Watch: Cuban Violinist Performs U.S. National Anthem at Trump Speech

Watch: Cuban Violinist Performs U.S. National Anthem at Trump Speech
President Donald Trump delivered an address in Miami Friday honoring the suffering of the Cuban exile community following the 1959 communist revolution and announcing new American policies to corner and weaken the Castro regime. During that announcement …
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Young violinists blossom thanks to donors
There’s plenty of noise throughout the community about a program aimed at bringing music to youngsters. The program is called Violin Sprouts and it helps put violins in the hands of young musicians at no cost to their family. Thanks to generous donors …
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Violinists Stage Tarmac Protest Concert After Barred From Flying With Instruments
Musicians Nick Kendall and Zachary De Pue know how to fly with their instruments. The Philly-trained violinists regularly tour the country educating young musicians, playing with orchestras and performing in their group Time for Three. Each time, they …
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Renowned violinist Zukerman to appear with Greensboro Symphony

musicRenowned violinist Zukerman to appear with Greensboro Symphony
GREENSBORO — When Pinchas Zukerman, a superstar classical violinist, joins the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra in two performances this week, Marjorie Bagley will perform just a few feet away from her mentor. Bagley, the symphony’s acting …
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Violinist Daniel Hope to honor his mentor, Yehudi Menuhin
The sterling British violinist Daniel Hope was 6 months old when he arrived in Europe in 1973 from his native South Africa, where his father, novelist and antiapartheid activist Christopher Hope, had been granted a visa to leave with the proviso that …
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Alan Futterman: The Force is strong with these OrKIDstra concerts
Mya King, a high school junior, is our pianist extraordinaire and a winner of the 2015 Bremerton Symphony Young Artist Competition. After the very first rehearsal, one of our violinists commented that Mya does not just play the difficult passages, she …
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EXCLUSIVE: Violinist Xiang “Angelo” Yu on New England Conservatory

musicEXCLUSIVE: Violinist Xiang “Angelo” Yu on New England Conservatory
From where I stand, chamber music is the fundamental base for great solo playing and orchestra playing. Having the pleasure of playing in seven different groups at NEC and being coached by all–yes, literally, all–chamber music faculties, I have to …
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Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Nights start with fanfare
Joseph Haydn’s patron Prince Nicolaus Esterhazy conscripted an extra pair of horn players into his court orchestra, probably thinking of the hunting season ahead, and the composer was quick to spotlight them in his latest symphony, the No. 31 in D …
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National Repertory Orchestra presents Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6
Roger Mastroianni / Special to the Daily Tito Munoz is the first of four guest conductors who will be working with NRO musicians over the course of the summer season. He has conducted major orchestras across the United States and internationally and is …
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