American Public Media’s (APM) Performance Today with Fred Child is publishing an episode today that commemorates 100th birthday (today!) of the National Parks system. It’s tough to miss the similarities between the APM and National Park missions even though one focuses on facilitating nature while the other focuses on art and culture.
As part of the celebration, the entire show packed up and headed out to the Grand Teton National Park where they connected with a number of musicians from the Grand Teton Music Festival. Having heard about the program from those who participated, it sounds like it is going to be a fascinating episode.
Performance Today has been teasing up the episode via their social media channels:
Check out the new Performance Today auxiliary studio at Grand Teton National Park in Jackson Hole, Wyoming! OK, that's…
In addition to spending time with the brass quartet, host Fred Child #hiketerviewed GTMF violinist Holly Mulcahy. Regular readers are already well aware that not only is Holly my wife but she’s also the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and author of Inside The Arts’ Neo Classical blog. I won’t spoil anything and instead just share some of these really fun GIFs Performance Today published (I so desperately want the motorized camera mount they used to take those shots).
You can visit the Performance Today site for more info on when the episode will be available today.