B6 Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009 ARTS Zionsville Times...







B6 Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
ARTS
Zionsville Times Sentinel
BRIEF
SullivanMunce
ings from her large body of paint-
displays Yeo’s art
ings over her lifetime for this spe-
In tribute to artist and long
cial retrospective exhibition.
time Zionsville resident
From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on
Cynthia Van Tassel Yeo, the
Friday, Sept. 25, the center will
SullivanMunce Cultural Center
have a special evening reception.
will display a special exhibition
All are invited to attend and
and celebration from Thursday,
admission is free. The evening
Sept. 24 to Saturday, Sept. 26.
will continue with a wine and
A beloved artist, as well as
hors d’oeuvres Patron Party from
former board member and sup-
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets for
porter of the SullivanMunce
the Patron Party are $75 per per-
Cultural Center, she was a fixture
son, with $50 of each ticket being
in the local art community. In cel-
tax deductible.
ebration of her life and talent, her
Contact Sarah Arkanoff at 873-
A one, and a two
friends and family have been gen-
4900 or sarah.arkanoff@sullivan-
erous in lending nearly 60 paint-
munce.org for more information.
ART SHOW
Artists of INprint
displayed until Oct. 11

Five artists from INprint will grace the walls from now to Oct. 11
at Robert Goodman Jewlers.
INprint is a regional association of 25 fine art printmakers based
in Central Indiana, formed in 1997 at the Indianapolis Art Center and
affiliated with them since. INprint strives to share, create, educate
You’ve done it. Admit it.
often thought that maybe sub-
interpretation of the music.
really spoke to me. It was a
and promote the media of printmaking; and to encourage, inspire
Maybe you were in your car or
consciously I was preparing
With a piece of music, some-
very romantic with lush
and enrich communities through our artwork, with focus on social,
in the shower, but you have
for it all along.
times you have an idea that you
orchestration, but with a quirk-
environmental, cultural and spiritual issues. Their artwork consists of
done it just like I have.
BH: How did it fall into
want to come forward, maybe
iness that I associated with
original hand-pulled prints including etching, silkscreen, monoprint,
Overcome by the swell of the
your lap?
you hear something unusual in
Henry Mancini movie scores.
monotype, collagraph, woodcut, linocut, lithography and new non-
music, you have waved your
Conrad:
The Carmel
rehearsal that you didn’t expect
BH: What is the most
toxic intaglio and relief.
hands around imaging a full
Symphony was formed in the
and it leads you to think about
important aspect of conducting
Five INprint artists, Cynthia Blasingham, Patrick Flaherty, Marti
orchestra in front of you, cue-
1980s and a board member of
it in a unique way. Or the
for you?
Icenogle, Myra Perrin and Betty Scarpino, will be featured.
ing the horns or percussion at
the Symphony that I knew was
music just goes wrong and you
Conrad: One of the most
Blasingham is a recent Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship
imaginary points. We all have
also a trumpet player. He asked
wonder as a conductor why it
important things about con-
recipient and a member of various art societies and clubs in
conducted that imaginary
me if I would be interested in
didn’t work just as the compos-
ducting is to have historical
Indiana and Kentucky. She also is a founding member of INprint
orchestra or
c o n d u c t i n g
er wanted it to work. The great
perspective. If we are playing a
here in Indiana.
band at some
the symphony
thing about the music is that
piece from a new composer, I
Flaherty started his career as an artist at Ball State University where
time in our life,
so I thought
once you have performed it,
love to sit and talk to them
he got his B.A. and M.A. in printmaking, and is now the Printmaking
hoping that no
that I would
it’s gone. So each time we play
about why they wrote what
Department Head and Exhibitions Associate at the Indianapolis Art
one was look-
give it a try.
it is a new interpretation.
they did. If it is a classical
Center. He focuses on both traditional and non-traditional printmaking
ing. But Dr.
Once I started
BH: How do you determine,
piece, I like to read everything
techniques and materials, mixed media painting and sculptures, and
Charles P.
to conduct, I
as a conductor, the sound of the
that they said about the piece
relies on found materials.
Conrad, conduc-
found that I
orchestra or band?
and what the critics said at the
Icenogle has taken art classes in various different media, includ-
tor of the
really loved it.
