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Host Benton Wunderlich welcomes filmmaker Bradley Lockerman to discuss his documentary about the remarkable Professor John Searl, inventor of the flying disk.

Episode 59 Broadcast 24 August 2009

Go to Anthony Lanman

Episode 58 Broadcast 17 August 2009

Music Academy friend Anthony Lanman returns to talk about how original compositions can be influenced by others and shares some samples of his own works.

Go to Dr. Noah Getz

Episode 57 Broadcast 27 July 2009

Two saxophone performance pieces by guest Noah Getz are part of this episode along with a discussion with Benton about Noah's projects and CD releases.

Go to Best of Music Academy

Episode 56 Broadcast 20 July 2009

It's summer holiday time for the Music Academy avatars, so we've pulled together a Best Of selection from recent episodes. Watch and enjoy the show!

Go to Dr. Katherine Meizel

Episode 55 Broadcast 13 July 2009

Everything you want to know about American Idol but were afraid to ask. Join Benton and his guest ethnomusicologist, Dr. Katherine Meizel.

Go to Dr. Raphael Thone

Episode 53 Broadcast 15 June 2009

Benton welcomes composer/musicologist Dr. Raphael Thone. Thone's specialty is the music of the late Sir Malcolm Arnold who excelled not only in the concert world but also in film compositions

Go to Duo DnA & Duo Appassionato

Episode 51 Broadcast 25 May 2009

What do you call a pair of duos? Music Academy friends Duo DnA and Duo Appassionato are planning a joint concert series and return to share their tour details and some music performances with host Benton Wunderlich

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A Brief Brief

For two days Second Life's favourite and most watched media network is throwing open its doors in a bonanza of style, content and fun. All your favourite Treet shows have booths and events happening during the two day event which will blow your socks off (even if you're barefoot).

The Expo will be held on Tropical Treet ( with a mixture of scheduled events and high profile shenanigans going on through out the weekend. There's hunts, prizes, freebies, music, live shows and a chance for you to be on TV.

Composer and teacher Benton Wunderlich (David Schwartz in RL) invites some of the biggest names in classical music to share their music and thoughts about theory, composition and their careers.

Guests have included famous composers Amin Bhatia, William Kraft and Richard Bellis.

The show has featured performances by the Imani Winds Wind Quintet, Duo Appassionato, David Weiss and pianist Alpha H. Walker.

Benton explores the nature of music by talking with experts from a range of disciplines ranging from archeologists and anthropologists to filmmakers and even biologists.

The Music Academy OnLive is essential viewing for people interested in music and composition.

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Production team credits:

Executive Producer:     Benton Wunderlich
Hosts: Benton Wunderlich
Production Manager: Matelisse Criss
Avatar Design: Matelisse Criss
Set design: Autumn Beaver Design