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 […]
Kurt Masur, music director of the New York Philharmonic from 1991 to 2002, died on Saturday at the age of 88. NPR wrote a beautiful tribute to Masur, detailing the way he “rebuilt” the New York Phil in the 90s into one of America’s leading orchestras after a period of bad reviews and lackluster performances. The article quotes Alan Gilbert, the current music director and son of musicians who played under Masur: ” ‘Masur’s […]
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