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Remembering Janos Starker

Honoring the Life of Janos Starker, Master Cellist

Remembering Janos Starker It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of Janos Starker: one of the world’s greatest cellists, an unsurpassed teacher, and one of the legendary musical figures of our time.
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Elliott Carter

A Musical Titan’s Century: Monday’s Bow (November 13)

Elliott Carter Elliott Carter has passed away at the age of 103. Learn more about the life and death of this astonishing musical force of the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Charles Ives’ House

Call to Action: for Saving Charles Ives’ House

Charles Ives' House The home of iconic American composer Charles Ives is in danger. Learn more about how you can help!
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50 Shades of Faure

NPR Classical’s 50 Shades of Faure

50 Shades of Faure A nicely-timed comic from NPR Classical in the wake of 50 Shades of Grey and its classical soundtrack
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Biotech Violins

FOLLOW-UP: Fungus Violins and DIY Luthiery

Image of "Biotech" Violins Today we have a few fascinating follow-up stories on the previously covered topics of the “biotech” violins and building violins by hand.
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Make Your Own Carbon-Fiber Violin!

Carbon Fiber Violin Read on for a special treat in the realm of do-it-yourself luthiery!
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Two Quirky Stories Involving a “Violin”

A Galaxy Merger and a Guiness World Record. What does the Violin Have to do With Them? Read on to find out!
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Chad Hoopes Continues to Rise as a Star

Violin prodigy Chad Hoopes continues to rise as a star, recently featured in the news for a performance with Russian pianist Dina Vainshtein.
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Hans Jensen Gets Deported from Canada!?

Not knowing the law, not having an official letter of invitation, and not telling the situation as it is sends Hans Jensen right back to Chicago… What can we learn from this story? Read on to find out!
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Musical Mind S

Protect Your Mind with Music!

Musical Mind Slider Version Research shows that music can keep our minds healthy and strong. Learn more about how!
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