Composer Morten Lauridsen lives in Los Angeles and spends his summers on a remote San Juan Island in Washington State's Puget Sound. His best-known compositions were finished at his island cabin — on an old $50 piano — and musical ideas were gene
Read "What Others Are Saying" about composer Morten Lauridsen — from the Los Angeles Times to Classic FM magazine to Dr. W. Patrick Flannagan, the conductor for both the
An independent study of The Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trail says the five-year-old plan to re-charge Southwest Virginia's economy with banjos and bluegrass music is humming to the tune of $23 million a year.
Barter Theatre announced the winners of the 7th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, Monday, Nov. 10, 2008. Winners included many area students, with more than 230 high school students from the region participating in the festival this year.