The Lake Isle Project: The Choral Process

The Lake Isle Project: The Choral Process

Putting this music together was a unique challenge for Artistic Director Brian Stone. He explains: [The rehearsal process] lacked the natural push and pull that comes from live collaboration from everyone being in the same room. We had the instrumentalists together but without the vocal performers in the same room…it’s incomplete. It felt hollow at

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The Lake Isle Project: Escape

The Lake Isle Project: Escape

The Lake Isle takes the listener to a beautiful place of tranquility. Artistic Director Brian Stone explains: This is really a difficult time, it’s just hard on musicians and arts patrons, on those who go to the arts a lot and on those who don’t go to the arts at all. Through our music we

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The Lake Isle Project: Peace

The Lake Isle Project: Peace

The Lake Isle can take the listener to another place and Cantabile Artistic Director Brian Stone hopes that: …this can come at a moment to help anyone who is struggling and that this can be six minutes of joy, six minutes of peace, a reminder that there are beautiful things worth fighting for and I

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Teaching Piano Over Zoom

Teaching Piano Over Zoom

Teaching piano over Zoom is a challenge! My small studio has really stepped up to this challenge and we’re managing to make music and connect every week. We’ve had 2 studio Zoom recitals and even a Halloween Zoom party. When in-person lessons stopped back in March, I decided to (virtually) throw lots and lots of

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Songs That Speak to Us: Cally Chenault

Songs That Speak to Us: Cally Chenault

From soprano Cally Chenault: Hi Everyone, I am part of a church here in Longmont that has been gathering virtually for services as best we can. One of the things that has suffered is our ability to worship through music. It’s been nonexistent! When asked to provide some music for the advent season, I recorded

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