Antoine Clark – Music and Artistic Director  McConnell Arts Center Chamber Orchestra
Classical Music

Antoine Clark – Music and Artistic Director McConnell Arts Center Chamber Orchestra

About a year and a half ago, I had the pleasure of attending a performance of a clarinet quintet performing at the McConnell Arts Center in Worthington on the north side of Columbus. The clarinetist, Dr. Antoine T. Clark, played some wonderful music by the likes of Mozart, Stadler, Baermann and Carl Maria von Weber, along with string … Continue reading

Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Maestro Rossen Milanov

My Columbus Symphony Orchestra has just named our new music director. Congratulations to Maestro Rossen Milanov! Hailing from the beautiful country of Bulgaria, our new maestro is currently working as the music director of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and is the Principal Conductor of Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias (OSPA) in Spain. In addition, he is … Continue reading

Classical Music / Interview

Jean-Sébastien Roy: Concertmaster (Part II)

Welcome to the second half of my interview with CSO Concertmaster, Jean-Sébastien Roy. Today I thought we’d start with a bit of Symphony 101: what’s a concertmaster? According to Merriam-Webster, con·cert·mas·ter    noun \ˈkän(t)-sərt-ˌmas-tər\ : a musician who is the leading violin player and the assistant conductor of an orchestra To gain a better appreciation of this … Continue reading