Tag: poetry

A Story that Lingers, a Tune that Wanders

A story ripped from its song, turned into a poem, and then married to a tune borrowed from yet another song — what a tangled web!

Listening for Silence

In our annual winter concert, Manitou Winds presents a program of music, poetry, and prose inspiring you to embrace winter. Embracing winter can be tricky for some of us as it tends to arrive on our doorstep with a significant amount of baggage, doesn’t…

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

“Sun Songs” by Jenni Brandon collects sacred poetry from three different Native American tribes, examining their beautiful and harmonious relationship with the earth. The work—a seamless song cycle containing three songs—demonstrates Jenni’s transcendent flair for “tone painting”.

One Ambivalent Shepherd

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

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