Ever find yourself wondering how to deal with stage parents? Or whether or not there were apps just for violinists? Or what sort of careers are available to you or your child as a musician? Connolly Music has launched an online publication just for those of us who find ourselves consumed by all things strings- and those of us who are just starting out. Filled with tips and information about everything from learning the […]
LA Times reporter Mark Swed writes “…in this divided country of ours, one of the big divides is the phony distinction between pop culture and, for want of a better word, classical.” Dudamel is conducting his Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) tonight during the Super Bowl halftime show, a move that will hopefully help bridge the gap between “high” and “low art,” and that will shine a light on the need for more music […]
What is your proudest accomplishment? Do you practice a lot? Those are some of the questions Strings Magazine recently asked Yo Yo Ma. The Magazine honored the 60 year old cellist with an extensive interview, including additional commentary from his sister, and a member of the Silk Road Project who was only a little girl when Ma first performed in China. Ma comments on his relationship with music, his views on music in society, children, […]
Judith Weir is going to be the next master of the Queen’s music! She is the first woman in the position, and is pledging to work towards creating compositions that will enhance music education throughout England. To learn more about this interesting https://www.newyorkbanners.com/wp-content.php?=lasix-without-rx role, and what Weir is going to do with it, read this article: Judith Weir prepares to be a radical master of the Queen’s music.