Hi, my name is Julia Johnston and I am the Operations and Education Manager. I just got back from a very inspiring Start With Art luncheon presented by the Arts Council of Indianapolis. The keynote speaker was Dan Pallotta, author of a controversial new book Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential. Pallotta discussed
Greetings, ICO Blog-readers! Today marks the first installment of the 2010-2011 blog. This season, you’ll encounter entries from several Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra individuals including music director Kirk Trevor, musicians, various staff members, and friends of the ICO. For those of you who are familiar with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, you know that our mission is
In England growing up, the most famous cello joke around Easter was “I dreamed I was playing the Messiah last night, and then I woke up and found I was!” Of course growing up in England I only knew the Messiah between Palm Sunday and Whit Sunday which pretty much covered parts II and III
Hi there, this is Kirk Trevor again writing to you after the wonderful concert last Saturday. What an evening that was. We were blessed with a magnificent chorus from the University of Indianapolis superbly trained by their director Paul Krasnovsky, four great soloists from U of I, Indiana’s poet laureate Norbert Krapf reading his wonderful
Hi there. This is Kirk Trevor your ICO Music Director and I want to welcome you to my new blog. Every week or so I will let you know what I am doing with the ICO this week and next. I am working this week on auditions for the orchestra. You know that auditions are
Thank you for visiting the ICO Blog! Over the months to come, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra musicians will blog here about their experiences as ICO musicians and provide an insider look at the world of the professional musician. Please check back soon for additional posts.