Detroit Performs TV: Moanin’ Music (Episode 104)

Detroit Performs TV: Moanin’ Music (Episode 104)
July 9, 2013 Cheryl Jones

DJ Oliver visits the Detroit Opera House to talk with the Founder and General Director of the Michigan Opera Theatre. Meet several musical artists in this week’s episode including the vaudeville inspired saxophone sextet The Moanin’ Frogs, “The Drummer” Sean Dobbins, and the up and coming opera singer Aaron Casey. Plus, more from CriticCar Detroit.

Watch the Dr. David DiChiera segment

Host DJ Oliver visits the Detroit Opera House and sits down with Dr. David DiChiera, Founder and General Director of the Michigan Opera Theater to discuss the history of theatre and children’s engagement in opera.

Watch the Moanin' Frogs segment

A group of six U of M students bring back the sounds of a bygone era with their vaudeville inspired saxophone sextet, The Moanin’ Frogs.

Watch the Jazz Drummer Sean Dobbins segment

Jazz Drummer Sean Dobbins takes us through a day of balancing family life, teaching music and playing Jazz on stage.

Watch the Aaron Casey segment

Aaron Casey is quickly rising through the ranks of the opera world and has already performed with Bobby McFerrin, Renee Fleming & violinist Yo-Yo Ma.