Arts and Music
Take a unique journey into the diverse world of jazz. During this five-day summer program for intermediate to advanced level musicians ages 14 to adult, an extraordinary faculty of leading jazz improvisers and educators breaks down the boundaries between "inside" and "outside," encouraging students to experience jazz as a broad spectrum of options for musical expression. This documentary explores the Camp s innovative and immersive combination of group courses, ensemble workshops, master classes, private lessons, jam sessions, and faculty concerts.
Conductor Steven Schick introduces a performance of Alexander Scriabin s pioneering multimedia work for orchestra, chorus and color organ.
1941 screenwriter Bob Gale (who also wrote the Back to the Future Trilogy), actor Perry Lang, 2nd Assistant Director Chris Soldo, assistant casting director Stanzi Stokes, and score restorer Michael Matessino look at this 1979 Steven Spielberg farce.
In the finale concert for UC San Diego Jazz Camp 2015, saxophonist and educator David Borgo leads a group of talented students in a performance of standards and new works. Recorded on 06/26/2015.
San Diego Opera Spotlight goes backstage to explore San Diego Opera s production of "Cinderella" ("La Cenerentola"), Rossini s buoyant take on a familiar fairy tale.
In its 30th season La Jolla Music Society s SummerFest continues its tradition of showcasing works by contemporary composers, including pieces commissioned especially for SummerFest. The composers represented in this program are a Who s Who of modern music: Sean Shepherd, George Tsontakis, David Lang, and Richard Danielpour.
David Gerrold, influential contemporary sci-fi writer and creator of genre-defining works such as the enduringly popular Star Trek episode, The Trouble With Tribbles, discusses his career across many media platforms to provide unique and valuable insights into the evolution and changing nature of the genre. Gerrold is interviewed by Word Farm Director Joe Palladino. Recorded on 01/28/2016.
Michelle Dougherty, co-director of Sonic Sea, discusses this new film that traces the connections between increased man-made ocean noise and fatal stress on ocean life. Michael Hanrahan, an educator and filmmaker who teaches environmental media storytelling at the University of California, Santa Barbara, moderates. Recorded on 07/28/2016.