We were amazed at what we found in Columbus – the Schwob School of Music has some of the most amazing performing facilities anywhere. Their Legacy Recital Hall is absolutely stunning, visually and acoustically. Their Studio Theater, where we performed, is the ideal kind of venue for our kind of music.
Matt McCabe had his students come to a pre-show talk and demo, and we got a lot of enthusiasm for what we are doing. After the concert, many of those same students came on-stage to see more.
From a performance stand-point, this was our best concert yet. The acoustics were excellent, the crowd was very receptive, and every piece came together really well. And a good thing, since the President of Columbus State University and the Dean of the Schwob school were both in attendance. We even had the arts editor for the local paper there. She interviewed me by phone before we left for the tour and the story ran the day of the concert.
Now we’re on our way to Athens (University of Georgia) for our final concert. Along the way, I gave a talk to students in Georgia Tech’s Music Technology program (thanks to Jason Freeman). Here are some pictures from our stay in Columbus (and thanks to Matt McCabe).