We thought of 10 billion band names and hated every single one, right? We were shocked that “Dreamers” had not really been done. I already had lots of lyrics about sleep and dreams and I was obsessed with that topic. And also, John Lennon, “you may say, I'm a dreamer.” John Lennon’s my biggest influence. I thought it was bold and strong. I like one-word band names. We aim to be dreamers and to attract dreamers, thinkers, imaginaries...
Pianist Max Levinson ‘93, violinist Jennifer Frautschi ‘95, and cellist Raman Ramakrishnan ‘98 discuss their undergraduate experience as musicians at Harvard, what they learned from non-musicians, how they have ended up playing together in their professional careers, how the piano trio is set apart from other chamber ensembles, what makes the Tchaikovsky trio special, and how the three, who are all professors of music performance, go about teaching chamber music to their students.
News Director Courtney DeLong interviews David Favaloro, the director of Curatorial Affairs at the Tenement Museum in New York. Dave and Courtney talk about immersive history and the use of history as a tool for empathy and unity, rather than division.
Touring almost nonstop since dropping their 2018 album When We Were Together, Say Sue Me doesn’t let fatigue get in the way of gracing The Middle East Upstairs with a breathtaking, bootyshaking, and tear-inducing performance.
Trust. This is what the guys of Morningbird nodded in agreement to as we talked about the wonders and woes of growing up in a band. Ignited by the meeting of Max and John in a Berkeley pre-college program, the band has stood the test of time through years of college and beyond.