Triad Arts

Weekdays at 8:35am & 5:44pm

Join 88.5 WFDD's David Ford every weekday for interviews and insight into the Piedmont Triad's rich artistic community.

Triad Arts Weekend brings you a full hour of arts -- Fridays at 1 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m.

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9:14 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Meet the Artist: Red Clay Saxophone Quartet

Susan Fancher and Mark Engebretson with WFDD's David Ford.
Bethany Chafin

Triad Arts as broadcast at 8:35 a.m. and 5:44 p.m.

The saxophone was invented by Adolph Sax in the mid-1800s and since then the soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones have played sizable roles in 20th century chamber music, wind ensembles, and jazz bands. It’s the instrument of choice for dozens of excellent contemporary composers, many of whom have selected The Red Clay Saxophone Quartet to premiere their works. 

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Arts
10:14 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Meet the Artist: Tenor Tony Griffey

Tony Griffey with guitarist Joe Pecoraro Live in Studio A
Bethany Chafin

Triad Arts as broadcast at 8:35 a.m. and 5:44 p.m.

Internationally acclaimed four-time Grammy award winning tenor, and High Point native Anthony Dean Griffey has been heard in the great opera houses of the world as well as in recital at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Hollywood Bowl and Avery Fisher Hall.  He’s also continually giving back, from working with handicapped children and raising funds for homeless shelters in the Triad to supporting local arts organizations. 

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Arts
7:00 am
Wed July 3, 2013

An Appalachian Music Festival

The Band Perry
http://appsummer.org/

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An Appalachian Summer Festival 2013 kicks off July 5th and runs through August 1st on the Appalachian State campus in Boone with an exciting and diverse mix of music, dance, theatre, visual arts and film. For nearly a decade, the festival has been named one of the "Top Twenty Events in the Southeast" by the Southeast Tourism Society.

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Arts
11:50 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Ignat Solzhenitsyn

Ignat Solzhenitsyn
http://easternmusicfestival.org/

 

Triad Arts as broadcast at 8:35 a.m. and 5:44 p.m.

 

The Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro is in full swing. The 52nd season includes a featured performance by world renowned soloist, and Professor of Music at Curtis InstituteIgnat Solzhenitsyn. The concert will be this Saturday night, July 6, at 8:00 p.m.

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1:11 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Finding Home: Portraits of Courage

Triad Arts as broadcast at 8:35 a.m. and 5:44 p.m.

Diana Greene makes multimedia stories that explore our sense of identity, place and memory. Chip Bristol is a Chaplain at Prodigals Community looking for ways to blend the creative with the spiritual in the context of twelve-step living, his writing, and painting. The traveling exhibit Finding Home: Portraits of Courage brought them together to empower the men recovering from addiction at Prodigals Community to share their decisions to live clean and sober lives. 

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