Playing Chamber Music on the Holland America Line @Lincoln Center Stage
The musical adventure of Floor Braam on a cruise ship from Florida to Alaska
In spring 2016, violinist Floor Braam was scrolling through the MusicalChairs website when an interesting advertisement caught her eye: The Lincoln Center Stage, combined out of two leading companies, the Holland America Line and the Lincoln Center, brought together in an exclusive partnership, was looking for musicians. Continue reading Fiddler on a luxury ship – Lincoln Center Stage
Originally posted 2017-06-27 15:09:59.
We asked composer Michael Fine: when did you discover your vocation for composing:
“I began composing four years ago. Although the act of composition was prompted by my wife’s diagnosis with Multiple Myeloma and her suggestion that I do something ‘creative,’ it was also the logical next step after a lifetime love for music which began in early childhood listening to recordings with my grandfather, a half-century as a clarinetist, Continue reading Composer Michael Fine, Grammy Award winning producer
Originally posted 2017-03-14 13:10:41.
A reflection about classical music by Mattia Rondelli
Mattia Rondelli is a young Italian conductor, who had already many occasions to work on opera concerts, and he is passionate for the Italian composer Giuseppe Sarti. Being asked about the perspective of which classical music is something that no one would eliminate from his life (even for those who never listen to it), this is what he answered: Continue reading Cogito Ergo Music – a Question of Method in Classical Music
Originally posted 2017-03-08 12:00:32.
Exploring effects of Generation Management in Music and Art
By Irma de Jong
Today we have more different generations working in companies, conservatories, universities and orchestras, than before. In fact, in the year 2020, we’ll have 5 different generations all together on the work floor. The differences are very much determined by the latest 20 years of developments in technology and digitalisation. Especially the internet has changed our society drastically. So how could generation management serve us? Continue reading Understanding Generation Management in the Performing Arts
Originally posted 2017-03-06 09:21:25.
MUSIC E-Learning evolution, latest techniques, and ultimate systems and methods
Under the very renown word “E-learning” we can find several millions of articles, videos, blogs, vlogs, and many more modalities through which people communicate their knowledge to others. And the same happens for music e-learning in particular. It’s a very logical consequence of the native attitude that people have to share. Continue reading E-LEARNING EVOLUTION – ULTIMATE METHODS
Originally posted 2017-07-13 15:27:09.
The Motto and Guiding ethos of the Young European Strings School of Music (YES)
By Maria Kelemen
“When I grow up I want to be a musician”
The Young European Strings School YES offers twice weekly 30 minutes lessons to the beginner separating the theoretical part of the of the learning from the practical. Teaching music theory is based on the principles of teaching awareness of the “inner ear’s” function. Continue reading The Young European Strings School of Music
Originally posted 2017-06-08 16:30:55.
“A great piece of art” Peled serenades with Historic Instrument of Pablo Casals (video)
By Irma de Jong
How the musician and the Pablo Casals cello came together
At very young age, Amit fell in love with a girl that played the cello. He decided to impress her and started learning this instrument as well. His parents gave him a cassette tape of a famous cellist and with those beautiful sounds, he fell asleep every night, Continue reading Pablo Casals’ Cello played by Amit Peled
Originally posted 2017-05-09 10:38:48.
Klaus Heymann, the founder of Naxos Music, answered to our questions, about the analogue and digital eras of music recording and distribution
Music distribution, and therefore music consumption, was one of the fields which had to deal with changes; technology changed, consumption changed as well, and the new ages influenced the choices of both producers and musicians. Klaus Heymann went through all these changes keeping a successful trend no matter what technology or kind of market he had to face. Mr Heymann accepted to answer some questions about past, present and future of music distribution, and here’s what he told us: Continue reading Klaus Heymann – The secret to successfully run music distribution
Originally posted 2017-04-19 10:50:25.
Backstage comparison between the Vesuvius and his own violin by Shlomo Mintz (video)
The Stradivari Vesuvius belongs to the latest period in which the legendary violin maker Antonio Stradivari still handcrafted his instruments. Yet, although he was already more than 80 years old, and his hands had no more the same precision that they used to have in his beautiful mature age, this violin keeps the qualities Continue reading Stradivari Vesuvius try out by Shlomo Mintz
Originally posted 2017-04-18 04:55:43.
Online Master Classes at a high level by iClassical Academy.
An online music academy that is poised to make an impact in 2017!
By Kenny Sahr
iClassical academy offers dozens of master classes recorded by some of the world’s most eminent classical musicians using state-of-the-art technologies. By connecting HD master class recordings to a mobile responsive website leveraging the newest in messaging and content sharing, iClassical Academy is attracting students from all over the world. Continue reading iClassical Academy – high level of music instruction
Originally posted 2017-04-11 11:50:04.