When asked what advice he has for aspiring Olympic athletes and authors, Barrett replied: “All it takes is committing your entire life to it. If you're not willing to step off the ledge and lose your mind doing it, don't bother.”
As the night progressed, the complementary skills of these four musicians continued to exceed expectations. They were obviously enjoying each other’s company, pushing one another in every piece to perform better than the last.
As a community, Ann Arbor needs to strive to celebrate the minority artist — not just during Black History month or Hispanic Heritage month. It is more important than ever to foster a community where everyone can find themselves in every form of art.
The Bach Collegium Japan is an ensemble that was started in 1990 by Masaaki Suzuki, founder and musical director of the group. They will perform J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, which is split up in parts that celebrate the major feasts of Christmas time.
Seattle-based artist Buster Simpson will be making a homecoming to Ann Arbor on Thursday to host a talk for the Penny Stamps Lecture Series. Simpson was born in Saginaw, Michigan and received a master in fine arts from the University in 1969.