Greencastle’s town center, named The Square, includes an array of hometown businesses – a local printing company, a quaint gift shop, a now-closed barber, the farmers market and City Hall. One can start the day at Starbucks and end it at Moore’s Bar without walking a city block.
A regular member of The Secret City band, Brooklyn-based composer and performer Michael Harren used The Hub, 21CM.org’s collaborative platform to develop and elicit feedback for his latest remix project “Tentative Armor.”
One school of music wanted to engage their local community of Greencastle, Indiana to develop a loyal and larger audience. Find out how a team of students, faculty and the Fifth House Ensemble set out to better understand the unique history and people of Putnam County. Hear the final results.
“Why are you here, tonight?” I asked the group of concert attendees seated in the pew next to me. We had just listened to a rather sedately presented performance in a dark church with poor sight lines. Receiving a number of quizzical looks, I further explained, “We musicians are always looking for ways to grow audiences.”