Violinists give Royal Strings founder Benteler a musical tribute

Violinists give Royal Strings founder Benteler a musical tribute
During his more than 40 years as a musician, Franz Benteler made a name for himself not only as a violinist, but also as a strolling violinist. The Royal Strings Orchestra, which he founded, headlined the Consort Room at the Continental Plaza in Chicago …
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York violinists participate in 26th YASS Spring Recital
York Area violinists had an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of a group of music enthusiasts April 25 at the 26th Annual YASS (York Area Suzuki Superbows) Spring Recital, hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2100 …
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Violinist’s pre-Olympic ski race results were ‘rigged’
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Competing in Sochi for Thailand as Vanessa Vanakorn, using the …
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Cy and David’s Picks: A Composer at 80, an Uncomfortable Comedy About Race, and a Magical, Musical World

musicCy and David’s Picks: A Composer at 80, an Uncomfortable Comedy About Race, and a Magical, Musical World
We mentioned Steve Reich a few weeks ago — now it’s Philip Glass’ turn. And you can celebrate his still-dexterous fingers as he joins four other pianists to play all 20 of Glass’ piano études. He’s working with a terrific team, including the …
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New music director named at Presbyterian Church
“My mother, grandmother and aunt sing in the choir. My uncle is a choir director. And my grandmother and cousin are exceptional pianists/organists. “My grandmother definitely was the one who inspired me most to ask to take piano lessons,” adding his …
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Philip Glass brings his monumental etudes to Stanford Live
Four pianists, in addition to Glass himself, will be performing the 20-piece work: Anton Batagov, Sarah Cahill, Aaron Diehl and Jenny Lin. The New York Times has called the 20 etudes some of Glass’ “best, most harmonically inventive music.”
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