Contact Us    
Neo Classical
On the future of classical music.
by Holly Mulcahy
Published every first Monday of the month.
101 Articles
Page: Prev 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
The New Age of Classical Music
by Drew McManus, original columnist
Column debut. Classical recordings in the digital era.
February 16, 2004
Page: Prev 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6
RSS Feed for Neo Classical: RSS Feed for Holly Mulcahy

Author Bio:
Holly Mulcahy
As Neo Classical’s second author, Ms. Mulcahy took over the column in June, 2007. After playing several years as a full-time violinist with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Ms. Mulcahy has enjoyed a productive career as a freelance violinist in Chicago, where she performs regularly with Music of the Baroque, the Chicago Opera Theater, and the Milwaukee Symphony. Prior to her job in Richmond, Ms. Mulcahy has served as a principal violin in several Regional Orchestras and as a substitute violinist with the Baltimore Symphony and the Washington Opera Orchestra. Additionally, Ms. Mulcahy has performed in the Grand Teton Music Festival since 2003.

When not performing, she divides her time between her love for cooking and her passion of keeping aquariums. Additionally, hiking, traveling, and playing with her three cats seem to fit into her busy schedule as well.

» hollymulcahy@partialobserver.com

» All Articles by Holly Mulcahy

Author Bio:
Drew McManus, Original Columnist
Musician, manager, and cultural entrepreneur Drew McManus has been involved with every aspect of nonprofit performing arts and charitable organizations. He has become one of the most unique individuals in this industry who is trusted and respected by administrators, academics, board members, music directors, musicians and union officials alike.

Currently, Mr. McManus works as a self employed Arts Consultant with a wide range of clients from orchestra administrations and orchestra players associations. In 2005, Mr. McManus was among the first U.S. cultural administrators and journalists to spend more than a full week in Caracas, Venezuela as an official guest of the government to study the Fundacion del Estado para el Sistema Nacional de las Orquestras Juveniles e Infantiles, commonly referred to as “El Sistema,” which resulted in the first detailed series of articles in the U.S. highlighting the program and its accomplishments.

When he isn’t working 14 hour days, Mr. McManus spends time with his wife, avoids cutting off his fingers while pursing his love for woodworking, and playing with his three cats; Carmen, Tosca, and Cody.

Mr. McManus was the original author of New Classical and during that time published 63 articles from February 2004 to May, 2007.

» All Articles by Drew McManus

Most Popular Neo Classical
Performance Enhancing Drugs for Musicians?
Is the scourge of the professional athletic world rearing its ugly head in the music industry?
September 27, 2004
How To Alienate Your Audience in 10 Easy Steps: Musicians
A satirical look at how regular musicians negatively impact the future of classical music.
December 1, 2008
Carl Stalling Was A Genius
Everything you need to know about classical music can be learned by watching Bugs Bunny cartoons.
November 8, 2004
How To Alienate Your Audience In 10 Easy Steps: Audiences
A satirical look at how orchestra adience members can negatively impact their fellow ticket buyers.
February 2, 2009
How Competition Could Revive Classical Music
When did classical music lose its competitive edge?
June 4, 2007

Sign up to receive an e-mail notice when new articles by this author are published. Your address remains confidential, and you may cancel at any time. A confirmation email will be sent.

Your e-mail address:
Reproduction of original material from The Partial Observer without written permission is strictly prohibited.
The opinions expressed by site contributors do not necessarily reflect those of the editors.
Copyright ©2000-2021 partialobserver.com. All rights reserved.
Home · Site Map · Top