Aug 23, 2020
Get to know EPIC,
the new music organization in Colorado Springs that promises “We
will NOT be another “stuffy” classical music series!” EPIC was
founded right before the pandemic began this spring. They won the
2020 Peak Arts Prize for Small Org., and the dynamic energy of
founder Sergei Vassiliev is still powering big plans featuring
international guest artists and local performers. Will they be able
to live up to their name and bring a new kind of music experience
to local audiences?
We explore the possibilities in this interview with Sergei Vassiliev, Founder & Artistic Director of EPIC (and clarinetist with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic) and Shauna Smith, a musician who will be featured in EPIC's first Community Concert on August 30. (Concert details at www.PeakRadar.com. Learn about EPIC at https://epicmustsee.org.)
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