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April 16, 2019

As an orchestral soloist and a member of the highly acclaimed Harlem Quartet, Melissa White has thrilled concert audiences on five continents with the sound of her violin. Now the sound of that violin is bringing a different kind of thrill to audiences well outside the concert hall ...

March 16, 2019

Multiple award-winning violinist Tessa Lark, a rising star in the classical realm and an acclaimed fiddler, notches several new career milestones this season and next, with a recital debut on Lincoln Center’s Great Performers series, a four-concert engagement with Australia’s Musica Viva Festival, concerto debuts with the Seattle and Indianapolis symphonies, and performances with the prestigious Seattle Chamber Music Society. CLICK HERE to read more.

February 15, 2019

For Manhattan-based pianist-composer Michael Brown, a mid-January residency at Copland House was the perfect getaway--a golden opportunity to study, practice, and compose without distraction in the bucolic setting of New York State’s Lower Hudson Valley, honing his art and creating music in the same room that once served as the legendary Aaron Copland’s studio.

In the studio where Aaron Copland once worked, Michael Brown works on his Concerto for Piano and Strings
February 13, 2019

In the Winter 2019 issue of Symphony magazine, Francisco Fullana describes his life-changing pedagogical relationship with the renowned violinist and teacher Midori. The Spanish-born violinist, one of six outstanding young artists spotlighted in an article titled “The Teachers Who Made All the Difference,” describes studying with Midori as akin to “having an extra set of ears that just happen to be incredibly sensitive and perceptive.”

January 8, 2019

For violinist Elena Urioste, the year 2019 has brought a shout-out from New York’s WQXR-FM as one of an elite group of classical artists commanding attention. On its website the station profiles and pictures its “19 for 19,” described as “a group of artists we love that includes long-time heroes, established favorites and newcomers set for stardom.”

October 3, 2018

The Book of Signs, a NAXOS release featuring the Delaware Symphony Orchestra and Brasil Guitar Duo under the direction of DSO Music Director David Amado, has been nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in the category of Best Classical Album.

Delaware Symphony Orchestra Music Director David Amado
September 25, 2018

The National Philharmonic and Piotr Gajewski have signed an agreement that renews Gajewski’s tenure as music director and conductor, and have announced that “two anticipated extensions” of his contract would keep him at the helm of the orchestra through the 2024-25 season.

August 12, 2018

In the summer of 2018, violin virtuoso Elena Urioste talked to Strings about her concert instrument—a 1706 Alessandro Gagiliano on loan to her from the Stradivari Society—and both ended up on the cover of the magazine’s August issue.

July 11, 2018

July 10, 2018 (New York, NY) – Marianne Sciolino, executive director of Sciolino Artist Management (SAM), has announced the addition of violinist Francisco Fullana to its roster of distinguished soloists. The firm has assumed general management for Mr. Fullana, who is represented in Spain and Mexico by BA Management and in Japan by The Munetsugu Office.The award-winning violinist, most recently the recipient...

June 7, 2018

Chamber Music Sedona, one of the leading presenters of chamber music in the American Southwest, has announced the appointment of cellist Nicholas Canellakis as artistic director.

December 13, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has named pianist/composer Michael Brown a 2018 Emerging Artist, one of a select group of rising young talents associated with Lincoln Center’s eleven resident organizations.

September 3, 2017

Michael Brown is featured as piano soloist with the Seattle Symphony in Olivier Messiaen’s Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine on that orchestra’s latest CD, released August 18 on its own label, Seattle Symphony Media.

May 15, 2017

The Grammy award-winning Harlem Quartet begin their three-year Royal College of Music residency with a week of events and coaching sessions from 8–14 May [2017]...the group will be special guests in the RCM’s annual Super String Sunday – a free all-day festival of string music, broadcast live at www.rcm.ac.uk/live – and in a special concert celebrating the 80thbirthday of acclaimed RCM harp professor Marisa Robles. As part of their residency the group will also offer up an open rehearsal for RCM students, and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of performers in coaching sessions with musicians from both the Royal College of Music and the RCM Junior Department.

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