Interviews

Steven Vanhauwaert

Steven Vanhauwaert, a regular performer at the Reno Chamber Orchestra’s Nevada Chamber Music Festival and co-artistic director of the Unbound Chamber Music Festival, talks about his new recording of the chamber music of Eric Tanguy. Broadcast September 14, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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Clive Greensmith

Clive Greensmith, cellist and Artistic Director of the Nevada Chamber Music Festival, talks about his recording of music by Pál Hermann, a cellist and composer who died during World War II. Broadcast September 7, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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Larry Engstrom

Composer, trumpet player, and longtime University of Nevada, Reno educator and administrator Larry Engstrom talks about his career and the new Quintet for Brass he has written for Reno Modern Brass. Broadcast August 24, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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Paul Fleming

Paul Fleming, trombonist of Reno Modern Brass and Board President of reNEW Music, talks about Reno Modern Brass’s next concert, on Thursday, August 25 at Craft Wine and Beer. Broadcast August 24, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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Madalyn and Eric Kao

Madalyn and Eric Kao talk about their Artown concert “A Night Venturing Studio Ghibli,” featuring the music of famed composer Joe Hisaishi. Broadcast July 27, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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David Brock

Organist David Brock talks about his two July 2022 Artown concerts. Broadcast July 27, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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Aaron Hill

Aaron Hill, assistant professor of oboe and classical saxophone at the University of Nevada, Reno, talks about his upcoming concert with clarinetist Josh Anderson and bassoonist Eric Fassbender. Broadcast July 20, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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Rosine Bena

Rosine Bena, artistic director of Sierra Nevada Ballet, talks about the company’s upcoming performances of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. Broadcast July 20, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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Rebecca Hang and Brian Schuldt

Rebecca Hang and Brian Schuldt, two of the artistic directors of the Unbound Chamber Music Festival, speak about the twenty-third edition of the Festival, taking place July 15-31 in Mammoth Lakes. Broadcast July 13, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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Paul Fleming

Paul Fleming, trombonist in many local ensembles and the president of reNEW Music’s Board, talks about upcoming Artown concerts by Reno Modern Brass and the reNEW Jazz Ensemble, as well as reNEW Music’s Musical Sculpture Garden. Broadcast July 13, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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String Theory Quartet

The four members of the String Theory Quartet – violinists Ruth Lenz and Jessica Escobar, violist Dustin Budish, and cellist Johnny Lenz – talk about the quartet’s debut concert during Artown. Broadcast July 7, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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Nick Kendall

Violinist Nick Kendall, one of the members of the group Time for Three, talks about his musical upbringing, the beginnings of Time for Three, its current activities, and the group’s return to Reno to perform. Broadcast July 7, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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Jane Brown

Jane Brown, music director and conductor of the Northern Nevada String Serenade and the Reno Pops Orchestra, talks about the upcoming Artown performances by both ensembles. Broadcast June 29, 2022 on KNCJ Wednesday Evening Classics.

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