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yoU Me Music Hour

yoU Me Music Hour

By University of Mississippi Music Department
This podcast celebrates the many ways we connect through music. Episodes will feature performances by University of Mississippi faculty, students, and special guests, as well as selected musical thoughts during our "Thank You Note" segment.
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Piano Music

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Piano Music

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Piano Music
This episode is dedicated to the piano studio and community engagement experience at the University of Mississippi through the work of Dr. Ian Hominick. Podcast Theme Song – “Hydrogen Jukebox” by Cecil Price Walden – Performed by the UM Wind Ensemble under the direction of David Willson. Hosts for this episode (in order of appearance) – Nancy Maria Balach and Amanda Fliflet, with guest, Dr. Ian Hominick. "Thank You Note" segments with alumni and community members. Musical Selections include "Stompin 'em Down" by Alex Hill performed by Daniel Souvigny and Nathan Beasley, and "Romance" by Jean Sibelius performed by Dr. Ian Hominick. Podcast Engineer – Amanda Fliflet Produced by the University of Mississippi Department of Music
25:05
June 9, 2021
The Vocal Studio Experience
This episode is dedicated to the vocal studio experience at the University of Mississippi. Podcast Theme Song – “Hydrogen Jukebox” by Cecil Price Walden – Performed by the UM Wind Ensemble under the direction of David Willson. Hosts for this episode (in order of appearance) – Nancy Maria Balach and Amanda Fliflet, with guest, Dr. Brad Robinson. "Thank You Note" segments with current and recently graduated vocal students at the University of Mississippi. Musical Selections include "Du bist wie eine Blume" performed by Ariel (Burger) Ray, "Two Little Flowers" and "Du bist wie eine Blume" both performed by Dr. Brad Robinson. Podcast Engineer – Amanda Fliflet Produced by the University of Mississippi Department of Music
01:13:59
May 12, 2021
Global Music at UM
This episode is dedicated to Global Music and Musicians at the University of Mississippi. Podcast Theme Song – “Hydrogen Jukebox” by Cecil Price Walden – Performed by the UM Wind Ensemble under the direction of David Willson. Hosts for this episode (in order of appearance) – Nancy Maria Balach and Amanda Fliflet, with guests Dr. George Dor, George Blankson, and Samuel Agbenyo. "Thank You Note" segments with current international students at the University of Mississippi Musical Selections include "Just a Closer Walk with Thee"performed by Doreen Ketchens and her New Orleans Band, and "The Kinka" performed by the Ole Miss African Drum and Dance Ensemble (OMADDE). Podcast Engineer – Amanda Fliflet Produced by the University of Mississippi Department of Music
01:15:51
April 14, 2021
Instrumental Music - The Studio Experience
This episode is dedicated to the intensive studio learning experience at UM Music and the unique and specialized journey of a music major. Podcast Theme Song – “Hydrogen Jukebox” by Cecil Price Walden – Performed by the UM Wind Ensemble under the direction of David Willson. Hosts for this episode (in order of appearance) – Nancy Maria Balach and Amanda Fliflet, with guests Michael Rowlett, Adam Estes, Will Nelson, and Mayuka Ishii. "Thank You Note" segments with current instrumental students at the University of Mississippi Musical Selections include "Solo de Concert" by Gabriel Pierné performed by Will Nelson, and "Sonata" movement III by Paul Creston performed by Mayuka Ishii. Podcast Engineer – Amanda Fliflet Produced by the University of Mississippi Department of Music
26:32
March 10, 2021
The Gift of Music
Today’s episode is dedicated to all music educators. The gift of music is an extraordinary one, and we are thrilled to share this gift with those around us. Podcast Theme Song – “Hydrogen Jukebox” by Cecil Price Walden – Performed by the UM Wind Ensemble under the direction of David Willson. Hosts for this episode (in order of appearance) – Nancy Maria Balach and Amanda Fliflet, with guests Selim Giray, Connor Carlisle, Adrienne Park, and David Carlisle. "Thank You Note" segments with patrons and current Oxford High School music students. Musical Selections include "Jingle Bells" arranged by John La Barbera performed by the Mississippians Jazz Ensemble, "Chokfi'" by Jared Tate performed by the LOU Symphony Orchestra and students from Oxford and Tupelo High Schools, and "Celebrate Christmas" arranged by Gordon Ring performed by the University of Mississippi Chorus and LOU Symphony Orchestra. Podcast Engineer – Amanda Fliflet Produced by the University of Mississippi Department of Music
36:21
December 16, 2020
Musical Thankfulness
Today’s episode is dedicated to the audience. In this season of Thanksgiving, we offer this episode as a token of our gratitude and thankfulness for your support and love of music. The episode also celebrates the act of performing music - how musicians prepare, what performing life is like, and the critical role of the audience.  Podcast Theme Song – “Hydrogen Jukebox” by Cecil Price Walden – Performed by the UM Wind Ensemble under the direction of David Willson. Hosts for this episode (in order of appearance) – Nancy Maria Balach, Amanda Fliflet, Austin Smith, and Michael Worthy. "Thank You Note" segments with patrons and current UM music students. Musical Selections featuring the UM's 2020 Instrumental Solo Competition Finalists and Winner. Podcast Engineer – Amanda Fliflet Produced by the University of Mississippi Department of Music
36:58
November 18, 2020
Put on Your Big Boy Pants and Sing: Trouser Roles
Our first episode is a collaboration between the University of Mississippi Music Department, Living Music Resource™, and the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies. We examine trouser roles – a fascinating tradition in opera – as a way to explore feminism and the empowering of women in music and beyond. Enjoy excerpts from the books Lover and Confessions of Cherubino by Bertha Harris and opera selections by Engelbert Humperdinck, W. A. Mozart, Johann Strauss, Jacques Offenbach, and Richard Strauss that feature trouser roles. Podcast Theme Song – “Hydrogen Jukebox” by Cecil Price Walden – Performed by the UM Wind Ensemble under the direction of David Willson. Hosts for this episode (in order of appearance) – Nancy Maria Balach, Amanda Fliflet, Theresa Starkey, Jaime Harker. "Thank You Note segment" – Erika Wheeler, Emma Johnson, Alexis Rose Readings from Lover and Confessions of Cherubino by Bertha Harris Musical Selections: “Prayer Duet” from Hansel and Gretel - Erika Wheeler (Gretel), Alexis Rose (Hansel), Amanda Johnston (piano) “Aprite, presto, aprite” from Le nozze di Figaro - Emma Johnson (Susanna), Katie Hovan (Cherubino), Amanda Johnston (piano) “Orlofsky's aria” from Die Fledermaus - Katie Hovan (Orlofsky), Amanda Johnston (piano) “The Violin Aria” from Les contes d'Hoffmann - Nancy Maria Balach (Nicklausse), Amanda Johnston (piano) “Act III trio” from Der Rosenkavalier – Tanisha Ward (Marschallin), Maddi Jolley (Sophie), Ashley Ashmore (Octavian), Amanda Johnston (piano) Podcast Engineer – Amanda Fliflet Produced by the University of Mississippi Department of Music
32:45
October 20, 2020