Tag: Music

  • Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Wednesday March 2, 2011

    Today: Duplication in federal programs found; bureaucrats can’t change the way we drive … but they keep trying; Wednesdays in Wiedemann tonight; Americans for Prosperity website attacked; Kansas presidential primary pitched as economic development; Huelskamp joins Tea Party Caucus; how government works.

  • Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Sunday November 7, 2010

    Today: Elections, Wichita city council, Kansas legislature, Americans For Prosperity, Tim Huelskamp, Wichita Pachyderm Club, Music, Sam Brownback, Wichita city government, Wichita Eagle opinion watch, Property rights, Taxation.

  • Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Sunday October 24, 2010

    Today: Free markets, Raj Goyle, Sam Brownback, Mike Pompeo, Kansas fourth district, Music, Free trade, Wichita Eagle opinion watch, Facebook, Computing, and Politics.

  • Violinist to perform in Wichita, Pretty Prairie

    This weekend Kansans have two chances to hear violinist Dr. Maurice Sklar at two free events.

  • Wichita’s Lynne Davis and Marcussen Organ

    It’s one of Wichita’s and Kansas’ finest cultural assets, and it needed tuning and repair. So in August, the Marcussen organ in Wichita State University’s Wiedemann Recital Hall was placed in the care of Halfdan Oussoren, son of the organ’s builder.

  • Marcussen organ a Wichita treasure

    One of the most important — but most underappreciated, in my opinion — cultural assets in Wichita is the Marcussen organ at Wichita State University and Wiedemann Recital Hall, which houses the organ. It’s not only the organ and recital hall, but the people who have been in charge of WSU’s organ program and the…

  • Vincent Dubois, Organ

    On November 8, 2005, young French organist Vincent Dubois played a recital as part of the Rie Bloomfield Organ Series at Wiedemann Recital Hall, Wichita State University. I attended his recital last year, and again a most remarkable thing about watching Mr. Dubois play is how effortless he makes it appear. He plays from memory,…

  • Paul Jacobs, Organ

    On September 20, 2005, Paul Jacobs of the Julliard School of Music played a recital as part of the Rie Bloomfield Organ Series at Wiedemann Recital Hall, Wichita State University. I thought Mr. Jacobs was a wonderful player. He seems, at least to my untrained ear, to take more liberties with rhythm and phrasing while…