The guest conductor for Jackson Symphony Orchestra on Nov. 15 has racked up some impressive honors at age 32. His name is Scott Seaton, and he won the 2011 INTERAKTION competition in Berlin. The following year, he was a semi-finalist in the Sir Georg Solti International Conducting Competition in Frankfort, Germany, which drew about 500 […]
From street corners to subway stations to stages, singer-songwriter Peter Mulvey has honed his performance skills by embracing a relentless concert schedule since the 1980s. “I’ve spent 25 years relating to audiences. That’s what I do,” said Mulvey. “I’m mostly audience-centered.” Jackson gets its chance to see and hear Mulvey Saturday, Nov. 8, at Weatherwax […]
Casey Abrams is a musician with influences so varied that the word “eclectic” is a pale description. Abrams, most famous for being a finalist on the “American Idol” television show, lists major influences including Thelonious Monk, Freddie Mercury, James Taylor, and AC/DC.