Apr 28, 2009 — Two thirds of the Upper Jay-based alternative trio Monsterbuck were Ellen Rocco's live guests in the NCPR production studio. Chris Kowanko and Byron Renderer play a sampling of their original compositions, which earned them Esquire magazine accolades as "one of the top five unsigned bands on MySpace. Go to full article
Members of the String Fever Jam Band in the NCPR studio.
Feb 19, 2009 — String Fever host Barb Heller welcomes a whole slew of traditional musicians into the studio to perform standards and favorites. To encourage the radio audience to play along, all the sheet music was posted online. You can download this audio and play along yourself. Recordings of your home session may be posted on the String Fever page. Go to full article
Jan 29, 2009 — String Fever host Barb Heller welcomes Gretchen Koehler and Don Woodcock into the studio for some great North Country fiddling. Gretchen is the 2008 Northeast Champion fiddler, and Don is a past NYS champion. They take turns at the fiddle and the piano for some favorite tunes, and talk with Barb about the history of traditional fiddle styles. Go to full article
Jan 25, 2009 — Asteria performs Layssies moy coy, je vous en prye by Johannes le Grant (fl. 1420-1440). Recorded November 16, 2008 at the Church in the Hollow in Saranac, NY, as part of the Hill and Hollow Music series. Go to full article
Dec 08, 2008 — This piece is for piano and 3 violinists, performed by Ryan Smith, Teresa Campbell, Erin Lynne, and Aaron Peters, multi-tracked late at night at a Super 8 Motel lobby in Lake George NY during the "Super Secret Hotel Tour" this past autumn. Mixed by Ryan Smith. Go to full article
Apr 27, 2008 — The Church of the Assumption in Redford, NY, hosts the Hill and Hollow Music series. One of this season's finest performances was by The Biava Quartet. In this live concert excerpt recorded April 27, 2008, we hear them perform the Viola Quintet in G, K. 516, "A Garden of Music," with soloist Soovin Kim, viola. Go to full article
Jan 12, 2007 — Protests over the President's plan to send more troops to Iraq... The call for an end to political corruption in Albany produces a new collaboration... And debate rages over a potential move for the North Country Community College campus. Go to full article
May 25, 2006 — A 15-year-old classical guitarist from Madrid, in St. Lawrence county, will be traveling to California this weekend for the Parkening Young Guitarist Competition at Pepperdine University in Malibu. Julia Sinclair will be competing against other exceptional under-18 guitarists from around the world in a contest that's well-known on the classical circuit.
Two Villa-Lobos compositions performed by Julia Sinclair: Choro No.1 and Prelude No.2 Go to full article