Mesilla Valley Concert Band http://krwg-tv.org en Klezmer clarinetist Margot Leverett to strike up the band http://krwg-tv.org/post/klezmer-clarinetist-margot-leverett-strike-band <p>Margot Leverett, one of the foremost klezmer clarinetists in the country, has combined the traditional eastern European Jewish music with rock and roll sounds, bluegrass and American folk music. On March 2, she’ll explore a new combination when she performs “Klezmer Fantasy” – arranged specifically for her – with the Mesilla Valley Concert Band. She and MBCB conductor Dr. William Clark came by the KRWG studios to talk with Intermezzo host Leora Zeitlin about klezmer music and the genesis of this particular work. Recorded on February 21, 2014.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:07:48 +0000 Leora Zeitlin 60757 at http://krwg-tv.org Klezmer clarinetist Margot Leverett to strike up the band A conductor reflects: A conversation with Dr. William Clark http://krwg-tv.org/post/conductor-reflects-conversation-dr-william-clark <p>American composer Alfred Reed may not be a household name like Beethoven, but his music is played all over the world, including at numerous band concerts here in New Mexico. In this interview with Intermezzo host Leora Zeitlin, Dr. William Clark reflects on some of his favorite music by Alfred Reed, British composer Gordon Jacob, and Russian composer Alexander Scriabin, as well some of the skills required in conducting a large wind ensemble. He will conduct music by Reed, Jacob and Scriabin at the December concert of the Mesilla Valley Concert Band. Recorded on December 10, 2013.</p><p></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:12:07 +0000 Leora Zeitlin 55589 at http://krwg-tv.org A conductor reflects: A conversation with Dr. William Clark Bill Clark conducts Mesilla Valley Concert Band in spring concert http://krwg-tv.org/post/bill-clark-conducts-mesilla-valley-concert-band-spring-concert <div class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper card_280 look2" contenteditable="false"><div class="wysiwyg-asset-image" contenteditable="false"><img class="pi_assets-image" alt="" data-cke-saved-src="/sites/krwg/files/styles/card_280/public/201305/Bill%20Clark%205-14-13.JPG" src="http://www.krwg.org/sites/krwg/files/styles/card_280/public/201305/Bill%20Clark%205-14-13.JPG"><div class="image-meta-wrapper"><div class="cp-si-credit">Credit <span data-scayt_word="Leora" data-scaytid="82">Leora</span> <span data-scayt_word="Zeitlin" data-scaytid="83">Zeitlin</span></div><div class="cp-si-caption">Dr. Tue, 14 May 2013 20:38:16 +0000 Leora Zeitlin 41144 at http://krwg-tv.org