F63fecd96baa9f8d

Music for Life

Music for Life is a music-appreciation and music-history based program that explores the purpose and value of music to humanity’s enrichment. Hosted by Ryan Malone, it features interviews with artists performing at the Armstrong Auditorium sponsored by the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation.


In this episode, we explore compositions that were intended to serve as a teaching tool. Interview with pianist and educator Mark Jenkins who discusses what’s so educational about playing Bach, and an essay from 17-year-old piano student about what her lessons have taught her about life.

In this episode, we explore compositions that were intended to serve as a teaching tool. Interview with pianist and educator Mark Jenkins who discusses what’s so educational about playing Bach, and an essay from 17-year-old piano student about what her lessons have taught her about life.

In this episode, we explore one of music’s most commonly used instruments: the solo voice. Interview with Soprano Paula Malone.

In this episode, we explore one of music’s most commonly used instruments: the solo voice. Interview with Soprano Paula Malone.

In this episode, we will explore the therapeutic qualities and health properties of music. Interview with Amber Loomis of the Zetta Music Therapy clinic in Norman, Oklahoma.

In this episode, we will explore the therapeutic qualities and health properties of music. Interview with Amber Loomis of the Zetta Music Therapy clinic in Norman, Oklahoma.

This episode explores the prevalent usage of the harp and guitar families of instruments throughout music history. Interviews with principal harpist from Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Gaye LeBlanc, and with Celino Romero of the world-renowned Romero Guitar Quartet.

This episode explores the prevalent usage of the harp and guitar families of instruments throughout music history. Interviews with principal harpist from Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Gaye LeBlanc, and with Celino Romero of the world-renowned Romero Guitar Quartet.

In this episode, we will explore the inspiring connections between the universe, mathematics and music. Interviews with piano technician Peter Krauss and renowned math professor Dr. David Kung.

In this episode, we will explore the inspiring connections between the universe, mathematics and music. Interviews with piano technician Peter Krauss and renowned math professor Dr. David Kung.