Erie Philharmonic’s online “From Home” site, featuring stories, music, photos, videos

Posted on: May 19, 2020

“To keep in touch with the community, the Erie Philharmonic has asked its musicians, guest artists, and board members to contribute to the Phil’s website, www.eriephil.org/fromhome,” featuring photos, blog entries, and videos, writes Meg Loncharic in Sunday’s (5/17) GoErie.com (Erie, PA). “They shared performances and intimate stories about their love of music and why they got involved with the Erie Phil.… Concertmaster Ken Johnston offered a virtual tour of his home in Cleveland featuring his latest woodworking project. Emeritus board member Wally Knox told of how classical music was played in his home as a child. Knox relived the Eiji Oue years at the Philharmonic…. Longtime board member Geri Cicchetti wrote about [supporting] the Phil’s program of donating pianos to children who wouldn’t otherwise experience the joy of music. Board member and volunteer Judy Emling offered a photo collage of her involvement with the Phil…. Others who have contributed include Ken Heinlein, principal tuba, giving insight on ‘American Orchestra Music;’ Beth Etter, keyboardist, gave her take on ‘The Mouse;’ and violinists Karen Ferren, Lou Nicolia and Alex Hettings contributed pieces including ‘Moments in Time,’ ‘Fiddlin’ Around’ and ‘My Top 10 Favorites.’ ”