Sharing Music In These Extraordinary Times

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My niece Nathalie, currently sailing with her family in French Polynesia, told me about a saying among sailors, who are subject to the whims of ocean and weather: “Plans are written in the sand at low tide.” This has become true in the past months for musicians as well as many others. Just as we […]

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Dan Scholz Reports On An Active Autumn

Daniel Scholz With Viola

I have been quite busy in Winnipeg not only as a performing artist, but as a teacher, coach, and Conductor of the Winnipeg Youth Symphony. I also recently joined the executive board of the Canadian Viola Society as Secretary and am Vice Chair of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s Musicians Committee. The fall started strong with […]

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Notes from Barcelona, Autumn 2020

Kai Gleusteen & Catherine Ordronneau

Life in Barcelona is getting back to the way it was in the spring, kind of… The main difference is that we are doing most of the same things we did before but with very few tourists. As we live smack in the center of Barcelona, we see a huge difference. The Ramblas are quiet. […]

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Things Gradually Reopen in Belo Horizonte

Pink Flower From Belo Horizonte

Warm greetings from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. There has been a gradual re-opening of restaurants, bars, and most other businesses, some allowed to open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, others Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The orchestra for which I am the principal cello (Orquestra Filarmônica de Minas Gerais) has already been webcasting live chamber music for six […]

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