Conrad: The score is the
time it was performed. You
ing bead making, silver smithing, drawing, painting and wood-
Indiana Wind
BH: What
composer’s thoughts and inspi-
have to remember that what we
carving and has been a student of Blasingham’s for the past year.
Symphony, has
do you love
ration. It’s his product. As a
hear today is tempered by the
Perrin is a graduate of the Herron School of Art and Design with an
done it for real.
BECKY HILL
about con-
conductor, you get certain lib-
fact that we have had the entire
emphasis in Furniture Design. She has designed and built many one-of-
It’s his job, his
ducting?
erties, but not many. Individual
20th and beginning of the 21st
art in zionsville
a-kind pieces of furniture and has designed and created a line of “wear-
passion. He
Conrad: I
orchestras and bands have dif-
century of music. I often recall
able sculpture” jewelry, which is sold at Robert Goodman Jewelers.
holds the baton
love the fact
ferent sounds. We try with the
what I heard in music history
Scarpino wood sculpture combines fluid motion with intricate
and when he whips it into the
that you can study the music so
IWS to not sound as a homog-
class at one time: In the time of
detail. She has a degree in industrial arts from the University of
air, his arms stretched out, the
much in advance all the while
enous group where you don’t
Johann Sebastian Bach, the
Missouri where she also studied wood sculpture. Scarpino works
eyes and instruments of seven-
imagining what the conductor
hear the wonderful sound of
loudest sound on earth was the
full time as a sculptor, writer, teacher and printmaker. Her work
ty plus musicians come to
was thinking, what was going
the clarinet in high register or
church organ. The sounds we
can be found in many fine art galleries throughout the United
attention, waiting for him to
on in his life at the time the
the brassiness of the trumpets. I
hear today are completely dif-
States.
lead them to those first
piece was actually written.
want to hear that flex of bril-
ferent.
resounding notes.
Often as a musician, you come
liance. I don’t want a harmo-
BH: What is the most
A conductor of a symphony
in and literally see the music
nious soup. I want to hear the
unique feature of the Indiana
or band is the focal point for
for the first time as you play it
instruments. Over the last 30
Wind Symphony?
the audience and the musi-
for the audience so you get the
years, I believe that we have
Conrad: We were formed
cians. He defines and leads an
sense of drama, but you don’t
gone too far with bands and
in 1997 because most commu-
SUMMER
interpretation of music that
get the chance to think about
have created a soupy sound. I
nity bands were vying for the
was maybe crafted hundreds of
the music’s back story. For
want to get back to hearing the
same niche: they all played in
years ago. But what does it
instance, musicians don’t get
instruments, balanced and
the summer months; they
mean to be a conductor? What
to think about the year that
blended, but with a brilliance
played in shopping malls,
is it like to lead musicians? I
Beethoven wrote his Ninth
of color.
retirement centers and not per-
asked Charles Conrad these
Symphony and wonder how
BH: How do you select your
forming arts centers. They also
questions when we talked prior
many other symphonies were
music?
were playing mostly popular
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Conrad: There are literally
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ensembles. IWS decided to do
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BH: How do you take the
are fortunate, we can do six to
all that and more. We now play
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BH: What led you to
story behind the music and
seven of them. In deciding
a September to May schedule.
become a conductor?
translate it as a conductor for
pieces, we try to strike a bal-
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Conrad: A conductor stud-
be fun for our musicians and
works for winds and bands.
Arts from Indiana University
ies the scores and their back-
interesting and accessible to
We play some classics like
in trumpet performance. I
grounds and this is 95 percent
our audience. We also want to
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always intended to play in the
of what I do. Sometimes I talk
keep in touch with composers
mier pieces. We are also very
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fortunate to have 24 high
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day, I found myself at some
piece or maybe send a histori-
year I am featuring many
school band conductors in the
point getting hooked on classi-
cal perspective via e-mail. If it
pieces requested by our musi-
group. In fact, conductors Liz
cal music instead of jazz and
is a brand new piece, we might
cians. On Sunday, we featured
Leatherberry of the Zionsville
popular music so at times it
listen to a recording, but I don’t
a new composition by Emily
West Middle School and
seems like becoming a con-
generally like to do this
Howard. I had heard it at a
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ence. When I listened to it, it
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