Arts Education http://publicradiotulsa.org en The Harmony Project: It's Thriving in Los Angeles, and It'll Soon Begin a Satellite Effort in Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/harmony-project-its-thriving-los-angeles-and-itll-soon-begin-satellite-effort-tulsa <p>On this edition of our show, we speak with Myka Miller, who is a musician, teacher, and self-described (per one <a href="http://www.harmony-project.org/about-us/meet-our-staff/">online bio</a>) "agent for social change through music." Miller is also the executive director of the Los Angeles-based Harmony Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to music education for young people in low-income communities. Since taking the helm of this nonprofit in 2007, Miller has seen its number of enrolled students expand from 250 to 2,000 in and around Greater Los Angeles. Wed, 28 May 2014 18:49:19 +0000 Rich Fisher 60415 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Harmony Project: It's Thriving in Los Angeles, and It'll Soon Begin a Satellite Effort in Tulsa The Upcoming 30th Annual OK Mozart International Music Festival: A Conversational Preview http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/upcoming-30th-annual-ok-mozart-international-music-festival-conversational-preview <p>On this edition of ST, we're talking about next month's OK Mozart Festival as we welcome Constantine Kitsopoulos and Randy Thompson; Kitsopoulos is OKM's Artistic Director, while Thompson is its newly named Executive Director. Wed, 14 May 2014 20:45:43 +0000 Rich Fisher 59584 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Upcoming 30th Annual OK Mozart International Music Festival: A Conversational Preview A Chat with Ron Wheeler, the Longtime Leader of the Tulsa Youth Symphony http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/chat-ron-wheeler-longtime-leader-tulsa-youth-symphony <p>The Tulsa Youth Symphony, now comprised of more than 150 middle-school and high-school musicians from throughout Northeastern Oklahoma, will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year. For more than 40 of those years, our guest on ST has been at the helm of this outstanding local arts organization; in fact, just last month, Ron Wheeler --- who's been the CEO and conductor of the Tulsa Youth Symphony since 1972, and who's also a violinist with the Tulsa Symphony --- was given the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oklahoma Music Educators Association. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 20:35:35 +0000 Rich Fisher 34344 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Chat with Ron Wheeler, the Longtime Leader of the Tulsa Youth Symphony