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Starling Chamber Orchestra

On this episode of SHOWCASE WITH BARBARA KELLAR, Kurt Sassmannshaus discusses the Starling Chamber Orchestra.


Founded by Kurt Sassmannshaus, the Starling Chamber Orchestra offers artists ages 10-18 the opportunity to perform as soloists, tour internationally, and make recordings. In March 2000, the Starling Chamber Orchestra released its first educational video, Classical Quest, which was distributed to public schools throughout Ohio for free. The program aired on 32 public television stations nationwide, including CET, and earned numerous awards.

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Victoria Morgan on CET Express

Barbara Kellar talks with Victoria Morgan, Artistic Director and CEO of the Cincinnati Ballet, about the 2009 – 2010 season.

Cincinnati Opera Rap - The Novice's Guide to Carmen

Learn about Carmen as seen through the eyes of a chorus member!

Madcap Puppets Regional Premiere

Walk through Cincinnati's Madcap Puppet Theatre to see the marionettes they are building for a regional premiere.

District A

District A, where arts and community meet in Kennedy Heights and Pleasant Ridge, presented a performance of Macy's New Play Prize for Young Audiences, Theory of Mind.


Barbara Kellar talks with the Cincinnati Ballet's Music Director, Carmon DeLeone.


Barbara Kellar talks with Devon Carney, Associate Artist Director for the Cincinnat Ballet.


Once every two years, budget permitting, the grand chandelier in Music Hall's Springer Auditorium is carefully dropped to its lowest point and cleaned. By hand. Crystal by crystal. As Music Hall electrician Gary Kidney explains, this is not a job for the faint of heart!