Education & Community

Amertican jazz singer and pianist Freddy Cole (October 15, 1931 – June 27, 2020).

News in brief: Freddy Cole dead at 88; Gov. Kemp extends COVID-19 executive orders; Warner Media to sell CNN Center

EarRelevant Staff | 29 JUN 2020 Jazz great Freddy Cole dead at 88 ATLANTA, GA — American jazz pianist, vocalist and long-time Atlanta resident Freddy Cole passed away on Saturday at the age of 88, Cole’s death was due […]

Lonely room: interior of Spivey Hall. (courtesy of Spivey Hall)

Spivey Hall and other presenters re-imagine 2020-21 season

Jon Ross | 09 JUN 2020 In late May, one of the Atlanta area’s premier university performing arts presenters, Spivey Hall, officially announced the inevitable: its fall concert season would not proceed as planned. “We announced Spivey Hall’s 2020-21 […]

Orli Shaham makes time to play. (credit: David Robertson)

Orli Shaham’s cheerful Bach Yard Playdates brings classical music to the very young

John Lemley | 29 MAY 2020 Listen to John Lemley’s interview with pianist and Bach Yard Playdates host Orli Shaham: Orli Shaham’s Bach Yard is a live interactive concert series for children age 3-8. Founded by pianist Olri Shaham […]

Emory Gamelan Ensemble (credit: Mark Gresham)

News in brief: Georgia pandemic update; Jazz Festival goes canceled; word from Emory Gamelan

EarRelevant Staft | 28 MAY 2020 Atlanta, GA— Several timely local news items of the day: State officials to offer pandemic update today Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp is scheduled to will give an update on the COVID-19 pandemic […]

American cellist Lynn Harrell (credit: Andrew Stuart)

Remembering Lynn Harrell

Mark Gresham | 21 MAY 2020 Body of Text On the night of April 27 the world lost as truly great artists when legendary American Cellist Lynn Harrell unexpectedly passed awaty at age 76. As reported by the New […]