Alumni Spotlight: Mahakit Lerdcheewanan

Thailand is fast becoming the new “It” destination for classical musicians, and violinist Dr. Mahakit Lerdcheewanan has found himself at the center of its artistic wellspring. In his role as Assistant Concertmaster of the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra and faculty...

Interview with Diane and James Charney

15 years ago, Diane and James Charney arrived at a small farmhouse at the end of a strada bianca—a simple dirt road—near the village of Castel Giorgio about 20 minutes outside of Orvieto in the Umbrian hills. “It was a ruin”, according to James, with a wall that was...

Rome to Orvieto: One of Italy’s Greatest Day Trips

Rome is a glorious monument to Western civilization, and rightly so. It’s packed with epic history, delicious food, vibrant culture… and a million ravenous tourists scrambling over its streets and statuary from dawn to well after sundown.  Rome 2023 was a banner year...

OM Conversations:
Navigating the Ups & Downs of a Music Career

Orvieto Musica presents: OM Conversations: Navigating the Ups & Downs of a Music Career. Sunday, September 13, 4:00 PM ET / 3:00 PM CT via Zoom Click here to register. Registration is free. Life across the globe has been put on hold. As industries creep back to...

BE A TOAD FOR A CAUSE

“Blatantly Early Attempt To Offer A Deep Feeling of Reward And Chance At Unequaled Self Esteem” That is a very long acronym They said, (whoever they are), that it would be a cold day in hell before we could raise 100 pledges of $25.00 before Giving Tuesday. So we’re...

Maddeningly Peaceful

A quick story about my first trip to Orvieto: Wake up late, barely enough time to get to the airport, forced to pass on “good morning coffee”; not the way any human should have to start a stressful travel day. For many reasons I did not enjoy starting my day like...