Here is my bouquet, here is a singsong of all the things you makeme think of, here is obliquepraise for the height and depthof you and the width too.Here is my box of new crayons at your feet. from “Colors Passing Through Us”, (New… Continue Reading “Colors Passing Through Us”
This article was published in preparation for our Spring 2018 performance. We’re proud to collaborate once again with Thomas Bara on October 15, 2022, and so we’re sharing it again! The organ studio at Interlochen Arts Academy is thoroughly alive and continues to thrive… Continue Reading “The Art of Collaboration: Thomas Bara”
Traveling Mercies, written by Manitou Winds founder Jason McKinney, was completed in January 2018. Composing the work became both an adventure and a learning process. To tell you more, here’s Jason in his own words: The idea to write a chamber work for organ… Continue Reading “Traveling Mercies”
Manitou Winds will be joined onstage, this spring, by special guest soloist Thomas Bara, organ, to present two exciting works for organ and winds.
My fascination with composers’ eating habits began innocently enough in my undergraduate years. Between long stints in the practice room, I would sit in the music building break room where I would invariably find myself in the company of many of my classmates. We… Continue Reading “Woodwind Gourmet: Bach’s Bread & Biersuppe”