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 the great quintet, sextet, septet, octet and nonet repertoire of music history.

In this episode, we explore the the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, conductor Volodymyr Sirenko, piano soloist Alexei Grynyuk and the program for their March 9 performance at Armstrong Auditorium.

In this episode, we explore the great quartet repertoire of music history.

In this episode, we explore the great trio repertoire of music history.

In this episode, we explore the Five Irish Tenors and the program for their February 21 performance at Armstrong Auditorium, as part of their first-ever North American tour.

In this episode, we explore music of the standard repertoire intended to depict or imitate various animals.

In this episode, we will explore statements-and-echoes, question-and-answers and calls-and-responses as an attribute in many compositions of the standard repertoire.

In this episode, we explore the Russian National Ballet Theatre and its upcoming performances of Don Quixote at Armstrong Auditorium.

In this episode, we explore the pipa virtuoso Wu Man, the Shanghai String Quartet and the program for their upcoming collaborative performance at Armstrong Auditorium.

In this episode, host Ryan Malone discusses the cast, plot and musical elements of his new stage production, “The Widow’s Might—The Story of Naomi, Ruth and Boaz” in the lead-up to its Armstrong Auditorium debut.