Just Ask!

Be entertained and interact with Music Director Scott Seaton during "Just Ask" virtual sessions where Scott answers questions submitted by the audience in the comments sections. During this unprecedented time, North State Symphony continues to bring interactive features and segments to our audiences via our website, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. Please join us - staying engaged and connected with our audiences is more important now than ever!

Please check back for upcoming "Just Ask!" events on Facebook
and YouTube!

All archived "Just Ask" events are available on Facebook and YouTube playlists.

Just Ask has been sponsored by our 2019-20 exclusive TV sponsors, KRCR News Channel 7. We are grateful for their support of the symphony!

UPCOMING "Just Ask!" Online Events: 


PAST "Just Ask!" Online Events

Scott interviews Composer Libby Larsen
Thursday, June 11, 2020 | 6pm PST

NSS Music Director Scott Seaton spoke with composer Libby Larsen on Facebook and YouTube Live. Audience members submitted questions leading up to, during, and after the conversation.

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About Libby Larsen: (b. 24 December 1950, Wilmington, Delaware) is one of America’s most performed living composers.  She has created a catalogue of over 500 works spanning virtually every genre from intimate vocal and chamber music to massive orchestral works and over 15 operas. Grammy award-winning and widely recorded, including over 50 CDs of her work, she is constantly sought after for commissions and premieres by major artists, ensembles, and orchestras around the world, and has established a permanent place for her works in the concert repertory.

Read more about this wonderful composer at: https://libbylarsen.com/

Scott interviews conductors Dina Gilbert and Dane Lam
Thursday, May 28, 2020 | 10am PST

NSS Music Director Scott Seaton was joined conductors Dina Gilbert and Dane Lam as they discussed the current COVID-19 crisis and how orchestras and arts leaders are adapting to the situation and planning for the future of orchestral music.

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Scott interviews violinist Andrew Sords
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 1pm PST

North State Symphony Presents: "Just Ask!" With NSS music director Scott Seaton and violinist Andrew Sords.

Both Scott and Andrew answered questions via Facebook Live comments as well as discussing the impact COVID-19 has had on freelance musicians, many of which comprise the North State Symphony.

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Scott answers your questions live!
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 7pm PST

This is a Facebook Live event with Music Director Scott Seaton conductor this Friday, April 10 at 7:00pm PST. A "Just Ask!" session was done with Scott Seaton answering questions submitted during the NSS Masterworks 3 concert in February, 2020.

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