Eugene Weekly: Keeping Score

Eugene Weekly: Keeping Score

Orchestra Next’s Brian McWhorter has re-orchestrated Eugene Ballet’s Swan Lake from a mystery recording

2018-10-10 Eugene, Oregon, USA. Eugene Ballet Company 2019-2020 Season Promotional Photo Shoot. Credit and Copyright: Aran (Ari) Denison 2018 All Rights Reserved

KLCC: Eugene Ballet & Orchestra NEXT To Perform Swan Lake

From the interview: McWhorter: “For the first time in the ballet’s history, we’re performing live music to Swan Lake. This is a piece that Toni Pimble choreographed a long time ago. But they’ve always had to do it with recorded…

Daily Emerald: Eugene Ballet Presents a Post-Apocalyptic Take On A Classic

Daily Emerald: Eugene Ballet Presents a Post-Apocalyptic Take On A Classic

https://www.dailyemerald.com/arts-culture/preview-eugene-ballet-presents-a-post-apocalyptic-take-on-a/article_62ffbefe-5cde-11e9-a128-bfa8bfaaa8d2.html    

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power April 10, 2019 12-1:20p Tykeson Hall, SOMD In preparation for the Eugene Ballet/Orchestra Next production of Stravinsky’s The Firebird, please join us for a panel discussion where we will explore the state of ballet. Hosted by Eugene…

Oregon Arts Watch: Suzanne Haag plays with fire

Oregon Arts Watch: Suzanne Haag plays with fire

Suzanne Haag plays with fire  

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power

Ballet Outsider: Gender Politics & Power February 6, 2019 12-1:20p Tykeson Hall School of Music and Dance – University of Oregon In preparation for the Eugene Ballet/Orchestra Next production of Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet, please join us for a panel discussion where…

Classically Trained Podcast: Am I Still a Musician If...?

Classically Trained Podcast: Am I Still a Musician If…?

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ct-021-brian-mcwhorter-am-i-still-a-musician-if/id1216818150?i=1000391081253&mt=2

Trumpet Teacher Talk: Musical Fluency - A conversation with Brian McWhorter

Trumpet Teacher Talk: Musical Fluency – A conversation with Brian McWhorter

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Sound American: Brian McWhorter on the Sports Ritual; Ritual and Practice

I was interviewed by Sound American on the topic of ritual and practice. You can find it here: http://archive.soundamerican.org/sa_archive/sa11/sa11-the-interviews.html

Interview for Jens Lindemann's Trumpet Tip Tuesday

Interview for Jens Lindemann’s Trumpet Tip Tuesday

QUESTION 1 [THREE ON THE SAME TOPIC] Brian, what would you say are the most valuable assets to have during a performance? And even if you’re in a negative mental space, how do you push yourself out of that and…