Author: Tim Fulton

54: ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

What is the role of a conductor in helping an orchestra perform to the best of its ability? I sat down with David Danzmayr, music director of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, for an engaging conversation about his surprising journey from Austrian piano prodigy to American music director, how ProMusica impressed him with its singular focus and commitment and why musicians should focus on emotional expression and engagement with musical pieces over technical mastery. Shownotes University Mozarteum Sibelius Academy Royal Scottish National Orchestra Bram van Sambeek Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Vadim Gluzman Naked Classics Paul Rissmann This Confluence Cast episode is sponsored...

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53: Year in Review

What has 2017 meant for those of us living in and around 270? I sat down with Anne and Walker Evans, the owners of Columbus Underground, for our year-end roundup of the website’s top ten stories. We also covered the inside scoop on the latest developments in Central Ohio public life and culture, and some of the great things happening in our city to watch for in 2018. Shownotes: The Top 20 Columbus Underground Articles of 2017 Columbus 2017: Year in Review Confluence Cast Episode #2: Robert Mason Company Matthew Moore / “As We Are” COSI Dinosaur Gallery Grandview...

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52: Multivarious Games

How did Central Ohio become the gaming hub of the Midwest? I sat down with Chris Volpe, President and CEO of Multivarious Games, to talk about his journey from working in healthcare to managing a video game startup, Multivarious’ origins in the Columbus game developer community, and several exciting projects he and his team have on the horizon. Shownotes Multivarious Games Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) GDEX Sandbox Idea Foundry Hatch-It! No Mercy Steam Franklinton Fridays Ready Player One Support for this episode of the Confluence Cast comes from Little Rock Bar. Little Rock Bar is located at 944 North...

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51: Besa

How do we make the best use of our time and resources to make the biggest impact in our neighborhoods and in our city? I sat down with Matthew Goldstein, Executive Director of Besa, to talk about helping people and businesses give back to their community, innovative, technology-driven approaches to service, the important work being done by non-profits in Columbus, and the ongoing need for all of us to find ways to give back. Shownotes Re:work Furnishings Van Buren Shelter Dress for Success Columbus Homage Columbus Foundation Broad Street Food Pantry Ronald McDonald House Charities Central Ohio Mid-Ohio Foodbank...

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50: Choreographer Bebe Miller

How do the choices artists make in their creative process affect what we experience as an audience? I sat down with Bebe Miller, acclaimed choreographer, dancer and director of the Bebe Miller Company to talk about how she arrived at dance as an art form, her newest work In a Rhythm, the keys to appreciating modern dance and how the artistic process shapes the artistic end product. Shownotes In a Rhythm Great Migration Henry Street Settlement House Alwin Nicolais Vera Blaine Nina Wiener NEA Four Robert Mapplethorpe The Holy Virgin Mary (Chris Ofili) Karen Bell William Forsythe ACCAD Merce...

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