Melinda Steffy



Tags: Melinda Steffy, Executive Director, Hill-Freedman Academy, Ezechial Thurman, A Day In My Life, Yolanda Wisher, Andrew Lipke, First Verse, school residency
July 5, 2017 — Sometimes a simple connection takes on a life of its own. Read more from executive director Melinda Steffy about the making of the Hill-Freedman album, "First Verse".   Four and a ...
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June 14, 2017 — We've had an inspiring year here at LiveConnections. 4600 participants in our educational programs, 5 commissions of new concert music, more than 45 tremendously talented artists. Take ...
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Tags: Melinda Steffy, Executive Director, Harlem Quartet, Arturo Stable, Lela Aisha Jones, John Patitucci, Daedalus Quartet, Art-Reach
... since 2008 12 commissions of boundary-crossing music You get the idea. But so much of what LiveConnections does can't be quantified. LiveConnections celebrates diversity, through musicians and ...
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Tags: Melinda Steffy, Executive Director, Allen Pinkney, Luke Carlos O'Reilly, Kwasi Burgee, Harlem Quartet, Arturo Stable, spirituals, classical, Black History Month, Latin jazz, Afro-Cuban
March 1, 2017 — "Seeds that grew into branches." That's how vocalist Allen Pinkney described spirituals' influence on other styles of music, such as blues, jazz, gospel and hip-hop. Read more from executive ...
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Tags: Melinda Steffy, Executive Director, Rebecca Harris, Lela Aisha Jones, Joanna Pascale, Josh Robinson, Yolanda Wisher, Duende, Gabriel Cabezas, Chloe Felesina, Alyssa Weinberg, Jordan Dodson, Nathea ...
February 2, 2017 — With "collaborative music-making" as part of our mission, we get to cross paths with a lot of remarkable people. Read more from executive director Melinda Steffy about what some of our ...
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Tags: Melinda Steffy, Executive Director, Bridge Sessions, LiveConnections Presents, Concerts, Sybarite5, Jakub Ciupinski, Bridget Kibbey, Benito Meza, Samuel Torres, Lela Aisha Jones, Keisha Hutchins, ...
December 1, 2016 — If you've followed LiveConnections for any length of time, you'll know we talk a lot about "collaboration." WHY do we focus so much on collaboration? Because we have seen that when people ...
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Tags: Big Hurrah, Helen Leicht, Connector Award, Melinda Steffy, Executive Director, A Day in My Life, Bridge Sessions, LiveConnections Presents, Concerts, Sybarite5, Jakub Ciupinski
November 1, 2016 — LiveConnections' executive director Melinda Steffy reflects on "lighting sparks" and ways that LiveConnections' programs inspire passion and enthusiasm. Includes updates on our "A Day ...
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Tags: Big Hurrah, Helen Leicht, Connector Award, Melinda Steffy, Executive Director, A Day in My Life, Philadelphia Orchestra, Kinan Abou-Afach, Bridget Kibbey, Benito Meza, Samuel Torres, home
September 1, 2016 — LiveConnections' executive director Melinda Steffy reflects on ideas of "home" through our Connector Award honoring Helen Leicht, our "A Day in My Life" album created with Houston School ...
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Tags: Press Release, board of directors, staff, Melinda Steffy, David Bradley, Heather Keafer
... welcomes seven new board members and announces staff promotions and additions. Since its founding in 2008, LiveConnections has provided interactive educational performances for more than 21,000 public ...
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Tags: LiveStudio, Flying Kite, article, Melinda Steffy, Art-Reach
... matching grant from the 2011 Knight Arts Challenge (doubled to $200,000 with help from the Wyncote Foundation and the 25th Century Foundation) has allowed LiveConnections to install state-of-the audio ...
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Tags: LiveStudio, Flying Kite, article, Melinda Steffy, Art-Reach
... matching grant from the 2011 Knight Arts Challenge (doubled to $200,000 with help from the Wyncote Foundation and the 25th Century Foundation) has allowed LiveConnections to install state-of-the audio ...
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Tags: LiveConnections 5th, Hal Real, David Bradley, Melinda Steffy, Bridge Sessions, ClassicAlive, LiveStudio, Press Release
... that are changing the landscape of classical music (ClassicAlive), as well as a brand new video initiative aimed at increasing access for underserved populations (LiveStudio). It all began in early 2008 ...
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Tags: LiveConnections 5th, Hal Real, David Bradley, Melinda Steffy, Bridge Sessions, ClassicAlive, LiveStudio
... are changing the landscape of classical music (ClassicAlive), as well as a brand new video initiative aimed at increasing access for underserved populations (LiveStudio). It all began in early 2008 when ...
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