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GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts has posted two new “Celebrating Art in Our Lives” videos on its YouTube channel : “Radio WGCA: On the Air” and “Classical Musicians, What Makes Them Tick.”
The Radio WGCA video, posted on Tuesday, July 21, features Jay Dickerson as “The Thin Man” and Emily Painter as “Asta” (the dog). Watch as they share some radio show fun and give a tribute to the many radio show sponsors, including a number of original sponsor jingles.
The second video will be posted Thursday, July 23. John Woodin interviews several past Sunday Salon performers about what it means to perform classical music for an intimate, live audience. You will hear how they prepare, what they do when something goes wrong and see video clips of their concert performances.
Musicians who are interviewed include Marcus DeJesus, classical guitarist; Rob Woodin, opera singer; David Resnick, composer, conductor and sax performer; and Megan Gloss, opera singer.
This video series is being featured during the July. This week’s releases are the fourth and fifth in the series. If you missed the first three, they are still available for viewing.
This production is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. In addition it is funded in part by the Illinois Humanities, and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.