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Spring Recital in Virtual Reality

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Calling themselves the “Music or Die” Flute Ensemble, a group of young students from the Fribourg conservatory gave their spring year end recital in an unusual venue… the virtual world of Second Life on Music Island. A supportive and appreciative audience of avatars whooped, applauded and even waved virtual lighters[…]

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Alessandro Marangoni visits Fribourg Conservatory

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Italian pianist Alessandro Marangoni first met flute teacher Thomas Coard from Switzerland in Second Life where they both perform as (respectively) Benito Flores and Thom Dowd. Naturally when Alessandro’s blossoming musical career took him to Switzerland, he paid Thom a visit. Lucky students at the conservatory had the chance to[…]

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