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A Tempo
With Rachel Katz

Rachel Katz A Tempo is a 30-minute public affairs program devoted to issues, challenges and opportunities facing the performing arts.The show examines the impact of the economy, technology, and social and cultural changes on musicians, ensembles, venues and other organizations involved with the arts. It also looks into the importance of music and arts education, and public support and appreciation, including philanthropy. In addition to one or two feature interviews, the show includes a short selection of news headlines from around the arts world. A Tempo airs Saturdays at 7 pm.

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February 25

Guests: Jeremy Rothman, vice president of artistic planning, Philadelphia Orchestra; Gabriel van Aalst, President/CEO, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra.

February 18

Guest: Paul Macalindin, conductor, National Youth Orchestra of Iraq.

February 11

2017-2018 Season Highlights. Guests: Xian Zhang, Music Director, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director, Carnegie Hall.

February 4

Youth Music Training and Development Opportunities. Guests: Helen Eaton, CEO, Settlement Music School; Naomi Gonzalez, Manager of Collabroation and Access, Philadelphia Orchestra; Rachel Segal, Founder, Primavera Fund; Louis Scaglione, President/Music Director, Philadelphia Youth Orchestra; Jodi Beznoska, Director of Marketing and Communications, From the Top.

January 28

Guests: Marissa Tonkay, PR Director, University of Maryland Gamer Symphony Orchestra; Brian Doyle, founder and clarinetist, and Rachael DeMaida, flutist, Norwalk Gamer Symphony Orchestra.

January 21

Guests: Anthony Freud, general director/President/CEO, Lyric Opera of Chicago; Christopher Koelsch, president/CEO, LA Opera; Ashley Wheater, artistic director, Joffrey Ballet.

January 14

Guests: Jeremy Rothman, vice president of artistic planning, Philadelphia Orchestra; Clarence Armbrister, President, Girard College; Dorina Morrow, vocal director, Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts.

January 7

Guests: Thomas Cunningham, artistic director, Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra; Josh Henderson, violinist, Warp Trio. Plus an update on Rider University's study into merging Westminster Choir College onto its Lawrenceville campus.



December 17

Rider University's study into merging Westminster Choir College onto its Lawrenceville campus. Guests: James Busby, Vice President, Westminster Alumni Council; Jonathan Lakeland, Westminster Choir College alumnus; Christina Han, Westminster Choir College freshman.

December 10

Computers and music. Guests: John Thickstun, graduate student, University of Washington; Composer David Ludwig, Gie and Lisa Liem Dean of Artistic Programs and Performance, Curtis Institute of Music.

December 3

The National Endowment for the Arts at 50. Guest: Jane Chu, Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts.

November 26

Sensory-Friendly Nutcracker performances. Guests: Angel Corella, artistic director, Pennsylvania Ballet; Charlie Miller, director of Programming, Art Reach; Douglas Martin, artistic director, American Repertory Ballet.

November 19

Guests: David Stull, President, San Francisco Conservatory, and Zoe Madonna, Music Critic, Boston Globe.

November 12

The arts and a Trump Administration. Guests: Robert Lynch, president/CEO, Americans for the Arts; Christopher Woodside, Deputy Executive Director, Center for Advocacy, Policy and Constituency Engagement, National Association for Music Education; Alyssa Rosenberg, culture columnist - opinion page, Washington Post; and Alecia Kintner, CEO, Arts Wave.

November 5

Guest: Marc Scorca, president/CEO, Opera America; plus - musicians of the Cleveland Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Orchestra about supporting their local teams in the World Series.

October 29

Guests: Ilmar Gavilan, violinist, The Harlem Quartet; Aldo Lopez-Gavilan, composer and pianist.

October 22

Opera Then and Now - Westminster Choir College at Thomas Edison National Historical Park.

October 15

Guest: Victoria Bond, composer.

October 8

The Mischlinge Expose. Guests: Carolyn Enger, pianist; Bruce Adolphe, composer.

October 1

Summer Youth Music Programs. Guests: Voices from the inaugural NY02, sponsored by Carnegie Hall and the Philadelphia Orchestra.

September 24

Summer Youth Music Programs. Guests: Voices from Carnegie Hall's 2016 National Youth Orchestra of the USA.

September 17

Summer Youth Music Programs. Guests: Voices from this summer's Take a Stand Festival at Bard College, sponsored by the Los Angeles Philharmonnic and Bard's Longy School of Music.

Extra: Additional comments from Bard College President Leon Botstein.
Extra: Additional comments from conductor Juan Felipe Molano.

September 10

Summer Youth Music Programs. Guests: Voices from this summer's El Sistema New Jersey Alliance camp and concert.

September 3

Celebrating US National Parks. Guests: Victoria Hutter, assistant director of public affairs for media relations, National Endowment for the Arts; Jonathan Bailey Holland, composer; Emlyn Johnson, flutist; Susan Balik, manager of cultural affairs, Passaic County Community College.


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