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Following in the footsteps of classical violin masters, a new generation of violin virtuosos have arrived on the scene. Names such as Itzhak Perlman and Joshua Bell are renowned in the contemporary music world, Hilary Hahn and Edward W. Hardy are also forces to be reckoned with.
Joining them on stage for Joiner classics and world premieres are the extraordinary talents of violinist Edward W. Hardy (The Woodsman), soprano Kirsten C. Kunkle (Carnegie Hall), tenor Jordan W. Pitts (Stonewall), violist Lee Joiner (Blair String Quartet), and accompanied by pianist Zalman Kelber (The Metropolotan Opera)
The University of Northern Colorado's Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Choirs come together in this wonderful event featuring Edward W. Hardy! UNC Choirs, Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra combine to present" Celebration for a New Day": an evening of music and poetry in appreciation of being able to...
...Let's laugh, let's cry, let's go off the rails. Let's drink to that. Directed by Joanna Carpenter. Music Direction by Drew Wutke, featuring musicians Edward W. Hardy, Nikki Horton, Hajime Yoshida, and Hiroyuki Matsuura.
UNC's early music ensemble under the direction of Dr. Derek Chester and Dr. Jubal Fulks will present Bertali's Sonata à 3 in D minor, Biber's Sonata à 3, and selections from Handel's quintessential oratorio, Messiah. This concert will feature Jubal Fulks, Edward W. Hardy, Sally Murphy, and students of the University of Northern Colorado.
...11:30AM “Classical to Pop Improvisation” UNC doctoral candidate violinist Edward W. Hardy teaches you to develop deeper improvisational skills, ranging from classical cadenzas to creating your own groove in pop music...
Learn how to improvise with this critically-acclaimed artist, and discover your limitless possibilities. Mr. Hardy will conclude with a performance of his original composition, Evolution – Inspired by the Evolution of Black Music...
In 2021, Adam Zukiewicz inaugurated the Beethoven in the Rockies Concert Series alongside Jittapim (Nan) Yamprai, Hanguang Wang, Shuang "Iris" Zhang, and Edward W. Hardy. Dr. Zukiewicz is a founding member of the Colorado Piano Trio.
Our team... (Digital Marketing Director and Artistic Advisor) Edward W. Hardy is a 29-year-old critically acclaimed Black and Puerto Rican composer, music director, virtuoso violinist and violist and is one of the foremost exponents of solo violin repertoire for theatrical productions.
Beethoven in the Rockies, a concert series based in Greeley, Colorado, starts its first concert this Friday night. Other festival members include... and Edward W. Hardy, Digital Marketing Director and Artistic Advisor.
Guests will enjoy... and be entertained by local musicians, including a new University of Northern Colorado doctoral student/ graduate teaching assistant, Edward W. Hardy, as they experience the Centennial Village Museum grounds and gardens.
Musicians of the Omnipresent Music Festival, Tiffany Weiss, Sasha Ono, Matthew Beaugé, Edward W. Hardy, Franklin Rankin, Elé Salif Howell, and Alice Tsui, will be performing a multi-musical-genre concert consisting of Classical, Jazz, Latin, Pop, Film, and Broadway music.
“We believe musicians on stage should reflect all communities, in the programming of music, and especially in academia. I created a new music festival, the Omnipresent Music Festival – BIPOC Musicians Festival, that aims to promote diversity and be an example for our youth.” - Edward W. Hardy, Founder & Artistic Director
The Omnipresent Music Festival is a new music festival that showcases the historical significance of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) professional musicians and composers while entertaining communities and inspiring our youth with captivating musical performances that span all genres of music... Presented by Edward W. Hardy.
Founder and Artistic Director of the Omnipresent Music Festival, Edward W. Hardy (violin), will be performing a free concert of works by William Grant Still, Astor Piazzolla, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stevie Wonder, Carlos Gardel...
Musicians of the Omnipresent Music Festival, Edward W. Hardy (violin), Dr. Nicole Wright (viola), Daniel Constant (violin), and Dara Hankins (cello), will perform a free concert of works by Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar,...
The Morris-Jumel Mansion is pleased to partner with violinist Edward W. Hardy and the musicians of the Omnipresent Music Festival to host this exciting and meaningful new concert series for the New York City community.
The event is the vision of founder Edward W. Hardy, a celebrated violinist and composer who has worked with the likes of Itzhak Perlman, Kygo, André De Shields, Damien Sneed, Regina Carter, Norm Lewis, Joshua Bell, John Blake Jr., Mark O'Connor, and Radmila Lolly.
They turn DJ Khaled’s Wild Thoughts into a vampy, kind of creepy tune. Cellist Eric Cooper bows his bassline, cello-metal style, instead of plucking it out, and the rest of the group – violinists Frederique Gnaman and Edward W. Hardy, and violist Patrick Page – choose their spots to sliiiiiiiiide around. They sneak a couple of devious classical quotes into Despacito; their murky version of Eleanor Rigby is pure chamber metal, raising the song’s menace by a factor of ten.
...while also incorporating into their works ideas from current issues the country is facing. To help do so, students selected music from one of 10 short works from black classical composer Edward W. Hardy’s “The Woods-man,”...
We are spoilt for choice here, as the haunting melodrama of ‘The Raven’ has inspired many musical homages. But there is something poetic about a penniless American writer borrowing from one of Britain’s greatest story tellers, which in turn inspired one of Britain’s great bands... ‘Nevermore’, a beautiful piece composed and played on violin by Edward W. Hardy. Some of the video was shot at Edgar Allan Poe’s Cottage.
Edward W. Hardy will perform a classical violin recital at Morris-Jumel Mansion's Roger Morris Park on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 4pm. Program include works by Bach, Wieniawski, Still, Chopin, Saint-Saëns, Piazzolla, Puccini and some of Hardy's original pieces for solo violin.
Digital Theatre+, the digital education service focusing on the study of the Performing Arts and English Literature, has signed a landmark deal to be the exclusive educational partner of BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans... The Woodsman (filmed at New World Stages) by Edward W. Hardy.
The whole services are worth watching/participating in, but here are a few musical highlights I’ve queued up. I especially like the medleys, which blend together excerpts from a range of songs: June 21, instrumental prelude: “Strange Fruit” by Abel Meeropol, arr. Edward W. Hardy.
A black string quartet consisting of violinists Edward W. Hardy (composer of The Woodsman) & Daniel Constant, cellist Thapelo Masita (The Metropolitan Museum), and violist Tia Allen (Jagged Little Pill) performed a beautifully heart-wrenching performance of Billie Holiday's "Strange Fruit".
Although The Woodsman premiered in 2012, this soundtrack wasn't released until 2016 during its' run at New World Stages. The Woodsman (Original Off-Broadway Solo Recording), an album featuring the music composed and performed by Edward W. Hardy, was released digitally on May 29, 2016.