016Tags: Alfred Burt, Anne Bara, bassoon, chamber group, Chamber Music, Christina Duperron, Christmas Carols, clarinet, composers, composition, concert, Ellie Harold, featured winter, flute, french horn, Glen Arbor, Grace Episcopal Church, Grand Traverse County, guitar, harp, horn, Jason McKinney, Laura Hood, Leelanau County, manitou winds, oboe, oil on canvas, piano, Sam Clark, The Leelanau School, Traverse City, Winter, Winter Songs & Carols, Winter Songs and Carols, Winter Sunset, wintertime, woodwind
Our collaborating artists typically provide artwork to help promote our concert, and we always offer an opportunity display a collection of their artwork at the concert. But, shortly before the concert, Ellie approached me with an even bolder idea.
Category: Musical Musings, Performances, Summer FantasiesTags: art of collaboration, artist, Benzie County, chamber group, Chamber Music, Classical Music, Collaborating Artist, concert, Ellie Harold, Frankfort, manitou winds, New Voices, Northern Michigan, oil on canvas, Summer Fantasies, The Secret Life of Barns (Cedar), woodwind
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